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Streamliner Organic

Ulf Hanses

DesignReasons sells the Playsam Organic wood toys designed by Ulf Hanses. Four of Playsam's classic designs take on a new, greener form with this line of vehicles made with organic wood. Recognized for their inventive style and sleek surface, the Streamliner Classic features green wheels and a natural body. It's no wonder that this organic wooden series has also been a long-standing favorite for children both big and small.

Notes Playsam uses a lacquer paint, free of all toxic materials, including lead. This lacquer paint has been thoroughly tested for toxins in independent laboratories. Wooden toys are made of beech from Germany or Italy.

Playsam's World

Classic and contemporary. Fanciful and functional. Simple and sophisticated.
At first glance, these characteristics may seem slightly contradictory. But Playsam firmly believe that opposites attact. After all, a small company with a big name.

As the leading Scandinavian design company in its class, Playsam creates innovative and timeless wooden toys for the young and young at heart. With each and every toy, we not only strive for physical functionality, but also for an art form that challenges pre-existing artistic concepts and conventions. Take your pick of our exclusive products -- from the miniature Saab Keychain Car to the Streamliner series to Playsam's wonderful Rocking Rabbit -- and give the best of Swedish design as a baby, birthday or business gift.

The mission is to shape executive wooden toys that exude charm and charisma while simultaneously stimulating the very soul of Playsams audience. The products' capacity to appeal to the mind's eye is equally as significant as their bright and glossy surfaces.

The aim is to engage those individuals who welcome a visual challenge, demand superb quality and crave intellectual creativity -- in short, lovers of executive Scandinavian design. And during over twenty years of business, doing exactly this by inspiring individuals all around the world with artistic aesthetics and ageless designs.

Playsam is a haven for contemporary, cosmopolitan, classic design. Simply put, Playsam are Scandinavian design at its finest. To experience the world, you need only to open your eyes and reach out your hands.

Playsam -- lovely design to the world CPSIA tested



Ulf Hanses is a playful functionalist with both depth and character. He has been with Playsam since its early stages and among other things, has designed Playsam's well - known Streamliner. The foundation for Hanses design work is toys with form, volume and proportion. Among those who have commissioned work from Hanses are Boda Nova, Ikea, Playsam and Handitech. Hanses has taken part in numerous design exhibitions both national and international and is represented at the Tokyo Toy Museum and Japan Toy Museum, among others. On numerous occasions, he has earned the distinction of Excellent Swedish Design Form.

Minimum Order: $250

Material Wood

Age 0  +

Size  2.25" H x 5" W

Jackie Shapiro was invited by top3 by design's to participate in a project/exhibition with playsam to customise a PlaySam classic streamliner to celebrate a decade of fostering and nurturing original design both locally and globally.
Top3 by design will auction them off to kick off a trust fund to build Australia's first contemporary International design museum.