Morcube: A Versatile Wooden Toy for Creative Minds

Unlock Your Imagination with Morcube

It is always been Ying Cui's passion to create interactive tools that nurture creativity, emotions, and a sense of sustainability. Inspired by traditional mortise and tenon wood crafts, Morcube is a unique wooden stacking block toy that offers endless possibilities for building and creating.

Morcube stands out from ordinary wooden stacking blocks due to its innovative joinery structure. The traditional mortise and tenon technique allows for the creation of various shapes, structures, and functions, providing users with a versatile and intellectually stimulating toy. Unlike other toys, Morcube is made entirely of wood, making it safe and friendly for both children and adults. Its timeless appearance ensures that it will never go out of style.

One of the key strengths of Morcube is its ability to challenge users on every level. It serves as a blank canvas, inviting individuals to explore their creativity and problem-solving skills. The precision-cut wooden pieces fit together seamlessly, providing a smooth and satisfying tactile experience. Crafted from high-quality maple wood, Morcube is built to last for years, ensuring that it can be enjoyed by generations to come.

The manufacturing process of Morcube involves the precise assembly of five wooden parts using the mortise and tenon technique. The slots in the tenon are designed to provide elasticity, ensuring both structural integrity and an enjoyable user experience. Each component is meticulously manufactured using customized machines, with a final touch added by hand. This combination of craftsmanship and engineering results in a toy that is both visually appealing and functionally impressive.

Measuring at 75 mm x 75 mm x 75 mm, Morcube is compact and portable, making it suitable for play at home, in the office, or on the go. Its modular design allows for easy disassembly and reassembly, providing endless opportunities for creative exploration. The sliding system of Morcube not only adds to the overall design aesthetic but also enables the creation of unique configurations while appreciating the beauty of traditional craftsmanship.

The Morcube project began in August 2021 in Shanghai, and the team is currently seeking manufacturers and e-commerce platforms to bring their product to the market. Despite the challenges of working with wood, the team's dedication to creating a sustainable and natural toy paid off. Through extensive testing and structural adjustments, they were able to achieve the desired effect and create a toy that can be cherished for generations.

Winner of the prestigious A' Design Award in the Toys, Games, and Hobby Products category, Morcube has been recognized for its well-designed, practical, and innovative qualities. The Iron A' Design Award acknowledges products that meet professional and industrial requirements while integrating industry best practices and competent technical characteristics. Morcube provides fulfillment, positive feelings, and contributes to a better world.

Let your imagination run wild with Morcube. Whether you're building practical structures or exploring abstract designs, this versatile wooden toy is sure to inspire creativity and bring joy to all who play with it.

Project Details and Credits

Project Designers: Ying Cui
Image Credits: Ying Cui
Project Team Members: Ying Cui
Project Name: Morcube
Project Client: Ying Cui

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