Now make this


For the young makers in the family, this beautifully designed handbook offers 24 unique and practical objects for kids to make and use. Each project features fully-illustrated step-by-step instructions, a photographic list of materials, the approximate cost, timing, and a photograph of the finished product. 

The 24 contributors range from lauded graphic designers to successful industrial designers, all of whom considered this young audience in the creation of their projects. This unusual and engaging book of activities grants children access to world-class design in their very own homes, and may even inspire a few to become designers themselves!


  • International and exclusive: features 24 unique, world-class products by leading designers from around the globe
  • Visually rich: includes a photographic list of tools and materials, a photograph of the finished piece, and illustrated step-by-step instructions for each project
  • User-friendly: each heading features the approximate cost and time needed, as well as an icon indicating when adult help is required
  • Distinct in a hot category: the DIY rebirth is attributed to the Maker Movement, and this book stands out within that category, offering original product from renowned designers and artists


  • Hardback
  • English
  • 27cm x 20.5cm 
  • 120pp

About the author:
Thomas Bärnthaler is the curator and author of Do It Yourself, published by Phaidon, as well as the design editor of Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin, the biannual magazine for Germany's largest circulation daily newspaper. He is a father of three, and lives in Munich.