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Quercetti nominated for Compasso d'Oro

For the last sixty years the Design ADI monitoring board selects the best products from all over Italy created in the tradition of Italian industrial design. Only products which are considered excellent are chosen for the ADI Design Index.
Quercetti is going straight into the history of industrial design, as this is the first time that a toy has been considered for this prestigious award. Migoga Junior, the toy selected by the ADI commission, has been nominated for the Compasso d’Oro, for which the ADI Design Index is the shortlist.


Quercetti pegs at the Uffizi in Florence: Pixel Art " Special Museum Edition"

There are two special editions of the famous peg toy, one for the Uffizi art gallery in Florence, and the other for the Egyptian Museum in Turin. They may not be a Botticelli portrait or a mysterious sarcophagus, yet they can be considered works of art. The range of toys is called Pixel Art and uses the famous Quercetti & C. pegs to create images and is available for purchase in the book shops of some of the most important museums in the world.


Create a portrait with pegs: Quercetti present Photo Pixel Art

It’s been  61 years since Alessandro Quercetti invented invented the famous wooden pegs, and Quercetti is still reinventing and innovating its toys. Following the success of “Pixel Art”, the toy that lets you make portraits and works of art using thousands of coloured pegs on 9 perforated boards, Quercetti is now introducing a truly unique product, that lets you personalize your art creations: Photo Pixel Art.