We've seen old typecases sitting in the corners of thriftshops and have come across them on Ebay, but we admit we hadn't quite seen their potential. Danish graphic designer, Sidsel Gaustadnes, doesn't suffer from the same lack of imagination.
Once used to hold letters and numbers of printer's type, Sidsel imagines them as a way to display small toy collections. Using a variety of wallpaper, wrapping paper and scraps of magazines, she made this one for her 6-year old nephew and she's got a few more in the works for children.
See more at her blog, Spagat.