Pippocampus Rocking Horse

Pippocampus Rocking Horse

Tammy Everts
Oct 24, 2008

With a name that nods to the ancestor of the horse, Pippocampus is "a postmodern ode to a rocking horse." We love a pomo gag as much as the next person, but what really appeals to us -- other than this toy's sleek, sculptural lines -- is the fact that it's been rigorously tested to ensure it won't overturn. (Have you ever seen a rider get thrown from a rocking horse? It's not pretty. And it really puts a damper on the rodeo.)

Designed by Gianpietro Gai and Luca Nichetto, Pippocampus is intended for children ages one to three. Made of rugged polypropylene.

$185 plus shipping at MoMA Store (in red)
$229 with free shipping at Generate (in yellow or white)

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