The Etch-a-Sketch® and the Rubik’s Cube® were, and still are, two of my favorite, if frustrating, childhood toys. My artistic abilities never took me beyond the very square (avant-garde architecture at it’s finest I should argue!) basics, and my Rubik’s Cubes ended up with suspicious sticker rearrangement- I was able to play with these simple toys for hours. So it’s with some childish delight that I feature the Etch-a-Sketch Keychain and Rubik’s Mini Twist-a-Snake.
Invented in 1974, the Rubik’s Cube (named for its Hungarian creator Erno Rubik) is considered to be the world’s best-selling toy with 350 million cubes sold worldwide as of January 2009. Custom printed with your company’s name and logo on one side, this little puzzle also makes a great promotional toy.
“The Space Invader” artist is now using Rubik’s Cubes to create his next masterpieces for a project entitled “Rubikcubism.”