Make Stars Fall With These Five-Pointed Dominoes

Vegas is going wild this week in an all-out consumer electronics bacchanal, but sometimes it's nice to tool around with an old-timey, offline distraction. Like these Japanese dominoes, which are are about as no-tech as toys come.


The set contains 100 beech wood pieces in eight different colors, all wrapped up in a pretty gold tote. It was named for the annual Star Festival in Japan, which celebrates the single day of the year that two stars, normally far apart, come together. It's kind of nice, then, to set up a little obstacle course, tip it over, and watch the trail make its way from here to there. Buy your own set here. [Design Museum Shop]

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