A Hoptimist made out of wood – just as the designer Gustav Ehrenreich initially wanted it. This is the reason why Lotte Steffensen re-designed the Woody Bumble.
Ehrenreich, the one that created the Hoptimists in the 1960s, was a trained carpenter. It was his greatest desire to manufacture the Hoptimists out of wood, but this wasn’t really possible with the time’s technology. Time however, worked for the development: in order to make Ehrenreich’s dream come true, there are the happy Bimbles & Bumbles out of wood today, Bimble is the charming girl out of the series and she smiles mischievously. Its male pendant is Bumble, the one with the wakeful eyes who delights and looks clever.
It is about a piece of real handcraft, a high quality product that has completely been constructed by hand. The oak wood comes from sustainably renewable European forests. The natural material offers its unmistakable appearance to every single Hoptimist. One special detail: The eyes are made out of inland Wengé wood and they offer vivacity to the figure.Also in our blog:
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