People of Play’s Inventor & Innovation Conferences are back and in person this year, beginning on 11/17/22. An excellent opportunity for pitching ideas, networking, and lots of learning, this event not one you want to miss.Show more

Joyce Johnson documents her interview with Reuben Klamer, creative legend and inventor of The Game of Life. He answers questions ranging from his creative inspiration to his favorite toys and games as... a child.Show more

Michelle Spelman writes on the life and success of Howard Morrison, a creative legend.

Brian Torney explores the life of toymaker legend Richard Maddock, beginning with his early life and going through all of his successful toys and games and what it took to create them.

Michelle Spelman writes on the lives and successes of Art Melin and Rich Knerr, founders of WHAM-O.

Interviewer Tim Walsh asks Reyn Guyer, developer of Nerf and Twister, all sorts of questions, ranging from his favorite toy as a child to the book he's written and what he's working on next.

Michelle Spelman tells the story of Theora Design, a legendary company led by husband and wife team Theo and Ora Coster. She discusses their early life and what led them to success, including the game...s that became household names.Show more

Michelle Spelman tells the story of the Kohner family, starting with Frank and Paul's origins in toy-making with wooden beads all the way through Michael's well known games played today like Trouble.

Michelle Spelman writes on Design Edge and its founder, Mark Nuccio, touching on the creativity that began in his childhood all the way through his success as a business man and a family man.

Judith Blau tells the story of how an unfortunate childhood illness led her to become the creative professional she is today.