Q: What is a Phing-Thing?
A: Are they penguins or owls? Nobody really knows, what we do know is that they make people happy. So that is what they are ‘Spreaders of Happiness’..
Q: How do they make people happy?
A: It was never the intention to make a sculpture that makes people happy. But I have seen it so many times. People smile when they see one and want to hold it. I even heard that it gives people comfort. I don’t know how they do it, I only know they do.
Q: What are the Phing-Things made of?
A: At the moment, you can choose between The Plaster white Phing-Things, the wooden Phing-Things who are made of Pinas wood and custom made Phing-Things
Q: Can you keep the plaster Phing-Things outside?
A: We strongly advice you not to keep the Phing-Things outside. It is possible to have them outside for a short time, but after more than a month outside they start to wear down
Q: Who makes us?
A: The plaster Phing-Things are made in a shelter home by people with a physical or mental disability. The wooden Phing-things are made by different wood cutters in Bali (Indonesia) who get a fair price for their work, based on fair trade
Q: What can I do with a Phing-Thing?
A: The Phing-Thing is a piece of art. You can customize it, write a wish on it and give them away to someone you care about. It will spread happiness
Q: What are the shipping cost?
A: This depends on where to send it to, Netherlands it is 6,95 euro, within Europe 9,31 Euro and outside Europe 14,95 euro.