Brand Story - Maileg
Maileg (Danish word for “play”, combining founders' last name “Mailil” with “leg”) is founded by Danish designer and illustrator Dorthe Mailil and her husband Erik, following their joy for childhood play and imagination (at all ages!) with Dorthe's creations. Dorthe’s studies at L’ecole D’art de Marseille and Paris has been contributing to the inspiration behind many of the sweet and nostalgic details that define the Maileg brand. Since founding Maileg, Dorthe has won many awards and honors for both her toys, as well as her well-known illustrations that appear around the world in books, magazines and even TV shows.
Maileg are dedicated in protecting our environment. Recycled or FSC certified cardboard and paper are mainly used for packing products, not only do they work intensively to improve production by using only the best and most environmentally friendly production facilities, they also support the 17 Sustainable Development Goal defined by UN and has a project running to secure the company is performing towards the goals with a strategic approach.