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HEIMESS baby toys tested "excellent" by Stiftung Warentest

(Güster, 27.11.2017)  Stiftung Warentest tested numerous baby toys for the December issue of the magazine "test". Heimess, the brand for high-quality baby toys from Gollnest & Kiesel, has impressively underlined the brand's importance. Four toys from...


Gollnest & Kiesel: Mit Spielspaß und Malerei zur Hamburger Klimawoche

(Güster, 28.09.2017)  Die Spielzeugmacher aus dem Norden unterstützen die Hamburger Klimawoche.Viele Klimaveränderungen sind menschengemacht. Das Problem ist seit Jahrzehnten bekannt, aber sind wir schon bereit, uns zu engagieren?


Ausgezeichnet: das große goki-Puppenhaus

(Güster, 11.08.2017)  Der unabhängige Arbeitsausschuss Kinderspiel + Spielzeug hat eines der verkaufsstärksten Puppenhäuser aus Holz mit dem Prädikat „spiel gut“ versehen. Das Puppenhaus zeichnet sich durch ein schnörkelloses Design aus, ist durch...


ANKER: The toy legend lives on in Rudolstadt

(Güster, 28.06.2017)  From now on, Anker Stones will be manufactured by Ankerstein GmbH, part of the workers' welfare association AWO Rudolstadt. Previous owners Gerhard Gollnest and Fritz-Rüdiger Kiesel (who also manufacture the wooden toy brands...


Lobster: Always a treat, not only on a plate.

(Güster, 24.04.2017)  Il est arrivé: The lobster has emerged from the depths of the sea, where he spent the bleak winter months. Now he is on his way to shallower waters that the creature prefers in the summer. One of the crustaceans has decided to...


Gollnest & Kiesel: "No. 1 Specialist Trade Partner"

(Güster, 15.02.2017)  In the toy industry, there are still a few large manufacturers as opposed to a large number of small or medium-sized producers, especially in Germany, the heartland of toys. In contrast to many other industries, trade is also...


PEGGY DIGGLEY: A success story enters its second year

(Güster, 15.02.2017)  Peggy Diggledey is not pink and plush. Peggy Diggledey is the new series for girls who don't mind getting the occasional scratch when romping around and playing.


Goki donates a new forest near Ahrensbök to Schleswig-Holstein

(Güster, 09.12.2016)  On 1 December, children from the Arnesboken School planted the first of the 25,000 cuttings that will establish a new woodland area in the Ahrensbök forest in the east of Schleswig-Holstein. 25,000 trees – one for each newborn...


ANKER Steinbaukasten 10. September 2016: ein Fest für die ganze Familie in Rudolstadt

(Güster, 01.09.2016)  Das große Familienfest: Die Ankersteine aus Rudolstadt haben in ihrer wechselvollen Geschichte der vergangenen 135 Jahre die Welt erobert, sind aber doch immer dem Residenzstädtchen Rudolstadt in Thüringen treu geblieben. Der...


The Viking game Kubb from goki-nature is Toy of the Year 2016

(Güster, 04.08.2016)  The Viking game Kubb from goki-nature has won the prestigious audience award "The Golden Rocking Horse" in the category "For the whole family". The jury comprising parents, children, educators and toy experts voted the goki toy...


German Brand Award: goki-nature honoured for brand management

(Güster, 09.08.2016)  The toy brand "goki-nature" meets consumer demand for non-hazardous and untreated wooden toys. The brand of the toy manufacturer Gollnest & Kiesel has now received the German Brand Award for successful brand management. The...


Frank Jungclaus appointed as Managing Director (CFO) at Gollnest & Kiesel

(Güster, 08.07.2016)  Gollnest & Kiesel (goki, HEIMESS, HOLZTIGER) have appointed Frank Jungclaus (46) as Managing Director (Chief Financial Officer) for the commercial sector. Frank Jungclaus now complements the current management team consisting of...


Wood more hygienic than plastic!

(Güster, 08.07.2016)  A study carried out by Professor Bearden from the US State University of Georgia discovered that viruses stay alive on plastic toys for a surprisingly long time. "People think that viruses are only transmitted from one person to...


Is the fun beach game about to become Toy of the Year 2016?

(Güster, 15.06.2016)  Big smiles at Gollnest & Kiesel, Germany's most northerly toy manufacturer. Once again two spectacular articles from the range of the wooden toy experts have been nominated for the leading German toy award "The Golden Rocking...


Ein neuer Wald hoch im Norden Deutschlands

(Güster, 17.03.2016)  Die Landesforsten Schleswig-Holstein und der Holzspielzeughersteller Gollnest & Kiesel haben am 17. März 2016 erneut einen neuen Wald für das waldärmste Bundesland gepflanzt. Über 80 Kinder aus dem nahegelegenen Satrup und...


Gollnest & Kiesel: „We colour the world“

(Güster, 02.02.2016)  „We colour the world “means much more to Gollnest & Kiesel than just developing and producing colourful, attractive toys and putting them in the hands of children.


Here comes Peggy Diggledey

(Güster, 26.01.2016)  Outgoing, cheeky and cheerful – and unmistakable. Here comes Peggy Diggledey.


German Design Award: Great distinction for toy wheel loader

(Güster, 28.10.2015)  The natural wood wheel loader from "goki nature" has been honoured by the International Jury of the German Design Council. This puts the wheel loader in excellent company.


le petit is here!

(Güster, 19.10.2015)  le petit is here, the new, enchanting textile series from goki. To love and cuddle


Nominated for the German Design Award

(Güster, 25.08.2015)  The committees of the German Design Council have nominated the toy wheel loader from goki-nature for the German Design Award 2016 – Excellent Product Design.


Coming soon: the goki-Shop

(Güster, 22.07.2015)  Gollnest & Kiesel is the partner of the retail trade. Which is why, at the domains gokishop.de and gokishop.eu, a highly complex online shop is currently being created, via which retail traders can enter their orders direct into...


Toy of the Year 2015: goki excels with four nominations

(Güster, 18.06.2015)  Smiling faces at Gollnest & Kiesel, the most northerly toy manufacturer in Germany. No fewer than four new products from the range of the wooden toy specialist have been nominated for "The Golden Rocking Horse", Germany's leading...


Nominated for major award: Weights memory game from goki

(Güster, 18.06.2015)  Not so easy for small children, and even adults often fail to guess the weights correctly. goki, the wooden toy specialist, has developed a memory game in which children have to find two identical weights. This is by no means...


Gollnest & Kiesel is the number one toy-maker!

(Güster, 27.05.2015)  The independent industry information service for SMEs "markt-intern" surveys more than 4,000 specialist toy dealers every two years regarding the performance of toy-makers. This year Gollnest & Kiesel was the convincing winner,...


Bei goki ist das Frühjahr ausgebrochen

(Güster, 16.04.2015)  Der Frühling ist da: Die ersten Blumen werden gepflanzt, das Gemüse gesät und die Beete von Unkraut befreit.


Five new "spiel gut" awards for ANKER brain games

(Güster, 09.03.2015)  The tricky puzzles and brain games from ANKER have been awarded the coveted "spiel gut" seal by the "Working Committee Children's Games + Toys".


Holztiger: Once again, 39 figures receive "spiel gut" seal.

(Güster, 19.12.2014)  The independent jury of the working committee Kinderspiel + Spielzeug has once again awarded the coveted "spiel gut" seal to 39 Holztiger figures. This brings the total number of Holztiger figures to receive this rating to 145.


For the tenth time: Gollnest & Kiesel donates 58,000 trees for a new forest in Schleswig-Holstein

(Güster, 19.12.2014)  The wooden toy manufacturer Gollnest & Kiesel from Güster is this year once again donating a tree for each newborn child in Schleswig-Holstein. This means that an impressive 58,000 trees are being planted, true to tradition, in...


Ausgezeichnet: Radlader von goki nature

(Güster, 01.10.2014)  Der Radlader von goki nature hat als beliebtestes Holzspielzeug den dritten Platz in dem begehrten G+J Family Consumer Award errungen. Die Auszeichnung wird vergeben von der Familienzeitschrift Eltern und dem Mütter- und...


Flood disaster in Romania claims at least three lives

(Güster, 29.09.2014)  Generally overlooked by the media, a natural disaster took place in western Romania, north-western Croatia and eastern Serbia on 15/16 September. The heaviest rainfall in living memory turned streams into raging torrents,...


HEIMESS. spectacular new products

(Güster, 14.08.2014)  The trade show kind+jugend 2014 from 11-14 September in Cologne is going to be innovative. HEIMESS, the traditional brand for high-quality baby toys made of indigenous wood, has completed some spectacular new products in time for...


Wird das Legespiel Susibelle Spielzeug des Jahres 2014?

(Güster, 03.06.2014)  Jetzt sind wieder alle aufgerufen, das beste Spielzeug des Jahres 2014 zu wählen. „Das Goldene Schaukelpferd“ heißt der begehrte Publikumspreis der Zeitschrift „Familie & Co. und des Verbandes der Spielzeugindustrie (DVSI) der in...


Internationale Spielwarenmesse in Nürnberg - ein Fazit

(Güster, 24.02.2014)  Eine Branche im Aufbruch war auf dieser Spielwarenmesse zu erleben und, das hat manche erstaunt, eine Branche mit Selbstbewusstsein.


A new forest for Schleswig-Holstein

(Güster, 09.01.2014)  Only about 10 percent of the state of Schleswig-Holstein is covered by forest. This share is much too small in the opinion of Schleswig-Holstein's politicians, who would like to increase it to 12 percent.


Alle Jahre wieder!

(Güster, 26.11.2013)  Seit mehreren Jahren ist die Vorweihnachtszeit die Zeit teilweise unseriöser Berichte über die Sicherheit der Spielzeuge. So auch in diesem Jahr. Drei Spielzeuge von Gollnest & Kiesel wurden in diesem Jahr getestet. Alle...


200 Building Blocks from goki-nature are the Toy of the Year!

(Güster, 30.07.2013)  200 building blocks made of untreated beech wood have received the renowned people's prize "The Golden Rocking Horse" as "Toy of the Year 2013" in the category "For artists and architects". The jury consisting of parents,...


goki-nature: nominated for toy of the year 2013

(Güster, 14.06.2013)  Toys are supposed to be fun for children! They should awaken their creativity and foster their skills. Every year, thousands of new toys are released. The readers of the magazine "Familie & Co." choose from this large variety...


Nominated: Family game "Plan B" with original Anker Stones

(Güster, 14.06.2013)  Toys are supposed to be fun for children! They should awaken their creativity and foster their skills. Every year, thousands of new toys are released. The readers of the magazine "Familie & Co." choose from this large variety...


Nominated: Doll's hospital with all the trimmings

(Güster, 14.06.2013)  Toys are supposed to be fun for children! They should awaken their creativity and foster their skills. Every year, thousands of new toys are released. The readers of the magazine "Familie & Co." choose from this large variety...


Ereignislotto ausgezeichnet: „Bestes Gesellschaftsspiel“

(Güster, 14.01.2013)  Die französische Elternzeitschrift Infobébés hat das Ereignislotto von goki mit dem ersten Preis für das beste Gesellschaftsspiel des Jahres ausgezeichnet (Prix du jouet des parents testeurs). Die Jury aus Eltern und Redakteuren...


Wooden toy manufacturer plants a new forest for Schleswig-Holstein

(Güster, 29.11.2012)  Together with the SHLF (Schleswig-Holstein state forestry authority) and 20 pupils from the Cesar-Klein-Gesamtschule (comprehensive school) in Ratekau (district of Ostholstein), the wooden toy manufacturer Gollnest & Kiesel has...


Construction site trailer romanticism in the nursery

(Güster, 12.11.2012)  The great children's adventure world in a romantic, alternative construction site trailer. Fully furnished for playing, sleeping, living and feeling good.


Building – playing – learning Anker Stones bring out the best in children!

(Güster, 12.11.2012)  The Fröbel Gifts were the origins of the oldest system toy in the world. According to scientists and educators, Anker Stones noticeably foster children's concentration, imagination and creativity. The Anker Stones are held in...


Vehicles made of wood: sturdy, colourful, suitable for children.

(Güster, 12.11.2012)  For Joe, Bob, Mick, Fred and all the other boys from the building site, goki has developed premium-class heavy equipment made of solid wood. Realistic features quickly make the forklift truck indispensable for transporting...


“Little wooden works of art“

(Güster, 30.07.2012)  “Little wooden works of art” is the name that Ökö-Test (ecological consumer magazine) has given to Heimess’ baby toys. For the autumn/winter season the baby toy manufacturer’s toy designers have worked hard to create many...


ANKER-Junior: nominated for the toy award "Das Goldene Schaukelpferd" "Das Goldene Schaukelpferd"

(Güster, 06.06.2012)  The ANKER-Junior stone building set has been nominated for the toy award "Das Goldene Schaukelpferd 2012" in the category "For artists and builders". Every year the prize, which is Europe's only public-choice award, is awarded...


goki: Knot game nominated for the "Deutscher Lernspielpreis" (German Learning Game Award)

(Güster, 01.06.2012)  Each year, the magazine "spielen+lernen" and "Studienkreis" present the German Learning Game Award. This year, "The Knot Game" from goki is a nominated for the award.


Holztiger: recipient of 96 "spiel gut" seals

(Güster, 05.04.2012)  Excellent! The independent jurors of the working committee "spiel gut" think that Holztiger figures are excellent toys to play with.


"spiel-gut" seal to further ANKER Stone buildings

(Güster, 05.04.2012)  The working committee "Kinderspiel + Spielzeug" has awarded the coveted "spiel-gut" seal to the ANKER Stone building sets "X-Männchen", "Dinosa" and "Brontomos".


Gollnest & Kiesel: Fantasy and Creativity

(Güster, 27.01.2012)  Gollnest & Kiesel KG is one of Europe's leading manufacturers of wooden toys and the largest toy company in northern Germany. The brands HEIMESS (wooden baby toys, made in Germany), goki, HOLZTIGER, ’cause, and ANKER Stone...


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