Grimm's has translated the Four Temperaments into a language of form
and colour. The result is a building set with 61 building blocks in free
form. The individual building blocks are reminiscent of animals and
various other creatures, and by combining different building elements,
something new is always created that will stimulate and inspire the
The predominant temperament determines the specific mood in which
someone usually finds themself. It influences how we feel and experience
life, how we think, act or react.
The Melancholic temperament has a compassionate and rather sad nature.
It is BLUE, turning inward into the depths, with edges, curves and
endurance - like its element, the Earth.
The Choleric temperament has an active and fiery nature.It is RED,
jagged and sometimes sharp-edged. Its impulsiveness belongs to the
element of Fire.
The Phlegmatic temperament is steady and content. It is GREEN and still
like the surface of a pond. Its curves and soft shapes correspond to its
The Sanguine temperament radiates cheerfulness and optimism. It is
YELLOW and shines from within, losing itself in the periphery or in the
sky. Air is its element.
Through a playful approach to the characteristic features of the
temperaments, a feeling for their essence can be developed. And each
person is a unique blend of all Four Temperaments.
61 building blocks in wooden frame, incl. paper template in original
size. Made using European-sourced lime wood, stained with non-toxic
water-based colour stain and finished with non-toxic plant-based oil
APPROX size: frame length 44,5 cm, single blocks 4 cm thickness.