Maileg

Maileg (pronounced My’lye) is a beautifully charming childrens brand founded in Herning, Denmark by Dorthe Mailil, a designer and illustrator. The style behind Maileg toys is a fusion of modern Scandinavian and storybook whimsy where matchboxes can be beds for cute toy mice and adventure abounds.

Maileg toys are created to inspire children's playtime and allow them to create their own stories using nothing but beautiful toys and their imagination. These charming toys are beautifully crafted down to the last detail and will last multiple lifetimes, making them the perfect gift that can be passed on from generation to generation! Maileg toys are meticulously made and have a distinctive design whilst retaining a timeless quality. 

Being a quality product that can be passed through the generations helps Maileg with its dedication to sustainability. They also work closely with their suppliers and have maintained these relationships for years. These suppliers are also visited regularly by the Maileg Quality Assurance team and close contact is maintained to ensure that all supplies meet the exacting standards set by Maileg and that of the UN Global Compact.

Since being founded, Dorthe and Maileg have gained a loyal following around the world resulting in multiple awards and honors for both their toys and her illustrations.


Maileg (pronounced My’lye) is a beautifully charming childrens brand founded in Herning, Denmark by Dorthe Mailil, a designer and illustrator. The style behind Maileg toys is a fusion of modern Scandinavian and storybook whimsy where matchboxes can be beds for cute toy mice and adventure abounds.

Maileg toys are created to inspire children's playtime and allow them to create their own stories using nothing but beautiful toys and their imagination. These charming toys are beautifully crafted down to the last detail and will last multiple lifetimes, making them the perfect gift that can be passed on from generation to generation! Maileg toys are meticulously made and have a distinctive design whilst retaining a timeless quality. 

Being a quality product that can be passed through the generations helps Maileg with its dedication to sustainability. They also work closely with their suppliers and have maintained these relationships for years. These suppliers are also visited regularly by the Maileg Quality Assurance team and close contact is maintained to ensure that all supplies meet the exacting standards set by Maileg and that of the UN Global Compact.

Since being founded, Dorthe and Maileg have gained a loyal following around the world resulting in multiple awards and honors for both their toys and her illustrations.