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June 26, 2011

The Modern Family Zone was once again a hoppin’ spot for the young visitors of Dwell on Design, with cool, eco-friendly and innovative furniture and playthings. Adults and kids alike delighted in trying out everything from magnetic blocks to non-toxic modern hobby horses to tiny chairs for the Mies enthusiast.

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  The entrance to Modern Family Zone with basket of biodegradable products by Method.
    The entrance to Modern Family Zone with basket of biodegradable products by Method.
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  A small visitor tries out a non-toxic rubber Rody horse from Plastica.
    A small visitor tries out a non-toxic rubber Rody horse from Plastica.
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  Architect and designer Gregg Fleishman’s portable play structure has no joinery, and includes a slide for even the tiniest users.
    Architect and designer Gregg Fleishman’s portable play structure has no joinery, and includes a slide for even the tiniest users.
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  Toys made from recycled milk jugs from Inhabitots, a website dedicated to sustainable products for children.
    Toys made from recycled milk jugs from Inhabitots, a website dedicated to sustainable products for children.
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  Eco-friendly blocks from Tegu, brought to the Modern Family Zone by Inhabitots.
    Eco-friendly blocks from Tegu, brought to the Modern Family Zone by Inhabitots.
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  Sarah Strack Anderson of Modern Day Moments photographs a family at the Modern Family Zone.
    Sarah Strack Anderson of Modern Day Moments photographs a family at the Modern Family Zone.
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  A youngster tries out the HP Touchsmart technology, which allows kids to draw right onscreen.
    A youngster tries out the HP Touchsmart technology, which allows kids to draw right onscreen.
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  A small team at work on the HP screens.
    A small team at work on the HP screens.
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  Blocks from Tegu made from sustainable woods and magnets, which allowed them to easily adhere to the metal table, fascinated many a child. The mini Miesian chairs are from The Sofa Company.
    Blocks from Tegu made from sustainable woods and magnets, which allowed them to easily adhere to the metal table, fascinated many a child. The mini Miesian chairs are from The Sofa Company.
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  Inhabitots provided a drawing station for those wishing to express themselves through scribbling.Don't miss a word of Dwell! Download our  FREE app from iTunes, friend us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter!
    Inhabitots provided a drawing station for those wishing to express themselves through scribbling.

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The entrance to Modern Family Zone with basket of biodegradable products by <a href="http://www.methodhome.com">Method</a>.
The entrance to Modern Family Zone with basket of biodegradable products by Method.

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