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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.

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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A small visitor tries out a non-toxic rubber Rody horse from <a href="http://www.plastica.com">Plastica</a>.
A small visitor tries out a non-toxic rubber Rody horse from Plastica.
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Architect and designer <a href="http://www.greggfleishman.com">Gregg Fleishman</a>’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 <a href="http://www.inhabitots.com">Inhabitots</a>, 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 <a href="http://www.inhabitots.com">Inhabitots</a>.
Eco-friendly blocks from Tegu, brought to the Modern Family Zone by Inhabitots.
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Sarah Strack Anderson of <a href="http://www.moderndaymoments.com">Modern Day Moments</a> 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 <a href="http://www.hp.com">HP</a> 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 <a href="http://www.hp.com">HP</a> screens.
A small team at work on the HP screens.
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Blocks from <a href="http://www.tegu.com/store/">Tegu</a> 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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<a href="http://www.inhabitots.com">Inhabitots</a> provided a drawing station for those wishing to express themselves through scribbling.<br /><br /><p><em><strong>Don't miss a word of Dwell! Download our </strong></em><a href="http://itunes.apple.com/us/
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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