Latest Articles in Kids

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An Edible Learning Garden in Brooklyn

New York firm WORKac taps into society’s increased focus on heathy eating with a school’s learning garden.
February 28, 2014
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Dwell's 8 Favorite Playrooms

In these kid-friendly rooms, design is more than mere child's play.
February 28, 2014
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Austin's Casis Elementary School Teaching Garden

Architect Burton Baldridge donated his services to Casis Elementary, his daughter’s large public school in Austin, Texas, to design and build an outdoor classroom that would augment an organic gardening program.
February 27, 2014
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Honeycombers' Design-Forward Solution to a Pesky Problem

With Honeycombers, a salon in Menlo Park, California, designer Nicole Hollis thoughtfully deploys modern touches to create a warm, welcoming environment for a somewhat troubling service: delousing.
February 24, 2014
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2013 Holiday Gift Guide: The Mini Modernist

From rebellious young artists to studious intellectuals, or curious engineers we've got the perfect gifts for your mini modernist this holiday season!
November 22, 2013
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Imaginative Playgrounds by Monstrum

Designers often talk about the importance of play, emphasizing its power to create creative breakthroughs. Design firm Monstrum, based in Denmark, took that idea one step further and decided to devote their entire practice toward building fun, innovative, well-designed playgrounds.
September 9, 2013
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5 Chalkboard Walls in Kitchens and Kids' Rooms

A coat of chalkboard paint on the wall adds a fun and useful accent to any room in the house, from a spot to scribble in kids' rooms to a keeper of to-do lists in the kitchen.
August 9, 2013
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Designing for Kids: 5 Rooms That Put the Fun in Functional

For a youthful perspective on design's playful potential, look no farther than this slideshow. These five rooms put the fun back in functional.
August 8, 2013
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Five Fantastic Family Homes

At Dwell, we are strong proponents of maintaining good, adaptable design in a way fits a growing family’s needs; here are five homes that fit the bill.
July 12, 2013