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Editor's Picks: 10 Gifts for a Mini Modernist

Learning about design begins with a basic understanding of the natural environment, the creative process, and (of course) having fun! From innovative learning apps to tools that literally dig into nature, these ten gifts are ideal for stimulating play and exploration. Find more gift ideas, from textiles to furniture, in our Editor's Best 2015 special issue, on newsstands now.
November 16, 2015
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7 Modern Cribs

Growing families won't have to give up their modern aesthetic with these cribs.
June 2, 2015
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6 Family-Friendly Vacation Homes

These summer retreats are perfect for the whole family.
May 21, 2015
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Branch Out: 8 Modern Tree Houses

Release your inner child by hanging around a modern tree house.
April 22, 2015
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A Green House in Japan Sets the Stage for Family Time

This single-family home in Himeji, Japan was built with three daughters, two dogs, and lush, green exteriors in mind.
March 6, 2015
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Cantilevered Playroom Defines This Family-Friendly Sydney House

A cantilevered rec room is central to this family home in Sydney by Australian architects Bennett and Trimble.
March 5, 2015

Kids' Toys That Look So Good You Won't Want To Put Them Away

Face it, your kid's toys are never going to be neatly stored. So they might as well look good when they're scattered all over the living room floor. That means no lights, no blaring sounds to wake you up at six a.m., and no Disney junk. Just good design rendered tiny. We've pulled together some fool-proof options to satisfy adults (and kids) everywhere.
January 26, 2015
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Most Popular Homes of 2014: Family-Friendly

To celebrate the year, we're rounding up the homes that were most popular on in 2014. Here, we've gathered readers' five favorite family-friendly residences, from a bright Palo Alto home to a compound with a modernist past in the Hamptons.
December 25, 2014

Holiday Gift Guide 2014: Mini Modernist

Jump start a child's design education with a savvy gift—from a smart game to a playful lamp—this holiday season.
November 13, 2014