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Swede Home

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Kids + Baby
Swede Home

Egg, Ant and Swan will hold altogether different meaning for some children, thanks to Minimii, a Danish company that takes child’s play seriously.The brainchild of founder Linda Sternberg, a mother in search of a dollhouse without the ornate fussiness of traditional dollhouses, Minimii has put its efforts towards creating an — Continue reading

Fruit Punch

Categories: Kids + Baby
Fruit Punch

It’s a pity kids won’t necessarily be impressed, but we think it’s pretty cool to be riding a tricycle decorated with a specially commissioned pattern by a prolific book illustrator. Coralie Bickford-Smith, who designs books for Penguin, and has created illustrations for the New York Times, designed this winsome “an — Continue reading

Playing Safe

Categories: Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects
Playing Safe

The UK’s Newhouse Textiles company has designed a simple and attractive child safety device for window blinds. Small steel brackets—disguised by a variety of playfully appealing shapes—act as traps for dangling cords or chains, affixing them to the window frame or wall and out of toddlers’ hands. Each winsomely stylized — Continue reading

Bugged Out

Categories: Kids + Baby
Bugged Out

We’re not kids, but we’re pretty sure if we were, we’d get a rise out of these imaginatively crafted jumping and flying insects, designed by Brazilian designer Isabella Torquato. The ecologically minded Torquato, who took a cue from the creatures of the Amazon rainforest, has given each of her characters — Continue reading

Comic Relief

Categories: Art + Graphics, Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Comic Relief

Here’s a novel (and green) gift idea for a kid or any comic book-loving adult:  The Letteroom, a UK printing studio, will hand craft upper-case, 3-D letters, using original, vintage comic book pages and 100% recycled card stock. The letters are lightweight, but sturdy, and available in four choices of comic — Continue reading

Baby Steps

Categories: Kids + Baby
Baby Steps

This certainly sounds like a smart idea: Swap is a two-spoons-in-one baby spoon for babies 4 months and older, from Boon. One end holds a soft silicone tip (BpA-free, Phthalate-free and PVC-free) for younger infants, while the other end is a rigid stainless spoon for experienced eaters. The flat tip — Continue reading

DIY Modern PlayHive for Kids

Categories: DIY + How To, Kids + Baby
DIY Modern PlayHive for Kids

The PlayHive is a backyard play structure that just about anyone can make for their kids pretty quickly, to get to the squeals of joy coming from them quicker. All you need is some basic carpentry skills, some 2x4s, screws and common tools (like a chop-saw, a sander and a — Continue reading

Wee Rock Toy Co.’s USA-Made Rocking Toys

Categories: Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects
Wee Rock Toy Co.’s USA-Made Rocking Toys

Wee Rock Toy Co. offers a line of premium rocking toys into the burgeoning green toys market. Started by two former architecture students, Mike Galea and Catherine O’Sullivan, Wee Rock Toy Co. began from a desire to design a gift for some overseas relatives that would fit into their carry — Continue reading

Oeuf’s Robin Crib only $499!

Categories: Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects
Oeuf’s Robin Crib only $499!

And you won’t either, what with the high-quality materials used, the exceptional construction and the cool, modern aesthetics of Oeuf’s Robin Crib, normally $590 and now a cool $499. So affordable, you can be one of those parents who outfits their new baby’s nursery with the hippest of furniture finds, — Continue reading

Cutest Kid Tents EVER

Categories: Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects
Cutest Kid Tents EVER

File this under “enviable kid things.” Coterie Market, a new business in Austin that connects local makers of Austin goods to those who desire yummy things to eat and fun things to use, uploaded some photos onto their Facebook page of some of the cutest dang kid pup tents that — Continue reading

Modern Kids Love Color!

Categories: Kids + Baby
Modern Kids Love Color!

Sunday in color is a brand new online store dedicated to colorful children decoration and toys. The shop consists of handpicked colorful kids items all around the world. Most products come from independent and small designers who produce handmade and colorful things!     Here are a few brands: Petit Pan, — Continue reading

A Creative Poster For Your Kids

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects
A Creative Poster For Your Kids

I can’t tell you how much I love this coloring poster by Roxy Marj.  It’s creative and stylish.  It’s one of those pieces that looks great when it becomes vandalized by kiddos and also looks great untouched.  Jennifer from A Merry Mishap hung her Roxy Marj poster in her son’s — Continue reading

PlyPlay Designs’ Big Tilt

Categories: Kids + Baby
PlyPlay Designs’ Big Tilt

PlyPlay Designs is a new toy line specializing in handmade, Eco-friendly, wooden toys. Inspired by the icon design of the Creative Playthings Hobby Horse, the Big Tilt is a modern take on the traditional teeter totter. Big enough to hold up to four friends, this will surely leave a big impression. — Continue reading

Cool Cribs for a Modern Nursery

Categories: Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects
Cool Cribs for a Modern Nursery

Have a baby on the way? Don’t want to sacrifice style? You have modern tastes and don’t know how you’ll find just the right baby furniture for your modern nursery? Duh! 2Modern! We’ve got so many things just perfect for a modern nursery, just the thing for a baby to — Continue reading

Kid Envy: Tabletop Stacking Statues/Toys

Categories: Kids + Baby, Modern Decor + Objects
Kid Envy: Tabletop Stacking Statues/Toys

Forget giving these Etsy finds to some kids to play with; we wanna display these in our own home for decoration! Originally designed to be stacking toys for children to experiment with color, forces of nature and one would assume their own dexterity, that doesn’t mean those who have master — Continue reading

DIY: Fruit Crate With Casters

Categories: DIY + How To, Kids + Baby
DIY: Fruit Crate With Casters

Did you all see Erin Loechner’s, from Design for Mankind, baby girl’s new nursery reveal yesterday?! It’s all gray and white and soft pink and modern and wonderful. See some great shots on Design for Minikind. While we loved everything we saw, we were particularly enamored with a simple DIY — Continue reading

Forget the Baby Book. Interactive Infographics!

Categories: Art + Graphics, Kids + Baby
Forget the Baby Book. Interactive Infographics!

All of your child’s exciting firsts should be showcased and celebrated and with the ever-growing trend of infographics, The Milestones Poster is the perfect way to do that. A 20×30” interactive infographic for you to record all of your child’s exciting development and display proudly on your wall. Consider it — Continue reading

Cocoro village building by Norio Kids

Categories: Kids + Baby
Cocoro village building by Norio Kids

Two dozen children from the Weaver Child Development Center at Malone University gathered in their gymnasium with wonder and curiosity about what was to come in the next two hours. When the children entered the gym their eyes immediately focused on the table in the center that displayed a miniature — Continue reading

Modern Dollhouse

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Kids + Baby, Sustainability
Modern Dollhouse

The clever use of space and spacial design of these houses would be great for full sized grown –ups, however they are doll sized.  Made of bamboo and other eco friendly wood, mdf,  toxins and lead free safe and sound home sweet home and fit for a doll.  Complete with — Continue reading

Todd Oldham’s Kid Made Modern for Target

Categories: Kids + Baby, News + Events + Contests
Todd Oldham’s Kid Made Modern for Target

Todd Oldham…plus art supplies for kids…plus a modern twist? Target, good job! Inspired by his 2009 book full of DIY projects for kids, “Kid Made Modern,” Todd Oldham has teamed up with Target to create a line of art and craft kits for kiddos with modern tastes to let their — Continue reading