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Top 6 Green Kids Design Stories of 2013 – Which Innovative Design Wowed You the Most?

Top 6 Green Kids Design Stories of 2013 – Which Innovative Design Wowed You the Most?

We’re more and more astounded every year with the amazing green designs that abound for kids. Whether we’re transfixed by a ‘castle in the air’ tree house, caught coveting a cozy

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Top 6 Editors’ Choice Stories of 2013 – Help Us Choose the Winner!

Top 6 Editors’ Choice Stories of 2013 – Help Us Choose the Winner!

When we put our heads together to come up with our favorite Inhabitots stories of 2013, we had a seriously challenging time narrowing the field to the six stories that would make our Editors’ Choice

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99 Beasts Uses Joinery Scraps to Form a Menagerie of Imaginary Animals

99 Beasts Uses Joinery Scraps to Form a Menagerie of Imaginary Animals

Who knows what strange and fantastic creatures live in the minds of creative children? Designers Sebastiano Ercoli and Alessandro Garlandini have a couple of ideas, and aim to bring them forth with their

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Swingrest Lets the Whole Family Lounge in a Swaying Nest-Like Perch in Nature

Swingrest Lets the Whole Family Lounge in a Swaying Nest-Like Perch in Nature

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SmartPlayhouses are a Mini Architectural Dream for Kids

SmartPlayhouses are a Mini Architectural Dream for Kids

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Cocoony is a Peaceful and Quiet Haven Where Kids Can Unwind

Cocoony is a Peaceful and Quiet Haven Where Kids Can Unwind

Whether a child has had a hours of joyful play or a stressful day at school, the Cocoony offers a space for relaxation. Created by Austrian designer Margot Stummer, the large geometric hideaway functions

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Build Your Own Paper Block City with Paper Punk’s URBAN FOLD Box Set

Build Your Own Paper Block City with Paper Punk’s URBAN FOLD Box Set

Everyone’s an architect with Paper Punk’s new URBAN FOLD paper block box set. Whether you’re 6 or 96, you can instantly build a 3D paper city with this all-inclusive kit that features over 700

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H Luv Fabrications Transforms Discarded Textiles into Exquisite Plush Dolls

H Luv Fabrications Transforms Discarded Textiles into Exquisite Plush Dolls

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REK Bookcase Jr. Grows to Accommodate Your Child’s Burgeoning Book Collection

REK Bookcase Jr. Grows to Accommodate Your Child’s Burgeoning Book Collection

Wondering how to make room for your tot’s ever-growing tower of treasured tales? The REK Bookcase Jr. is both smart and beautiful — with a classic aesthetic that will earn it a space in your

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Casa Kids’ Tuck Bed Over Bench is Perfect for Very Small Spaces

Casa Kids’ Tuck Bed Over Bench is Perfect for Very Small Spaces

Casa Kids recently introduced their new bunk over daybed as an inspired innovation for shared sleeping spaces. They’re on a design roll, because also debuting this fall is the Tuck Bed Over Bench. I

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Brooklyn’s Prospect Park Boasts a New Nature Playground Made from Salvaged Trees

Brooklyn’s Prospect Park Boasts a New Nature Playground Made from Salvaged Trees

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Night Owl Paper Goods’ 2014 Owl Desk Calendar is an Affordable Green Holiday Gift

Night Owl Paper Goods’ 2014 Owl Desk Calendar is an Affordable Green Holiday Gift

This brand new 2014 one-of-a-kind letterpress and wood calendar is an absolute hoot. As useful as it is cute, this small calendar sits nicely on any desk and features a unique die-cut owl shape

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The Nautical Aye-Aye Decke Blanket Keeps Pirates and Sailors-in-Training Cozy & Inspires Great Adventures

The Nautical Aye-Aye Decke Blanket Keeps Pirates and Sailors-in-Training Cozy & Inspires Great Adventures

Ahoy there! Fronted by parents and product designers (who also dreamed-up a moustache mobile!), Jäll & Tofta created this over-sized blanket for pirates, sailors, or anyone who craves the life

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Building Trust International Competition Winners Design Imaginative Urban Playgrounds for Children and Adults

Building Trust International Competition Winners Design Imaginative Urban Playgrounds for Children and Adults

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Casa Kids’ Marino Bunk Over Daybed is Perfect for Siblings or Sleepover Fun

Casa Kids’ Marino Bunk Over Daybed is Perfect for Siblings or Sleepover Fun

Casa Kids’ Marino Bunk set over a daybed is the ideal multipurpose, space saving solution for siblings or for kids who host frequent sleepovers. The Marino, a Casa Kids original is constructed of

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New Green Playground in Brooklyn Designed to Prevent Flooding, Improve Health of City’s Waterways

New Green Playground in Brooklyn Designed to Prevent Flooding, Improve Health of City’s Waterways

This month, Brooklyn’s P.S. 261 unveiled a new green playground designed to absorb storm water runoff and thereby prevent flooding from the Gowanus Canal. Courtesy of New York City and the Trust for

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Ocean Sole Transforms Flip Flops Littering the Shores of the Indian Ocean into Colorful Works of Art

Ocean Sole Transforms Flip Flops Littering the Shores of the Indian Ocean into Colorful Works of Art

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Best Waste-Free Lunch Kits and Snack Bags for Back to School

Best Waste-Free Lunch Kits and Snack Bags for Back to School

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