Category Archives: modern dollhouses

Posted on 07 June, 2016

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Emerson Dollhouse, with designer Tim Boyle

Emerson Dollhouse

The first time I saw this picture of the Emerson House, with Tim Boyle in the background, I was so exited. Modern lines, plenty of glass for light, stone and wood for warmth. Now that’s a modern dollhouse; it’s got everything! Seems a bit large in comparison to the designer, though. Maybe it’s the lighting or the camera angle. Or he’s a really small person. Then I read the caption and found … No, no! Barbie world! Oh … darn!

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Posted on 11 May, 2016

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Scandinavian dolls’ house “Göteborg” 1960, found on Galerie Mobler. Sold ot, unfortunately

Modern & Scandinavian Miniatures

In this article on modern and Scandinavian miniatures, Julia Morrison offers an alternative to Victorian dollhouses – the Mid-Century Modern. Do you like Eames chairs or the Ikea aesthetic? Then Julia’s suggestion may be for you.

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Posted on 20 December, 2015

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20 Modern Dollhouse auctioned for the KIDS charity

Thinking Out Of The Box

Twenty London architects built miniature houses in 2011 to be auctioned for the benefit of KIDS, a British charity that provides support to children with disabilities. Each of the designers incorporated an element that would make life easier for a disabled child.Besides the worthy cause involved in this project, these miniatures are one example of how diverse the dollhouse universe is today. Wonderful! Click on the image to see all twenty dollhouses. I wonder where they are today.

Modern Dollhouses Are Worth A Second Look” is another post that might interest you.

And here’s a very good resource for miniature enthusiasts: Modern Mini Houses.

Susan

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Posted on 08 December, 2015

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The Kaleidoscope House on exhibit at the V&A Museum of Children

The Kaleidoscope House

Larry Mangel founded Bozart Toys, Inc in 1996 to provide artists the opportunity to design affordable children and “kidult” products. Mangel was a former gallery director who had exhibited the works of Andy Warhol, John Chamberlain and other members of the Pop art school. His goal was to produce artful toys and furniture that were visually stunning, yet useful.

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