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“Eames House” Alphabet Blocks For Mid-Century Modern Tots

Posted By Yuka Yoneda On April 13, 2010 @ 2:00 pm In Inhabitots | No Comments

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If  you want to teach your tot about modern design but don’t think they’re quite ready to hit the textbooks just yet, check out these rad alphabet blocks [1] by House Industries [2]. Drawing inspiration from Charles and Ray Eames [3]‘ mid-century home, they showcase letters, numerals, and symbols from House Industries’ Eames Century Modern [4] font collection. They’re made from renewable Michigan-grown basswood, and when you stack all of the blocks together they form a mini version of the famous design duo’s house.

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[1] Image: http://www.inhabitots.com/2010/04/12/eames-house-alphabet-blocks-for-mid-century-modern-tots/

[2] House Industries: http://www.houseind.com

[3] Eames: http://www.inhabitots.com/2008/08/05/the-eames-eco-chic-modern-rocker/

[4] Eames Century Modern: http://www.houseind.com/fonts/eames

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