Swedish Students Showcase Designs for Children at ‘Play In Progress’ During Milan Design Week
Designed by Jessica Arosenius for both adults and children to use together, the Block.210 is a cool coffee-table with a surface packed full of building blocks.
Johanna Larsson‘s cool table features transparent color plates that can be arranged and rearranged to create different tabletop scenes that push imaginative thinking.
At first look of Hide||show appears to be nothing special, but just put a kid in front of one of these and you’ll realize that there is definitely something more to this cabinet. The cabinet features two pairs of handles — one ordinary set for adults and a pint-sized set of hole-like handles for children. The variation indicates different accesses to function, and give children the feeling of exclusivity in their own world.
Lin yu nung‘s Inside Out Lamp is a piece of furniture built to integrate the more refined world of adults with the playfulness of a child’s. The design encourages children to scribble their artwork on the lampshade to make it beautiful and unique.
Inspired by the game of “hide and seek”, Behind the Curtain blocks out part of a white curtain with color to create a secret space for a child to be alone in his/her world.
The idea behind Playble came from Helga Bjorg‘s childhood memory of playing with her family’s coffee table. Here she turns the table into a playful slide.
There is even a blackboard hidden beneath the table where children can share their secrets!
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