Children's Design

Children's design is not synonymous with theme design. This genre attempts to create whimsical, fun places that encourage play. Examples include playgrounds, gyms, retail stores, and institutions such as schools and hospitals. Creating playful experiences for kids can be challenging in the face of real world logistics, but the designers and projects featured here have all managed to create places that are ingeniously functional while still fostering a sense of playfulness and wonder.


The Children’s Museum Of Pittsburgh Says Hello To Healthy Eating

Posted on December 14, 2010

The Children's Museum of Pittsburgh recently completed renovation of its Big Red Room Cafe. The renovated cafe is designed to focus on efficiency and offers a lunch menu that emphasizes ...

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The Children’s Museum of Utica Gets Into The Christmas Spirit

Posted on December 9, 2010

Visitors to the Children's Museum of History, Science & Technology in Utica, New York have a new exhibit to explore for this year's holiday season. The museum is now home ...

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The Stepping Stones Museum for Children Reopens

Posted on December 1, 2010

The Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk recently reopened its doors. Closed for three months for renovation, on Saturday, November 20th the museum hosted a grand reopening celebration, inviting ...

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New Children’s Museum and Affordable Housing in Harlem

Posted on November 27, 2010

Broadway Housing Communities, a nonprofit development organization, has teamed up with Harlem-born artist Faith Ringgold to create a children’s museum on the ground floor of a building with 124 affordable ...

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