ISSUE 26  |  London Family Life

Children’s Rooms: Toy Houses from Brinca Dada

June 29, 2011 5:30 PM

BY Meredith Swinehart

Spotted at ICFF: toy houses and matching era-appropriate furniture, perfect for the modern family, from NYC-based designers Brinca Dada. The Emerson House, the company's first, is a model home with six rooms, two cut-stone fireplaces, sliding glass doors, and recessed LED lighting powered by rooftop solar panels, inspired by Richard Neutra's Kaufmann Desert House and Gary Cooper's home by A. Quincy Jones. The Bennett House, a De Stijl-influenced townhouse full of asymmetrical lines and rectangles, is set for release later this year.

Above: The Emerson House, built at 1:18 scale with remarkable detail, is $329 at Velocity Art & Design.

Above: Stylish enough for adults but meant for kids, the dollhouse is made to withstand the rigors of childhood play.

Above: Crafted with non-toxic, lead-free wood stains and paints, Emerson House is easy on the environment and safe for kids.

Above: The dollhouse features enviable floor-to-ceiling windows and a floating staircase.