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Putting the posh into playtime

Putting the posh into playtime

You could be forgiven for thinking that this is a real house. Well it is, sort of. The only difference is that this house is a fraction of the size of what a real house is. This is just one of the homes on offer from New York-based Brinca Dada, makers of sophisticated, modern and intelligent dollhouses. The benefits? Well for one, your living room floor will look a lot tidier. 

Brinca Dada describe themselves as: “A team of people who believe that toys don’t need to be noisy or flashy to be exciting...toys should be beautiful and fun. That’s why we design toys that parents love to look at and children love to play with. Remember to share.” 

Take a scroll through their list of houses and you’ll see that even the houses are described in real estate speak. Take the Emerson House below for example: 

“Newly listed, the Emerson House is the perfect home for the modern family. The home has six rooms including a living room, kitchen, library/office, master bedroom, bathroom and child's bedroom. With its large, open floor plan and floor-to-ceiling windows, the Emerson House enjoys year-round sunlight. The modern house features many extras including mitered-glass corners, two fireplaces, sliding glass doors, solar panels, and recessed LED lights. Finally, the house is easy on the environment with only non-toxic and lead-free wood stains and paints.” The solar panels really work by the way— they're used to power the LED lights.

Of course no home is complete with out people, and Brinca Dada offer the “modern family” (below) as suitable tenants. 

“The Modern Family is sleek, minimalist, and striking; the dolls' beauty is only matched by their equisite functionality. Not only are they posable and fully articulated, the dolls' biceps and calves flex realistically. The Modern Family turns playtime into an art.” 

You can also fit-out the house with some sleek’n’ tiny furniture. So how much can you expect to pay for such divine dwelling? The Emerson House retails at US$299 (NZ$403). You can find more HERE.   

The Emerson House recently picked up the award for ‘Most Innovative’ at the Eco-Choice awards, for its working solar panels and CARB-certified wood and acrylic.

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