Never, Never, Never Grow Up



or some of us it was a refrigerator box, for others, it had all the bells and whistles. But, whatever it was, there's no denying that everyone loves a Fort!

crazy forts
This fun game lets you build your own fort structure and either cover it with sheets or not!
crazy forts
This fun game lets you
build your own fort
structure and either
cover it with sheets
or not!

www.amazon.com
recycled rocket
This refrigerator box-inspired rocket gives your little one room to use their imagination, and hey, they can even decorate it to their liking!
recycled rocket
This refrigerator
box-inspired rocket
gives your little one
room to use their
imagination, and hey,
they can even decorate
it to their liking!

www.bynature.co.uk
Bazoongi teepee
This Native American themed teepee is a fun and colorful way to brighten up a playroom!
Bazoongi teepee
This Native American
themed teepee is a fun
and colorful way to
brighten up a
playroom!

www.amazon.com
cardboard playhouse
Wouldn't it be great if anyone could change the color of their house on a whim? Kids get to have all the fun!
cardboard playhouse
Wouldn't it be great
if anyone could change
the color of their
house on a whim? Kids
get to have all the
fun!

www.coolkidsfurniture.com
pacific play tent
Not exactly intended for camouflage, this screaming neon tent is a fun toy that no one will miss!
pacific play tent
Not exactly intended
for camouflage, this
screaming neon tent is
a fun toy that no one
will miss!

www.amazon.com
tank teepee
Unlike the previous neon colored tent, this teepee IS meant to camouflage. It might be the perfect place to hide trying to dodge chores!
tank teepee
Unlike the previous
neon colored tent,
this teepee IS meant
to camouflage. It
might be the perfect
place to hide trying
to dodge chores!

www.rosenberryrooms.com
koja tent
Who needs air conditioning when you have this igloo tent on hand?
koja tent
Who needs air
conditioning when you
have this igloo tent
on hand?

www.ikea.com
paintable teepee
Every artist has a muse and why not have amusethat you can play in? This paintable teepee is any budding artist's dream!
paintable teepee
Every artist has a
muse and why not have
amusethat you can play
in? This paintable
teepee is any budding
artist's dream!

www.rosenberryrooms.com
Marrakesh tent
Get the royal treatment in this Moroccan-inspired play tent! And by royal treatment, we mean milk and cookies of course.
Marrakesh tent
Get the royal
treatment in this
Moroccan-inspired play
tent! And by royal
treatment, we mean
milk and cookies of
course.

www.amazon.com
mushroom house
This whimsical play tent is sure to leave a lasting impression on everyone.
mushroom house
This whimsical play
tent is sure to leave
a lasting impression
on everyone.

www.amazon.com
<span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 17px;">You're never too old to play<br />
with doll houses, especially<br />
when it's a technicolor<br />
dream-home envisioned<br />
by a world-class art and<br />
architecture duo.</span>
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You're never too old to play
with doll houses, especially
when it's a technicolor
dream-home envisioned
by a world-class art and
architecture duo.


<span style="font-size: 11px;">"The Kaleidoscope House came out of our shared interests in domesticity and in particular the changing practices of home and family. Our individual work in photography and architecture has focused on these issues, and the promptings of our respective children have often figured in our thinking. Clearly, there is a need for a new dollhouse in the family playroom. Our hope is that The Kaleidoscope House with its sliding transparencies and changing aspects will view give a colorful view into new playful possibilities."</span><br />
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"The Kaleidoscope House came out of our shared interests in domesticity and in particular the changing practices of home and family. Our individual work in photography and architecture has focused on these issues, and the promptings of our respective children have often figured in our thinking. Clearly, there is a need for a new dollhouse in the family playroom. Our hope is that The Kaleidoscope House with its sliding transparencies and changing aspects will view give a colorful view into new playful possibilities."

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<em>Kaleidoscope House #1</em>, 2000, digital flex print, 16 x 24 inches
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Kaleidoscope House #1, 2000, digital flex print, 16 x 24 inches

PHOTO : Laurie Simmons
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 âI expected viewers<br />
 <span style="font-size: 28px; line-height: 28px;">to believe </span><br />
 that they were<br />
 entering a real place<br />
 that really existed,<br />
 a place where<br />
 <span style="font-size: 24px; line-height: 24px;">time stood still.â</span><br />
 <span style="font-size: 12px;">âLaurie Simmons</span></p>
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Kaleidoscope House #10</i>, 2000, digital flex print, 16 x 24 inches
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“I expected viewers
to believe
that they were
entering a real place
that really existed,
a place where
time stood still.”
—Laurie Simmons




Kaleidoscope House #10
, 2000, digital flex print, 16 x 24 inches

PHOTO : Laurie Simmons
<i>Kaleidoscope House #4</i>, 2000, digital flex print, 16 x 24 inches
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Kaleidoscope House #4, 2000, digital flex print, 16 x 24 inches

PHOTO : Laurie Simmons
<i>Kaleidoscope House #TBD</i>, 2000, digital flex print, 16 x 24 inches
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Kaleidoscope House #TBD, 2000, digital flex print, 16 x 24 inches

PHOTO : Laurie Simmons
<i>Kaleidoscope House #TBD</i>, 2000, digital flex print, 16 x 24 inches
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Kaleidoscope House #TBD, 2000, digital flex print, 16 x 24 inches

PHOTO : Laurie Simmons
<i><em>(left) </em>Kaleidoscope House #12</i>, 2000, digital flex print, 16 x 24 inches; (right) <i>Kaleidoscope House #TBD</i>, 2000, digital flex print, 16 x 24 inches<br />
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(left) Kaleidoscope House #12, 2000, digital flex print, 16 x 24 inches; (right) Kaleidoscope House #TBD, 2000, digital flex print, 16 x 24 inches

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PHOTO : Laurie Simmons
<span style="font-size: 11px;"><font face="Century Gothic, sans-serif">The Kaleidoscope House was conceived and designed by artist Laurie Simmons and architect Peter Wheelwright for <u><a href="http://www.bozart.com" style="text-decoration: underline; color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" target="_blank">BOZART TOYS</a></u>. Simmons is known for dollhouse imagery in her photographic work. Wheelwright, Chair of the Department of Architecture at Parsons School of Design in New York City, is known for his residential work, which has been extensively published both nationally and internationally. Bozart Toys is a company established to provide museum-quality visual artists with an opportunity to design creative, non-violent, artistic and FUN toys for children.<br />
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The Kaleidoscope House was conceived and designed by artist Laurie Simmons and architect Peter Wheelwright for BOZART TOYS. Simmons is known for dollhouse imagery in her photographic work. Wheelwright, Chair of the Department of Architecture at Parsons School of Design in New York City, is known for his residential work, which has been extensively published both nationally and internationally. Bozart Toys is a company established to provide museum-quality visual artists with an opportunity to design creative, non-violent, artistic and FUN toys for children.

MORE HERE [>]


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