This Family Home in Taiwan is Every Kid's Dream

This Family Home in Taiwan is Every Kid's Dream

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Nancy Mitchell
Nov 18, 2015
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In most renovating projects, the things that make it to the top of the priorities list are things adults want: spacious modern kitchens and bathrooms, lots of light, bigger closets. But one family in Taiwan remodeled their kitchen with the needs of their smallest family members in mind.

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This Taiwanese couple turned to HAO Design Studio to create a combined kitchen/dining room that could also function as a playspace for their two children. They envisioned it as a space that would bring the whole family together, with the kids playing and exploring while mom and dad prepared meals. Besides a swing and a slide, there's also a lofted playhouse, accessed by a set of stairs built into a bookcase. Beneath the playhouse is a cozy reading nook.

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The playful feel of the space extends beyond just one corner: there's also a green chalkboard wall next to the entrance, where all the members of the family can exercise their creativity.

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Far from seeming cheesy or childlike, the resulting space is elegant and minimal, but with a whimsical appeal. And everybody looks pretty pleased with the results.

You can see lots more photos of the space (trust us, it's worth it!) at Dezeen.

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