The Case Study House No. 8 Inspires the Eames House Blocks

By: Meghan Young - Published: Jan 22, 2013 • References: neatoshop & neatorama
The Eames House Blocks offer the perfect alternative to traditional building block toys. Inspired by the Case Study House No. 8, which was built in 1949 by Charles and Ray Eames, the wooden blocks have been decorated with the specific details of the structure, which was incredibly modern before its time and still stands at the 1.4-acre property in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of Los Angeles.

Instilling an appreciation for architecture at a young age, the Eames House Blocks can replicate the building to a tee or, if children are feeling particularly creative and imaginative, they can be rearranged to form something completely new. The other sides of the blocks feature additional prints to avoid boredom. Stats for Architecture-Inspired Building Toys Trending: Older & Mild
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