my space by liya mairson
my space by liya mairson
aug 06, 2010

my space by liya mairson

‘my space’ by liya mairson

liya mairson a recent graduate from shenkar institute for engineering and design has sent in images of her project ‘my space’. the cardboard folding play area is designed for children aged 3-6 based around a pop-up technique.

‘my space’ has been developed specifically for small apartments which lack the space for a play room. when closed it uses minimal space and can be stored behind a door or under a single bed.

my space by liya mairson

my space by liya mairson

my space by liya mairson

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  • great idea love it says:

    B-RIC design says:
  • iHouse

    Dr. Design says:
  • I would buy it.

    ckd says:
  • how long will it last?? my nephew would break it in about 5 minutes unles it is super strong cardboard

    ll says:
  • This is great, love cardboard structures, any user testing? How does children spilling juice suit it?

    Hermione says:
  • me encanta!

    lorena says:
  • I have to agree with “III” and “Hermione ” any parent would or rather should know what kids are capable of, like going berserk. 🙂

    Love the “design” through an artistic point of view but if you want to think like an Industrial designer or Architect you should do some user testing.

    Chap says:
  • a copy of “villa julia” by Magis….

    cuccador says:
  • i dont think so, its far more versatile than villa julia you can create another house daily. i really love the idea and the design!

    margelous says:
  • would love it even more if it were made from recycled materials and soy inks! That way if and when the kids “tear the house down” says:
  • I really like this. Reminds me of when I was a kid and we’d end up playing with the box a toy came in instead of the toy. I hope it’s durable cardboard. I wonder how much it would cost?

    sumabot says:
  • i want one when can i buy it?

  • This is what I would have loved to have as a kid.

    w.n. says:
  • the cardboard is durable and built to last, its totaly recyclable (using water based colors).
    my zone is supposed to age with the child creating a more personal feeling.
    [url=] liyamairson [/url]

    liya says:
  • beautyful, but i think the designer doesn´t have kids.
    some parts look too vulnerable for 3 year old kids.
    But i love the idea and construction.

    roberto says:
  • Great idea, to take this from home on holiday or any other place will be comforting for younger children being in strange and new surroundings.

    Paul (Johannesburg South Africa) says:
  • Great idea! ( : says:
  • great. Can i buy it?

    Sofia Amaral Pereira says:
  • awesome.. where can I buy it?

    Patrick says:
  • i would love to buy it too!!

    kaipei says:
  • Can’t believe Ikea haven’t already thought of this – but they must be a good bet for selling the concept?

    Jules M says:
  • this will last pretty good. yeah, some of the fold-out parts will get torn off, but a hot glue gun will soon fix that.
    I built a simple cardboard play house for my son from flimsy boxes some Ikea furniture came in, and though it got broken it was easily fixed, and has lasted a year already. He’s 2 and a half now.
    I figure the kids will be bored of this before it’s completely destroyed, and at least this can be recycled unlike 90% of the awful plastic cr*p out there for kids!

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