There is something utterly special about dollhouses. They are authentic wonders, and seem to hold perfect little lives in them – they are great toys, sure, ready for all sort of adventure to happen inside them, but they are also amazing objects, that hold their fascination intact much after you’ve grown up.
Ancient, new, designed by architects, made by artists and moms: here are five amazing ones, for you to dream of them in utter awe.
1 – Queen Mary’s Dollhouse
Sir Edwin Lutyens was one of the most prominent architects in the 1920s. So much so that he designed and planned a city, and not just any city: he planned built New Delhi, in India. But he wasn’t only interested in huge cities, he could work very well in small spaces too – very small, like Queen Mary’s Dollhouse.
You know what’s the best part of this amazing dollhouse? The library! It’s full of real, tiny books. The dollhouse is at Winsor Castle and can be visited through a virtual tour here. [read more]