Dollhouses dressed by your favourite shelter magazine

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Oct 15 2010

Curbed National was launched in conjunction with Operation Dollhouse on 23 September 2010. Curbed sent out five identical dollhouses to editors-in-chief of Lonny, Elle Decor, Architectural Digest, House Beautiful and Dwell.

The Dollhouse, via Curbed, September 2010.

The Dollhouse, via Curbed, September 2010.

Operation Dollhouse was such a success with each shelter magazine producing totally individual and creative responses!

Architectural Digest’s creation:

Architectural Digest's version to the Curbed Dollhouse Challenge

Architectural Digest’s version to the Curbed Dollhouse Challenge

Architectural Digest's version to the Curbed Dollhouse Challenge

Architectural Digest’s version to the Curbed Dollhouse Challenge

Very ingenious. Dressing the dollhouse from without: wrapping the house and transporting it!

House Beautiful’s answer:

House Beautiful's version to the Curbed Dollhouse Challenge

House Beautiful’s version to the Curbed Dollhouse Challenge

House Beautiful's version to the Curbed Dollhouse Challenge

House Beautiful’s version to the Curbed Dollhouse Challenge

House Beautiful's version to the Curbed Dollhouse Challenge

House Beautiful’s version to the Curbed Dollhouse Challenge

Sticking the back of the walls with interior photos cut from their magazine and wrapping the furniture with the texts from the magazine.

Lonny’s inspired response:

Lonny's version to the Curbed Dollhouse Challenge

Lonny’s version to the Curbed Dollhouse Challenge

Lonny's version to the Curbed Dollhouse Challenge

Lonny’s version to the Curbed Dollhouse Challenge

Lonny's version to the Curbed Dollhouse Challenge

Lonny’s version to the Curbed Dollhouse Challenge

Beautiful rendition using dollhouse furniture with black and white stripes.

Elle Decor’s vignette:

Elle Decor's version to the Curbed Dollhouse Challenge

Elle Decor’s version to the Curbed Dollhouse Challenge

Elle Decor's version to the Curbed Dollhouse Challenge

Elle Decor’s version to the Curbed Dollhouse Challenge

Elle Decor's version to the Curbed Dollhouse Challenge

Elle Decor’s version to the Curbed Dollhouse Challenge

Similar treatment to the Lonny version.

Dwell’s Editor in Chief Saw Grawe was overseas, but he still manages to impress!

Dwell's version to the Curbed Dollhouse Challenge

Dwell’s version to the Curbed Dollhouse Challenge

What a unusual take… a completely artistic response to the challenge! I love.

How fun this must have been!!!

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