What is Ideal?

Ideal is a carefully curated shop composed of unique, design-conscious gifts and accessories. The objects we choose are creative, authentic, and refined. They are inspired by the vision of talented artists and designers from around the world.

Our store was formed with our own ideal in mind: that shopping should always be a personal and thoughtful experience.

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Tuesday, July 13, 2010

MoMA Modern Kids

Wonderful new playthings from the Museum of Modern Art are now in the shop...here's the MoMA Modern Playhouse.  Fun for kids and grownups, alike! Create a delightfully modern house with this innovative set of modular nesting boxes. Aspiring architects and designers of all ages can create modern spaces, arrange furniture and accessories, and pack it all up to go.

Publisher: Chronicle Books
Includes: 6 nesting boxes, 8 mix-and-match furniture pieces, 12 removable vinyl clings, and endless possibilities. 
Price: $19.99

Modern Play Family

Publisher: Chronicle Books
Dimensions: 4-11/16 x 4-11/16 x 3/4 in; 4 punch-out cards, 12 vinyl stickers, full-color throughout, ages 3 and up 
Price: $12.99

This stylish press-out family includes 5 people, a cat, a dog, a doghouse, and over 150 mix-and-match vinyl cling clothes! Use this set to populate your MoMA Modern Play House.


Lacing Shapes

Publisher: Chronicle Books
Dimensions: 6-3/4 x 8-1/2 x 1-3/16 in; 10 cards: 5-1/4 x 6-1/2 in; 11 laces, shrink-wrapped, full-color throughout, ages 3 and up
Price: $14.99

These unique lacing cards teach shapes, colors, and textures and develop hand-eye coordination with striking design and photography. Bright, colorful cards with die-cut shapes can be laced alone or laced together into a book or a piece of hanging art. 

 String-Along Books

Publisher: Chronicle Books
Dimensions: 3-1/4 x 3-1/4 x 8-3/4 in; 10 books, each book: 2-1/4 x 2-1/4 in, 10 pages, full-color throughout, ages 3 and up
Price: $18.99

Inspired by classic stringing bead toys, this innovative collection of 10 books in various shapes develops motor skills while introducing color, shape, and pattern in a wonderfully playful way. Children will have hours of fun reading this set as books, playing with them as blocks, or stringing them as beads.


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