We LOVE designing rooms for our youngest clients, but it’s not as easy as you think. Not only do you need to design a room for your child’s current needs and age, but also for the inevitable progression of their tastes and hobbies. Keep the following tips in mind to ensure a successful design that will grow with your child.
Mix sophisticated, timeless furniture with vibrant colors and patterns. Purchase upholstered furniture in versatile, solid fabrics. Swap out patterned pillows, bedding, and accessories to update or change the look of the room without starting over.
Avoid creating a theme room. Instead, choose a few colors, textures or prints from the desired theme to inspire your design. The boy’s room below takes on a nautical motif with bold stripes and tones of blue. Just add age-appropriate artwork and accessories to complete the look.
Above: Tolomeo Floor Lamp, Bookcase by Duc Duc, Chair by Serena and Lily, Bedding by Serena and Lily and Rug by Madeline Weinrib
Saturated colors are paired with classic upholstered pieces and girly patterns. A velvet rose settee works well with storytime or gossiping on the phone.