ISSUE 64  |  Loft Living

14 Children’s Swings for Indoor Play

March 19, 2013 1:30 PM

BY Alexa Hotz

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Gone are the days when the words “go to your room” had a negative connotation. With these kids’ swings (some in the bedroom, others in the living room), playing indoors is almost as good as out.

See what first sparked our interest in our previous post on Indoor Swings, and source a Carved Oak Rope Swing, the Hooks Fluorescent Swing (featured below), and the Original Tree Swing in our Shop section.

Above: An indoor swing in the Brooklyn home of Sophie Demenge featured on Martha Stewart Living; and spotted on Cup of Jo.

Above: Antique store owner Hitoshi Uchida’s daughter swings in the living room of their home in Kamakura, Japan; featured on The Selby.

Above: A makeshift rope swing in a living room photographed for Milk Magazine via LoveNordic Design.

Above: A swing in a San Francisco house photographed by Melanie Acevedo.

Above: An indoor swing made from rope and and an old block of wood from 101 Woonideeën.

Above L: A blue tire swing in Rebecca Robertson and Marco Pasanella’s NYC loft from Martha Stewart. Above R: A dowel rod hanging from exposed beams functions as a swing in the home of blogger Met Melk & Suiker.

Above: An indoor swing for children and adults alike. Photographed by Jeltje and first spotted on Emma’s Design Blogg.

Above: A tire suspended from a red rope; photograph by Patrik Hagborg for Sköna Hem.

Above: A fluorescent hook swing from Instant Hooks Swing from Belgium.

Above: A bright green swing in a boy’s bedroom spotted on My Ideal Home.

Above: A swing a girl’s bedroom in Amsterdam; photograph via Welke.

Above: A trapeze-style swing hangs over a reindeer skin rug in a children’s room in Denmark via Nordic Bliss.

Above: A classic rope swing in a boy’s bedroom in Mill Valley, California. Photograph by Dustin Aksland for Dwell.

For more inspiration visit a gallery of 249 Children’s Rooms and our previous post: 15 Radical Kids’ Climbing and Sliding Spaces.