Architect Visit: Children's Rooms Roundup by

Issue 35 · Modern Design for Children · August 29, 2008

Architect Visit: Children's Rooms Roundup

Issue 35 · Modern Design for Children · August 29, 2008

Here's a roundup of some streamlined children's spaces by some of our favorite architects and designers. Note how the spaces usually involve a modern pendant light and a midcentury chair—an Eames rocker, a Platner chair, a Saarinen womb lounger.

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Above: A blue and green boy's room in Brooklyn, by Steven Harris Architects.

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Above: A single wall painted red, by Brooklyn-based Delson or Sherman.

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Below: Architect-friendly furniture from Oeuf.

Above: A woodsy nursery in New York by Will Meyer of Meyer Davis.

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Above: A child's room by Shelton, Mindel & Associates.

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Above: A green and pink girl's room in Manhattan by Deborah Berke & Partners.

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Above: A child's room in LA by David Netto Design.

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Above: Clever built-ins maximize space in this architect-designed room.

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Above: A Calder-esque mobile punctuates this child's space by Lisa Mahar of Kid-O.

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Above: A bedroom in Moscow for three boys, by Kate Hume.

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Above: Another children's bedroom by Lisa Mahar of Kid-O.

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Above: A bedroom in a New York loft by Deborah Berke & Partners.

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Above: A hardworking homework space by Japanese architects Takeshi Hosaka.

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Above: A study space with plenty of shelving opportunities by Platt Dana Architects.

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Above: A neutral room with orange accents by Steven Harris Architects.

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Above: A playroom by Tel Aviv–based Liani Pritzki.

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Above: Built-in architect-designed bed from Living Etc.

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Above: A playroom in Manhattan by Diana Kellogg Architects.

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Above: A nursery in Brooklyn features a rocking chair from Thos. Moser, a Tord Boortje light fixture, and the B Blanket from DucDuc.

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Above: A children's playroom from the portfolio of Gentl & Hyers with a Paul Smith–designed carpet for the Rug Company.

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Above: A children's playroom with built-in captains beds.



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