ISSUE 20  |  Outdoor Living

Steal This Look: Martha McQuade’s Modern Children’s Bedroom

May 18, 2010 10:15 AM

BY Sarah Lonsdale

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Minneapolis-based Martha McQuade (an architect and clothing designer) created this modern children's bedroom with a worldy theme (we like the black world map above the bed and the wooden blocks of New York buildings) for her son; the look is easily recreated with the following pieces shown below. N.B. For more ideas, go to Architect Visit: Children's Room Roundup.

Above: Photos via MWM Workbook.

Above: Eames Rocker; $479 from Design Within Reach.

Above: Ludde Sheepskin Throw; $39.99 at Ikea.

Above L: Alvar Aalto Artek 60 Stool; $250 from Unica Home. Above R: Fado Table Lamp, $14.99 from Ikea.

Above: Slabang Alarm Clock; $12.99 from Ikea.

Above: World Map; $84.50 from Ferm Living.

Above: The Braxton Trestle Desk is $149.99 at Amazon.

Above: The Lack Wall Shelf from Ikea keeps clutter off the desktop, $29.99 from Ikea.

Above: New York City in a Bag by Muji; includes eight wooden structures (including MoMA's original 1939 building, the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, the Statue of Liberty, and the Guggenheim Museum) and six wooden cars; $15 at the MoMA store.

Above: Store odds and ends in a suite of Burken Jars; $4.99 from Ikea.

Above: Magnetic Strips by Three by Three; $9.95 from Amazon.

Above: Birch Argington Ayres Twin Bed; $630 from All Modern; companion under-bed storage drawers or trundle also available. Available in birch, ebony, or white finish.

Above: Blue and White Large Gingham Check Bed Linen; £52 from Toast.

Above L: Ugly Doll Big Toe 8-Inch; $10.99. Above R: Ugly Doll Ice Bat 12-Inch; $19.88.