The homeowners wanted a stylish, gender neutral nursery that would feel welcoming and soft, so designers created a monochromatic space that is sophisticated and comfortable for both parents and baby. Soft bedding fills the crib, and a plush rug covers the floor. To make the space personal, designers added the child's name in letters covered in wool above the crib.
With black trim around the windows and a chic faux-fur chair, this corner of the room feels stylish yet comfortable. A houseplant offers some shade from the morning light, allowing for easy reading, and accentuates the room's tall ceilings.
A black-and-white rhino mural from Wall + Deco makes a fun statement in this boy's nursery, which is grounded by neon yellow floors. A low sofa and contemporary rocker create a space for relaxing and playing.
A little girl will feel all grown up in this gorgeous bedroom featuring graphic wallpaper. Orange-red nightstands add a punch of color next to the decorative black headboard. Floral pillow cases and a monogramed throw pillow layer color and pattern for a playful twist.
Girls will love the extra storage space in this makeup vanity. Black and white stripes carry from the walls to the ceiling, complementing the light blue vanity. A full length mirror covers an entire wall so the girls can see their style from head to toe.
Playful Midcentury Modern Nursery Features Gray Furnishings & Yellow Accents
Not the nursery we grew up with, Pattern Play is a result of the client’s love of graphic patterns and color. This long room lacked architectural features. What seemed like a negative became the perfect playground for the offbeat mix of patterns, texture and color. The main challenge in the space was a balancing act on how to make all these patterns and colors work. In this corner of the room, designer Karen Wolf used mustard yellow as a powerful accent color against the black and white wallpaper and gray furnishings.
Tricks of the Trade:
1. Create a focal point in the room.
2. Pop your accent color at least three times around the room. Note the mustard yellow.
3. Ground your space with neutrals to provide a place for the eye to rest. (Crème shag and gray Jim Thompson textured wallpaper).
4. Use black, white or gray. There is always a place for these classic colors. Ferm Living Half Moon Wallpaper.
5. Change up scale of patterns. Medium sized wallpaper print, large stripes and small bedding prints.
6. Mix up the patterns: Circles, Stripes, Brushstrokes, Chevron, Ditsy, Solid and Abstract.
7. Throw in an unexpected color – Red art.
8. Play with sheen and lustre, high to low.
9. Have fun and let yourself go. Design is a layering process and sometimes you need to delayer, start over and layer again. Mistakes happen and that is OK.
Contemporary Black, Gray, and White Master Bedroom
A grayscale palette ranging from snowy white to deep onyx works perfectly in this glamorous master bedroom. Reflective surfaces, such as nailhead trim on the stools and headboard and mirrored ball pendants above the bed, add luster to the luxurious mix.