Bright, textured chairs and a mural make a hangout space the energetic spot it deserves to be for kids and teens. The modern lounge chairs and sofa table have softened and curved edges. The spiraling hoops on the chandelier are eye-catching and fit with the circular elements in the mural and seating. The room by Jo Rabaut Designs, Southface and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta was in a Southeastern Designer Showhouse.
Kid art all over the walls, a loft and a slide (yes!) fill this playroom with whimsical energy. The loft also maximizes use of the space as beneath it, there's enough room for a play kitchen and storage.
The narrow space in this studio apartment is made functional with stylish storage solutions, floating shelves, and multipurpose furniture. The colorful eclectic accessories dress up the space and give it added personality.
Awash in cheery color, this foyer tricks the eye by hanging a large painting of a room above the console. The bright palette of the artwork is picked up in the rug and striped accent pillow making the space itself a compelling still life.
Dorm Room Gallery Wall With Adhesive Photo Strip Mounted Mixed Artwork Featuring an Assortment of Patterns and Color
Use removable adhesive photo strips rated for 5 to 15 pound items to ensure the artwork will stay put on a gallery wall without using nails. Be sure to allow the strips to cure according to package directions before hanging artwork. The mix of pattern and color in the displayed art adds vibrancy perfectly suited to a lively dorm room design. Mixing framed pieces with unframed pieces adds shape and dimension.
Mediterranean Hallway with Antique Blue Side Board
This hallway gives off a Mediterranean vibe with its Grecian blue antique side board and stone-like candlesticks. Stone sculptures of white flowering plants in distressed pottery sit on either side of the table, while a painting on the white brick wall provides a colorful finishing touch.
"The Pack family of five wanted a room where everyone could hang out, watch movies and play games," explains designer Lindsey Hayes. This cozy, colorful playroom is now the perfect space for the family to convene.
This playful bar is as quirky as it gets — glasses with colorful stems are arranged on a shelf backed with bright mosaic tile, lime green barstools are upholstered in cowhide and the ceiling is painted hot pink.
These homeowners needed a fun space that both their little boys and little girl could play and feel welcome in, so designers created a space full of bold, gender neutral colors and a design that focused on gender neutral, geometric shapes. With plenty of storage and toys for boys and girls hanging on the wall, this playroom is perfect for the pair of brothers, their sister and their parents to enjoy.
Dorm Room Takeover Desk Decoration With Salmon Throw Blanket, Wall Paper Desk Top and Colorful School Supplies
Gold and white floral removable wallpaper breathes instant life into this standard dorm room desk. The chair is dressed up with a plush throw blanket and multicolored accent pillow. Cute notebooks and school supplies add color and pattern making them useful and decorative.