Spice up your kid’s portable library with age-appropriate comic books and graphic novels. Nathalie Laitmon, publisher of Suburban Misfit Mom, recommends the Big Nate books, Diary of a Wimpy Kid and the go-to classic Batman.
To create a kids' nook that complements the living room design, modern chairs with durable, ribbed fabric were brought in along with a modern coffee table and an easily accessible library of kids' books.
The homeowners wanted a space where their grandkids could let go and be kids, so designers added a playroom with a great library of books and a giant LEGO wall. A small table gives the kids a place to play, while storage bins anchored to the walls keep the toys organized.
Residents can enjoy the various concierge services such as heated lap and social pools, a Hammam spa, nail salon, library, fitness center, children's indoor and outdoor playroom, 24-hour valet and secured parking and more.
With multiple work and homework areas, as well as central table for crafts or building projects, the bright and airy home office is designed as a creative workspace for both parents and kids. A rolling library ladder adds an extra level of storage to the space.
A vintage table and chair set purchased from a Rochester, NY-area library furnishes a dining room in the family's home. A replica bubble pendant, which was originally designed in 1952 (the same year the home was built) is installed above the table. Open shelving is outfitted with decorative cookware and children's toys.
This is a multipurpose room designed to be a home library with occasional use as a dining room. The room is about the art of the mix; the look is modern with Asian influences, providing serenity with interest. The homeowners use the space for studying with their children at night and formal dinner parties on the weekends.
A second bedroom offers a place for little ones to rest after long days canoeing, skiing or just playing on the beach. Built for two, the room offers a palette with a few brighter hints, all while maintaining the overall sophistication of the home. Playful elements like the miniature stag head pair with the individual reading lamps and a small library to make a comfortable space for kids to sleep or just spend some time playing.