Entries in children's rooms (52)
A renovated Art Deco apartment in Darling Point, Sydney, home to Kate Nixon of Busatti Australia and her family, is full of charm and character as well as the beautiful Italian fabrics that Nixon imports. A neutral palette allows for accents of pattern and colour to take the limelight while delightful vignettes provide the eye candy.
The headline says it all. We don't feature children's rooms very much on the blog. I guess it's because neither Kim nor I have any of our own. I'd like to say that if I did I'd love a room like this for them but truth be told I would have loved a room like this for me growing up. You see I've got a thing for slides. L’habitació d’en Guillem by Bracelona-based interior designer Marta Castellano. (You can see more of her work here.)
Photography by Davide Pellegrini
What do you do when the parents want no colour and no fuss and the kids are talking parakeet hues and bunnies for the bedroom? There may be a compromise but definitely not in the style department. Love this New York City loft by Monique Gibson. A fabulously family home for all.
Man, do I ever wish I had a place to hang out in that was this cool growing up. I'm going to bet this teen suddenly became a VERY popular kid when this project was completed. What can only be described as the ultimate 'man cave', Inhouse Brand Architects has converted the unused lounge area of a Fresnaye (Cape Town, South Africa) residence into an industrial-inspired dream pad for the family’s lucky teenage boy and his friends. Polished concrete flooring encompasses the entire room and sets the foundation for the interior scheme.
Another striking design feature comes in the form of a grandiose, curved timber wave that cascades from the ceiling down to the floor to create an extraordinary zone for watching movies. This “wave" is crafted out of steel fins that are clad with timber and lit up with three LED strips. It is kitted out with surround sound to produce a genuine movie theatre experience.
Next to the bar and adjacent the timber wave is comfortable booth seating. Framed with timber and upholstered in inviting shades of indigo, this nook provides an enticing 'chill' spot.
A fully functional concrete skate bowl plays a major part in the design. To embellish this remarkable feature, emerging South African street artist, Jack Fox, applied his signature illustrations to the walls surrounding the bowl.