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The best kids’ furniture and decor, from cribs to rugs

When it comes to good design, start ’em young

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Kids’ rooms present a problem for design-savvy parents: You want safe and functional furniture that will be flexible enough to grow with your tyke—and attractive, too.

Luckily, companies across the United States and around the world have set out bring playful, well-designed cribs, rockers, rugs, baskets, and more to discerning parents and their little ones. We’ve rounded up some of the best kids’ room decor options, from some retailers you should know.

Heirloom Wicker Bassinet, RH Baby, $429
This rustic bassinet, fashioned out of woven wicker, sits on a base that includes a storage shelf hidden by a washed linen skirt—snap up the linen bedding to match.
Tulip flat weave rug, Aimee Wilder, $384.99
A tulip pattern jazzes up this 4' x 6' flat-weave rug.
Pompom hamper, Pehr, $80
Have you ever managed to find a hamper that isn’t soul-crushingly boring? This is that hamper—or toy truck wrangler, or beach gear holder, or whatever storage unit your toddler’s room needs, but that your toddler wants to dump out and play with because: pompoms.
The Jungalow mobile, Etsy, $230
This metal-leaf mobile is the result of a designer collaboration between Justina Blakeney and Chuck Kubba. A matte-black finish creates a floating shadow effect.
Ami bassinet rocker, Nursery Works, $849
A powder-coated-steel frame and pastel upholstery make this ergonomically designed rocker beautiful and comfortable. It also converts into a double-seater when the time comes. Also available in gray, beige, and light green.
Heritage rug, Land of Nod, $249–$699
Bright colors transform this traditional pattern into a playful piece for a kid’s room.
Flying elephants mobile, Land of Nod, $79
Knit elephants take flight in this cute mobile.
Acapulco Rocker, Innit Design, $403.99
Good for use indoors and out, this rocker is a fit for the parent dreaming of a family vacation to Oaxaca.

Market editor: Kelley Carter
Photo editor: Audrey Levine
Photo intern: Renee Zhou


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