Playful Kids' Rooms Designs

Some designers may pooh-pooh the idea of consulting with kids before designing their rooms, but these designers don't. Seven experts weigh in, offering eight ideas, on how you can use the young mind to help you come up with a great design.

Orange Boy Bedroom

Let Personality Dictate the Design

ASID member Natalie Umbert says a child's room doesn't have to fit into the general design scheme of the home; it can be its own entity. Let your child's imagination and personality bring out the design characteristics. No need to use traditional boy-girl colors. What does the child like? Use those colors, instead. This room, designed for a five-year-old boy, incorporates his interests and is sophisticated enough to grow with him as he ages.

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