Play Time: Kids' Bedrooms and Playrooms With Punch

Want to add fun—and style—to your child's space? Employ the bold colors and graphic lines of Gallerie and lay a design foundation early.

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July 21, 2017

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Budding Minimalist

Children's playrooms, bedrooms and creative spaces are great places to test out and bring the Gallerie trend into your home. The bold colors and graphic lines are a natural in children's spaces which work so well with a happy, fun vibe. While the color is high-octane, the lines of this room are fairly clutter-free. If your child is a neat-freak this sleek but satisfyingly bright room with a Stanley Kubrick, '70s edge, could be the perfect inspiration. This orange-and-white bedroom means every day starts with energy; the clean-lined furnishings and clutter-free design let the colors sing out.

Girl's Bedroom With Slide

This modern white bedroom keeps it fun with an indoor slide and colorful artwork which serves as a one-of-a-kind headboard.

A Polar Bear Shelf

Gallerie is all about punchy color and a sense of play. Here, blue and white striped walls in this contemporary kid's room add a youthful touch to the space. A plush, teal beanbag is a perfect place to relax while the polar bear shaped shelf adds just the right amount of fun.

Fun and Colorful Kid's Bedroom With Built-In Bunk Beds

This modern kid's room features built-in bunk beds with reading lamps, a streamlined paint treatment and a hanging bubble chair any kid would love. Gray lacquered floating shelves serve as nightstands for each bunk, while built-in drawers provide storage. A mod polka-dot rug pulls together the fun and colorful palette with its punchy Gallerie style.

Bright Bubble Chair

A bubble chair with red leather upholstery is suspended from the ceiling of this Upper West Side kid's room, forming a cozy, funky nook sure to inspire early readers. A striped wall treatment and multicolored rug offer a bright counterpoint to the brick and steel city views.

Get Graphic

Bright colors of chartreuse, orange and blue are combined with muted grays and blacks to create a fun, contemporary place for a kid to work or play.

Colorful, Whimsical Playroom in NYC

This contemporary playroom brings the outdoors in for a New York City kid, harnessing varying textures and bold colors to create a whimsical space. Colorful artwork gives a partial wall major punch and demonstrates how you can easily add color through artwork.

Gallerie for Less

Gallerie doesn't have to cost a fortune. Inexpensive plastic chairs in bright colors or vivid artwork are two great ways to bring this trend into a child's playspace. Colorful plastic chairs and a white table complete the look.

Rainbow Playroom

Candy brights distinguish this fun attic playroom. If the color seems too intense for your space, consider swapping out the colorful rug for something more neutral, or setting white or neutral furniture against the bold rug.

Bold Colored, Geometric Playroom

This playroom is tailored for two little boys and a little girl to feel welcome in. Bold, gender-neutral colors and design and plenty of storage and toys for boys and girls hanging on the wall make this playroom perfect for the pair of brothers and their sister.

Simple + Modern

Blonde wood and a clutter free space keep the emphasis on festive pops of color in this Gallerie-style bedroom.

Homework Space

Gallerie can also work with more traditional architecture with more traditional elements are kept white or neutral and the emphasis is placed on color. Bright complimentary colors pop against high gloss white in this fun kid space. The custom built-in was created to maximize storage and functionality while working with existing conditions for an intentional design. A door was closed up in the corner to give space for a symmetrical built in around the window. The countertop surface became the window sill to provide a seamless look.

Midcentury Modern Nursery

Nurseries don't have to be pastel-centered and light and bright. This sophisticated nursery features a palette of black and white accessorized by design-forward shades of turquoise and chartreuse.

Pretty Girly Nursery

A bold coral dresser is accented by gold hardware in this girl's nursery. Gold is carried throughout the space in the mirror, polka dots on the walls and accessories, creating a glamorous atmosphere. The blue graphic area rug grounds the space and adds style underfoot.

Neon Dinosaur Garland

Combine two hot trends with an easy-to-create animal garland. Erin Loechner of Design for Mankind purchased toy dinosaurs at a discount store, painted them in various neon colors, then attached twine and hangers for a cute kids' room accent. The neon paint brings bright accents to the room without having to repaint a whole wall and is an easy, clever DIY way to bring Gallerie hues to a kid's space without going full-out mod.

Bold Color Pops in Mod Bedroom

Clean white walls and furniture allow the vibrant orange, pink and green accents to take center stage in this modern kid's bedroom. A graphic rug and coordinating throw pillows bring movement to the space.

Modern Kid's Library

Low built-in bookshelves allow kids to pick out their favorite books without asking for help from an adult. Plush orange bean bags are a kid-friendly addition to this modern Gallerie-inspired library.

Fun, Bright Nursery

Illustrating another instance of blending Gallerie brights and some traditional elements, this neutral, adventure themed nursery is accented throughout with bold pops of color to keep the space fun and kid-friendly. Neutral, forest patterned wallpaper helps to bring the outdoors in, while bold hues of blue and green-nature's colors-help keep the space lively.

One Bold Design Element

This NYC Chelsea home features a reading tunnel illuminated with a colorful light to give it a cool modern edge perfect for the Gallerie look.

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