Most Family Friendly Space

Imaginative rooms that work hard and play hard (all while looking fabulous!).

And the award goes to... Jordan Iverson, winner of the most family-friendly space category.

Jordan Iverson

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Transitional Multipurpose Game Room With Concrete Floor

The vibe of this transitional multipurpose room is relaxed and inviting thanks to a blend of contemporary furniture, rustic accents and industrial finishes. A dartboard and foosball table offer fun gaming options, while a TV stands at the ready for movie night. A neutral color palette gives the room an open feel.

Transitional Game Room With Barn Door and Wood Wall Panel

From foosball to darts and reclaimed wood to concrete floors, this game room has it all. Doubling as guest quarters during winter months, the inviting, neutral space is usable year-round.

Reclaimed Wood Wall Panel & Sliding Barn Door in Game Room

A rustic sliding barn door and reclaimed wood wall paneling add character while being functional components of a game room's design.

Floating Vanity Opens Up Small Contemporary Bathroom

A custom-built floating vanity with a vessel sink provides a clean look in this small, neutral contemporary bathroom. The pocket door helps to save space, keeping the entry open while freeing up floor space.

Snack Bar & Storage in Transitional Poolhouse

Just off the pool deck, this utility space is stocked with a beverage fridge, custom cabinetry and Caesarstone countertops. The transitional space's light gray walls complement the dark cabinetry and floating shelves.

Gail Wright

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Neutral Contemporary Living Space With Sectional and Blue Graphic Rug

In this 600-square-foot home, the living area doubles as an entryway and serves as the family’s main gathering space. A graphic rug anchors the seating area, and a roomy sectional sofa is covered in a durable, neutral fabric. Glass-topped wood cubes are lightweight and versatile as a coffee table.

Neutral Transitional Living Room With Color and Pattern

Cube-shaped bunching tables combine to form a coffee table, and a metal urn doubles as a spot to hold a drink in this compact family-friendly living room. In the 600-square-foot home, the living area doubles as an entryway and serves as the family’s main gathering space. Graphic textiles, including a throw pillow and area rug, add visual interest.

Open Gray Media Console in Neutral Contemporary Living Space

Because the front door opens into the main living space of this 600-square-foot home, designer Gail Fedela custom-designed a slim entertainment console that wouldn’t obstruct the entryway. Hardwood flooring and neutral walls unify the compact, family-friendly spaces.

Antique Wooden Oars Used as Art in Neutral Living Space

A set of antique wooden oars hangs as artwork on one wall of this living room, representing the family’s love of the outdoors and being on the water. A sectional sofa with a chaise at one end is covered in a durable, family-friendly fabric. Graphic textiles provide visual punch.

Neutral Contemporary Entryway With Metal Urn and Yellow Flower Pot

A metal urn topped by a colorful potted plant delineates the entryway of this compact family home. The front door opens into the living room of the 600-square-foot house, which serves as the family’s main gathering space.

Will Adams

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Streamlined Modern Kitchen With Bright Red Oven

A cherry-red oven and neutral walls complement the modern streamlined cabinetry in this open kitchen. The large island and matching cabinets and floating shelves offer ample storage in the modern space.

Neutral Modern Kitchen With Red Oven, White Island and Wood Wall

A crisp white island and matching shelves and cabinetry serve up ample storage in this modern kitchen. The open, neutral space is anything but boring thanks to a bright red oven, large pendant lights and an eye-catching wood wall.

Neutral Modern Kitchen With Large Stainless Steel Refrigerator

An extra-large stainless steel refrigerator ensures that plenty of food is on hand in this modern family-friendly kitchen. Crisp white cabinetry, floating shelves and a matching island brighten the neutral space.

Neutral Modern Kitchen With Stark White Island

This bright modern kitchen is the hub of the family home, stretching between the breakfast nook and open living room, and right around the corner from the dining room. A stark white island and nearby floating shelves and cabinet add stylish, functional storage to the neutral space.

Modern Breakfast Nook With Built-In Benches

Built-in benches and a small table make this space perfect for quick, informal meals or evening homework. Natural light from two large windows eliminates the need for a bulky light fixture. The benches are topped by vivid chevron-patterned cushions, which add a nice dash of color to the neutral space.

Beth Bourque

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Nautical Nursery With Blue Ceiling and Whale Mobile

This charming nursery is decked out with finishes and furnishings that are practical for a little one but also versatile enough to grow along with the child. Hand-picked accessories are nautical without being kitschy: a whale mobile, graphic lobster pillow and red marine light fixtures.

Traditional Crib With Nautical Sheet, Life Preserver Pillow

A dark wood crib anchors the design in this nautical-inspired nursery, complete with a life preserver pillow and lobster print crib sheet.

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Kid's Nautical Bedroom With Bookshelves and Storage Bench

A corner of a white and blue nautical-themed nursery boasts open bookshelves and a comfy storage bench. Both of these kid-friendly storage options make playtime (and cleanup) a breeze.

Nautical Children's Books on Open Bookshelves

Nautical-inspired books were added to mounted bookshelves in this nursery. The open shelves allow for book covers to stand alone as art, keeping more traditional art pieces out of reach for little hands.

Photo By: Jessica Delaney Photography

Susana Simonpietri

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

This spunky, modern kid's room on New York's Upper West Side 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.

Fun Kid's Room With Chalkboard Wall and Hanging Bubble Chair

An Eames chair, a modern desk and a chalkboard wall blend to form a great space for kids to let their imaginations run wild. A hanging bubble chair is a tempting spot to read, and contemporary shelves store books and toys. A polka-dot rug ties together the room's palette and adds a fun finishing touch to the contemporary space.

Kid-Friendly Chalkboard Wall

Children are encouraged to draw on the walls in this bedroom space, thanks to the easy-to-clean chalkboard painted wall. Red stripes frame the chalkboard space, matching the energy of the room's young occupants and relating the feature to the boldly colored furnishings in the space.

Hanging Bubble Chair With Red Leather Upholstery

A bubble chair with red leather upholstery is suspended from the ceiling of this Upper West Side kid's room, forming a fun, 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.

Alisha Gwen

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Bold Black Contemporary Teen Study With Green Accents

The dark walls of this study are painted in black chalkboard paint, allowing its young users to doodle while bringing drama to the space and making accent colors pop. With its big, graphic rug and range of seating options, the room has space for lounging, studying, TV viewing, gaming and more.

Efficient Storage and Green Accents in Teen-Suited Study

Built-in desks and a sleek window seat are painted bright white, popping against the dark, chalkboard-painted walls of this contemporary playroom. Bold patterns and fun colors create an inspiring space for growing kids to study, watch TV and hang out with friends.

An Inspiring Study Built for Teens

Graphic patterns and bold colors set the tone for this fun, funky and functional teen study. A hanging bubble chair and red shag pouf offer unique seating options. Dark walls make the white millwork and electric-green accents pop, while a mod pendant from IKEA creates cool shadow play on the citron-colored ceiling.

Hanging Bubble Chair in Contemporary Study for Growing Kids

A hanging bubble chair paired with groovy curtains creates a fun and funky spot for young adults to read, study and hang out with friends. Dark walls make the electric green accents pop.

Bold Color, Fun Modern Lighting in Kids' Green Study

A mod white pendant light from Ikea creates cool shadow play on the citron green ceiling of this fun, contemporary playroom. The room serves as a study and hangout for young adults, with fun fabrics, efficient storage and plenty of space to play, work and relax.

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