When your baby first comes home from the hospital often parents keep them close in a bassinet. Both of my boys stayed in the bassinet until they were three months old and then just did naps in their crib for the next few weeks. For this reason we had ‘sleeping stations’ in the form of play yards and bassinets set up in various rooms to make nap time more convenient. To help reduce with the amount of gear you have to buy for your baby, Oeuf NYC has created the Fawn crib, which will grow with your child.
Tag: "Modern Baby Furniture"
As smaller living spaces become more the norm we are seeing companies really take baby gear design to the next level by creating products that function as many pieces as opposed to just one or two.
With parenthood comes a lot of gear. Much of which has one purpose – for a very short time. Knowing this, Spanish company Guum created their mini bed for infants birth to 6 months but then added some additional pieces that allows it to live on for much longer in your home.
Parents who are looking for an eco-friendly, modern nursery may like Kukuu’s bird&berry collection. The basic element of the line is a stylised branch with berries onto which a bird lands. This cute detail paired with a large number of practical pieces, makes it a great option for families who want a clean, smart look for their kid’s rooms.
Contemporary furniture design house ducduc has teamed up with retailer Land of Nod to create the ducduc for Nod collection of nursery furniture. Handcrafted in the United States using sustainably harvested hardwood, all four pieces are modern, versatile and perfect for any decor.
When we first found out we were having twins, I couldn’t help but think where two of everything would fit in our small house. Two cribs, double the clothes, two bouncers, two swings, mounds of diapers. It was all a bit overwhelming! After searching for months we finally found the perfect cribs and dresser, one thing that was missing in our nursery was a glider.
For parents who are looking for modern, charming furniture for their baby, the Nesta Bassinet is the perfect solution. Created by new mom Heidi Schaefer, a NYC mom who needed a sleeping solution that fit her tiny apartment, the Bassinet served as her son’s sleeping space for 9 months.
While some parents don’t mind swings, bassinets and bouncers sprinkled throughout their house, others like sophisticated modern pieces that blend in with their design. Designer Lana Agiyan has clearly heeded the call and created a beautiful modern bed for newborns to dream in.
Gro Furniture founders, David and Aimee Singelyn, set about creating furniture that would not only be durable and functional, but also be a true heirloom piece. The first 2 cribs were built for their own children, and the design of these very cribs would then become the Gro crib.
Increasingly modern parents are on the look out for smart nursery furniture that can grow with their children and do double duty. The Spanish company, Alondra, has a convertible crib that doesn’t disappoint!
David Netto is a proud New Yorker living in California. Not only that, but he is also an interior designer and architectural historian of world renown, and also the “father of the modern nursery” or so the children’s store Giggle’s website will claim.