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Recent years brought a major shift in kids’ interior design and aesthetic. By taking an increasingly cautious approach to decorating their children’s spaces, millennial parents enable the introduction of more sophisticated toys and designs on the market. More than ever before, design for kids is now visually appealing to both adults and their little ones, allowing products to blend seamlessly into the rest of the home.
Kids’ furniture, decor and toys are seen as an opportunity to nurture the connection between parents and their little ones. Toys are often designed with parents in mind, encouraging more engaged and inspiring intergenerational playtime. Seeking out what speaks to their inner child, parents are choosing refined color schemes and distinctively elegant shapes that can often be considered as art.
Once the kingdom of consumerist practices producing a devastating amount of waste, baby and children’s market is now turning to a more considered and conscious approach. Sustainability becomes the number one priority when it comes to kids’ design, and not only in terms of production and recycling.
Multifunctional and easily adaptable pieces that grow with the child and thus reduce the need for buying new things become the most sought after products for modern families. By reassuring parents that their choices are not just convenient (time-, money- and space-saving), but also environmentally friendly, smart kids’ brands and retailers are future-proofing their strategies for seasons to come.
If you are looking for an update on the popular kids' brands that are going to be relevant in children’s bedroom design in the year to come, check the list below.
The Swedish finest, Mrs Mighetto is a brainchild of two great friends Malin and Anna who create magical worlds and beloved characters for little ones. They recently celebrated five years in business and continue to amaze with new collections of prints, wallpapers, interior accessories, decoration and books.
Image source: Mrs Mighetto
A third-generation family-run brand from Russia, Raduga Grez takes great pride in creating wooden heirloom toys inspired by Nature. They see their toys as modern art, promoting engaged playtime for the entire family. Each piece is ethically crafted and produced in small batches.
Image source: Raduga Grez
Garbo and Friends is an exclusive Swedish manufacturer of kids’ bedding, wallpaper and tableware. Desaturated color schemes and retro floral designs create their signature understated look, equally appealing to both children and adults.
Image source: @emilyslotte
Image source: Garbo and Friends
For those who enjoy nostalgic, boho kids’ bedroom ideas bursting with heirloom pieces and romantic DIY solutions, Dekornik is a haven. Dekornik is the most recognizable Polish producer of wallpapers and stickers and its influence on the global aesthetic is only expected to grow.
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Image source: Dekornik
Elodie Details is a Swedish brand of high-quality fashion accessories designed to make life with children even more beautiful. Their recent collections feature innovative multifunctional products that are built to last and encourage upcycling. Elodie Details autumn collection, Le Petit Parisien, features a distinctive, yet very casual Parisian style with striking elements of Art Nouveau.
Image source: Elodie Details
Rafa-kids is a family studio based in Rotterdam, started with a mission to create playful, premium designs that will be loved by all generations od modern minimalists. All of their products were intended to suit the needs of their two boys and their ever-changing lifestyles.
Image source: Rafa Kids
Kaos develops Scandinavian designs that blend seamlessly in each room of the house. Focusing on functionality, Kaos not only makes flexible products appealing to the minimalists’ eye, but it also offers them at a fair price. Some of our favorites include a flexible modular system and Klapp foldable high chair.
Image source: Kaos
Specialized exclusively on sheets, Swedish linens offer high-quality, digitally printed linen with a punch of Swedish playfulness.
image source: @ella_and_tinyt
Image source: Swedish linens
In the world of screens and preprogrammed toys, the Wobbel board offers an exciting alternative. Its playful curve is an open invitation to move and be active while constantly reinventing the way to play. There is something incredibly enthusiastic about this open-ended toy that makes it irresistible to both parents and their kids.
Image source: @theramengirl
Image source: Wobbel
A Polish kids’ interior brand Moi Mili specializes in textile production. Offering a range of different products from cushions, garlands, playmats, canopies and tipis, Moi Milli creates a signature retro aesthetic full of dreamy leaves and shells.
image source: Moi Milli
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