3 Modern Apartments with Chic Rooms for the Kids

When a stylish couple wants to settle down and start a family, it can be a challenge to marry the design ideas of the adults with the needs of a child. In the three apartments featured in this post, designers have found a way to do just that. A playful kid’s room need not fall victim to a deluge of toys. Rather, choosing the simplify and keep things organized while incorporating playful, colorful, and interactive elements will make a space that is fun for the children and still attractive to the adults. Take a look at the three apartments below to get ideas for your own family space.

Visualizer: Espace Team  

An open living room with clean lines doesn’t need a ton of space to feel big.

Indoor plants always brighten up a space that is otherwise largely neutral

When the living area flows into the dining room, everything feels bigger and it is easy to entertain.

Natural wood features give an otherwise modern space a bit of a rustic feeling.

Incorporating a child’s bedroom does not have to mean sacrificing design, as seen here.

The cozy sleeping area easily accommodates sleepovers with its sectional design.

Opposite the sleeping cubby is a drawing wall, inspiring creativity in anyone who comes into the room, as well as a unique table lamp that adds a pop of color.

For the parents’ room, the theme bends towards tropical.

A leafy accent wall provides the perfect backdrop for an Eames House Bird replica.

The wood beam ceiling is another natural, yet modern, element.

Designer: Nataly Solovey  

This next home also features the spacious flow of an open floor plan.

An overstuffed sectional sofa in the living room is positively inviting for parents, children, and guests alike.

Using custom shelving to create a divider wall is creative and practical.

The design here goes to show you don’t need a mansion to have a cute (and useful) kitchen island.

Even a smaller home can have room for a home office if things are arranged right.

Nothing makes an otherwise empty corner inviting quite like a comfortable reading chair.

Dining pendant lights help to define the dining space within the kitchen area.

Vibrant green chairs at an
extendable dining table add life to the neutral color scheme in the dining room.

Moving into the little girl’s room we get pretty pops of pastel pink.

A pint sized teepee is a perfect hideout for kids of all ages.

Despite the color scheme, this room doesn’t get too girly.

Many bedtime stories are sure to be read on this beautiful plush pink sofa.

And every little girl should be encouraged to dream.

Of course, dreams won’t get you too far if you don’t have place to study.

The purple from the little girl’s room carries over into the accent throw in the master bedroom.

Gray and purple make perfect bedfellows. The unique bedroom pendants that dangle overhead are the Secto Pendants by Seppo.

A simple platform bed keeps the room looking sleek.

Smaller spaces call for an absolutely organized closet.

Tiled bathroom walls give a warm, unified feeling.

The neutral colors throughout the bathroom make it feel comfortable and zen, which is exactly what you want.

You can see in the floorplan just how well the space is utilized in this design.

Architect: O.M. Shumelda  
Designer: O.M. Shumelda  

In this final apartment for a small family in Lviv, a large dog sketch takes center stage in the living room.

The yellow sofa and striped rug give the design a chic feel while custom wall storage adds practicality.

Lucite dining chairs are highly modern and make the space that much more open.

A white and wood kitchen is perfect this the amount of sunlight streaming in.

The kids’ room here features a unique double desk for twice the homework.

Sleek wood floors are stylish while also easy to clean.

A unique bed from and kids night light bring a sense of childhood wonder into the space.

The parents’ room has its own sense of playful that many white bedrooms might not accomplish.

Track lighting is modern and creative in this bedroom setting.

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