The Modern Baby: Part Two
For even more nifty nursery ideas, we checked in with the owner of online children's emporium fawn&forest and modern parent, Summer Robertson. Fawn&forest was founded two years after the birth of her first child, in part because she was disatisfied by the baby and nursery things on the market. Below, we chat about the "modern baby movement" (it's a thing) and her advice for nursery newbies.
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- Babies happen. They can even happen in a modern home. And not only can infants fit in, they can provide just the excuse to take modernism to a different level.
- After Utah-based nursery furnishing company Oilo garnered praise in The Modern Baby: Part One, co-founder Annalisa Thomas offered to share her favorite nursery products and tips as well.
- A few modern ways to kit out a baby's room (no pastel versions of classic toys included).
Hanging mobiles make for merry little children, and these delicate designs will delight the kiddos and brighten up their rooms. Designer Heather Frazier cuts these, along with garlands, wall hangings, and other paper goodies, in her Portland, Oregon, studio, and she can also do custom orders for more adult affairs like weddings and parties.
- Infant brand Oeuf has been celebrated by celebrities and design magazines alike for its sophisticated yet whimsical products for children.
- "That rug really tied the room together," says Walter Sobchak in the Big Lebowski.
The simplest and cutest trivet I've seen in a while, from the Danish company Ferm Living. A chain of cork balls on a raw leather string—so simple, so clever. Plus, affordable!
- With considering the ever-expanding children's market in the modern design realm, the plethora of visitors, tiny people, and exhibitors at The Modern Family Zone at Dwell on Design was not surprising…