Collection by Jacqueline Leahy

Dwell's 8 Favorite Playrooms


In these kid-friendly rooms, design is more than mere child's play.

Built-in shelves and a changing table...
In a Boise home, a former closet was transformed into a double-height library, complete with a reading nook and a...
Writing on the walls is encouraged by the magnetic slate chalkboard from Claridge Products.
The kids’ rooms were designed to let the littlest Brenners express their own tastes.
Only a set of sliding doors separates the kids’ room from the master bedroom in a Toronto, Ontario, home.
Eve works at the desk in her double-height bedroom.
Moe stands in front of the circular opening between the living area and the sleeping/bath quarters.
Ella's bedroom sports walls covered in polka dots that JJ hand-cut from fabric.