Kids and Family

Cool spaces designed for the wee modernists among us.

Design Historian Michelle Millar Fisher Views This 1950s Innovation as a Turning Point for Parenting
Design Historian Michelle Millar Fisher Views This 1950s Innovation as a Turning Point for Parenting
The historic breast pump she bought on eBay is now featured in an exhibit called “Designing Motherhood” at Philadelphia’s Mütter Museum and Center for Architecture and Design.
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Plugged-In Parenting: Expert Advice and the Latest Wave of Devices
We gathered a list of new gadgetry for growing families and organized it around common threads—from security to creativity.
A Smart Bassinet and Better Baby Monitor Are Providing Parents With Peace of Mind in 2022
Also hear from Priya Patel and Esther Beke of Brooklyn-based interior design firm 4|MATIV, who are on a mission to make school environments more tactile and hands on.
Icelandic Mom-Turned-Entrepreneur Eyrún Eggertsdóttir Designs a Doll to Mimic Neonatal Biorhythms
Icelandic Mom-Turned-Entrepreneur Eyrún Eggertsdóttir Designs a Doll to Mimic Neonatal Biorhythms
A new wave of devices proposes to improve how kids experience the world, striving to support everything from sleep quality to balance and coordination.
The Tech Entrepreneur Behind Coursera Is Now Designing a Better Online Classroom
And—on the product front—new conduits of communication and emotional intelligence are designed to make kids feel closer at a time when so much in our lives is remote.
Landscape Architect Meghan Talarowski Is Making Playgrounds Less Predictable—and Kids More Resilient
Plus, check out the best new products focused on inspiring creativity in children—from storytelling and bot building to music making.
Former Toy Designer Dan Judkins Is Tackling Tech for the “Fourth Trimester” of Pregnancy
These technology companies have developed new gadgetry for the body and the mind—from eating well with ease to learning to meditate from an adorable turtle.
How to Decorate a Stylish Kids’ Room, According to the Founder of a Beloved Maternity Brand
Ariane Goldman—the founder, CEO, and mom behind HATCH Collection—reveals her top picks for furnishing a kid-friendly room that doesn’t sacrifice aesthetics.
40 Impossibly Adorable Pieces Your Modern Nursery Needs
Our top picks for baby will have you asking: “Do these come in my...
25 Stylish Nursery Finds for Less Than $100
Cozy cribs, diaper pails, board books, and tasteful storage accessories—check out these budget-friendly nursery products for your little one.
These Modern Parents Show How Invaluable Technology Can Be
These Modern Parents Show How Invaluable Technology Can Be
As founders of a thriving design collective and parents to three young children, Matthew and Jesse Hufft have their hands full, to say the least.
20 Inspiring Children’s Books for Earth Day
You can encourage environmental awareness all year long with the right reading material.
West Elm Just Launched More Than 200 New Pieces of Kids’ Furniture
Decorate for your babies, children, or teens with a range of stylish new products by the beloved home furnishings brand.
How to Create the Perfect Modern Nursery, According to a Maternity Expert
We asked Courtney Klein, the founder of Storq, to dish on the stylish essentials you’ll need to outfit your baby’s space.
How to Design a Room That Grows Up With Your Kids
Creating a children’s space that won’t be instantly outgrown is all about finding the fun in functionality.
A Mom of Three Masters Chic Child-Friendly Design at Her Family’s Home in Rotterdam
Parent and interior design newcomer Eva Goedegebuur’s Scandinavian-inspired home proves that good design is for kids and adults alike.
Designers’ Tips for Creating a Productive Remote-Learning Space for Kids
For little ones attending class online, a well-designed space can make all the difference.
This Tiny Modular Cabin Is Just for Kids—and We’re Totally Jealous
Koto’s first children’s cabin combines minimalist design and sustainable materials with flat-pack perfection.
Watch How This Danish-Style Farmhouse Unites a Family With Nature
A Michigan family of six builds their Scandinavian-inspired dream home, complete with large spaces to match their playful personalities and walls of glass to bring the outside in.
51 Helpful Gifts for Rockstar New Parents
Ease their transition into parenthood with these sweet gifts.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Fun-Filled Kids Rooms
These playful homes from the Dwell community have perfect spaces for petite humans.
16 Delightful Kids’ Room Ideas You’ll Definitely Want to Steal
Admit it—you’d love a ball pit in your house.
This Chinese Kindergarten Takes Play Seriously With an Outdoor Climbing Wall
Formerly a musty warehouse, Lion International Kindergarten in Guangzhou boosts creativity with airy, inviting interiors.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Charming Kids’ Rooms
These petite bedrooms and playrooms prove good things do come in small packages. Take a peek at our editor's favorite modern kids’ rooms from the Dwell community this week.
These 8 Toddler Room Ideas Will Make You Want to Be a Kid Again
When designing a bedroom or play space for your growing child, let your imagination run wild to encourage learning and curiosity.
12 Playful Pieces of Art to Instantly Liven Up Your Kid's Room
Guaranteed to radiate positivity, these fun pieces will easily make your kid's room come alive, while also enhancing your little one's creative spirit.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Adorable Kids' Rooms
These colorful, light-filled bedrooms and playrooms are fun-sized design inspiration. Our editor's top picks of the week feature creative kids' rooms that spark the imagination.
Products We Love: Snake Blocks
Watch us try out an old-school plastic toy that's been reinvented in tactile wood.
Spend an Unforgettable Night in Denmark's New LEGO House
LEGO and Airbnb have teamed up to offer some lucky winners a night in an architect’s dream house filled with 25,000 LEGO bricks.
Foster Your Child's Creativity With These Modern, Architectural Building Toys For Kids
Many parents find themselves constantly searching for creative and well-designed building toys for their children.