12 Adorable and Inspiring Kids' Rooms

05/13/2015 11:12 am ET | Updated May 13, 2016

By Mackenzie Schmidt for Architectural Digest.


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Shelton, Mindel & Associates created this cheerful children's room for the homeowners' grandchildren; the yellow racing stripes and pair of matching CB2 stools provide an unexpected pop of color.


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Interior designer Peter Dunham created a whimsical children's room in this Beverly Hills, California, home of film producer Steve Tisch. The hand-carved canopy bed is from Hollywood at Home, Dunham's Los Angeles shop, and the headboard is upholstered in a vintage suzani.


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Talent agent Kevin Huvane enlisted designer Michael S. Smith and Ferguson & Shamamian Architects to update his historic Beverly Hills, California, residence. His teenage son Declan's room, which includes a colorful collection of sports paraphernalia, has a refined yet laid-back look.


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In her Manhattan duplex, designed by David Mann of MR Architecture + Design, magazine editor Darcy Miller Nussbaum created a whimsical mural, at left, for her daughters' playroom. Streamlined furnishings are paired with a floor-to-ceiling collage of family photos, and a rug custom made by Judy Ross Textiles.


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The bunk room in a Hamptons, New York, guesthouse by architects Leroy Street Studio and designer Thad Hayes provides plenty of space for visiting family and friends. The color-blocked Nurseryworks bunk beds pack a geometric punch in the otherwise serene space. (August 2011)


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At Will and Jada Pinkett Smith's Stephen Samuelson-designed home in Calabasas, California, daughter Willow's room is decorated in a fashion-forward, bohemian style. Plush pillows decorate the iron four-poster, which is draped with a canopy of patterned silk.


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Fashion designer Jenni Kayne's laid-back Los Angeles home, crafted by the architecture firm Standard, was designed with family in mind. In son Tanner and daughter Ripley's playroom, pint-size furnishings and a petite teepee mingle with custom-made storage cabinets, which house baskets filled with toys.


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The Steinman House, built in 1956 in Malibu, California, by architects Craig Ellwood and Jerrold Lomax, was restored by designer Michael Boyd for a young family. The children's room features a midcentury masterpiece of its own--a George Nelson Marshmallow sofa by Herman Miller, which is grouped with a cowhide rug and a trio of Jasper Morrison cork stools.


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For a family home in Hawaii, architecture firm Ike Kligerman Barkley and designers Ron Wilson and Joe Guidera created the ultimate girl's room. The space features a playhouse-like structure that contains bunk beds and a staircase with storage drawers built into the steps.


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In an Aspen, Colorado, vacation house that combines classic lodge and Craftsman styles, Arthur Chabon created a girl's room that embodies the all-American spirit of both. On one wall, a collection of artful crescent moons, miniature wooden chairs, and framed family photos add a personal touch.


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On Washington state's Mercer Island, architect Eric Cobb fashioned a modernist glass-and-concrete residence for an entrepreneur and his two daughters. In one of the girls' rooms, which features a desk chair by Arper and a rug by Pottery Barn, walls painted in Benjamin Moore's Capri Seas recall the lush greenery of the Pacific Northwest.


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In Darcy Miller Nussbaum's home, David Mann placed an Anthropologie lit à la polonaise fit for a princess in the center of a daughter's room.

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