• Shop This City: Nursery & Kids Furnishings

    The second installment of our Shop This City directory.

    By Allison Wimer

    Photo Credit: DwellStudio

    ABC Carpet & Home

    All of ABC’s artisanal goods have cultural origins, sourced from all over the globe with a mind toward reducing carbon footprint. It’s dedicated Home & Planet line particularly delights design- and sustainability-conscious families alike. abchome.com

    Allyn Howard
    If your walls need a little whimsy and cheer, look no further than the Allyn Howard’s Brooklyn studio, where she’s been painting customized murals and artworks for both nurseries and children’s rooms since 2003. allynhoward.com

    Argington
    With backgrounds in architecture and art, it’s no wonder that furniture from designers Jenny Argie and Andrew Thorton are tastefully clean and simple. Check out their organic bedding options for worry-free sleep. argington.com

    BasicGrey
    If cookie cutter nursery rooms bore you out of your mind, hop on over to BasicGrey, which revels in all things quirky. Its children’s wall art, storage barrels and swaddling arts are practically modern art. basicgrey.com

    Behr’s Superstore
    With over 30,000 square feet of baby and children’s furniture, this Long Island megastore offers one of the largest selections in the Tri-State area—and the friendly and well-informed staff is always ready to come to your navigational rescue. behrsfurniture.com

    Bellini
    Bellini’s award winning furnishings combine modern day features with old world craftsmanship to create furniture that is both practical and beautiful. Best of all, their convertible products grow with the kids to last the family a lifetime. bellini.com

    Bograd Kids
    Along with offering luxury furnishings and designer bedding, this premium retail store provides customers with design consultations and floor plans at no extra charge. The pre-curated designer rooms quickly offers busy parents everything they need. bogradkids.com

    Casa Kids
    Proudly made in Brooklyn, Casa Kids contemporary furniture collections are designed for utility and durability so they last through the years. Better yet, everything is designed with small spaces in mind—perfect for urban apartments. casakids.com

    California Closets
    The design consultants at California Closets are miracle workers at finding ways to make everything fit. Their adjustable set-ups make transforming age-appropriate furnishings a breeze. californiaclosets.com

    DwellStudio
    This wholesale designer, most loved for its bold patterns and rich textiles, recently opened a store in Soho. Head on in for bedding, rugs, and more with their very own personality. dwellstudio.com

    Kid’s Supply Company
    Lauded by the likes of The New York Times, this store serves up a range of baby, kid, and adult furniture collections featuring green, eco-friendly products. kidssupply.com

    Iglooplay
    Talk about creating learning opportunities. Inspired by the idea that play is essential in development, this company’s products feature a rich variety of sculptural shapes, materials and colors. iglooplay.com

    IKEA
    Need a bed on a budget? Not a problem in nearby Red Hook, Brooklyn, where the well-known Swedish IKEA offers modern furniture at a low price. Tip: you can reward patient little shoppers with scrumptious Swedish meatballs. ikea.com

    Lisa Williams
    If you’re among the ranks of those who find clowns to be creepy creatures, former graphic designer Lisa Williams has more pleasant solutions for your wall. Her animal-centric murals are made with kid-friendly acrylic paint to and are customized for your room. welybom.com

    Lucky Duck & Friends
    English Artist Pippa Scott uses a big splash of colors to create a unique collection of cheery, whimsical animal paintings that capture the joys of being a child. LuckyDuckandFriends.com

    Mini Jake
    This modern children’s store in Williamsburg offers a vast selection of nursery and playroom furniture, décor, and toys that is sophisticated yet playful. minijake.com

    Netto Collection
    Amongst the first to delve into stylish design in kids furniture, David Netto prides himself on using only sustainably harvested wood and non-toxic finishes to create safe furnishings that aren’t restricted to a pink-and-blue palette. davidnettodesign.com

    Oeuf
    Launched by a dynamic French/American duo, this brand offers sustainability-minded European manufactured furniture at a low price—without sacrificing its key principles of quality, practicality and function. oeufnyc.com

    Posh Baby & Teen
    Selling only the safest children’s furniture for a wide range of ages, this Staten Island store even offers delivery and assembly service for outer borough families. poshbabyusa.com

    Raymour & Flanigan Furniture
    This popular furniture chain boasts a variety of styles from classic to contemporary (but never out-dated) with a quick three-day delivery turnaround. raymourflanigan.com

    Resource Furniture
    Resource is about form as well as hybrid function—beds with fold-out desks, expandable tables, and sofa with secret storage all boast chic, contemporary looks. resourcefurniture.com

    Restoration Hardware Baby & Child
    One of the fastest growing brands in children’s furnishings, Restoration Hardware’s produces classy designs for dreamy nurseries, timeless bedrooms, and more. rhbabyandchild.com

    Sam Simon
    For that special personal touch, New York City artist Sam Simon creates beautiful murals as well as hand-paints children’s rooms. samsimonprojects.com

    Spoiled Rotten Too
    Forget the mundane at Spoiled Rotten Too, a whimsical Long Island boutique that hand-picks designer furniture for babies & kids. The in-house painters make their heirloom offerings truly one-of-a-kind. spoiledrottentoo.com

    Target
    Going on 50 years, this popular retailer continues to offer attractive furniture at even more attractive prices. If you don’t want to wait for shipping, make a visit to the two-year-old store on 116th Street. target.com

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