Our friends over at The Design File asked us to weigh in on the shared bedroom for brother and sister. We put together a few top tips for achieving a pulled together, gender accommodating room. Here is a snippet of what we had to say:
“Due to economic conditions, space constraints, the popularity of multiples or a desire to maintain an urban lifestyle, more families than ever are making sibling shared rooms work. However, good design to appease both sexes can be a challenge. What to do when he wants Spiderman and she wants Hannah Montana?”
Tip 1: Coordinate your kids’ bedding. Create a sense of unity within the room by using the same bedding designer or similar patterns such as stripes or polka dots in gender specific color combinations.