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Max’s Modern Blues


Being 8 months pregnant and running after a wild 2 year old is no excuse for the delay. Here is a peek at Max’s nursery in our New York City pied-a-terre and how we made him comfy and happy in his home away from home.

Design Inspiration

We wanted Max to have a bedroom and bathroom that are decorated appropriately for a 2 year old yet modern and stylish.  The Espadrille fabric for the rocker and the Flor carpet tiles set the tone that we wanted: cool and fun.

Decorating Style

We like playful prints, colors, and a clean look.

Project Details

Paint: Benjamin Moore, CEILING: Reference AF 15, WALLS: Reference  2049-60
Custom Pottery Barn Rocking chair, Fabric: Espadrille from Donghia
Carpet Tiles: FLOR carpet
Trundle bed: The Land of Nod
Modern Bedding: Gio Aqua from Dwell Studio
Table: Giza table from Argington
Chairs: Seggiolina chair from Magis
Changing table: Sparrow from Oeuf
Crib: Sparrow Crib from Oeuf
Wall sticker: Custom design from ApplePie Design for GWdesign
Bathroom Wall tiles: Original composition by Cesi tiles for GWdesign
Bathroom Rug: Transportation from Dwell Studio
Plumbing: Axor by Hansgrohe

Favorite Items

Oh, there is so much that we like. I really love the custom fabric that we used on the rocking chair. It’s just so fun and unique. I also like the Dwell Studio bedding that we used on the crib and twin bed. We had custom designed wall decals to match the animals from the bedding and cool aqua color scheme – that was a fun touch too.


Yes, this project was a collaboration with our interior designer.  GWdesign from New York ( is a full service interior design firm. They specialize in high end residential projects nationwide (and beyond), with a very personalized and friendly approach.

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  1. avatar admin says:

    Bathroom Decor For Kids | Beta says:

    December 6, 2009 at 12:18 am  

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    Bedroom Contemporary Furniture says:

    October 12, 2009 at 7:51 pm  

    The more sites I visit the more I realize that most of them don’t live up to their promise, but this one is different. I love it. Thank you for the Modern Blue Nursery | Project Nursery posting. Cindy Kerr.

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    Bathroom Decor For Kids | Project Nursery says:

    May 27, 2009 at 10:32 pm  

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    Melisa says:

    May 14, 2009 at 6:31 am

    I love ALL the blues. I can’t wait to come see this room in person!