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Category Archives: Modern Nursery

The best deal ever from Stokke!

If you’ve been keeping an eagle eye on our blog (and if you have, thank you!), you may remember that back in 2009, we touted the “Best Stokke Sleepi Promotion Ever,” in which Stokke offered free mattresses for the Stokke Sleepi System. Naturally, as with any brand we love, Stokke is always stepping up their game, so we’re pleased to ... Read More »

Fairfield Grand Opening Spotlight: Bloom Baby

Are you planning the design for your nursery? Then whether you realize it or not, in your studies, you’ve seen quite a bit of Bloom Baby. Their gorgeous eco-friendly cribs have a way of popping up in stylish nurseries everywhere, from SoHo lofts to Tori Spelling’s house. The archives at our friends Project Nursery’s page are studded with Bloom cribs, ... Read More »

Drool spotlight: Nuna products beyond be-“Leaf”

European companies typically launch into the American baby gear market with one signature product that’s visually striking and functionally unique. The most obvious example is the Bugaboo Frog, which brought on the era of the luxury stroller, but we could also point to the Beaba Babycook, or the striking Babyhome Emotion Stroller, or the signature high chairs from Stokke and ... Read More »

Project Nursery: Boston weekend is coming soon! Spotlight on Monte

Leading up to our Project Nursery: Boston weekend, we’re profiling participating companies. Get to know our nursery brands, and find the furniture and accessories that are perfect for you! As you learn more about our family of nursery brands, you may note a theme: high-end furniture designers tend to start a business because they can’t find the exact products that ... Read More »

Project Nursery: Boston weekend is coming soon! Spotlight on ducduc

Leading up to our Project Nursery: Boston weekend, we’re profiling participating companies. Get to know our nursery brands, and find the furniture and accessories that are perfect for you! Sometimes, all it takes to start a company is wanting something and finding that there’s nowhere to purchase it. Philip Erdoes of ducduc explains the inspiration for the company at Prendismo.com: ... Read More »

Skip Hop wows with bright ideas

Skip Hop was showing off a ton of new products at the ABC Show, including one that’s jaw-dropping in its brillance and simplicity. Crib bumpers have been the subject of some scrutiny this year, and many parents are looking for alternatives. To answer this, Skip Hop created the Complete Sheet – a sheet that has a simple pattern on the ... Read More »

The Perfect Nursery: Q&A With Interior Designer Rachel Reider

Your baby’s room should be a soothing, restful place for you as well as your child. We asked interior designer Rachel Reider for tips on creating a peaceful space for sleeping, nursing, diapering, and growing. Q: What’s the first step in the nursery room design process? I would recommend going through magazines and catalogs and pulling images of spaces you ... Read More »

Day 10: phil&ted’s Nest

Everyone has their own sleep styles, patterns, and positions. In the US and Europe, we mostly sleep in elevated beds with blankets and pillows. In Japan, about half of the population sleeps in a Western-style bed, while the rest sleep on flat futons on the floor. Various hunter-gatherer societies sleep either on leaves, on thin mats, or on the bare ... Read More »