Carpet & Home
888 Broadway, near 19th St., 6th fl.
881 Broadway, near 19th St., 1st fl.
ABC carries well-known brands like Plain Jane and Kindling,
but it’s the European imports that really stand out.
There are scores of reforested wood pieces finished with kid-friendly
water-based paint, so your youngster can chew away without
fear. An innovative bunk bead breaks down to become two twin
beds for a more versatile room ($2,395), and dressers ($1,195)
have separate changing trays ($195) that can be removed as
your little one gets less and less little.
715 Amsterdam Ave., near 95th St.
This filled-to-the-brim emporium of functional baby goods
also carries an impressive selection of bunk beds (from $699),
dressers (from $399), and armoires from high-in-demand brands
like Pali, Ragazzi, Sorelle, and Bonavita.
||Custom Furniture Panting
||Paint Your World
Robin Weiss aims to spark kids' imaginations by
transforming their bedroom furniture and walls into
fantasy worlds. Trompe l'oeil, expressive animals,
and partially hidden faces are just a few of her
1305 Second Ave., near 69th St.
Bellini has more choices than Rome has pastas. Choose a name,
pattern, or theme, and you can blitz an entire room with it,
from nursery and preteen furniture to bed linens, lamp shades,
hand-painted tables, and frames. Of course, such bombardment
doesn’t come cheap: Wooden Italian cribs star at $550,
and dressers at $485.
200 Lexington Ave., near 33rd St., Showroom No. 433
This trade showroom is open to both designers and the public
(by appointment only). All styles of furniture are available
as long as it’s high-end, including traditional, Swedish,
French, and cottage-style, as well as fabric, chandeliers,
wallpaper, bedding, and artwork (from $350). Most pieces are
available in a variety of colors and finished. A classic princess
bed will run you about 43,500, and a chandelier for that really
sophisticated child is about$1,500.
106 Ferris St., at Coffey St., Red Hook Brooklyn
Featured in the ICFF and previously sold at MoMA, architect
Roberto Gil’s plywood pieces for kids are painted with
bright colors and can be easily assembled. His recent creations
include a contemporary crib ($500) with matching changing
table ($400) and cabinets ($350). For custom-made loft beds
(from $1,800), visit Gil’s sawdusty atelier in Red Hook.
By appointment only.
55 W.17th St., near Sixth Ave.
Specializing in iron, brass, and cherry and mahogany wood
beds since 1855, Charles P. Rogers offers beautiful twin trundle
for kids. This fall’s favorite is a classy cottage trundle
with a black or white hand-forged iron framework for $599.
33 W. 17th St., near Sixth Ave.
This two-story showroom offers five choices of solid woods
in dozens of color finished. Regular beds ($399-$1,200) and
bunks ($599-$2500) can be built with trundles and storage
drawers. A stately full-overfull bunk is $1,499; dressers,
toy chests, and desks are also available. Bookends made with
real NFL footballs ($59) and quirky lamps (check out the life-size
doll as lamp stand, $299) add spunk to your kid’s bedroom.