Interior Design

Dream Rooms for Children: Inspiring Spaces for Sleep, Study, and Play

Dream Rooms for Children presents excellent designs for kids' rooms, featuring stylish spaces created by well-known designers, parents, and even the kids themselves.

Dream Rooms for Children takes children's spaces with creative seriousness. Whether for a newborn, toddler, first grader, or teenager, the rooms shown here enrich the experience of childhood and, much like a child's imagination, offer endless possibilities. Full of design ideas, these interiors show us how we can make the most of all our current time at home by creating spaces that are functional and multipurpose while remaining stylish and livable.

Showcasing work by top-notch designers, including Kelly Wearstler, Charlotte Moss, Alessandra Branca, and Nate Berkus, among many others, these inspiring rooms offer a diversity of styles, from modern to formal to whimsical. Whether for a single child or for several children, whether it's a high-energy space for hanging out with friends or a soothing dreamy escape from the world, each room creates a vision of childhood at its best. In addition to nurseries and bedrooms, the book explores playrooms and studies, illustrating clever solutions to typical design problems and showing how to integrate sleep, study, and play into one space.

With stunning photography and imaginative rooms for every taste and budget, Dream Rooms for Children is full of practical tips and ideas, as well as quotes by the designers themselves, empowering you to create stylish, functional, and fun children's rooms of your own.

About The Author

Lifestyle and design author Susanna Salk has written many books, including the successful Be Your Own Decorator and Dogs and Their Designers. She also hosts (and coproduces) the "Quintessence At Home With" video series on YouTube featuring visits with leading tastemakers.

  • Publish Date: March 16, 2021
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Category: House & Home - Decorating & Furnishings
  • Publisher: Rizzoli
  • Trim Size: 9-1/2 x 9
  • Pages: 240
  • US Price: $50.00
  • CDN Price: $67.50
  • ISBN: 978-0-8478-6708-0


"Design writer (and one of the people behind the popular @quintessence Instagram) Susanna Salk showcases inspiring children’s rooms from designers such as Charlotte Moss and Nate Berkus, and shares tips and tidbits for designing your own kids’ rooms, in her new book Dream Rooms for Children." —ELLEDECOR.COM 

"All of the rooms in this book bring fresh high-style and creative design ideas for rooms dedicated to the youngest members of the household, and some interesting and clever options you can use in any room! Dream Rooms for Children takes kid's spaces with creative seriousness. Whether the room is intended for a newborn, toddler, first grader, or teenager, the rooms shown throughout the 240 pages of the book show the endless possibilities of imaginative design." —COLOR OUTSIDE THE LINES

"When I was asked to review this book, dream rooms for children: inspiring spaces for sleep, study, and play, my answer was yes with a capital Y! I know of many of the designers featured, far too many to name in this review, and I am in love with the rooms they have created. I can assure you that you will find a room in this book that you will love! The bright and calm colors, the beautiful textiles and fabrics, the stunning wall shows, the collected and created furnishings, and the lovely art all come together in a magical way. This is a book you can’t miss, from the baby’s nursery to the teenager’s and adult’s rooms. I just can’t say enough!" —SPLENDID SASS

Author Bookshelf: Susanna Salk