A kid's dream or style chaos? Children's room planning with mood board

From the experts at Studio Belize® - Design Studio for Children's Products:

Decorating a child's room can be an exciting and creative experience. It is an opportunity to take into account the child's personality and interests and create a place where they feel comfortable and thrive. The mood board plays an important role in the design process.

How do I create a mood board for the child's room?


1. what is a moodboard?

A nursery mood board is a visual compilation of playroom & nursery furniture, textiles, wall art, accessories, and other design elements that shows your nursery interior composition. The mood board will help you collect and organize your design ideas and make sure your design composition goes well together in the end.

2. How do I create a mood board for the kids' room?

Create a mood board by collecting the elements you want in your child's room on the mood board.

On the mood board belong the style defining furniture & design elements of the kids room:


Sometimes it can also be helpful to create your own mood board for each zone of your child's room, such as the play area or creative corner.

You can create your mood board using apps like Pinterest and Canva, or simply compile photos from Instagram and Pinterest on a PowerPoint slide.

3. What is the goal of the mood board when designing a child's room?

The mood board should help to assess whether the selected furnishings of the child's room, the composition, fits together. It should also help to identify which furniture or design elements do not fit in the child's room or the baby 's room and should be replaced.



Pikler triangle with slide


4. What should be taken into account when designing the children's room?

When decorating the children ' s room, it is important to consider the demands of the child and the parents on the children's room, in addition to a uniform style of furnishing. For this purpose, the children 's room is divided into different zones:

  • Corner for creativity
  • Play area
  • Sleeping area
  • Retreat area
  • Changing area (mostly in city apartments)
  • Breastfeeding corner (often also in the living room)

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