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A few modern ways to kit out a baby's room (no pastel versions of classic toys included).
Modern furniture, textiles, and accessories for the baby's bedroom.
A few modern ways to kit out the newest family member's room (no pastel versions of classic toys included). Here we round up furniture, textiles, and accessories for the up-to-date babe.
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For a modern baby's room, consider Serena & Lily blue woven baskets from Senegal as a storage option.
For movable, lightweight storage to hold toys, blankets, or craft supplies, consider baskets. These are woven by Sengalese artisans from recycled plastic and fiber. (Serena & Lily, $68–$148.)
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Sheep rocker from Pottery Barn is similar to the Povl Kjer original.
Inspired by the tough-to-find Rocking Sheep by Danish designer Povl Kjer, this fuzzy rocking toy is huggable and easy on the eyes. (Pottery Barn, $129)
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Pottery Barn
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The Oeuf Sparrow Crib is a perennial favorite for its classic lines and contemporary palette—finishes range from a warm gray to natural birch. (Oeuf, $760)
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Alternative wall storage found in these hooks designed by Danish company HAY
These gym hooks, designed by Staffan Holm for HAY, are most useful in multiples and add colorful punches without clutter. (A+R, $28–$48 each)
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HAY courtesy of A+R
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Recycled denim rug perfect for a modern baby's room from Land of Nod
Add some classic Americana with these denim rag rug. It's durable, soft on the feet, and made from recycled fabric. (Land of Nod, $99.00-$299.00)
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Land of Nod
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Gender neutral striped crib sheet set in yellow from Unison
Unison is known for its gender-neutral bedding: Stripes and jaunty prints suitable for baby boys or girls are equally appealing to design-minded parents. (Sailor + Regatta crib set from Unison, $44–74)
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Unison
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Ercol's Windsor easy chair was designed in the 1950s and is today a modern classic, perfect for a baby's room
Ercol's classic, sturdy Windsor Chair, designed in the 1950s, is making a big splash this year as the company branches out internationally. Ercol also won "best furniture" prize at the 2013 ICFF—need we say more? (Ercol Windsor easy chair available at Nest, £870)
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Little Darlings photography series by Sharon Montrose for a modern baby's bedroom
Photographer Sharon Montrose established her Animal Print Shop after the 20x200 model—affordable, high-quality art prints in a variety of sizes. Her Little Darlings series of baby animals is cute, but not sickly sweet. (Animal Print Shop, $25 for 8.5"x11" print to $3,500 for a 40"x50" print.) Photos: Sharon Montrose.
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Sharon Montrose
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Two modern changing table-dresser furniture, one from Ducduc and the other from Babyletto
Here, two versions of the modern, clean-lined baby's changing table and dresser. On the left, Ducduc's hardwood Austin 3-Drawer Changer ($1595) and on the right, the Skip Changer Dresser by Babyletto, which combines New Zealand hardwood and MDF ($399). Both come with antitip hardware and removable changing trays. The price difference can be attributed to Ducduc's made-in-the-USA hardwood construction with rabbited joints and hand craftsmanship.
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Ducduc, Babyletto
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Colorful geometric paper mobile by Artecnica at A+R store
Clara von Zweigbergk's Themis Mono Mobile is a foot-wide dodecahedron, easily assembled and an early, easy-on-the-eyes introduction to geometry. (Artecnica, from A+R, $44)
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A+R
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Modern furniture, textiles, and accessories for the baby's bedroom.
A few modern ways to kit out the newest family member's room (no pastel versions of classic toys included). Here we round up furniture, textiles, and accessories for the up-to-date babe.

As we well know: Babies happen. After rounding up modern baby furniture and products with the help of Olio and Mason and Matisse, we combed our own editor's picks for a few more suggestions on how to kit out a bedroom for the newest member of the family. Word to the wise: no aggressively-hued, gender-specific furniture and accessories here. Read on for our latest selections in cribs, changing tables, armchairs, rugs, and accessories. 

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