You can’t go wrong with a bright and modern space for a nursery. With its emphasis on simplicity and functionality, modern design is a practical choice for busy parents.
The modern nursery is fresh and sophisticated. Its goal is clean lines, sculptural elements, and a clutter-free environment where only the things you need are displayed. Opt for a neutral color palette, splurge on a stylish light fixture, and you've left babyish behind and created a space where your little one can grow into it and enjoy for years to come.
These gorgeous modern nursery rooms are guaranteed to give you ideas and inspiration.
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This beautiful nursery space, created by the design team at Rehabitat, is the perfect example of modern minimalism. Clean white walls, understated furnishings, and uncluttered floor space give the room a bright, airy feel and a sense of openness, proving that less can be oh so much more.Continue to 2 of 20 below.
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Inspired by a trip to Morocco, this simple yet chic space, designed by the style maven behind the popular wedding blog Ruffled, combines clean modern style with jet-setting flair.
The two-toned midcentury modern-inspired crib and the adorable full-color camel print on the wall make the perfect statement in this otherwise understated space. Moroccan-style touches blend in seamlessly, including the ottoman on the floor, woven basket and light fixture, and the rich red fabric draped on the crib.Continue to 3 of 20 below.
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Modern Boho Style
This beautiful baby's room spotted on 100 Layer Cake-let features clean lines, minimal dressings, and a healthy dose of modern boho design. The large-scale floral print on the wall, richly textured rug, and dramatic potted plant are all hallmarks of this new and popular take on bohemian style.Continue to 4 of 20 below.
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A focus on balance, shape, and geometric accents combine with woven textiles and earthy touches of green to make this modern boho style twin nursery, designed by Natalie of Nat Your Average Girl, more than stylish enough for two. Up above a chandelier gives this nursery a hint of sparkle.Continue to 5 of 20 below.
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Pops of bright kelly green bring life and energy to this fun and modern and fun room shared by Oakley Peterson of Nothing Down About It. Black-and-white spaces featuring modern lines and graphic prints and patterns are popular, and the addition of a strong accent color gives this space a bold and refreshing twist.Continue to 6 of 20 below.
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Black, White, and Gold
This ultra-sophisticated nursery space, featured on Project Nursery, is the perfect example of a nursery that doesn't look like a nursery.
A former television reality show celebrity wanted a simple, modern space designed for her little one that would blend in with the rest of her home and would grow with her child. With this nursery's clean lines, modern furnishings, rich textural accents, and bold abstract art, this black, white, and gold beauty more than fits the bill.Continue to 7 of 20 below.
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This clean, contemporary nursery makes a bold statement by emphasizing a single design element. The large-scale mural in this white-on-white nursery by Emily Henderson Interiors is a stark contrast to its simple surroundings. The mural draws the eye up and heightens the drama in this bright and modern space.Continue to 10 of 20 below.
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Bold Boho Style Print
A large-scale boho style cactus print sets the scene in this modern nursery room from Tellkiddo. Vibrant green plants add an extra dose of life, energy, and color to this richly textured, gender-neutral space.Continue to 11 of 20 below.
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A generous splash of pink with rich navy and gold accents makes this sophisticated nursery, designed by Elisabeth McKnight, all vintage.
The dresser, oversized mirror, and abstract statement piece over the crib are classic midcentury modern elements. The plants and print rug add the perfect touch of whimsy to the mix.Continue to 12 of 20 below.
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With its clean lines, sparse accessories, and an emphasis on balance and symmetry, this swoon-inducing nursery for two, featured on Style Me Pretty, boasts plenty of modern appeal. The large round feather hanging light fixture heightens the modern feel in this room. Gold accents add the perfect touch of glam for a look that’s sophisticated and stylish for twins.Continue to 16 of 20 below.
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Created by Suzann Kletzian Designs, this modern nursery in rich blues and neutral tones, offers a subtle take on a celestial theme. The navy blue wall is enhanced with metallic dot decals to suggest a glimmering night sky. Star maps and other celestial charts adorn the walls, elevating the concept without overwhelming the room’s chic contemporary aesthetic.Continue to 18 of 20 below.
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Bright, clean, and thoroughly modern, this nursery exemplifies modern Nordic design. The contemporary aesthetic which creates functional, kid-friendly spaces that inspire a sense wonder by putting an emphasis on imagination and play. Here, lively patterns, whimsical art prints, and fun accessories bring this simple, modern nursery found on Petit & Small, giving the room its unique charm.Continue to 19 of 20 below.
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This one-of-a-kind nursery design featured on Apartment Therapy combines midcentury modern furniture, funky accessories, and abstract art into a fun and spunky design. A black accent wall can be soothing in a nursery, and it helps the artwork and yellow curtains stand out.Continue to 20 of 20 below.
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This streamlined nursery features an oversized graphic print showcasing a favorite bunny. The added triangle decals add the perfect touch of whimsy to this sweet, contemporary nursery spotted on Kukun.