Numi Numi Design – nursery furniture inspired by nature

It’s a little out-of-the-ordinary and the designs have a delightfully organic aesthetic.

Numi Numi Design, a US-based design firm, has recently launched its first collection of nursery furniture. Named Funky Forest, the collection is inspired by the asymmetry and irregularities found in nature – uneven tree trunks, shadows and the spaces in the foliage provided the starting point for the designs.

The Funky Forest collection includes a cot, a toddler bed and a changing table. The ingenious changing table design has an integrated LED fixture to make night-time nappy changes easy. The light fixture remains cool to touch, uses very little energy and casts enough light to allow for nighttime nappy changes with a minimum of fuss – very clever!

I’m looking forward to future Numi Numi Design collections which also promise inspired themes – there’s the Seaweed collection, borrowing underwater shapes; the Wired collection, created to reflect the hustle and bustle of New York City; and the Xylophone chair, rocker and table – completely different to anything you will have seen before!

Numi Numi Design furniture is made in the USA of highly durable NAUF (no added urea formaldehyde) multi-ply birch wood. The finishes are non-toxic, water-based wood stains.

Pieces in the Funky Forest collection begin at US$1266 although at this stage, Numi Numi Design is not shipping outside the US.

(via Buy Modern Baby)


Katrina Whelen

Katrina studied planning and design, did the hard yards working in a big office building and then traded it all in for a relaxing (!) life at home with four children. She now fills her time with writing, completing a degree in genetics and taxiing her children around Melbourne to their various sporting commitments (not necessarily in that order).

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