Thousands of industry folks just wrapped up the annual ABC Kids Show - the largest tradeshow in the country for kids' gear, furniture, decor, toys and more. Companies unveil their latest products, buyers decide what they want to stock and members of the media, like me, fill you in on what's coming down the design pike. I sat on chairs, laid on beds and kicked the wheels on cribs. Here are ten of my favorite furniture finds:
SPI Baby had a small booth, but it was chock full of dynamite pieces. You may remember seeing their Windward Wingback rocker in the nursery of Laila Ali's daughter and it was even more beautiful in person. You could get it in a solid color, but the option to have the inside upholstered in a delicious pattern would be too hard to pass up. (And perfect for those of us not brave enough to commit to a whole patterned piece.)
Click through above to read a little about each piece and why I thought it was notable. Unlike some tradeshows where products won't be in stores for months and months, most of these above are available right now or will be within the next month or two.
As Apartment Therapy's Family Editor, Carrie covers design and modern homelife with children. A lapsed librarian, she lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two kids and is in contention to break the record for most hours spent at the playground.
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