Baby Mobiles: Finding the Right Fit for Your Modern Nursery

A nursery just doesn't feel complete and baby-ready until it has it's very own mobile. Baby mobiles have become as personal as names - there's something for everyone and a thousand and one choices! Finding the right fit for your nursery isn't always easy, especially if you want something a little more modern than Winnie the Pooh.Remember that mobiles over the crib should help soothe your baby, not stimulate. Save the black and white mobiles for over the changing table - black and white graphics (for newborns up to 5 months in particular) will keep them too entertained to fall asleep! Luckily, you can still be mod without resorting to a neutral color palette. Here are some great modern mobiles to get you started on your search - all of them are just one of many styles available from that brand, so click around!

Frazier & Wing Mobile, $64
Djeco Fantasy Land Mobile, $30
Pink Cheeks Studio Personalized Family Baby Mobile, $200
Themis Mobile, $27
Flensted Flowing Rhythm Mobile, $54

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Mari Richards is a product designer, shiny object addict, writer, and professor. With 400+ designs and 30+ industry awards, she is a freelance designer and design blogger at She is also a contributor at and