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Put Your Baby in the Closet

Closet Baby Room

Roberto Gil is well known by New York families for the custom furniture he designs and builds for children. He  recently converted a walk-in closet into a nursery for a newborn baby girl with spectacular results. Read on to see more of his amazing work!

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  • Connectme Cart 1 of 20
    Connectme Cart
    Designed as part of Roberto's CASAKids collection of furniture.
  • Saw Horse Desk 2 of 20
    Saw Horse Desk
    Designed as part of Roberto's CASAKids Tribeca Collection of furniture.
  • Mila’s Room 3 of 20
    Mila's Room
    The desk features a roll-out table underneath.
  • Mila’s Room 4 of 20
    Mila's Room
    This room was designed for a 3 yr. old girl in DUMBO, Brooklyn.
  • Molly’s Room 5 of 20
    Molly's Room
    The bookshelves across from the bed hang from the wall with a zig-zag profile.
  • Molly’s Room 6 of 20
    Molly's Room
    This room, designed for an 8 yr. old on the Upper East Side, features a loft bed with a desk underneath. The steps have drawers and a small cabinet with a door.
  • Micaela’s Room 7 of 20
    Micaela's Room
    The hanging desk can be adjusted as the child grows.
  • Micaela’s Room 8 of 20
    Micaela's Room
    This room, designed for a 4 yr. old girl in the West Village, features lots of storage and a hanging desk.
  • Carla’s Room 9 of 20
    Carla's Room
    The room features a fantastic workstation with lots of storage.
  • Carla’s Room 10 of 20
    Carla's Room
    Designed for an apartment in the West Village, this room was created for a 7 yr. old girl.
  • Claire’s Room 11 of 20
    Claire's Room
    This custom room in a Chelsea apartment was designed for a 3 yr. old girl. The bookshelves feature a low bench with drawers below.
  • CASAKids Loft Bed 12 of 20
    CASAKids Loft Bed
    In his CASAKids collection, Roberto offers loft beds and bunk beds that are made to order in his Brooklyn shop.
  • Bookcases Inspired by Donald Judd and Jean Prouve 13 of 20
    Bookcases Inspired by Donald Judd and Jean Prouve
    Roberto designed this series of bookcases as stacked plywood boxes. The boxes are finished in natural birch plywood while the accent pieces, like drawers and doors, are painted in complimentary colors.
  • A Crib Under the Bunk Bed 14 of 20
    A Crib Under the Bunk Bed
    There's plenty of storage at the foot of the bed with a closet, dresser, and open shelves.
  • A Crib Under the Bunk Bed 15 of 20
    A Crib Under the Bunk Bed
    Created for two girls sharing a room in a Fifth Avenue apartment, this design features a crib on wheels that rolls out from under the bunk bed. Once the baby grows, the crib will be replaced by a twin bed.
  • Walk In Closet Nursery 16 of 20
    Walk In Closet Nursery
    The crib, 2" smaller than the standard size, was custom made to fit the space and features two drawers underneath. The other side of the space features a built-in dresser with changing tray and a hanging cabinet above.
  • Walk In Closet Nursery 17 of 20
    Walk In Closet Nursery
    As you enter the boy's room, you face the side of the armoire which features shallow shelves for storage.
  • Rocker and Armchair 18 of 20
    Rocker and Armchair
    Designed as part of Roberto's CASAKids Tribeca Collection of furniture.
  • Bookcases Inspired by Donald Judd and Jean Prouve 19 of 20
    Bookcases Inspired by Donald Judd and Jean Prouve
    The bookcases are inspired by Donald Judd's minimal boxes and a series of colorful bookshelves with staggered vertical partitions and overhanging shelves by Jean Prouvé.
  • Walk In Closet Nursery 20 of 20
    Walk In Closet Nursery
    The walk-in closet had one sliding door opening into the brother's bedroom and Roberto created a second sliding door opening into the hallway, right across from the master bedroom. This way, the 5' x 5' room opens on two sides and integrates into the adjacent spaces.

 

Visit Roberto Gil’s CASAKids website for more!

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