Published on January 28, 2019

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We’ve long been inspired by The Wing, the women’s club that first landed in New York’s Gramercy Park neighborhood and has now spread its wings across the country. Now, it’s opened a new nest: The Little Wing is its first childcare space, found in the club’s SoHo location, and it’s a pastel haven that mothers and children alike are sure to love.

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Designed in collaboration with Crate and Kids, this new space features much of the same color palette as The Wing’s many branches—think: a base not-quite-Millennial coral pink, a kick of deep indigo blue, and a smattering of yellow ochre—and plenty of mid-century-style furniture.

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Still, though, even though it’s designed for children, it’s also rife with plenty of playthings that just happen to be beautifully designed. Stuffed animals, make-believe kits, and building sets are scattered throughout. Here, both kids and their parents can find the visual inspiration they’re looking for.

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If you’ve been looking for kids’ ideas, the Little Wing is filled with plenty, and thanks to a few Crate and Kids picks, you can easily adapt them to your own home. Below are a few of our favorite pieces in the space.

Suddenly, rocking horses just don’t feel that exciting.

Mirrors open up any space. These also inspire daydreams.

Behold: the ideal place for arts and crafts.

This bookshelf is the perfect size for both picture and chapter books, so it can grow with a tiny tot.

This sweet felt set is way more adorable than any plastic version.

More kid-friendly spaces:
15 Convincing Reasons to Buy Home Goods From the Kids’ Department
The Coolest Kid’s Rooms We’ve Ever Seen
A Kid-Centric Designer Shares Her Top Tips

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