kinder MODERN is a contemporary and vintage design gallery and design studio founded in 2013 by design entrepreneur Lora Appleton. Applauded for its foundation in inspired and historical child design, the gallery offers full collections of furniture.
Appleton’s ability to identify exceptional and emerging international and American designers as well as direct her innovative design studio has enabled her to cultivate and produce an unparalleled collection of furniture, objects and rugs for amenities spaces, hotels, public space, educational environments, residential projects and more.
kinderMODERN’s special collection of rare child design pieces dating from the 1890s through the 1990s includes design icons such as Isamu Noguchi, Jean Louis Avril and Alvar Aalto, and more. The kinderMODERN in-house design studio designs and produces beautiful and functional furniture, objects, rugs and public spaces for children of all ages.
Filling the void in handcrafted quality furniture for little ones (ages 2-16) and their grown-ups, kinderMODERN investigates the development of a growing child’s mind and body and translate those needs into useful, luxury furniture. Architects, interior designers and developers call on kinderMODERN’s expertise to bring a fresh and playful sophistication to brands, interiors projects, hospitality projects and more.
1133 Broadway Suite 1610
New York, NY 10010
Founder and Creative Director of kinderGROUND and kinderMODERN, Lora Appleton, discusses why she chose NoMad for her office and showroom.