Ooba

An antidote to everything cutesy and traditional that typically goes along with parenting, the baby revolution continues to grow, fueling more chic design and with it shifting ideas about raising children. Such is the case with Nest, the debut line from Ooba, a Chicago-based furniture company founded by pro-designers Scott Wilson, Kathleen Brandenberg, and brand strategist Dan Kraemer (all first-time parents). The trio's first piece, …

Nurseryworks Platform Crib

Nurseryworks makes all kinds of stylin' gear for babies with great taste. One of our favorites is this Platform crib, which comes in several hip colors. You can select the style of the slats, the type of wood, and even convert it to a bed when the time comes. Their sheets and furniture are equally impressive. The crib is around $900 depending on materials and …

Operation Baby Drop

Kudos to Mark Jenkins for making some of the most charmingly interesting street art I've seen in ages. With masterful craftsmanship, he's populated the streets of New York and D.C. with life-size babies made from nothing but tape. Jenkins fittingly calls the project Storker, the name he's also assigned to the race of clear creatures. They can be found climbing city streetlights, signs, billboards and …