The Teen Bedroom
Wednesday, December 9, 2009

File under: “Wish We Were There.“

A Parisian design collective recently set up an installation of teenagers bedrooms through the last 40 years.

Think Star Wars posters. Surfboards. Shag carpeting. Tacky wallpaper.

Could anything be more fun?

The installation was set up by the Fandango Project in cahoots with Quicksilver, in celebration of skateboarder Tony Hawk’s show coming to France. The exhibit aimed to "tell the 40 year history of Quiksilver through the eyes of a teenager, nostalgia and time travel."

Teenagers bedrooms are indeed special places – exhibit-worthy you could say. They are expressions of who that teen is becoming, explorations of hobbies and passions, secret hideaways from The Parents and quiet refuges for friends and phone calls.

A teen's room needs this: Personalization. Privacy. Color. Stuff. (Lots and lots of stuff).

If you have a tween that’s heading toward full-blown teen, you might want to spend some time helping them achieve those four things. A teen with space to express themselves is a happy one.

The Quicksilver exhibit offers forty years of proof.

Teen Rooms from the Quicksilver exhibit:

Quicksilver bedroom

[image: Ducasse | Quicksilver]

Quicksilver bedroom

[image: Ducasse | Quicksilver]

A few more contemporary options:

Need some style or storage advice for your teen's room? We recommend calling on the trusted designers at California Closets for a free estimate that's within your budget.

[main image: Ducasse | Quicksilver]


Umm is it wrong if i am pushing 30 and I still want some of these rooms? The picture of the turquoise bed and chandelier is amazing. If we could have all had rooms like this growing up I think it would make adolescence a lot easier!!!
By Anonymous 2416 days ago

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