20 Modern Minimal Nursery Room Ideas

If your motto is "less is more," then these nursery rooms are perfect for your home.

Nowadays, preparing the baby’s nursery room is a must for parents-to-be. In fact, some couples buy a new home just to accommodate a nursery!

Do you think it’s too much? Of course not! Parents would do anything for their little ones!

So, when we talk about nursery rooms, it is not just the furniture or the decors that matter, but it’s the function that gets the number 1 spot in the list. A beautiful space is useless if it is not functional at all.

Can you get what I’m trying to point out?

When one focus on function, rather than aesthetics, the design tends to be simpler. This way, it is more practical and functional. You won’t see any useless item in the room.

But don’t get me wrong. Minimalist spaces are not boring at all! There are also decors but everything is minimal. And yes, this is what we are going to show you today, some modern minimalist nursery room ideas for your little ones.

When you scroll down below, you will see some amazing nursery rooms despite their less sophisticated designs! Take a look:

1. Central District Townhouse

Central District Townhouse

Ore Studios

This room feels larger and brighter with a quiet backdrop to the carefully selected furnishings. Simple animal head prints were added to the wall.

2. Carrick – Nursery

Carrick - Nursery

Dale Design

The parents of the baby boy who sleeps in this room wanted a nursery that is soft enough for an infant but still edgy enough to grow with him even into the tween years. With that, the designers came up with a modern space that used contrasting color scheme by pairing a pale blue/green with charcoal grey.

3. Baby Cotton

Baby Cotton

Turbo Beds

A combination of elegant curves, contemporary lines, and a crisp white color made this nursery look really stunning. Round, over-sized knobs for the cabinets give it a unique playful look.

4. Greta Crib

Greta Crib

Room & Board

We would all agree that the crib here added softness, warmth and a cozy feeling to the nursery. What’s nice about this is that it can be converted into a toddler bed. The cabinets and shelves also look great which makes it easier to organize things.

5. Children’s Rooms

Children's Rooms

Elizabeth Lawson Design

A modern nursery that could be nice for either a boy or a girl! This unisex nursery features some elephant designs on the walls that look totally nice.

6. Monochromatic Nursery

Monochromatic Nursery

A Curated Room

Another gender-neutral nursery with a dark wood floor and brown floor. The gray walls add some texture to the space and it is a good match with the furniture in it.

7. Addison’s Nursery

Addison's Nursery

Inspired By…Designs

A cute nursery for a baby girl with light pink colors around it. Love the gallery on the wall!

8. Modern Purple Nursery

Modern Purple Nursery

Rocker Refined

The modern yet vintage rocking chair that you can see here was custom designed by Rocker Refined. It adds a classic touch to this modern nursery with a beautiful transparent crib.

9. Locke’s Room

Locke's Room

Mary Wyar Photography

For your future scientist or astronaut, this would be a lovely space. A simple colored wall and patterned fabrics are enough to complete the look. Check out a roundup of blue nursery rooms if you want to get more ideas using this cool color.

10. Middleton Hills Entire House Nursery

Middleton Hills Entire House Nursery

Mader Designs

Although it appears challenging to design the room with a ceiling like that, the designer managed to come up with a beautiful modern nursery. White and dark gray really looks good together especially if the space is well planned.

11. Scarsdale Home

Scarsdale Home

YDC design

I could say that the parents wanted something simple but artistic. You can sense that from the rainbow tassels on the wall and the wallpaper that covers some part of the ceiling. Who says you cannot add patterns in a minimalist space?

12. Minimalist Modern Nursery

Minimalist Modern Nursery

Little Crown Interiors

The owner of this nursery wanted something that is expressly modern and unique. The design of the nursery was pulled from the gorgeous acrylic crib adding sleek and modern furniture. There are also pops of bright blue, lime green, and charcoal grey.

13. Colorful Nursery

Colorful Nursery


Having a simple space does not mean that you cannot add colors to it anymore. Look at how this nursery added colors to the area through the crib’s bedding set.

14. White Celestial Nursery

White Celestial Nursery

Little Crown Interiors

Do you want an all-white nursery? Try something similar to this! Actually, it used very light pastel colors in some decors. On the wall above the crib is a light gray moon. There are also other celestial decors in the space too.

15. Dumbo Penthouse

Dumbo Penthouse

Karen Chien Inc.

Spot the yellow colors in this simple modern nursery with a wooden crib. From here, one can also get a good view of the outdoor space through a large window.

16. Hugo’s Nursery

Hugo's Nursery

Nest Design Studio

To break the white colors in the space, a black and white wall was added as the backdrop if the gray crib. It is also nice that it has a bench right beside the picture window.

17. Regency at Windermere Show Home

Regency at Windermere Show Home

Modern Era Design

Now this one is indeed simple! Just a few wall decors and it’s done! An area rug on the floor added some style to it. Notice that the color light green/ neon green is used subtly in the space.

18. Liljeholmen



One look at this, and you will immediately know that a little boy owns it. It is not blue or green but black and white totally works for a nursery room too!

19. Cape Cod Refresh

Cape Cod Refresh

Christian Williams

What makes this nursery nice is not just that geometric wall but also its brightness. We would all agree that this is indeed a beautiful bright space where the baby can get a nice nap.

20. Pebble Gray Polka Dots

Pebble Gray Polka Dots

Storkcraft Manufacturing USA Inc.

The first thing that came to my mind when I saw this crib is are popsicle sticks! This gave me an idea that we can DIY a crib for dolls using popsicle sticks. Apart from that, the look of this nursery is really nice and simple. With the combination of gray and white, it looks really neat. Adding a polka dot accent wall of the same color is a nice way to add some creative flair to it.

I would say that these modern minimal nursery rooms are really beautiful! It is indeed true that there is beauty in simplicity like what we can see in the above spaces. It won’t hurt to add some decors, for course. But putting only a few decors make the space look even nicer. However, if you prefer a nursery room with more colors, you can do that too! Whatever you choose would be perfect for your little bundle of joy as long as you have every essential item to make it functional. After all, function matters more than appeal! Need help with designing your space? Here are some tips on how to design your baby’s nursery room.

Bonus Video: Decorating a Baby Room