New to RosenberryRooms.com and quickly becoming one of my favorite lines, is the wonderful collection of whimsical storage and decor for kids from 3 Sprouts! Created by three friends Obsidian Graham, Amit Khurana and Banu Khuana, 3 Sprouts boasts delightful designs with a modern twist that are packed with functionality! Having worked in design for high profile companies such as Kate Spade and Barneys New York, they were inspired to create a collection that appealed to both parents and children alike. Although playful, the collection if refreshingly simple and clean and sure to look great in your home. Your little ones might actually enjoy cleaning up their toys, too! Read on to learn more about the designers of 3 Sprouts and see some pieces from their adorable collection.
How would you define the 3 Sprouts style philosophy?
We believe that style should be timeless, simple and above all, functional.
What inspired you to become a designer and start a business?
As children we loved to draw, paint, doodle and daydream. When we got older we realized that as a designer we could do all three of those things and actually get paid to do so! Owning our own business allows us to see our designs through from idea to the store shelves.
Why did you choose to design children’s decor?
We originally designed women’s wear however after Banu gave birth she had difficulty finding decor items that were well priced, functional and modern in design – but that both kids and parents could love. That’s when we had a light bulb moment and decided to design the things we’d like to buy.
What is your favorite part of your daily work when you reflect on the day, what is most rewarding?
We definitely enjoy the designing process however the most rewarding part of our job is when we meet parents who say they use our products to organize their home – making their life easier.
If you had to pick a favorite piece from your collection, what would it be?
That’s a tough question! It really depends on the end use. To clean up a room, our large canvas storage bins are the perfect fit. To tote around your nursery essentials, our storage caddy is your best bet. If you’re looking for that perfect nursery gift – our soft felt mobiles are a great choice. Frankly we can’t pick as we love all our children (designs) equally!
What sets 3 Sprouts apart from other designers in your industry?
Our signature look sets us apart. All of our products have a hand-crafted, somewhat vintage feel but they are still modern and clean enough to sit in any room in the house. And babies and kids love them too!
Do you have any news that you would like to share, perhaps about upcoming designs or introductions to your line?
Now that would spoil the surprise! We are working on a new item that will be released at the end of January – so please stay tuned!
Now…Just for Fun
Favorite Food – Since there are 3 of us so we whittled it down to: margherita pizza, samosas, and chocolate ganache cupcakes!
Favorite TV Show – The Office (UK), Golden Girls, Downton Abbey
Favorite Movie – Shawshank Redemption, Monsoon Wedding and The Sound of Music
Favorite Weekend Activity – Furniture hunting, spending time with family and going out for brunch.
Favorite Band – Nina Simone, Arcade Fire and Cesaria Evora