What Kids Say . .
* Lacey, 9, Minnesota
"I love your book In My
World. Not just that I'm on the cover. I love the ideas for
children's rooms. Even my 4-year-old brother likes to look at it.
Now we're doing construction on our house and we are getting lots of
good ideas from it. Thank you."
* Vitya Kozlov, 7, Moscow, Russia
"I like the great pictures
very much. I asked my parents to change my room and move the
furniture. Now it's all different and blue. I feel very
What Child Experts Say . . .
* Psychologist Judith Wallerstein, PhD, Corte Madera, California
Director, Center for the Family in
Author, Second Chances, The
"In My World is beautiful. The illustrations, the
text, the whole idea is really splendid. It's really wonderful to find
someone who takes the aesthetics of the world of the child so seriously
and realizes the tremendous importance and the psychological and
developmental impact of the kind of world that adults create for their
children. I hope (it) will have the major influence that it surely
deserves . . . (an) important contribution to the lives of children."
* Psychiatrist Marcia Freed, MD, Portland, Oregon
"I am a child and adult psychiatrist and parent of a 4-year-old, and came across In My World quite by accident. How impressed I am by your book! I am
recommending it to new parents and to other therapists. The appendix and
bibliography are very useful and the photographs are excellent and go so
well with your text. The text is excellent. . . "
* Jacky DeJonge, Former Dean,
University of Tennessee College of Human Ecology
"In My World is thoughtful and inspiring . . .
Parents, grandparents and professionals alike will glean many useful ideas
from this publication. . . Ro's commitment to design, and its particular
influence on young children, comes alive in this book!"
What Media Say . . .
"Ro Logrippo returns with another breezy and authoritative guide to creating attractive and useful spaces for kids in In My World: Designing Living & Learning Environments for the Young."
-- Dulcy Brainard, Lifestyle Editor
"Ro Logrippo, design journalist and expert of children's home environments, shows you how to create a child's room that will stimulate both imagination and intellect in her book In My World. This colorfully photographed book is
crammed with ideas."
-- Sarah Tusa,
Assistant Editor, Special
Better Homes & Gardens:
"In My World offers ideas
for capturing the essence of your child's personality and dreams. "
-- Kristin Schmitt, Editor, Home Plan Ideas
Montreal, Quebec, Gazette:
" In My World author Ro Logrippo matches issues that kids often face with inventive yet practical decorating solutions. . . The book is a sequel to In My Room and the same joyful approach spills
over into the new publication. But the tone is matter-of-fact as the book
tackles the real world of youngsters who have to cope with divorced
parents, physical handicaps, polluted interiors, etc."
-- Annabelle King, Home Editor
* Los Angeles Times:
"In My World contains page after page of ideas for
creatively furnishing children's rooms."
-- Candace Wedlan, Editor, The Family File
* Furniture Today:
"In My World is packed with ideas about how to make
a child's living space a fun, stimulating environment that builds
self-esteem, encourages learning and expresses personality. . . . The book
could serve as a vital resource and marketing tool for retailers and
manufacturers. If there is a world that furniture marketers need to
understand today, it is the world of children as they learn and grow in
-- Kim Shaver, Consumer Editor