Do you remember the bedroom you had as a kid? Many of us were lucky enough to have a space where we felt safe and inspired. But for parents looking to create especially magical worlds for their kids, a Moscow-based artist known simply as
Rendered in her distinct dreamy color palette, each mural looks like a still scene from an animated fantasy film. From monkeys swinging from jungle trees to majestic whales swimming through the ocean, it’s easy to imagine these painted animals coming to life on the walls. Each design has an element of movement to it, encouraging kids to take it all in and imagine what happens next. One mural even features a rocket taking off into space!
In addition to painting dreamlike scenarios, Darina also creates educational murals. One piece features a stylized world map, with illustrated animals positioned by their real-life habitat. A kid living in this room could spend hours studying the details and learning all about the diverse species of our planet.
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Moscow-based artist Darina transforms kids’ bedrooms with whimsical, hand-painted wall murals.