Closets + Organized Spaces: Drawing Board

Play Space

Closets + Organized Spaces: Drawing Board A single father of three contacted Kristin Peake for a whole-house redesign, which included the overhaul of a large, multi-purpose room. Peake created a playful yet functional space that reflects the needs and personal styles of the kids as well as their dad.


Then Now
Located off the side entry to the house, the room presented a messy, disorganized first view to visitors. Peake installed built-ins to eliminate clutter, creating a streamlined, attractive first impression.
The large space had no definition or purpose. The room is divided into zones representing each child’s interests: One reflects the younger son’s fascination with Legos (pictured); a second offers comfortable space for gaming, and a third is a crafts area.
The father wanted a space where he could play pool with friends—but the existing room was not polished enough for entertaining. A combination pool/ping-pong table centers the room, which has a vibe that appeals to both kids and adults. A kitchenette lining one wall caters to guests.


INTERIOR DESIGN: Kristin Peake, Kristin Peake Interiors, Rockville, Maryland. PHOTOGRAPHY: Stacy Zarin Goldberg.