The reality is that we didn't have $20,000 to spend to prepare for Thomas' arrival. If we did, our nursery might have looked like a composition of the last post. What we did have were generous parents, the ability to make a few splurges ourselves and some researched findings on much-more budget friendly pieces. If modern design is important to you, you might want to consider some of these more affordable pieces as well.
Crib - Ikea Gulliver
Bassinet - Eco Cradle
Lounger - Maclaren Vida Bouncer
High Chair - Svan High Chair
Rocking Chair - Ikea Poang