PHOTOS: Inside the Coolest Kids' Rooms on TV

Design secrets from five hot shows. Plus: how you can re-create the look at home!

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K.C. Undercover

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K.C. Undercover stars Zendaya as high school student slash undercover spy K.C. Cooper. “Zendaya was a really big part of it,” set decorator Linda Cooper said of K.C.’s bedroom design, which features classic furniture, fun pillows and colorful lamps. “She wanted it to be really relatable.” One focal point was taken directly from Zendaya’s own bedroom. “Growing up she had a wall where she would put up pictures of her friends and her family,” Cooper says. “So I did it on a really large scale on a wall in her [TV] bedroom.” One request Zendaya made that every teen can relate to: “It was really important to Zendaya to have the room be a little messy,” Cooper says. “She just really wanted it to be as real as possible.”

Season 2 episodes of K.C. Undercover air Sundays at 8:00 p.m. EST on Disney Channel.

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The Thundermans


"Phoebe has a twin brother, but she is the 'good' one, and tries to be perfect in every way," says production designer Josee Lemonnier of the teen superhero lead (Kira Kosarin) in Nickelodeon's The Thundermans. "So her bedroom had to be the opposite of her brother’s room, which is dark and in the basement." With blue accents in the pillows and bedding, an "iridescent paint job," and light up stars, "Phoebe’s room was made to make her feel as if she was of the sky," says Lemonnier.

The Thundermans airs weekdays at 7:30 p.m. with new episodes premiering in October on Nickelodeon.

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The Real O'Neals

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“It’s the balance of stuff that shows where he’s been, and some stuff that shows who he’s going to grow up to be," explains set decorator Ryan Welsch of the bedroom he designed for recently out teen Kenny (Noah Galvin) on The Real O'Neals. “The production designer and I talk about the family, where they live, what they do and the family dynamic. And then we go to the character,” he says. References to photography, theater and music highlight Kenny’s interests, while plaid bedding and playful chairs add a classic teenage touch.

Season 2 of The Real O'Neals premieres October 11 at 9:30 p.m. ET on ABC.

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To capture Ophelia's (Taylor Dearden) "punk and a bit rebellious" nature, set decorator Dorit Hurst looked to Pinterest boards made by the creator of the upcoming MTV show, Jennifer Robinson. "Jen liked the styling of steampunk but not right in your face steampunk," says Hurst. In came handmade dream catchers, a plush burgundy throw, and unique pendant lamps, creating the perfect retreat from her double life as a modern day superhero fighting bad guys with her best friend Jules (Eliza Bennett) on their college campus. "We used colors that are really saturated," says Hurst, "just like her personality."

Sweet/Vicious premieres Tuesday, November 15 on MTV.

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Kevin Can Wait

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Girl power was the theme of Sara Gable's (Mary-Charles Jones) "edgy" bedroom on the new CBS family-friendly sitcom, which stars Kevin James as Sara's dad. "She's kind of a tomboy," says set decorator Caroline Ghertler. "She's on all the sports teams and she's really into mixed martial arts so we tried to bring that in." To give the room a sporty vibe with a bit of feminine flair, the decorator chose the Hemnes bed frame from IKEA and painted it purple with Benjamin Moore's "Snugglepuss," a striped Dash & Albert rug and a cool basketball net trash can.

Kevin Can Wait premieres Monday, September 19 at 8:30 p.m. on CBS.

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