With a passion for Belgium designers, I had a blast visiting stores in Brussels last week end : Boucle D’Or, Mercredi, Cat en Muis, Claude Hontoir. They all stock pretty much the same brands, but they all have a different way to
If dealing with party bags gives you the creep, Cabbage and Fig is for you. They make creative, affordable and fun alternatives to the usual “made-in-China/full-of-cheap-plastic/full-of-sugar ones that can ruin a beautiful birthday party!
Lovi Oy is a family owned company based in Northern Finland that produces do-it-yourself wooden figures, designed and patented by Anne Paso. For each tree bought, a tree is planted. A great brand to keep in mind for ecological gift items.
New children’s brand Oyu Moyu created by Mongolian designer Oyuna Tserendorj and her three year old son. A delicious story with equally wonderful products that launched online in November 2013 and at Playtime Paris last month.
If you love the feel and smell of birch, oak and pine, have a look at what design brand Orée makes. L’Orée in French is the entrance of the forest and the company has declined a great range of tech wooden gadgets with a clean style and lots of appeal.
The SS14 collection by Soft Gallery, called Nostalgia, is spun around childhood memories beautifully made into strong prints and beautiful hand embroideries. A wide line-up of visual artists collaborates with the brand, shaping new unique and poetic items for children, women and home.
We loved the product we saw in Australian magazine Little One baby. Here’s a selection of colourful items, made out of natural materials, all with a handmade touch and an ecological approach.
Give the gift of handmade doll love this christmas! A group of new Jess Brown Dolls flew from California to New York today, so festive and ready for the holiday season. Available at Sweet William.