Co-founder of Babyccino Kids, Courtney Adamo lives in London with her husband Michael and their three children, Easton (7), Quin (5) and Ivy (3). Courtney was raised on a tulip farm in a tiny town north of Seattle, USA, she studied in Chicago then lived in LA. In 2003 her husband-to-be (also American, from Las Vegas) convinced her to follow him in London “just for a year”.
They own a cool brand of art-inspired lifestyle products, they live in a charming house, they have two fun little girls and they are the most radiant, smiling people I have met in the industry. I am very honoured to feature Olivia Haviland and Freddy Deane, founders of Smiling Planet on Pirouette.
The owners of Lila & Tom Agency, Kathleen and Jan live in Barcelona with their children Tom (almost 5) and Lila (7). There is something absolutely quaint about
Violaine, her husband Benoit and their son Achille live in Paris 18eme (next to Le Sacre Coeur). Violaine Belle-Croix has a passion for magazines, no matter if paper or online, well established or emerging, related to kids or to adults. She contributes to many publications including Doolittle, Papier Mache, Anorak, Grazia, Code d’Acces, Figaro Madame, Glamour. Before going free lance, Violaine spent many years at Milk Magazine, working there as Chief Editor.