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#Pirouette12Watch AW19 Design Winner: Mini Wallers – Dot to Dot London

May 29, 2018

The Pirouette One to Watch Awards are about finding and highlighting some of the best emerging talent working in children’s fashion and design. We take our time to search through the many eye catching labels at Pitti Bimbo, Dot to Dot London and Playtime New York. There are many reasons a product, brand or collection captures our imagination and enthusiasm, whether it is with engaging design, responsible and sustainable manufacturing or a unique and original approach.

In our first AW19 Pirouette One To Watch Winner interview we are delighted to introduce you to Katie & Han (sisters and duo) behind the eye catching and imaginative childrens design company Mini Wallers. Mini Wallers create circular dreamlike wall decals. Through these multi-themed portholes Mini Wallers invites a child’s imagination to awake and create! In fact on some of their promo cards children have written their own stories. Clever, fun, engaging and a very good price point. Lets find out more about our winners Mini Wallers…

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Green Architecture To Fight Poverty

May 16, 2017

The Mashambas Skyscraper is a project designed to improve the lives of small farmers in Swahili, East Africa. It will host education, training on agricultural techniques, cheap fertilizers, and modern tools. The structure will be made of simple modular elements, easy to assemble, deconstruct and transport.

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Muskhane, Handmade in Nepal

May 6, 2017

The clothing and homeware of Muskhane is inspired by the energy of Nepal, entirely handmade in a palette of rich and vibrant colors. The home collection, in felted wool brings softness and good cheer, where clean lines and high design meet fun and whimsy.  In 100% cashmere extra fine-knit, the garment collection is incredibly soft and inviting.
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The Clover House Kindergarten Okazaki: MAD architects

February 23, 2017
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How fun and inviting does ‘The Clover House’ kindergarten in the small town of Okazaki, Japan look. It’s the first project in Japan by Beijing based studio MAD architects. The former building was becoming too small for the needs of it’s young users so a remodel was required. The building was formerly a two story residence looking out on to paddy fields and mountains beyond. The design brief was to create a modern educational institution where the little ones would feel as comfortable as if it were home, allowing them to learn and grow in an enriching environment. Continue Reading