Jamie Rosenthal, a former stylist, knows the world; she has an incredible eye for what’s irresistibly cool. Her store Lost and found in Lost Angeles is a must. Opened about a decade ago in Hollywood, it occupies five store fronts and offers products for women, men, children as well as a well an eclectic mix of accessories, books and home. Wovenplay, Salvor, Petit Bateau, Eyespie, Lucky Fish…all the good brands are available on the shelves but also on the newly opened e-store lostandfoundshop.com.
Toucan Lamp – Ferrari
Children’s chair, Harry Bertoia
On December 16th, Auction House Pierre Bergé & Associés will host the sale of a unique children’s furniture collection. About a hundred pieces – a mix of XX century vintage and more contemporary pieces – will be sold.
Names include Jean Prouvé, Harry Bertoia, Marco Zanuso and Richard Sapper, Luigi Colani, Richard Hutten, Jurgen Bey, Ontwerpduo, Daphna Isaacs and many more.
The catalogue will be available for download from November 20th on www.pba-auctions.com. It sale will be preceded by a presentation / exhibition of the furniture pieces, from December 10th to 15th at the PBA headquarters, Pierre Bergé & Associés in Bruxelles.
Responsible For the Design Department at PBA Belgium, Valentine Roelants du Vivier comments: “This event is targeted at the whole family, and particularly parents and grand-parents eager to see their children grow in an original, playful and artistic environment. The young ones, who all love to be surrounded by practical, comfortable and irresistibly beautiful furniture, can only approve”. I couldn’t agree more.
Design for Kids, December 10-15th, Auction December 16th www.pba-auctions.com – Pierre Berge & Associes (PBA) 40 Grand Sablon, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.
Desk, Jean Prouve
Car and rocking chair, Hans Brockhage and Erwin Andra
I’ve been waiting for this moment for a long time
Serendipity, one of my favourite children’s shops in Paris
Is now selling online
Finland Family Style is the latest addition to Paumes’ collection of lifestyle books, and to their popular ‘Family Style’ series. Paumes knocked on the doors of 16 creative families, based in Helsinki, the capital of Nordic design. Discover the elegant, yet cosy, kid-friendly homes; a peaceful patchwork of individual style, colour and motif. Includes a family-friendly Helsinki city guide for design lovers. www.paumes.com
Lots of new products arrived at Bianca and Family. For those who don’t know it yet, the e-store offers a selection of vintage furniture, small furnishings, decorations and accessories for children. “Each item has been carefully selected because we fell in love with it, epitomising a mix of childhood memories with a touch of modernity”. Don’t forget to take a peek at the “goodies” section, a kid’s rooms photo gallery; fun!
I want a treehouse like this!
In the garden of Marcelo Joulia, founder of Naco Architects – Photos Jean-Francois Jaussaud, Lux Productions
A former buyer and designer, Craig Anczelowitz always dreamt of making toys. After more than ten years spent in New York working for prestigious companies (Kate’s Paperie, ABC Carpet & Home, Outfitters), Craig decided to settle down in Thailand. He had traveled throughout Asia many times for work and had always enjoyed his time developing home decor there most. Not very long after, he gave birth to Nook-nook, a collection of funny creatures. Handmade with much love, the nook-nooks are produced with respect and care in a family-run workshop in chiang mai, Thailand. “The nook nook collection has been created deep within the thickets of the “hideaway forest” to brighten your day and put a big smile on your face! nook nook features such hand stitched goodies as the cute-as-buttons “critter” dolls, sensationally splendid stationery, petite and precious purses as well as oodles and oodles of adorable accessories”.
Short listed for the Elle Decoration Best of British Design award 2010, the Alphabet cushions by Elsie Dodds are a must! The designs are inspired by a way to learn through association and there is fun to be had finding all that is hidden in the patterns. For children and adults to share and enjoy, to encourage curious natures and stimulate imaginations.
Harry Allen loves trucks. The beauty of any pickup truck is its utilitarian aesthetic – four strong wheels and the capacity to haul cargo. Cast in resin
from a toy truck, Pickup is a catch-all bowl. 5 x 12 x 6 inches.
Coming in gold, neon orange, chrome and white. The blue chrome is a limited edition.
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Playful and fun, the vibrantly colored rugs of Indi-B
are intended to foster children’s imagination and creativity, brightening up their floor with vivid, idyllic nature scenes. Creative director Beatrice Girelli, along with the rest of the Indi-B team, design interior rugs to enliven and refresh any room. Coming in many different hues from cool blue tones to warm reds and oranges, each rug is unique yet offers a similar sense of vivacity, fabricating the ideal collection. Indi-B works in accordance with GoodWeave, an organization and certification program that assures only adult artisans – not children – make your rug. These rugs, all handmade with 100% high quality New Zealand wool, come in a rectangular or a circular shape.