Looking for great X-mas toys?
Plantoys has wonderful wooden options. This shopping cart can be adjusted to the child’s height. Children can pretend to be at the supermarket, and they can also have some support while walking. Dim 39 x 44 x 49 cm. 3 years + . Price 60 – 70€
Rodeo horse toy, very comfortable, simple and secure. Great to help the children experiencing balance. Dim 36,5 x 65,5 x 52 cm. 2 years +. Price 100 – 130€
Available at Le Bon Marché Paris, www.allwoodtoys.com. For wholesale inquiries www.plantoys.com
Mother of three children, Alessandra Ianniello is an interior photographer, apart of the studiopep family. Her stories have been published in Elle Decoration worldwide, Case da abitare, Marie Claire Maison and many others. The images above are from the house of Emanuela Ravelli and Verter Turroni, an incredible artists couple. Have a look at their website www.imperfettolab.com.
Thanks to Petra Barkhof – studiopep
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”.