• Trade Shows

    Pitti Bimbo, Italy – Trade Show Report

        Over 8,300 buyers came to Pitti Bimbo this season (10,000 visitors). International buyer attendance rose 4.5% bringing the total of foreign buyers to 2,816. Among the “best performers” are Russia (+42%) putting the…

    January 25, 2011
  • Mood of the day

    Go yellow!

        1. Elle Decor Italia, Decor news (www.edgecarpet.com) 2. Marie-Claire Maison, Italy – 3. Window this month at Selfridges, London – 4. Ad campaign B&B Italia (sofa by Patricia Urquiola) – 5. Kate…

    January 24, 2011
  • Design - Home Decor

    Trojan horse by LEKA

      LEKA is a new Swedish company that produces high quality children’s furniture and accessories from the award winning designs of Evy Lindqvist Westerberg and Torbjörn Örgren (1950s and 1970s). The LEKA Trojan Horse…

    January 19, 2011
  • Design - Home Decor Trade Shows

    Donna Wilson

      If you visit Maison&Objet, don’t miss Donna Wilson, showing in theNow! section, booth L20. Her new collection includes cotton screen printed cushions, ceramics amongst “a few other bits and bobs”. Parc des expositions…

    January 18, 2011
  • Mood of the day

    Interview of designer Zoe de las Cases

        Zoe de Las Cases lives and works in Paris where she designs for herself as well as for publishers. Mixing nostalgic memories of childhood with fresh, modern design, Zoe has created a unique…

    January 17, 2011
  • Mood of the day

    Pirouette is back

    . Back! Happy 2011…Just catching up with the latest news on planet kids : a baby line for Jean-Paul Gaultier, a shoe line for Petit Bateau, a perfume for CdeC, an e-store for Pepe Children’s shoes, and, last…

    January 17, 2011
  • Mood of the day

    Pirouette is off…see you in 2011!

    . .   Pirouette is now 1 year old. Thank you to all the faithful readers and enthusiastic supporters. A special mention to the great magazines and blogs that have helped increase the visibility…

    December 24, 2010