Jippi means Hurray! or Victory! in Norsk – Its also a Paris-based brand founded by Siv Tone Kverneland, a Norvegian who moved to France in her twenties to study fashion. Jippi’s aim is to promote past and present Norwegian design and savoir-faire, using both natural and exclusive materials such as ceramics and leather. Visit their Pop Up in le Marais!
Posted in Trade ShowsDecember 9, 2013
The new London based show room Dot To Dot
aims to put independent UK brands in the spotlight. Created by Nicole Frobusch
of Nixie Clothing
and Carly Gledhill
of Corby Tindersticks,
this “affordable showroom” will feature 14 exciting UK children’s lifestyle brands and will take place on 8-9 February 2014.
Posted in ProductsDecember 7, 2013
Give the gift of handmade doll love this christmas! A group of new Jess Brown Dolls flew from California to New York today, so festive and ready for the holiday season. Available at Sweet William.
Posted in Mood of the dayDecember 6, 2013
Lucky New Yorkers, here’s for you : the Oeuf “Epic Sample Sale” this coming week end and next one at The Invisible Dog in Brooklyn. One of my favourite children’s brands, in one of my favourite Art Space…I wish teleportation kits existed already :-).
Posted in ProductsDecember 5, 2013
If you like the re-cycling world and making presents that will encourage kids’ creativity, then bookmark Galloping Gold! This fun brand proposes an array of unique, precious and playful gifts for children, that will fire their imagination.
Posted in Mood of the dayDecember 3, 2013
Freshly launched by two young architects based in Barcelona, Nuun introduces a collection of clever and beautiful children’s furniture. Part of the brand’s philosophy is that children should grow up playing, learning and sharing. I can’t stop watching the videos showing how all this works.
Posted in ProductsNovember 29, 2013
Paris-based brand Astrid&Friends has a Scandinavian touch and a pinch of French attitude. Launched and designed by Swedish designer Solbritt Andersen, it inspired by children’s playfulness and individuality.
Read more Magasin M1
is a new design store in Paris, located in the vibrant “Docks en Seine” that also hosts La Cite de la Mode. Decorative objects, furniture, lighting, but also tableware, jewelery and books
for enthusiasts of innovative shapes and exceptional craftsmanship. Here’s a small selection of things we liked for kids.
Posted in Mood of the dayNovember 26, 2013
Caroline Filou and Anne-Marie Bonnamy moved to Lisbon in 2012, almost simultaneously. The two young French women met there, and both fell in love with Portuguese products. They decided to create Pois Selection, to share their passion with the rest of the planet.
Posted in Press - Online magazinesNovember 22, 2013
Christmas Christmas ! Need help with present ideas? German magazine Circus Mag‘s gift Guide 2013 is now online. Click here to view.
Posted in ProductsNovember 21, 2013
In 2010, Pixers
came alive when a group of friends became excited about creating a brand of vibrant, affordable, easy-to-install, and completely customisable wall décor
. Their collection invite people to spice up homes, apartments, and offices in ways that shouts “Me!”.
Posted in ProductsNovember 20, 2013
Dutch brand Mooi en Lief decided that kids wellies should be well made and funky, allowing for feeling different, daring to stand out from the crowd, even to be a bit quirky. “Mooi en Lief” means “Beautiful and Sweet” just what every parent thinks of their child.