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Product selection for children, straight from Australia

Ride On Toddler

We loved the product we saw in  Australian magazine Little One baby. Here’s a selection of colourful items, made out of natural materials, all with a handmade touch and an ecological approach.

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Potato Experiment to help children understanding organic food

Potatoe experiment

This little girl doing an experiment with a sweet potato can help other children understanding why their parents are making such a fuss about organic food! It’s fun, it’s quick and educative…love that!

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Hilda.Henri, new label launching at Playtime Paris

Hilda.Henri

Among the new children’s labels that will launch at Playtime Paris (Jan 25 to 27), Hilda.Henri caught my eye (and my brain). Founded in by  Verena Wondrak, it proposes a sustainable couture made from milled loden, an Alpine farming fabric in pure new wool, that is normally used for traditional costumes.

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KidsroomZOOM (art, design, food) at Pitti Bimbo

Kidroomzoom at Pitti Bimbo

Paola Noe’s KidsroomZOOM! will be part of the 78.edition of Pitti Bimbo. Located in the New View area, it will showcase a handpicked selection of super interesting brands and projects related to the kids world.  A special preview of what will be on display during the Milano Design Week next April 2014.

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A Look At… Anna Hurtig

Anna Hurtig

Anna Hurtig

A look at…  Anna Hurtig, born in 1972 in Stockholm, Sweden.

“The thing that appeals to me the most about photography is that it gives me a possibility to depict the world exactly as it looks and a way to create an imaginary one. A place where I have the total control of both the scene and the execution.

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NY School Goes Vegetarian, Academic Results Improve

vegetarian school NY

A public school New York (P.S. 244 in Queens), the first in the US, has opted for a 100 percent vegetarian school lunch menu. That on its own is already a breaking news, but more interesting even is the fact that the school life and the student’s health have improved with this diet change. 

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What’s up Playtime?

Playtime Paris

Lots of exciting things going on for Playtime, the most creative and dynamic children’s trade shows in Paris, New York and Tokyo : PlayWithDesign is back in Paris – Playologie, a virtual trade show and fantastic B2B tool is in preparation (launching in June 2014) – Playtime Tokyo celebrates its 10th edition.

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Year end review : cool things we saw in 2013 and cool ones to come

Bye bye 2013

Time for Pirouette’s ritual year end review. Below we have a look at – Technology & The Way We Live -Film & Culture – Travel & Adventure –  Kids & The Cosmopolitan Family – and more…! I hope you’ll enjoy going through our overview of the highlights of 2013, as seen from Pirouette’s point of view. Thanks to all of you who have sent your input from different parts of the world!

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Happy 2014!

HBB Card 3

I wish everyone a wonderful luminous inspired 2014! Thanks to HBB Industria Argentina for the beautiful card that I am borrowing!

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Let’s make some great art, interactive book by Marion Deuchars

interactive art books created by Marion Deuchars

I discovered two wonderful things this month : Behomm, a home exchange community for creatives and designers (thanks BozAround for bringing it to my attention), and through it, “Let’s make some great art”,  an interactive book by Marion Deuchars.

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E-store Noeuf launches its own children’s collection

COLORAMA

French e-store Noeuf launches its eponymous collection for children. Called Colorama, the line offers highly products thought for everyday life. Beautifully made eco-conscious and sustainable, they embraces values dear to Noeuf.

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Formidable Family Medhurst-Ramswell

No Added Sugar

Deborah Medhurst and Ric Ramswell, owners of childrenswear brand No Added Sugar, live in Hampshire with their sons Gabriel and Lucien.  The family shares a passion for travel, music and good food. Quick peek at their home and cultural surroundings.

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