Posted in ProductsFebruary 20, 2014
If dealing with party bags gives you the creep, Cabbage and Fig is for you. They make creative, affordable and fun alternatives to the usual “made-in-China/full-of-cheap-plastic/full-of-sugar ones that can ruin a beautiful birthday party!
Posted in Family TravelFebruary 18, 2014
A few years ago, we did a stop in Dubai, on our way to Sri Lanka. Against our expectations, we loved everything about it. Co-owner of the concept store Comptoir 102 and mother of 3, Emmanuelle Sawko shares the latest tips about the city of Dubai, the desert and nearby cool destinations.
Posted in ProductsFebruary 17, 2014
Very special and quirky, the hats and sweaters by Happyeti
are handcrafted in a traditional way by Nepalese artisans in the heart of the Himalayas. The brand was launched in 2011, with he aim to offer products with a spirit of adventure, mixing animals and characters from different cultures and civilizations.
Posted in HealthFebruary 15, 2014
Why is choosing carefully what you put on your skin as important as what you put in your stomach? Why is it so crucial for our children’s health to stay away from chemicals? Why is it a good idea to opt for organic cosmetics?Here’s a quick guide to help understand how it works with things related to our skin.
Posted in BrandsFebruary 14, 2014
Brand name : Milibe
Website : www.milibecopenhagen.com
Date of creation : 2002
Country of origin : Denmark
Name of owner/founder(s) : Mille Milt & Maria Raben
Posted in Mood of the dayFebruary 13, 2014
Spanish brand Little Creative Factory
launched their F/W 14-15 collection at Playtime Paris
last month, and is getting ready for Playtime New York. This young company has a lot of positive energy and the enthusiasm of Cristina Fernandez and Esther Villanueva, founders/designers is a good antidote to the grey climate…!
Posted in PhotographyFebruary 12, 2014
Not photography, but still within the realms of representation and of great inspiration, A Look At… Cy Twombly.
Posted in Trade ShowsFebruary 10, 2014
The 15th edition of Playtime Paris reached a record level with 8164 visitors, an increase of +17% over January 2013. With buyers coming from 69 different countries, Playtime Paris has taken a sharp turn toward the international stage.
Posted in Mood of the dayFebruary 7, 2014
Temporary showroom Dot to Dot
will open tomorrow and Sunday, involving about 15 children’s brands (Corby Tindersticks, Indikidual, Jake and Maya, Loud Apparel, Nixie Clothing, Aravore…). In talk with Nicole Frobusch
and Carly Gledhill,
founders of the event.
Posted in ProductsFebruary 5, 2014
Lovi Oy is a family owned company based in Northern Finland that produces do-it-yourself wooden figures, designed and patented by Anne Paso. For each tree bought, a tree is planted. A great brand to keep in mind for ecological gift items.
Posted in ProductsFebruary 4, 2014
New children’s brand Oyu Moyu created by Mongolian designer Oyuna Tserendorj and her three year old son. A delicious story with equally wonderful products that launched online in November 2013 and at Playtime Paris last month.
Posted in Design - Home DecorFebruary 3, 2014
Designers Anne Kieffer and Arnaud Mouriamé have a passion for wood, and for creating original and simple objects. In 2012 they launched Studio delle Alpi. Their amusing and eco-responsible collection, dedicated to the world of children, caught my eye.