In Creative Family Home, Ashlyn Gibson explores the heart and soul of twelve specially photographed homes that capture the zeitgeist in family living and celebrate the magic of childhood. Whether you have just started a family or have a tribe of pre-teens, the book explores both practical and decorative angles. Discussion with the author and peek into this beautiful book.
Posted in Mood of the day,ProductsOctober 5, 2013
Cox & Cox was launched in 2001 to offer a fresh escape from the norm, providing a collection of products with influences from all over the globe and taking inspiration from childhood memories, often with a contemporary twist. These storage bags are brilliant!
Wall Stickers and wallpaper have been very popular in the last decade. Here’s a quick guide on the topic, featuring an interview with Idoia García de Cortázar of Spanish brand Chispum, a list of the top brands on the market, as well as a selection of products we love.
Posted in Mood of the day,ProductsOctober 3, 2013
Fairtrade produced and handmade in Peru, Cabbages & Kings was launched last year by Alexandra Gizela. For this Fall/Winter the line introduces a fresh new colour palette, and is announcing the arrival of hats and home decor items (soon!).
Posted in Mood of the day,ProductsOctober 2, 2013
Original textile designs, linen, bags, stationary, ceramics : Otsuki Sama‘s collections are made by hand by French designer Valérie Bast Laudier, either in her studio, or manufactured by skilled artisans in Lyon and Paris. Each item has its own story and invites you into the poetic world of Otsuki Sama, the majesty of the moon.
Posted in Mood of the day,ProductsOctober 1, 2013
Founder of Sweet William, Bronagh Staley always spots the new and most interesting childrenswear brands on the market. This season, she selected TREEHOUSE, the baby collection of Belgium designer Anja Schwerbrock.
Posted in Business,CultureSeptember 30, 2013
Interview with Yasmine Mamoudieh, the visionary and ambitious founder of MyKidsy.com, a website with a new and innovative approach in helping parents finding trusted courses for children in their neighborhood and to support children’s creative and intellectual development. This might revolutionise the way most parents look at their children’s extracurricular education.
Posted in Products,Retail - WindowsSeptember 27, 2013
Where do Kate Moss ,Mila Jovovich, Jude Law, Jools Oliver or Megan Fox shop for their children? At Elias and Grace, the gorgeous kids store located in Primerose Hill, where many cool Brit celebrities live. The boutique opened in 2004, the e-store in 2009 and in 2012 the brand Miller was born, launched by Elias and Grace owner Nickey Thrussell.
Posted in Mood of the daySeptember 26, 2013
This children’s collection is entitled “Art Class”
, designed by Lindsey Berns
and inspired by petit burgeoning artists
Posted in Mood of the daySeptember 25, 2013
New in the catalog of collaborations : Christian Lacroix + Petit Bateau. Petit Bateau and the Opéra national de Paris have joined forces to produce a capsule collection designed by Monsieur Christian Lacroix. The fruits of this very French collaboration will be available from December 6 in a selection of Petit bateau stores and at the Opera store.
Posted in Mood of the daySeptember 24, 2013
Made out of soft, hand dyed and block-printed fabrics, Velveteen reinvents a repertoire of classic and sophisticated silhouettes for children up to 6 y old. Based in Hong Kong, this young brand launched in 2012 exhibited at Playtime New York last August is growing nicely.
Posted in Family Travel,PhotographySeptember 23, 2013
If I would have to summarise Oeuf, I would call it “the brand that always surprises us“. Oeuf quickly grew from offering just a crib to a whole lifestyle brand that respects the planet, understands the essence of childhood and always brings new and fun ideas. We love their latest collaboration with a young photographer from Estonia, Katrina Tang.