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Vitrina by Hierve at Maison et Objet

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“Vitrina” by Hierve was one of the coolest products on show at the London Design Festival last fall. Vitrina translates as window cabinet in Spanish, and the collection consists of four different cabinets that blend solid wood, glass, colour (including neon pink) and lighting features. A distinctive and new way of  storing and displaying things

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Pirouette…Cacahouete!

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We share a name, but we are not related! That said, we have in common a love for beautifully made, educational things for children, and that is already a lot. Pirouette Cacahouete is currently showing at Maison & Objet in

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M&O : look for Blooroomstudio (Hall 7)

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If you go to Maison&Objet and if you meet Marc Ange, designer of Bloomroomstudio, tell him how much I like his creations and spirit. “Marc Ange was born in the saint city of Rome under the terror of the Red Brigades (i.e. the 70′s), within a surrealistic and rootless family, divided between art,

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Papier Mache in Copenhagen

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The Trend Area at CIFF Copenhagen will show a sneak peek of “There’s a bluebird in my heart”, a kids editorial by Deborah Sfez & Mélanie Rodriguez for PAPIER MACHE. The magazine’s 5th print issue  - The Dream issue – will be available

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Remasterized Baby ABC & Baby 123

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A little while ago, Deborah Donenfeld noticed that there were very few children’s books using photography : interesting photography, images that don’t look dated, and that are attractive to both the children’s and parents’s eyes. That’s how she came up with Baby ABC / Baby 123, a simple and clean concept of

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Mina, 6 y old – Indre, France

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Mina is a passionate child, with a very strong character and a lots of imagination. She loves to dance and sing; she’s always putting up shows for her parents and for her little brother Noam. Mother Emilie Moreau is a kids clothes designer and founder of cute children’s brand Minabulle.

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Scotch Addiction

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I have become addicted to Scotch & Soda. I find their clothes funky, not too loud, not too serious, casual with just that chic twist, nicely made out of quality materials. The best with that brand is that you wear the products all the time,

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My Zoo – Martí Guixé for Magis

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You probably remember Villa Julia by Javier Mariscal, a black and white cardboard house launched a couple of years ago and widely exposed in the press. More fun cardboard has arrived at Magis: My Zoo by Martí Guixé, featuring a giraffe,

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Nora Gaia Hürlimann, 7.5 y old – Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia

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Nora loves swimming and snorkeling in the sea. Lucky girl : she can practice her favourite activity all year long in beautiful Bali island. When she’s not in school or in the water, Nora helps her father Waly Hürlimann on his website www.cryoow.com, a new place allowing you to create puppets from children’s drawings or from a beloved character. 

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Loud Apparel / Playtime Paris

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On the list of brands that will launch at Playtime Paris at the end of the month, Loud Apparel caught my eye. This young and fun line was created 3 years ago by Serena Di Scalzo, an Italian designer based in London.

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European Trade Show Calendar Winter 2013

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It’s Trade Show Season again, a busy January for many people in the industry, from brands, to buyers and journalists who will travel all over Europe. Some are probably already on their way to Maison&Objet in Paris, the giant Design show featuring many children’s brands. Safe travels everyone and see you on the way! 

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A Breath of Fresh Air in Kid’s Parties

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Planning to throw a party for kids? Want to do something new, something cool and something a bit less cliche’ than the usual? In New York, a small group of fun people are changing the codes, introducing party favors with cartoon humour and a rock’n’roll twist. Balloon artist Robert Moy, founder of Brooklyn Balloon Company, gives Pirouette a taste of what his parties are like. Not the usual balloon animals and clowns!

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