Posted in ProductsDecember 3, 2012
Heidi Schaefer of Nesta’s Nest grew up in Stockholm with her German parents. She studied Architecture and Interior design in London and then spent 10 years in New York working in architecture and fashion. While pregnant with her son, she kept looking for a bassinet that would work in the railroad apartment she was living in at the time; something that would also be made of a natural material.
Posted in CultureDecember 2, 2012
With her transformation of everyday objects into toys, her installations and images, Artist Martine Camillieri makes a sharp comment on our society, on waist, recycling and especially toxic materials. With her book “Wild Foods”, she helps us understand how to avoid eating too much of the questionable food that surround us, or at least not to exceed the permissible dose of toxicity.
Posted in ProductsNovember 30, 2012
New to the wallsticker world, Bumoon was created in the French Apls by Giuditta Bussetti. An Italian graphic designer and photographer, Giuditta lived in Spain and Portugal before moving to the France a year ago and launching her own business.
Posted in Mood of the dayNovember 29, 2012
Patricia Bolinches is an industrial designer and a founding member of graphic design firm Bomo; but the most important about her is that she always wanted to do things for children. In October this year, she finally launched Mon Oncle. The brand proposes a childrenswear collection of about 25 handmade exclusive products, all produced in Spain.
Posted in Mood of the day,ProductsNovember 28, 2012
Hannah McHalick, who has an aversion to the dull and boring, founded Oh Baby London in 2002. Based in East London, McHalick fuels Rock’n'roll attitude, Cool Britannia, fun street style into baby’s wardrobes. Anti-establishment, UK anarchy from the crib; so Brit! Available at AlexandAlexa.com, Cissywears.com (UK Online and Boutique), Babesta (New York),
Posted in Parent & Child interviewsNovember 27, 2012
Iago is crazy about soccer; just read his interview and you’ll understand how addicted he is ;-). “We call him “The “Tiger” because it’s his favourite animal but also because of his blue and green eyes” says Carmen, his mother and the designer of Spanish brand mininaloves.com.
Posted in BrandsNovember 26, 2012
Brand name : Zid Zid Kids (sometimes also known as ‘Zid Zid’) - Website : www.zidzid.com
Date of creation : January 2003
Country of origin : USA/Morocco - Country of production : Morocco
Name of the founders : Moulay A. Essakalli + Julie Klear
Number of employees : 10
Radiators are the cherry on the cake when it comes to decorating. I have fallen in love several times with vintage/reclaimed ones, but never with newly designed versions until I saw these playful paper clip radiators in the Homes section of the FT today. Wow, sciroccoh.it has a great range.
Posted in CultureNovember 24, 2012
With “Walking Drawings”, Eve Wright created an exciting concept of visual art in landscape, reminiscent of Andy Goldsworthy’s work (whose film “Rivers and Tides” is an absolute must see with children). She says, “… I wanted to take my studio practice into a public space and onto a larger canvas and so Walking Drawings was born.”
Posted in Parent & Child interviewsNovember 23, 2012
In her interview, Natalia says that she loves her superdog Drago, “the smartest dog ever”, that she would transform her little brother into a frog if she had magic power and also that she misses Vietnam where she lived. Her mother Natalia Cabrera is the founder of www.staylittle.es. About her daughter she says that she is a true artist with lots of creativity and a big heart. Let’s go for the interview of Natalia&Natalia!
Posted in Products,Retail - WindowsNovember 22, 2012
If you share that love for poppy red, check out hedgehogshop. They have a wonderful selection of simple, intelligent and fun products (not only red!). That’s a place I always visit whenever I have a little present to make.
Posted in BrandsNovember 21, 2012
Brand name : Mini & Maximus - Website : www.miniandmaximus.com
Date of creation : 2008
Country of origin : USA - Country of production : USA
Name of the founders : Megan Villa and Sophie St-Onge
Number of employees : 4