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
Posted in Parent & Child interviewsNovember 20, 2012
“Lola is a very creative girl and loves to do workshops; each week we do 2 or 3 workshops together!” says Airi about her daughter. Airi is a kids fashion and print textile designer, who launched her own brand www.lolaforkids.com.
Lale has a passion for objects with a soul, for fabrics with a beautiful hand, for materials with good vibes and and for places with history. A citizen of the world and a vintage+crafts lover, Lale spent time in Brazil, Morocco, Italy, India, countries that reflect her her sunny smile and radiant personality. Now that she’s sold over 5000 of her iconic Rose mini suitcases through a network of 120 boutiques around the world, Lale decided to open an e-store lale.fr where you can find her
Posted in ProductsNovember 18, 2012
Julie de Gruchy East is an artist who makes dolls for children and adults alike. Julie (or Julo, as you prefer), spends most days thinking and creating anthropomorphic dolls – part animal and part human. Some are based on characters she met while travelling the world, others stem from her tangly and ‘very full to the rim’ brain.
Posted in ProductsNovember 16, 2012
The new aviator model by Zoobug just came out. It might be handy over the Christmas break, on the slopes, on the beach, or just to play it cool…
Posted in BrandsNovember 15, 2012
Brand name : miller [all three names elias, grace, miller are the middle names of the owner's kids]
Company name : elias & grace
Website : www.millerlondon.com
Date of creation : 2010
Country of origin : UK / London
Posted in Mood of the dayNovember 14, 2012
New lovable softies from master crafter Heidi Iverson, a collection inspired by her Redwood forest surroundings in Northern California. Each softie is handmade from scrap, upcycled and repurposed fabrics. Available at sweetwilliamltd.com.
Posted in Mood of the dayNovember 13, 2012
German childrenswear brand Macarons won the WGSN Global Fashion Award 2012 for Kidswear Design Team. A nice reward for a hard working team who brings on-trend and characterful products to the market, as well as innovations in fabrication, production and sustainability.
Posted in PhotographyNovember 12, 2012
Coming back from Artissima in Turin and going to Paris Photo later this week, my head is all around photography. This is a good occasion to share the work of Joanna Paterson for British childrenswear brand No Added Sugar. This story could be associated with a neo-realist movie by Pasolini
Posted in Culture,ProductsNovember 9, 2012
Wee Society is a new kids brand created by design firm Office, a team of moms and dads who believe in bright little minds, uncontrollable giggles and happy design. They produce prints for decoration as well as a learning app. The “Wee Alphas” on the decoration side features a quirky crew of 26 illustrated animals with a letter of the alphabet hidden in each one, and on the virtual side an iPad learning app for
Posted in Mood of the dayNovember 8, 2012
Since I moved from the US to the UK four years ago, I was struck by the strong presence of Scandinavian brands, by their huge success – almost a cult thing one might say. I started asking around for the reasons of such a success; the words “comfortable, functional, fun, honest, fairly priced, well designed with children in mind” came back