• Trade Shows

    Playtime Paris in images

    This was a good edition of Playtime. I heard quite a few people complaining that children’s fashion is a bit stagnant and repetitive, but I got personally quite enthusiastic about the brands on display.…

    July 9, 2012
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    Ah…Those Tiles!

    Tiles are eco-friendly and they are versatile : they can be used for a floor or on walls, inside and outside. based in Marrakech, Popham Design has the most beautiful tiles, bringing a modern design sensibility…

    July 7, 2012
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    Comapny Profile : amore di mamma

    Name of the brand : amore di mamma /  Name of the company : amore di mamma GmbH Date of creation : May 2010 – in Berlin Country of origin : Germany Name of the founders :  Yolanda Ng & Verena McNamara…

    July 6, 2012
  • Mood of the day

    Handmade Brooches, Headbands & Necklaces

    Jewellery designer  Mathilde de Turckheim  will be showing at Playtime Paris (Stand K21) this week end. Her creations are a cool combination of delicate, poetic and playful that can be found in great stores around the…

    July 5, 2012
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    Fine Cell Work

    While visiting the New Designers show in London last week, I came across Fine Cell Work, a social enterprise that trains prisoners in paid, skilled, creative needlework. I remember using a similar association in…

    July 3, 2012
  • Culture

    Architectural Wonders – New York & London

    Wendy is the winner for the 2012 MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program. Created by HWKN (Hollvich Kushner),  Wendy is composed of nylon fabric treated with a ground breaking titania nanoparticle spray to neutralize airborne…

    July 2, 2012