• Culture

    Great architecture makes me happy

    This spiral shaped building is a project for a Buddhist temple soon to be built in Taichang, China. It  takes shape of a Mobius ring, reflecting the basic principles of Buddhism and the idea…

    November 4, 2012
    Mood of the day

    Prepare children for the cold with Duvetica

    Italian brand of sexy down jackets Duvetica just launched a junior line for boys&girls (2-12 y) in 19 rich vibrant, bright colours (check that amazing colour range). No prints, no un-necessary decorations and above all…

    November 2, 2012
  • Retail - Windows

    A New Children’s Store in London : Amaia

    Amaia was founded in 2005 by two London-based mothers : Amaia originally from Spain and Segolene from Paris. Seven years after the opening of the Chelsea store, Amaia’s second lifestyle  boutique  arrives in Marylebone,…

    October 31, 2012
  • Family Travel

    October in Lindos, Rhodes (Greece)

    This is one of the joys of being in Europe : having so many wonderful and diverse destinations at close reach. Our latest travel was to Rhodes where our friends Tim&Dixie got married. It took…

    October 28, 2012
  • Culture

    Meet Maud and the Shrimpton Family

    “Maude The Not-So-Noticeable Shrimpton” is a brand new book by Lauren Child, illustrated by Trisha Krauss. The story is about The Shrimptons family; “flamboyant and eccentric, being noticed is what all the members of the Shrimpton…

    October 24, 2012
    Mood of the day

    Society Baby Set

    Every time I go to Milan I visit the Society store in Brera. Their home textiles are of such high quality and their desaturated colour range is so super inspiring, it has become a must-visit for me.…

    October 23, 2012