• Mood of the day

    White out

    I remember a Trend Union/Li Edelkort conference, at the end of  last century (I feel so old speaking like this). The trends guru prophesied that 2000 would be the year of white. The whole…

    January 29, 2012
  • Culture Mood of the day

    Into the wild, reading books

    I wish I could take the Argentinian landscapes back with me to London, and I wish I also could take that delicious reading room with its decor and books contents. I love Eastern European…

    January 28, 2012
  • Family Travel Retail - Windows

    Hidden in Uruguay…

    Alium Boutique  opened in Garzon (Uruguay) in 2008 by Carolyn Prevett (textile designer) and Mariano Piñeyrúa (industrial designer), founders of  Alium Design Studio. Both students of the Centro de Diseño Industrial (CDI) Montevideo, Carolyn and Mariano play…

    January 27, 2012
  • Retail - Windows

    Kickcan & Conkers’ Little Shop of wonders

    Deborah Beau started her blog Kickan & Conkers in 2009. Since then, she’s been posting everyday (at least) about wonderful finds of all sorts : wooden toys, vintage dolls, paper design, books, illustrations and…

    January 25, 2012
  • Family Travel

    Shopping, eating, wandering in Sao Paolo

    The largest city in the Southern hemisphere, Sao Paolo counts 20 millions habitants, 10 millions cars and the largest Italian, Jewish, Japanese communities in the world. A tower of Babel full of energy and…

    January 24, 2012
  • Family Travel

    Rio de Janeiro

    Modern Rio, Vintage Rio, Decadent Rio, Rio is so much beauty and fun. All vertical, with a crazy urban jungle and beautiful beaches. We loved the Jardim Botanico, a must to visit with kids.…

    January 21, 2012
  • Products

    Sao Paolo : Petit Retro

    It was fun to visit the store-atelier of Petit Retro in Sao Paolo. It was like being transposed to Paris for a moment. Petit Retro , a Franco-Brazilian brand of accessories and decor, was created in…

    January 18, 2012
  • Mood of the day

    Tea party in Rio

    We found a lovely place in the hills of Santa Teresa : Lola Cafe Atelier. Lola is an artist who produces lots of colourful and playful thinks, for kids and their rooms : garlands,…

    January 13, 2012