Posted in BusinessNovember 11, 2013
Portuguese brand Wolf & Rita invited me to their design studio and factory, located in the heart of the textile region in North Portugal. A very interesting tour and a great occasion to better know this young and promising brand.
Posted in Mood of the dayNovember 10, 2013
Kids with ADD, parents with cancer, grand parents with Alzheimer, that this sound familiar to you? Do you want to be part of the equation or do you care about you and and your family living in a healthy mind and body? Here’s a few documentaries and books to help understanding how to stay away from bad stuff…
These cushions look like candies to me! By Coco Hellein, available at the Collection, a great store (in le Marais, Paris) and e-store, always so good at spotting incredible decor ideas and products. Focus this month on the brand created by Corinne Hellein, colour expert and consultant.
Posted in Design - Home Decor,ProductsNovember 7, 2013
This lovely cardboard house has something very British. Called ’1Rose Place’, it is the first dollhouse in the Archidoll’s Collection by Tiphaine Verdier Mangan. The perfect gift for girls who love to build and play with small dolls and creatures (ours is currently full of happy Sylvanians!).
Posted in PhotographyNovember 6, 2013
“In London the days are closing in and there is a distinct autumnal vibe in the air which inspires seasonal ideas for shoots” says Stylist Ashlyn Gibson
about the story she did as a collaboration with photographer Sheena Bose
. Images of boys in an atmospheric cobbled street in East London…
Posted in Retail - WindowsNovember 5, 2013
Read more Cécile Renaud and Julie Garcia
founded their e-store My Little Square in 2011
. A shopping place Pirouette has added to its favourites, for its clean look and wide selection of product categories
that includes clothing, furniture, games& toys but also a little sawing section
Posted in Design - Home Decor,ProductsNovember 4, 2013
Dandy Star’s Magic light box diffuses a soft glowing light that’s perfect for bedside reading or a beautiful way to keep the dark at bay in a kids room. A great item to add to the Christmas gift list (yes, already November! )…
Posted in BusinessNovember 2, 2013
Founded by Nicky Goodman, the childrenswear agency Little Icons celebrates its anniversary : 4 years of selling a selection of great European brands to top UK stores. Finger in the Nose, Boys and girls, American Outfitters, Gro, La Loi, Etiquette Clothiers…
Posted in ProductsNovember 1, 2013
For this AW13 season’s images, photographer Julia Bostock took caramel baby & child to Suffolk. Sharing a few photos, we take the occasion to announce that caramel baby &child just opened a concession in Fenwick, a multi-brand store in the heart of London (Bond Street), stocking the collection for boys & girls from 3 months to 8 years.
Posted in Design - Home Decor,ProductsOctober 31, 2013
In the family of brands created by sisters, here’s Olli Ella
, London based children’s label specialised in nursing chairs
and room decor
. Chloe tells us more about her and sister Olivia’s story, their experience in business and about their new bedding collection, out soon.
Posted in Culture,Mood of the dayOctober 30, 2013
Do your kids spend enough time outdoors? Why is that important? Take a look at Project Wild Thing, a film and a movement aiming to reconnecting children with nature.
Posted in ProductsOctober 29, 2013
Following a career in architecture, Jen Taylor
decided to go for what she really enjoyed and loved in life : well-designed, carefully crafted, beautiful timeless objects
. She founded Hokolo
to express her love of colours, patterns and aesthetics of bold inspiring products.