MAD – The museum that’s crazy about objects. Part 1

Today I would like you to discover the new course of design collections of MAD, Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. The Museum which is close to my heart, where I return to very often. You can always discover something new and find many sources of inspiration. This is the only…

A look at Milan Design Week 2019

When Katie invited me to contribute to Pirouette and explained that my first assignment would be to go to Milan Design Week I jumped at the chance. As an interior designer based in Paris the opportunity to explore the goings-on in Milan and share my feelings about it with you…

Dou wooden toys & products

Dou’s story begins with a question…

#Pirouette12Watch AW19 Design Winner: Mini Wallers – Dot to Dot London

The Pirouette One to Watch Awards are about finding and highlighting some of the best emerging talent working in children's fashion and design. We take our time to search through the many eye catching labels at Pitti Bimbo, Dot to Dot London and Playtime New York. There are many…

Boutique Petit Pan opens in London

Boutique Petit pan opened in London (Hampstead) last May and is about to launch colorful sewing workshops for mother and daughter.

From Seattle to Luxembourg : follow Wallpaper designer Angela van der Meulen

Angela van der Meulen moved to Luxembourg six years ago from Seattle, little did she know this change would spark her creativity to a whole new level. With a transitioning family and phase two of parenting facing her she was ready to embark on a long held creative dream,…

Let me take you to my dream bedroom…

Van Staeyen interior architects from Antwerp were given the task to design a kids bedroom in an classical mansion. Her's what they did...

Green Architecture To Fight Poverty

The Mashambas Skyscraper is a project designed to improve the lives of small farmers in Swahili, East Africa. It will host education, training on agricultural techniques, cheap fertilizers, and modern tools. The structure will be made of simple modular elements, easy to…

Muskhane, Handmade in Nepal

The clothing and homeware of Muskhane is inspired by the energy of Nepal, entirely handmade in a palette of rich and vibrant colors. The home collection, in felted wool brings softness and good cheer, where clean lines and high design meet fun and whimsy.  In 100% cashmere extra…

Paper Menagerie

There are so many things to like about Owl Paper Lamps from Portugal. In themselves, these illuminated animals are just terrifically cute in their own right.

Stylish Beanbags Bonanza Chez Nobodinoz

Beanbags are a wonderful invention. Children can't resist taking a dive when they see one. They're perfect for lounging around and their softness will calm down even very stressed adults.   

Totem Lamps by Xadrezasriscas

These lamps are made of pine wood with water based-paints. You can play with the different parts and create your own version, in the colour combination of your choice.