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…

Is it a trolly? Is it a stroller?.. No it’s the super cute Strolly by Olliella

Olliella, the makers of the hugely popular Luggy basket have recently launched the super cute Strolly! A hand-woven rattan basket on wheels that switches from a pram to a shopping trolley just by lowering the hood of the pram. Perfect for dolls, pretend play, or for transporting…

The Caravan Crib receives a touch of Californian color by Kalon Studio

US based sustainable furniture producer Kalon Studio recently launched a new colour infused range of their much loved Caravan Crib - The 'California color collection'. Sustainably designed with longevity in mind, we can't help admire the Caravan Crib's beautiful classic form and…

Show report: Playtime New York #16 AW18 / FW18

It was a dark rainy Sunday in New York for the 16th edition of Playtime New York but it didn't hamper the vibrancy of the show. In fact Playtime registered a new attendance record of 2,114 professional visitors with the majority (45.3%) attending on the first day. As we stated…

#Pirouette12Watch SS18 winner interview: Jacqui Ma – Goodordering mini

Our first Spring/Summer 18 #Pirouette12watch winner in the design category is London based Goodordering mini. We were introduced to Goodordering mini's retro/modernist super paractical bag range and innovative multi lens magnetic snap on glasses at Dot to Dot, London. Jacqui Ma…

Trade Show Report: Creative Playtime New York SS18

It's no secret that we are big fans of the New York edition of Playtime. Playtime New York 15th edition was fun, friendly and colourful as was the greeting that met visitors at the entrance, with a fruity Haru stuck on design installation created by artist Aurelie Andres.…

Pirouette One to Watch Winners ss18: Playtime New York

Pirouette hearts New York! This summers edition was a fantastic and visually creative hub of kid's fashion and design. We were amazed to see a strong presence of Lithuanion and Latvian labels exhibiting at the New York show each with an original and distinct brand identity .…

Q&A game: 2 Players, 5 Questions, 5 Answers each with Florence / Katie

Pirouette 10 questions game: Q&A between 2 players - 5 questions & 5 answers each. Both players are interviewer and interviewee kicking off with players Florence Rolando (F) and Katie Kendrick (K). Let's start !

Formidable Family: Spang (Scandi Mini)

Gabrielle Spang founder of on-line children's boutique Scandi Mini lives with her husband Claes and their two children Wilhelm (8) and Cornelia (4) in Fulham south west London, UK. She's passionate about good design and fashion, and with the birth of her children this love…

Bonjour: One to Watch Winner – Design, Playtime Paris

Bonjour are our One to Watch winners for design at Playtime Paris AW17. It's of no surprise this label has amassed a large social media following with the stylist, designer and founder Anne Millet's inspiring and captivating style. The Petite chamber noire (the little dark room)…

Playtime New York AW17

New York has had it's fair share of snow the past few months which made for an interesting flight to Playtime New York but it was well worth the bumpy arrival. It was great to see many European brands in attendance at the Playtime New York show alongside the many American, South…