Wild nature inspired rugs

    Playful and fun, the vibrantly colored rugs of Indi-B are intended to foster children's imagination and creativity, brightening up their floor with vivid, idyllic nature scenes. Creative director Beatrice Girelli, along with the rest of the Indi-B team,…

Warm shades facing cold tones

  That mix of saffron/straw/caramel/pumpkin and blue-greens seems a perfect way to make the transition from fall to winter; a subtle interaction between cold and warm tones. Tuscany meets Iceland... Ideat magazine, October 2010. Photos Matthew Donaldson.

Areaware forever…

  The Salvor Fauna collection (Tees and cushions) had a lot of influence on the market; the graphics have been widely copied, there's even been copies of the copies. That didn't affect their attraction power. Simply because they were the first, because they are beautifully…

Ophelia Summerscales, 4 years old – Paris, France

Ophelia is very girly. She loves dressing up as a princess and borrowing mummy’s lipstick and nail varnish. Her favorite music is Blur. She loves drawing, making collages from any bits of paper, magazine she can find in the house. Julie Marabelle her mother is the designer and…

Halloween

  This is the season when I miss the US the most, for the Indian summer, for Halloween and Thanksgiving. Before living in the US, Halloween was just a commercial event to me. It is still, in a way, but I understand much better the attraction Americans have for it. While…

A house full of friends

  Coming back home is a constant surprise. What will the children have invented? One day they are picnicking with bears and sock monkeys under the kitchen table, another day they have created a snow park for their Playmobil out of toilet paper. It's anyway always fun because…

Merci Merci!

  Merci to Parisian store Merci for the cocktail party they gave last night on the occasion of Maison & Objet. I hear quite often that Paris has become a boring city, but every time I go I guess it's when there are shows, events or trade shows and the city is lively and…

China : Shanghai

There are many babies and young kids in the streets of Shanghai, all happily playing, dressed in cute outfits with vibrant colors. But I was surprise not to see pre-teen or teenagers, even on week ends. Why? I learned from my Chinese friends that they are all kept home by their…