Bodie and Fou, chez vous

I you love decor and lifestyle rare finds but don't know BODIE AND FOU, you have something to discover today! It started as a blog and e-store and it is now a also a mail order catalog. I had fun flipping through the pages yesterday, comfortably installed on my couch,…

KidsroomZOOM Vienna

After Milan and Graz, kidsroomZOOM opened its Vienna last week with more than 20 international designers presenting contemporary art and furniture, as part of the Vienna Design Week. I am hoping that Paola Noe will bring the event to London soon; London Design week 2012?…

Modular bed aalto + aalto

  . Aalto + Aalto is a design office focusing on functional, esthetical and emotional product design, with the aim to bring something new to our material world.  (The bed on the picture is a prototype). Via e-glue . .    

Royal diary

Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece has a busy busy life. Mother of 5 children, the Princess also runs her own business, the children's line Marie-Chantal that she launched 10 years ago. Specially designed by the Princess, this  diary is the perfect way to keep track of everyone’s…

The fall stories of La Princesse au petit pois

Some people are good at summer collections, some better at winter's. Alexandra Darcissac is good at both. But Alexandra is good at many things : at choosing fabrics that are not too sophisticated nor too rough, at using just the right amount of colour, at keeping things simple…

Monika Elena Kost for Noro

. . . . .                             Nordic inspired photos by Monika Elena Kost - Location : Copenhagen- Brand : Noro. 

Franklin Street, NY

  . . . . Bu and the Duck, 106 Franklin Street ( btw W. Broadway and Church streets) . When Susan Lane opened Bu and the Duck in 1997, she created a destination; Franklin Street was empty. It is only a decade later that Steven Allen and other fashion designers joined…

An invitation to take your time…

. . . . "Y'a pas le feu au lac" means “no need to rush”. The French expression evokes Lake Leman and the slow approach to life of Swiss people. YPLFL is also a design company based in France. Created by designers around the world, YPLFL products are an invitation to take your…

Jess Brown launching a women's line

. . . . . . . Known for her one-of-a-kind handmade rag dolls, Jess Brown is introducing a small women's wear range to her collections, inspired by her love for beautiful textiles. All of the line is shades of grey and natural linen and it's all done in twice combed cotton.…

Enlighted ponpons

    Ole! Lamp shade  Johan Carpner - www.johancarpner.se  

The beautiful artwork of Lea, 4.5 years old – Bengalore, India

  I am totally in love with children's drawings so I was enchanted when Unmesh Dasthakhir wrote me from Bangalore to show me the work of his 4.5 years old daughter Lea.   If you share my passion, visit mypurplesketches to see more of Lea's beautiful drawings and…

Rare finds at Bubble London

  Among the brands that I am looking forward to discovering at Bubble London next month is Olive’s friend Pop. This new Australian label was created in 2009 by Julia Ferguson & Lea Walker. "The naive charm of Olive’s Friend Pop evoke a strong sense of nostalgia: of days…