Florence Rolando formidable family

Formidable Family Rolando: Florence Rolando

Member of formidable family Rolando, Florence Rolando founder of our very own Pirouette blog talks to Katie about family life in Porto. read on.

Pirouette in Rio

From the sleek boutiques of Ipanema to the colourful flea markets - then back to the heights of Santa Teresa...

Alejandro & Gonzalo, 8 years old – Vigo, Spain

Alejandro and Gonzalo  are 8 years old twins. Both love football, but they are very different : Alejandro very fidgety and happy, Gonzalo a very sweet and sensitive. Silvia their mother contributes to menudamoda, a blog created by her sister Carmen.

Carmen, 8 years old – Vigo, Spain

Sonia Alonsodescribes her daughter Carmen as "a girl who loves to sew & to draw, who is also very friendly & responsible with homework". We all want kids like that! While carmen is drawing and sewing, Sonia can focus on her well documented website  about kid's fashion,…

Delicious dresses, cool tees

Winter Water Factory, available at Sweet William : sweetwilliamltd.com

Kids in the streets : Kitulgala, Sri Lanka

I took these three pictures in the same spot, in the deep countryside of  South Sri Lanka. I first saw the girl on the store front with her 70's dress, matching the colourful products and advertisement of the background. Just opposite the store, another girl was staring, proud…

Widgets pix for Peter

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Steel swing, like a sculpture

  This "mild steel with wax finish" swing by Tom Dixon weights 956 kg. Imagine it in your garden. Indestructible, perfect for the family to swing for hours and days and years, and to pass it to the next and next next next generations. Edition of 8. Seen at Super Design London,…

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.

Vol a Miami – Lila & Tom + Pascal Ollinger

  A great story by Lila&Tom Agency.  So Miami with the blue sky, the sky blue + white colors, and just a little palm/banana tree reminder. I want to be playing with those boys! Photos Pascal Ollinger www.pascalollinger.com

Color me crazy

  I always wondered if Belgium were the inventors of smarties. They have such a pop way of injecting color in their fashion; but it might also have a link with their long cartoon tradition. A graduate from the Antwerp Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Dominique Ver Eecke started…

The cards that stimulate creative exploration

The Emotional Learning Cards are a unique and beautifully designed set of cards featuring artwork by 20 contemporary artists alongside sets of questions and activities to stimulate creative exploration of emotions and identity in young people. They are an encouragement for…