Monday, 30 June 2014


If you are a real stationeryholic, you NEED to visit Present & Correct. A UK based on -and offline shop full of boxes, calendars, clips, drawers, shelf replenishments and other little things like post-its to get excited about. They sell their own designs and those from all over the world, both new and vintage. Also their Facebook page is full of inspiring ideas, jokes and announcements. 

Polyhedra Rubber Stamps
Print polyhedra until you can print no more with these wooden handled rubber stamps. 

 Letter Wall Cards
Hang your initial on the wall with one of these old classroom cards.

New Postal Style
New Postal Style is a book full of ideas. Envelope ideas. Many different experiments into what an envelope is, with pictures, diagrams and measures for making each design. 

Wednesday, 25 June 2014


Once in a while we have a little chat with someone with a special job, an inspiring life, a remarkable character or an out of the box vision. 

This time we spoke with Madelon, mother of Sylvester 4 and Reva 1, wearing Gray Label.

So what about her?

Name: Madelon
Age: 37
Kids: 2
What she does: Being a mother and blogger/instagrammer, as known as:

What’s made you (almost) crazy? 
There is not much that makes me crazy. Maybe waking up and finding out there was no coffee.

What / who brings the fun? 
My family, my friends.

What’s the story your baby should not hear when he/she is a teenager? 
The stories about me as a teenager....

What advice do you wish you had ignored? 
I have no regrets.

What advice do you wish to pass on? 
Treat people like you want to be treated.

What motivates you to go on when your dreams scare you? 
Life in general. You only live once, make sure you make the best of it!

Monday, 23 June 2014


Tag a gift bottle of wine with these playful pieces that transform corks into a menagerie of animal corkers. Designed by Monkey Business and Reddish Studio each kit includes legs, eyes, ears or snouts, that pint into all kinds of corks. 

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

About minimalism: ACNE Junior

We never knew that the famous founder of minimalism, Acne Studios, was in children toys as well!

So, here is Acne JR, a Swedish toy company based in Stockholm. 
Their ambition is to make traditional, iconic, toys in a modern way. 

Acne JR is part of the Acne Family company group, founded in 1996.

More info at and

Big soft toy apple with detachable worm with eco-friendly rayon filling.

Pine wooden skull with secret compartment. For keeping memories. 

Londen taxi, designed by Floris Hovers

Tow truck, designed by Floris Hovers

The Swedish teddy bear Chester. Genuine organic leather, exclusive, numbered, limited edition. Only 30 pieces made. 

Friday, 13 June 2014


By AprilandMay is a collaboration between two stylists, Jantine Vaartjes and Vivian Hoebe. 
April and May is a studio focusing on interior design, styling and concepts and is the author of the April and May blogThey also work on styling concepts and photography by the name Birdsintrees.

The webshop is related to all the activities of April and May and fits the April and May feeling. You only find unique and vintage products carefully selected, for kids and parents. So yes, we definitely agree when they say the following about By AprilandMay:

"... a beautiful love affair for things that are out there..."

Glass Vase

Hand knitted sheep

Egg cups

Bird Wallsticker



Greeting card owl

Wednesday, 11 June 2014


The soft animal toys of Animal Poetry are all handmade by Furze Chan
They are made from linen and cotton fabric
The face of the animal is hand-embroided
As they are handmade, very little editions are available.

Thursday, 5 June 2014


Blanca Gómez is an illustrator living and working in Madrid, Spain. She started doing illustrations for her mother when she was a kid; now she makes illustrations for clients around the world, for her own shop catalogue and, of course, sometimes for her mom too.

Her work consists of illustrations for books, prints, products, magazines and advertising. 

We love her clean and simple work. Check it out on her website: Cosas Minimas