Explore our BFF brands: made for play and here to stay
Tiny Cottons is a fun Spanish kids clothing brand based in Barcelona that takes quality seriously. It's your kid's favourite because their designs are bright and playful and it's yours, too, because it's long-lasting and made responsibly in Europe.
Lucas du Tertre
Lucas du Tertre designs and produces beautiful cotton textile collections for everyone, creating a bridge between India and France and between tradition and modernity. Their prints are timeless, "retro" and modern at the same time, created in their Parisian workshops and printed or woven in India according to ancestral know-how.
YKRA is a Hungarian brand manufacturing colourful backpacks and other cotton canvas accessories locally, inspired by the hiking culture of 1970’s eastern Europe. They are on a mission to inspire people to spend more time in nature and enjoy everyday adventures.
This classic French brand needs no introduction - kids have been playing in Petit Bateau since 1920. Petit Bateau creates a playful, joyful universe which speaks to all generations from 0-24 months. Known for its iconic underwear and t-shirts, it has become the go-to label for multi-generational style for babies, children and adults the world over.
Welcome to the woolly wonderland of Donna Wilson: a place where pattern and colour collide, and the imagination is free to run wild. Donna Wilson has been designing, manufacturing and distributing her curious creatures, luxurious lambswool cushions, knitwear and ever-expanding collection of home accessories since 2003.
Sergeant Paper makes art accessible for everyone: a catalogue of more than 1000 posters of both French and international illustrators, printed in limited edition on quality art paper in their Parisian workshop.
Paperole is a Montréal-based publisher and gallery dedicated to the promotion of contemporary illustration and graphic art with an interest in all forms of design. They spread the work of artists through the creation of paper articles, stationery, posters, clothes, accessories and exhibitions. They give back royalties to the artists who collaborate with them and their products are carefully printed in Canada.
Banquet Workshop & Atelier
Banquet Workshop & Atelier is a Vancouver-based studio run engaged in creating quality goods. Their screen-printed prints, stationery and textiles are conceived, designed, printed and produced in Canada with a fine attention to affordability, environmental sustainability and share a distinct beauty and uniqueness.
Designed as a tribute to architects’ work, Cinqpoints designs and produces stationery, objects and games for architecture lovers and creative minds. Their collections are dedicated to architecture and enjoyed by both young and old children.
Cozyca wants us all to enjoy the works and designs of their artists and use our favorite illustrations to make life a little richer, warmer and more enjoyable.
kiko+ & gg*
kiko+ & gg* is a wooden toy & gift brand from Osaka, Japan, that believes toys can be a communication tool for kids & parents all over the world. They have been making eco-friendly toys for over 10 years, always with fun, functionality and good design at top of mind.
Kitpas art crayons and chalks bring out the kid in everyone with their exuberantly vibrant colors. Bright, bold drawings unfold with ease on almost any surface including paper, glass, mirrors and whiteboard.
With their soft, round and minimalist design, T-lab animals are inspired by the fusion of Scandinavian and Japanese design principles to bring a touch of serenity and calm to our homes. They take time to handcraft their wooden figurines, because they pride themselves on creating handmade decorations that last.
Studio Caribou is a Montreal design studio that creates and designs clothing and accessories for the whole family with pride and commitment to good design, responsible sourcing and local manufacturing.
Sol de Mayo
Sol de Mayo features delightfully soft creatures responsibly handmade in Bolivia and Peru with alpaca, cotton and a recycled polyester fill.
Mudpuppy believes in creating more toys that help kids unplug and spend less time in front of screens, with modern designs that are fun and interesting. They partner with talented illustrators to create puzzles, games, and toys for children and the young at heart.
Lunch Lady is a print magazine where parenting is not taken too seriously but a balanced approach to family life is. Colourful, thoughtful and full-of-cheek, it reminds parents to keep things in perspective and have fun. It’s a beautifully printed kitchen keepsake full of recipes, inspiring family stories, photography, art + kids cooking ideas and funny relatable opinion pieces about the ups and downs of raising children.
Studio Anorak is an independent children's publishing house established in 2006. It publishes the Happy Mags for Kids, Anorak Magazine and DOT four times a year. Their ethos is to put creativity and joy at the heart of childhood.
Maison Eliza is a French children’s publisher based in Nantes that curates inspiring and whimsical stories for young readers. Maison Eliza’s mission is to inspire children to escape, dream, travel and discover. Each book is printed on sustainable paper and for every five books sold, one is donated to a child with limited access to cultural resources.
Founded in France, Djeco makes beautiful and uniquely designed puzzles, arts and crafts supplies, games, and toys that appeal to kids and adults alike.
ADERIA has been making elegant, long-lasting and reliable glassware for over 200 years. Each ADERIA piece is thoughtfully and ethically made in their glass factories located in Japan.
Xenia Taler creates home and lifestyle goods with a signature aesthetic that is at once casual and refined, and stems from the idea that what’s beautiful and chic is always accessible. Emphasis is placed on developing products that reflect a love of quality and craftsmanship and are sourced from sustainable materials.
Hinodewashi Co., Ltd. has produced erasers in Japan since 1951. In 1968, Hinodewashi started making fun "hobby" erasers, and recently the company has turned its focus to creating more environmentally friendly products.
élémentaire is a young, responsible fashion brand for children based in Paris. They are dedicated to creating and designing 100% organically grown cotton underwear and clothing manufactured in France and Portugal by committed, solidarity-based workshops. élémentaire is designed for all skin tones and all children from 3 to 12 years old. They celebrate the strength of the collective and of living together in colourful fashion!
Noodoll is a little company with a big heart. From toys to accessories to home decor, everything is designed with as much love and care as possible, to bring a little happiness and joy to your everyday life. Their plush toys are made to the highest quality standards, and make wonderful friends for people of all ages around the world. Created in a small ethical factory, these are plushies with a difference designed to be loved.
Papier Mobile is a graphic collection of mobiles cut from forest-friendly papers. They are designed and handmade in small numbers by Nadège Tricot in her workshop in Paris, France, and come to life when in contact with the gentlest air current.
Holi and Love
Holi and Love is a Belgian brand with a passion for the Indian art of block printing and a desire to create products that are sustainable and respectful of people and nature. Their fabrics are made of 100% GOTS-certified organic cotton, and they work with artisans benefiting from fair wages and ethical labour conditions.
Established in London in 1991, Laurence King is recognised as one of the world’s leading publishers of games and gifts focusing on the creative arts. They work with some of the world’s best illustrators, designers, artists and photographers to create beautifully produced games and gifts which are acclaimed for their inventiveness and beautiful design.
The KOKUYO Group philosophy is to enrich the world through their products. They are constantly looking for ways to make people more creative through careful observation of their lives and work. By developing products that capture user needs and by offering suggestions on the use of such products, Kokuyo’s goal is to develop a more creative society.
Ecke is a Spanish brand that manufactures joyful everyday pouches and cases with kindness for the environment we live in. Their commitment to ethical labour practices, supporting local production and employing quality materials makes them a special brand for everyday products. They embody kind design because their designs and production values are kind in all senses of the word.
Mathilde Cabanas is a fun, French lifestyle brand making everyday objects more joyful.
Eeboo is a woman-owned company based in the US on a mission to create beautiful products to be enjoyed and shared across generations: old-school skills and values made fresh and made to last with sustainably sourced materials!
Kindling is a magazine for people with children from the team who make Kinfolk. Packed with thought-provoking features, fun activities and playful photography and illustrations, it's a place to explore the fresh perspectives that come with raising a child.
Tombow is a Japanese company that has been manufacturing pencils and other stationery items since 1913. The Tombow logo, the dragonfly, is both a symbol of Japan and a good luck omen. In more recent iterations, the dragonfly's wings have been modified to resemble the mathematical symbol of infinity, to represent the brand's boundless creativity.
Yamato Co. has been manufacturing adhesive products in Japan since 1899, and their non-toxic glues are well-known staples in schools, offices, and homes throughout the country. From their very inception, Yamato has championed the use of environmentally-friendly natural plant materials in their products and they are always on the lookout for playful innovation.
Inspired by the works of Donald Winnicott, ADADA teddies are entirely made in France in a workshop located in Brittany. They are meticulously sewn and embroidered by hand by passionate craftswomen with a traditional know-how. Each piece is unique and the embroidery fabrics and threads are woven, spun and dyed in France and OEKO-TEX 100 certified.
The Sunday Collective
The Sunday Collective outfits kids around the world with quality and sustainability in mind, so they can explore, discover and grow. Their gender neutral designs are made with the intention for them to last for all the Sundays to come and from one child to the next.
Mr. Boddington's Studio
Mr. Boddington's Studio is a Brooklyn-based stationery brand with oodles of old-world charm. Mr.Boddington kindly requests that you toss your phone into the sea and pen a note to somebody .... even if it is a request to pick up some pistachio gelato from the market!
Framboise und Ketchup
Sara Reinmann Wyrsch prints her playful illustrations under the moniker 'Framboise und Ketchup'. Posters, postcards and other paper goodies to brighten your walls.
Honest History creates award-winning magazines and books that inspire kids to make a positive impact on history themselves. They encourage children to conduct their own research and unearth stories long lost, supported by verified facts and accompanied by an eager sense of adventure!
Soft Spot is a brand making practical, elevated essentials to make your parenting journey a more enjoyable one. They only use the best and safest fabrics, and make products that are suitable for all babies and moms, even those with sensitive skin. Their cottons are always GOTS and Oeko-Tex certified, and 100% organic.
Mother Tongue is a biannual print magazine that interrogates (and celebrates) modern motherhood through inclusive stories about art, sex, pop culture, politics, food and a few things in between.
Teranishi Chemical Industry Co.
Teranishi has been manufacturing drawing materials for a colourful life in Japan since 1916.
K-WAY was born in 1965 when, during a rainy day in Paris, a prototype for an original windproof jacket was created by chance. The first model - still popular today - embodies all the qualities for which K-WAY products are known: simplicity, functionality and fun!
Small Adventure was founded with the intention of exploring the majesty of nature through illustration and as a company the idea of preserving our earth is paramount. Plant-based "plastic" sleeves that are biodegradable and fully compostable are used to package all greeting cards. All cards are illustrated by owner Keiko Brodeur in her LA studio.
Jaq Jaq Bird
Jaq Jaq Bird's mission is to make unique and beautiful products that will instill creativity and joy in the hearts of children, allowing them to illustrate and create while unplugged from modern day devices.
Grilled Cheese Magazine
Grilled Cheese magazines are aimed at kids aged 2-4 and 5-10. They are fully bilingual and published three times a year in Montreal. In every issue, kids discover exclusive content created to pique their interest, as well as games and cut-outs tailored to their age group. Grilled Cheese is meant to be enjoyed both with one’s eyes and hands: scissors, pencils and glue stick are also part of the fun!
Sunny Beast is the home of vibrant paper goods by illustrator Natasha Durley. Based in South Coast, Dorset, Natasha finds inspiration in her favourite subject, the natural world.
NAADA is a Spanish children's fashion brand that tells stories through colorful designs that allow children to express their authentic self. Their goal is to create original fashion for kids while taking care of the planet so that the Earth can be a great place for living and playing forever.
Magpie is proud to be an official licensee of Snoopy and Miffy homewares, bringing out new ranges with these two super cute animals each season. Their vegan ethics ensure all their products are cruelty free and no animal products are used in their manufacturing. Magpie aims to bring well-designed, affordable wares to market.
For more than a century, French brand Vilac has created unique and timeless wooden toys. It’s no wonder that generations of children have grown up playing with Vilac toys. Wooden toys don’t break, they just get better with time!
P Denim is an independent brand based in the UK devoted to sustainably made denim for kids. Their focus is to provide real value by creating high quality staple denim pieces that are comfortable, hard-wearing, and made to last.
Studio huske mats support and enable open-ended independent sensory activities, exploration and imagination. They are robust, wipeable, waterproof, multi-functional, multi-stage, beautiful to look at and soft to the touch.
So they can also take care of the daily 'messes' that belong to child and babyhood!
Fog Linen Work
Fog Linen Work is a Japanese lifestyle brand founded by Yumiko Sekine in Tokyo more than 20 years ago. Internationally known for its linen range for the home, as well as its wood, brass and metal objects for everyday life, all Fog Linen Work objects are designed by Yumiko and of the highest quality.
Illustoria is a tri-annual print magazine, serving up sixty-four pages of full-color creative revelry for all ages. Its content speaks to the sense of curiosity in all children and the grownups surrounding them. Illustoria's makers believe young people have important ideas; this magazine brings their voices to the table.
Wunderkin Co. is a US-based brand that designs cute hair products encapsulating the curious, joy-filled and adventurous spirit of childhood. They partner with a 100-year old family-owned factory in France to produce their original clip designs out of cellulose-acetate.
Kanel is a Danish accessories brand that believes in a higher purpose through love of beauty and quality. They are committed to creating hair accesories that are as wonderful and wearable as possible, and stand the test of time. All their products have a REACH certification and are made in the EU.