Be Amazed by a Beautiful New Online Collection of Children’s Nursery Designs

Maze features a collection of children’s clothing, accessories, nursery furniture and toys from around the world. For the young and young-at-heart, these playful and design-savvy items are geared towards families looking to create a home with a sense of style – where aesthetic and design become kid-friendly.

Launching via New York City and Singapore, Maze is an international work of love, a real online boutique – there are no mass productions here. The products featured on Maze are eclectic and have been curated from across the globe, but they all have a common thread: each item has been chosen for its solid design, high quality, natural and environmentally-friendly workmanship, and moreover because there is something being given back to society through the creation or sale of the piece: jobs created, drinking water supplied, educational programs funded – things which, in today’s world and especially as parents, we are ever more conscious of.

Moreover, the idea of exposing children to good design, and having simple, high-quality designs created with children in mind is not often considered. With this collaboration, Maze aims to redefine the way we furnish, dress, and entertain our children. Look for whimsical European children’s wear, Scandinavian nursery furniture, colorful Japanese toys and more. But above all, look to Maze to curate the aesthetic of truly beautiful children’s design.

Exclusive to Maze in the US and Singapore, plush sheep from Hanns-Peter Krafft. Designed in 1982, these near impossible-to-find, handcrafted wooden sheep are made of real sheepskin, beech legs and leather ears. They are whimsical and highly sought after, evoking the “Mouton” designs of brilliant husband and wife design team Claude and Francois-Xavier Lalanne.

Trinkets and scarves from Nathalie Lete are inspired by vintage toys, pressed flower, old animal engravings, and Parisian folk works. Her work is colourful, naive and poetic, sometimes strange, to the point of tending towards art brut – but remains art for you and your little one.

From Swedish designer Margot Barolo’s line, Baby Barolo come down-filled papoose, comforter and socks to swaddle babies in snuggly clouds.

Knitted objets de l’art from Lucky Boy Sunday are beautiful and quirky – the perfect juxtaposition between childhood and hip parenthood create modern luxury in form of knitted art toys and soft furnishings.

Designed in Japan and produced on heritage looms in Lithuania, pieces from Yumiko Sekine’s Fog Linen Work line define today’s natural lifestyle trend in Japan. These linens blend in beautifully and now include a collection for toddlers.

After 5 years in the “Beaux-Arts” in Paris and a career in cinema Maud de Longevialle gives us a stunning and impeccably crafted collection in Leoca-Paris. Timeless elegance is delivered, and you will probably envy your little one’s closet.

“We do not inherit our planet from our parents, we borrow it from our children. – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry”. Modeled in the style of their popular adult line, components of Veja sneakers are both sustainable and organic. The construction process is socially conscious and creates good factory conditions for workers in both Brazil and France.

It was while she was thinking about her childhood memories that Japanese designer Kaz Shiomi had the inspiration for Kiko. This line of children’s toys are all made from wood and there, charm lies in simplicity. The brand has an authentic and artistic quality; reasonable prices, lively colours, and a slightly quirky touch that is quintessentially Japanese.

Hans Stockmar started with beekeeping products and beeswax candles in 1922. For over 50 years, Stockmar has been producing wax crayons that do not crumble, stick or smudge and are non-toxic. Maze will feature their signature wax crayon colors and watercolors – colorful and fun.

A huge transition happens when we create a child – our lives begin to move in a different direction and the focus shifts towards creating a welcoming and beautiful space for them. At the same time, we as adults have our own aesthetic and sensibilities. Can we coexist in design and find style that is youthful, playful, and fun for both? “Absolutely!” says Maze!

Maze launched online in New York in September 2013. The collection will expand internationally via Singapore by early February 2014

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Sandbox Couture Offers This Season’s Most Desirable Baby Clothing And Baby Gifts Made Of Eco-Friendly Organic Bamboo And Soy

SandboxCouture.com, a leading online children’s boutique specializing in baby clothes and baby gifts, introduces organic baby clothing for girls, boys and infants. SandboxCouture.com offers hip, stylish children’s clothing including organic baby clothes f r o m Baby Star and Small Plum, and a selection of environmentally friendly baby gifts made of organic bamboo and organic soy cotton.

“Everyone loves shopping for babies and baby gifts, but because parents are very selective when it comes to baby products, going organic is often the wisest choice when buying gifts for infants and children,” said Sam Brown, spokesperson for Sandbox Couture. “Choosing gifts made of organic and eco-friendly materials, free f r o m aldehyde-based dyes, is a thoughtful gift-giving gesture, and thanks to the variety of organic baby products we carry — no more boring white onesies.”

Shoppers will find an array of organic baby clothing and baby gifts perfectly suited to any occasion. Be it a baby shower, christening or birthday, customers looking for the ultimate parent-pleasing baby gift will end their search at Sandbox Couture. Itzy Ritzy nursing covers, blankets and car seat covers in fun, formaldehyde-free prints make ideal baby shower gifts. Soy organic cotton baby clothing, blankets and accessories, in eye-catching designs are sure to please. Small Plum Organic Bamboo graphic t-shirts and one-piece outfits are designed for kids who want to make a statement, while matching yoga pants keep kids comfortably bedecked in complementary colors.

Organic Bamboo is one of the world’s most sustainable resources. It is the fastest growing grass on the planet. Bamboo grows organically without fertilizers, pesticides or irrigation, while absorbing greenhouse gases and converting them to green growth. Its fabric is hypoallergenic, thermal regulating and has fast drying, anti-microbial properties. In addition, bamboo wicks water up to four times faster than cotton, is odor resistant and provides UV ray protection.

Known as the source for quality children’s clothes and couture fashions for babies and children, Sandbox Couture has provided busy parents — and a loyal following of couture shoppers and celebrity moms — a convenient outlet for quality, value and fashion savvy designs for little boys and little girls. Sandbox Couture has developed a reputation for offering couture children’s fashions, at prices that parents will appreciate. F r o m unique designs to the hottest trends, Sandbox Couture’s collection of designers offers the convenience of online shopping and the benefits of online savings.

Sandbox Couture is now serving the global community with its fashion forward trends and name brand selections. International shipping rates apply. For additional details, please visit www.sandboxcouture.com.

About Sandbox Couture
Sandbox Couture is an online children’s boutique retailer, providing baby clothesbaby gifts and unique children’s clothes. The company takes pride in hand selecting products f r o m top designers, thereby ensuring quality and contemporary style. Sandbox Couture’s philanthropic contributions and socially conscious business practices are at the forefront of the company’s ideals and corporate culture. Founded in 2005, Sandbox Couture is privately held and headquartered in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA. For information about Sandbox Couture, please visit the company’s web site at http://www.SandboxCouture.com.

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