New press The press is in motion. Has it always been? Isn’t this notion in its essence? The press which adapts...

Three peoples, one source They all come from the same Chinese source. Years, generations spread them across Asian territories. Differences have...

Picasso and primitive African art A realization that came to my mind during the visit of the exhibition 'Picasso Primitif' at...

Saul Leiter, American street photographer A reflection, a floating, a mist or a silhouette. A burst of life or conversation ...

Embroidered mirrors of Gujarat Shimmering colors that sparkle by their shades but also by the small mirrors they contain. In the...

Morin, a resistant name His real name is Edgar Nahoum. Born in Paris in 1921, he was engaged during the First...

Trimmings from here and elsewhere Some traditions are similar. Or rather, they play the resemblance but keep their differences. Trimmings are...

The Jain cosmography In Jainism no straight, motionless, time line. Everything is perceived in circularity. Time is a circle composed of...

Bogolan, a Malian fabric I like to discover the history of fabrics, textile techniques. I savor the details of the origins,...

A new collection No-Mad was born in red. "Red"is the first collection of the brand. Then followed black, blue, pink, grey...

History of tattoos The pigment is impregnated in the skin, forever. Tattoos are indelible and millennium. Since prehistory, men pigmented their...

Muddah, twisting every day objects Muddah, un classique indien revisité Parce que No-mad aime à réinterpréter le quotidien, la marque revisite les...

Romuald Hazoumè, artist from Benin African art of yesterday. African art of today. Between the two, an immensity of evolution, exploration...

20 years of collaboration with Tania Panova Ties have been formed since our first meeting, memories have been created. Twenty years...

The original ikat The true original source, nobody knows it. This ancestral technique of hand weaving is found in many parts...

A paan is chewed. Today a paan lends its fragrance through a No-Mad candle. A product I created by digging into...

Serge Diaghilev, an "avant-garde" He lived his childhood in the Russian countryside but it is in the cities of Russia and Europe...

William Kentridge, a plural artist He is South African. First actor, director and then creative director. Very soon, William Kentridge produces animated...

Chiharu Shiota, an imaginary around the thread Chiharu Shiota, an artist with magisterial and challenging installations. Japanese, she established her life...

Words to designate realities emerge from a language, hygge. In Denmark, it refers to those little pleasures that provide well-being. A...

Bandit Queen has an eye for detail. Everything is designed to maintain harmony and beauty of each style, from design...

For each of my projects I give a particular attention to the visual identity and packaging."The suit does not make...

The Bandit Queen home textile collection is born in India following the meeting of Sunita Namjoshi, entrepreneur and founder of...

Hall of Temptation “An invitation into a "hall of temptation" is always a journey into the unknown.The ultimate place to express...

Whispering room. “Without a chaperone I travel, a flower caressed by the wind. I found myself one day at the outskirts...

Steam Room “After a long journey I'm invited to rest and a bath is drawn. I get in; a young man...

Room of delicacies "Royal courts attend my dinners, alongside travelers, robbers, and observers of every kind. To shape the table into...

This ancestral technique, hand-stamped appliqué, embroidered or block-printed, is a hallmark of V. Barkowski’s collections, which browse traditions, seizing the...

These photos were taken in a workshop in Jaipur, where block-print on textiles is an age-old craft.The design is carved...

To be seductive, Maasai women wear an array of large multicoloured necklaces that highlight their faces with glory.Valérie Barkowski's jewellery...

A timeless linen collection, adapted for European tastes. V.Barkowski’s home linens are synonymous with leisure, tradition, and pleasure. They suggest the...

Samajhna is a charity that operates on a shoestring. Marlies Küng Rüdisser is in charge of the workshop, paying the children’s...

These are Moroccan-made, in the workshop where I designed my first home linen collections. The women needle-workers there are the...

In India, dyeing is a highly developed craft, and therefore a recurrent aspect in any textile project a designer undertakes....

Spring / Summer 2007 Printemps / Eté 2007 A wonderful adventure… Mia Zia by Valerie Barkowski? A simple story that began unexpectedly in Marrakech...

Fall / Winter 2006    Automne / Hiver 2006 The Mia Zia label itself was testimony to this adventure that was simultaneously...

Authenticity     Confort     Refinement     The feeling of being at home Authenticité     Confort     Raffinement    ...

1998 First sock collection 1998 Première collection de chaussettes Photo : Tania Panova 2000 First embroidered socks 2000 Premières chaussettes brodées Photo : Francesca Torre   2004...

Spring / Summer 2005Printemps / Eté 2005  From dream to reality… From humble beginnings and small scale production in a modest workshop...

Fall / Winter 2004 Automne / Hiver 2004 Spring / Summer 2004 Printemps / Eté 2004 Photos : Nicolas Tosi...

Fall / Winter 2003 Automne / Hiver 2003 Mia Zia Voyage: Wandering and wondering… Mia Zia Travel attests to Valérie Barkowski’s enthusiasm for...

Fall / Winter 2002   Photos : Francesca TorreAuntomne / Hiver 2002 Press release 2002 : My name is Mia Zia and I...

Fall / Winter 2001   Photos : Francesca TorreAutomne / Hiver 2001 Press release 2001 : The first boutique in Sint-Barth, another in...

The Clients's point of view. "Valérie Barkowski doesn't just create fashion, she has fun. She follows her desires, she is on...

Traditional Moroccan caftans and djellabas always featured passementerie: ornaments made of braided fibers. The work is sewn by hand with needle...

Frame loom knotting is not especially widespread as a Moroccan craft. It is limited to the production of napkins and...