Tag: design

V.Barkowski photo shooting, model with harmonica

Happy chance. The happy model. I love my job for the fortuitous encounters that it sometimes (…)

Soulayman, timeless bath towels with pompons

Soulayman was born at the seaside An idea born from a journey. An idea that has (…)

Paan candles

A paan is chewed. Today a paan lends its fragrance through a No-Mad candle. A product (…)

Bed linen Janis – a new add on

Janis, playing with white fringes. Throughout my V.Barkowski collections, I often work embroidery, pompons. But I also (…)

Bath towels inspired by Indian and Moroccon textiles

Bath towels for the AM.PM. 2017 summer collection. The seasons pass and diversify. For spring-summer 2017 (…)

Rakhis – new collection

Rakhis bracelet In 2005, I draw my first rakhis bracelet for Samdjhna, indian NGO.The idea remains, (…)

Black embroideries – Handmade in Marrakech

Since almost 20 years, the V.Barkowski brand is loyal to its own values : timelessness, authenticity, handmade, (…)

The autumn table in our patio

Autumn style. There is not much needed to create a nice table ambiance. In any case, (…)

NM Black variations

The “table collection” I imagined for NO-MAD is an assortment of color, the juxtaposition of styles (…)

India Design ID 2016

V.Barkowski store

In life, there are “happy accidents”, the V.Barkowski store is one of these… I had no intention (…)

Hajibaba – bed linen

The skills are valuable, delicate. A little inattention and they wither. They often require patience, experience … (…)

Bags natural leather edition

All the bags of this “natural leather edition” are born of an encounter with a particular (…)

Bags – the charcoal edition

Charcoal. With a nuanced and deep color. This is how I like my bags. Each style is (…)

AM.PM. Bedlinen design Automn Winter 2015

My work for AM.PM continues. My first positive experience for the spring-summer collection is ongoing and (…)

The BLUE collection

Une collection couleur de ciel La palette des couleurs de NO-MAD s’ouvre, s’élargit pour laisser une (…)

Fabrics by meter

Create a Collection is making choices. It means to select ideas among endless possibilities. Today I (…)

Felt making in Jaïpur

The art of felt making. A workshop in Jaipur has a perfect knowledge of those rigorous (…)

Several steps … the Indian Design ID fair – New Delhi 2015

Several steps are required for a young brand. Among these, the presence in a first show. (…)

The No-Mad tray, a thali with a twist

It is round, friendly and so Indian. So steeped in culture. It struck me throughout my (…)

AM.PM. bed linen by Valérie Barkowski Spring Summer 2015

In the pages of the next AM.PM. Spring/Summer 2015 catalog, I signed the textiles for 4 (…)

Ottoman – linge de lit (since 1998…)

Invited to stay with friends. A surprise … I’m going to sleep in “Ottoman” bed sheets. (…)

The Dar Kawa style

The style of this riad came to life out of the blue. Simply over a period (…)

Visual identity No-Mad

Strong, simple, timeless. 97% Indian. Such is the recurrent theme of the brand NO-MAD. Red. Why (…)

The grey palette

After the “charcoal” collection the new Bandit Queen designs, for table and bed, in an array (…)

Tie & dye handmade paper (2008)

I have always loved hand made paper, their different qualities and textures , their fabrication, the (…)

Eau Prodigieuse – Nuxe Set Design

Set design created for the launch of the fragrance “Prodigieux de Nuxe” Scénographie réalisée pour le (…)

Bandit Queen – Book

     

Hall of temptation

Photo : Vincent N’Guyen, Photo styling : Isabelle Dupuy Chavanat Photo : Vincent N’Guyen, Stylisme photo (…)

Paloma Rose Ibiza 2008

When I left Mia Zia, in February 2007, the franchise boutique in Ibiza chose to follow (…)

Steam room

Photo : Vincent N’Guyen, Photo styling : Isabelle Dupuy Chavanat Photo : Vincent N’Guyen, Stylisme photo: (…)

Room of delicacies

Room of delicacies “Royal courts attend my dinners, alongside travellers, robbers, and observers of every kind. (…)

Hôtel Pacific Brussels 2007

Interior design – 5 bedrooms. Design d’intérieur – 5 chambres. By definition, people go to hotels (…)

Valérie Barkowski & Mia Zia 1998-2007

    Valérie Barkowski founded Mia Zia accessories in 1998, and acted as art director until (…)

Le Figaro Madame 2005

Set decoration – Bedroom Scénographie – Chambre à coucher Photo : Nicolas Tosi

Ahimsa Cannes – 2004

Store design – Visual identity     Design boutique – Identité visuelle Ahimsa, the world of (…)

Bandit Queen buttons

Handmade covered and printed buttons Les boutons recouverts, imprimés et faits main. For Bandit Queen I (…)

Mia Zia – 2006

Fall / Winter 2006    Automne / Hiver 2006     Spring / Summer 2006 Printemps (…)

Bandit Queen – Brand story and concept

Behind Bandit Queen, there is a whole progression of ideas… certain of them forgotten, others immortalised. (…)

Mia Zia (2003)

Fall / Winter 2003   Photos : Nicolas Tosi Automne / Hiver 2003   Spring / Summer (…)

Mia Zia (2002)

Fall / Winter 2002   Photos : Francesca Torre Auntomne / Hiver 2002   Spring / Summer (…)

Mia Zia (2001)

Fall / Winter 2001   Photos : Francesca Torre Automne / Hiver 2001   Spring / Summer (…)

TV Set design – Paris Première 2002

The subject of this film is making over an artist’s studio as a living space. The (…)

Mia Zia (1999)

The Clients’s point of view. “Valérie Barkowski doesn’t just create fashion, she has fun. She follows (…)

Mia Zia (1998)

Photo : Valérie Golinvaux Photos : Tania Panova Photos : Tania Panova Each design… A unique (…)

A saadian house Marrakech – 2002

A saadian house from the 17th century in the medina of Marrakech. In arabic this kind (…)

Paris – 2002

This apartment was decorated just after the Mia Zia boutique opened in Paris. It’s a former (…)

Interiors & design press book

Pacha Ibiza – 2009

“Flower-Power” themed ring and pendant, made for Pacha in Ibiza. It was a surprise: I’m not (…)

La Libre Essentielle 2007

Set design : Wedding table    Scénographie : Table de mariage Photo : Nicolas Tosi

Ligne Roset – 2007

“Constellation” Bed linen design for Ligne Roset (2007) Parure de lit “Constellation” dessinée pour Ligne Roset (…)

Lafayette maison Paris 2004

The Lafayette Home Department Store opened its doors in Paris in the spring of 2004. Galeries (…)

Franck & Fils Paris 2003

The Paris Franck & Fils department store gave me carte blanche to decorate the shop with (…)

Styling photo shooting Mia Zia A/W 2000

I met photographer Serge Anton in October 1998, when he came to Morocco on a Mia (…)