Tag: design

HAPPY 19

Françoise Dorget

A decisive encounter There are people who change the heart of a life. For (…)

Wabi-sabi

Japanese design Wabi-sabi. Two words. A concept. A philosophy born in Japan. ‘Wabi’ means (…)

Indigo collection

Indigo, the new No-Mad color No-Mad grows as the collections follow and complement each (…)

Ilias – bed linen (since 1998…)

Ilias, bed linen A timeless style that i imagined in 1998. One of the first (…)

Mumtaz suite, textiles and more

Mumtaz suite textiles Most textiles in the Mumtaz suite are designed by Valérie Barkowski (…)

Lamu, timeless bath towels with pompons

Lamu bath linen was born at the seaside An idea born from a journey. (…)

Tattoos

History of tattoos The pigment is impregnated in the skin, forever. Tattoos are indelible (…)

Moroccan inspiration for a No-Mad print

My moroccan inspiration… ‘Pankti’ s’inspire du Maroc Je suis immergée dans la vie et (…)

V.Barkowski photo shooting, model with harmonica

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

Paan candles

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

Aya – bed linen

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

Janis – fringed bed linen

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

Bath towels inspired by Indian and Moroccon textiles

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

Rakhis – new collection

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

Black embroideries – Handmade in Marrakech

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

The autumn table in our patio

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

NM Black variations

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

India Design ID 2016

V.Barkowski store

In life, there are “happy accidents”, the V.Barkowski store is one of these… I had (…)

Bags natural leather edition

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

Bags – the charcoal edition

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

AM.PM. Bedlinen design Automn Winter 2015

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

The BLUE collection

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

Fabrics by meter

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

Felt making in Jaïpur

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

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

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

The No-Mad tray, a thali with a twist

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

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 (…)

The Dar Kawa style

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

Visual identity No-Mad

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

Massaï bracelets

Thread and needle have a long history in Morocco. All traditional costumes and dresses (…)

The grey palette

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

Tie & dye handmade paper (2008)

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

Eau Prodigieuse – Nuxe Set Design

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

Pacha Ibiza – 2009

“Flower-Power” themed ring and pendant, made for Pacha in Ibiza. It was a surprise: (…)

Bandit Queen – Book

     

Hall of temptation

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

Paloma Rose Ibiza 2008

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

Steam room

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

Ligne Roset – 2007

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

Room of delicacies

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

La Libre Essentielle 2007

Set design : Wedding table    Scénographie : Table de mariage Photo : Nicolas (…)

Le Figaro Madame 2005

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

TV Set design – Paris Première 2002

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

Bandit Queen buttons

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

Bandit Queen – Brand story and concept

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

Lafayette maison Paris 2004

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

A saadian house Marrakech – 2002

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

Interiors & design press book

Paris – 2002

A former painter’s studio, with a view of the Eiffel Tower. I staged this (…)