Tag: valerie barkowski

Lamu, timeless bath towels with pompons

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

Handmade – V.Barkowski workshop

Handmade in our workshop Since always, i like handmade work. For the incomparable quality (…)

Tattoos

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

In the mood for a Muddah

Muddah, twisting every day objects Muddah, un classique indien revisité Parce que No-mad aime (…)

Tania Panova

20 years of collaboration with Tania Panova Ties have been formed since our first (…)

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 (…)

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 (…)

Mekong + Quilts

This Mekong + quilts collection was designed under my creative direction. A know-how that (…)

Valerie Barkowski’s workplace

The V.Barkowski bath linen is sold at Couleur Locale, concept store in Knokke, Belgium. (…)

The GREY collection

Le gris tristesse. Chagrin. Mélancolie. Une couleur qu’il n’a pas toujours la vie facile, (…)

NM Black variations

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

AM.PM. INDIGO Spring Summer 2016

The INDIGO mix and match. This summer my job for AM.PM. moves on with (…)

India Design ID fair 2016 – New Delhi

In early February the brand No-Mad 97% India has for the second time participated (…)

GIF mania

A GIF gives life on the web, it permits to create animated images, operate in (…)

Bags natural leather edition

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

Marie-Claire Maison – Colors

« COLORS » Is a project that was ordered to me by Marie Claire Maison in (…)

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 (…)

Felt making in Jaïpur

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

Packaging concept

For each of my projects I give a particular attention to the visual identity (…)

Lifestyle in Dar Kawa – fragments

In Dar Kawa, style and personality are expressed in every detail. The decoration tells (…)

The No-Mad tray, a thali with a twist

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

NO-MAD in screen printing

NO-MAD in screen printing Screen printing is ancestral in India. It develops finesse, precision, (…)

The BLACK collection

Noir intense Le noir. Le vide. La nuit avant le jour. Cette couleur, dont (…)

Working with leather (2013)

Each leather piece is unique and reveals its genuine qualities in the creations of (…)

Visual identity No-Mad

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

Silver Collection

The five commandments of Diwali Five days of festivity… five days when lights shine (…)

Unexpected effects (2012)

One of a kind leather purses, envelops and bags. I like to wander in (…)

Paris Première – Intérieurs 2012

  June 2012 Broadcast ‘Interiors’ on Paris Premiere – we discover Dar Kawa. Juin (…)

Men in Sokistan – point of view

      Winter 2012 – Sokistan for men – www.sokistan.com Hiver 2012 – (…)

V.Barkowski linen in Dar Kawa – Marrakech

Bed and bath linen. Linge de lit et linge de bain. “LAMU” bath towel. (…)

A table – black and white

A flower from the garden. Une fleur du jardin. Homemade olive oil. Fait maison, (…)

Tie & dye handmade paper (2008)

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

Hall of temptation

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

Whispering room

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 (…)

The Rakhi bracelet – bonds of tenderness

This hand-woven, hand-embroidered cotton bracelet is traditionally offered as a token of friendship in (…)

Room of delicacies

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

Marie Claire Maison 2005

    In backstage I engaged in the “Colors” project with the idea that (…)

V.Barkowski (2006)

This ancestral technique, hand-stamped appliqué, embroidered or block-printed, is a hallmark of V. Barkowski’s (…)

The Copirates dolls in my suitcase

Copirates dolls are a creation of Myriam Balaÿ Devidal & Lydia Rump. They’re packable (…)

Blockprint

These photos were taken in a workshop in Jaipur, where block-printing on textiles is (…)

V.Barkowski (2004)

Allow yourself to be lived in by a collection of home linen. For the (…)

Dar Kawa the story of a house

Dar Kawa lies in the very heart of the medina, or old city, in (…)

V.Barkowski (2003)

A timeless collection, adapted for European tastes. V.Barkowski’s home linens are synonymous with leisure, (…)

TV Set design – Paris Première 2002

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

Making pompoms

These are Moroccan-made, in the workshop where I designed my first home linen collections. (…)

Indian dyeing

In India, dyeing is a highly developed craft, and therefore a recurrent aspect in (…)

Indian paper making

For my shopping bags and packagings, I have always used handmade paper. In most (…)

V.Barkowski (2002)

Back from India, via Morocco. Always on the ideal wavelength, Indian and Moroccan textile (…)

V.Barkowski (2000)

When I began exploring the world of fiber, I discovered complex, valuable traditions of (…)

V.Barkowski (1999)

Creation: more than just dreams and imagination, a challenge. Then life led me to (…)

V.Barkowski (1998)

A habit I’ve inherited from traveling! I’ve always had a definite taste for new (…)

Life in Dar Kawa

Authenticity     Confort     Refinement     The feeling of being at home Authenticité   (…)

The enigmatic legend of the Bandit Queen

Bandit Queen is a highlander, she is 20 years old, she is 1000… She (…)

V.Barkowski Press book

Dar Kawa : patio et salon

I chose neutral tones and sober, contemporary comfort as the themes for the decor, (…)

Dar Kawa : Suite Mumtaz

Suite Mumtaz is: impressive volumes, light, a fireplace, books, massage upon request, and Bandit (…)

Dar Kawa : Junior Suite Olmassi

The Olmassi Junior Suite is located on the ground floor with a view on (…)

Dar Kawa : Junior Suite Omani

The “Omani” Junior Suite consists of a sitting room, bedroom, walk-in closet, and bathroom. (…)

Dar Kawa : Double Room Baboune

The four bedrooms and their respective bathrooms are connected to a central patio, a (…)

Food in Dar Kawa

The joys of dining: a delight for body and mind, be it a refreshing (…)

Bandit Queen – Brand story and concept

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

Bibliography

Sur papier glacé, Dar Kawa se présente et invite au voyage… Son intérieur se (…)

Tania Panova – 2010 Dar Kawa

Tania and I met by accident. The Moroccans would call it “mektoub” : It (…)

Sara Spinelli – 2010 Dar Kawa

Sara is a good friend. We’ve known each other for several years. She’s a (…)

Dar Kawa Mosaic by Myriam Balaÿ Devidal

I chose to present this cornucopia of pictures taken at Dar Kawa in the (…)

Thread and needle

Traditional Moroccan caftans and djellabas always featured passementerie: ornaments made of braided fibers. The (…)

The ancient art of feltmaking

Plied by expert Moroccan hands, fleece becomes strong, beautiful, colorful felt. How? Take a (…)