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 (…)

Moroccan inspiration for a No-Mad print

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

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 (…)

NO-MAD new site

For NO-MAD, I had a « carte blanche ». This beautiful freedom, I still keep it (…)

The Moscow Tagin Café

The Tagin Café, new style. I travel, I immerse myself. I like to mix (…)

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. (…)

Warang Wayan – a japanese designer in Marrakech

I like to stage my creations but also those of others. I combine or (…)

The GREY collection

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

A black table setting

On the table I ALSO like monochromes and contrasts. Here i enjoyed playing with (…)

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 (…)

At the fair “Vivre Côté Sud” 2015

A “rendez-vous” in Provence. Unmissable. A meeting with professionals and individuals in interior design (…)

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 (…)

100% Handmade bath towels

Handmade work is a « must » for me. It is a blend of (…)

The No-Mad tray, a thali with a twist

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

Lumières intérieures

       

NO-MAD in screen printing

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

No-Mad at Salon Côté Sud – 2014

Four days of sun and a interior design ambiance. Four days for the 16th (…)

The BLACK collection

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

Bandit Queen at Palmyra House

Bandit Queen bed linen in Palmyra House Studio Mumbai, an architectural firm bears its (…)

Mix and match

Time which brings together Yesterday’s designs meet with those of today. Or perhaps the (…)

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 (…)

Monograms

Bandit Queen hand embroidered Mongrams Bandit Queen Monograms are hand embroidered and elegantly personalized (…)

Tarbouche

A tarbouche is a flat topped brimless hat which can be traced as far (…)

Paris Première – Intérieurs 2012

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

Neon Summer

“Neon” colors are in the air for summer 2013. While still and always working (…)

India Design Delhi 2013

Bandit Queen has taken part at the India Design fair 2013 in New Delhi. (…)

Sokistan style – Dots

Style in Sokistan – About dots. Le style Sokistan – Variation sur le pois. (…)

The grey palette

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

Men in Sokistan – point of view

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

Le Mill Mumbaï – Styling lunch

Table linen – Bandit Queen. All other items – Le Mill. Flower arrangements – Nazneen (…)

V.Barkowski linen in Dar Kawa – Marrakech

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

Collection – Sept 2012

Bandit Queen show-room Mumbaï Show-room Bandit Queen à Mumbaï   Suman pillowcase and duvet (…)

Maison & Objet – Paris 2012

Bandit Queen invitation to Maison & Objet in Paris – 2012. L’invitation de Bandit (…)

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 (…)

Salon Côté Sud 2011

Styling of a summer table for Salon Côté Sud in June 2011. Stylisme d’une (…)

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

     

Sahart Foundation – Some History

Some history… The Sahart Foundation was set up in 1997 and had the aim (…)

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 (…)

La Libre Essentielle 2007

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

The embroidered car

How did it all start? I don’t remember! But the fact is that one (…)

Le Figaro Madame 2005

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

Marie Claire Maison 2005

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

V.Barkowski (2007)

The universe of Valerie Barkowski naturally integrates the home and everything it includes – (…)

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 (…)

Colors – a point of view

Color associations in juxtaposed images. Nearly all these pairs of pictures were composed from (…)

V.Barkowski (2005)

Float in a bath of freshly printed bubbles, like blossoms in bloom, and dream (…)

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 (…)

Karine Bailly in Sokistan

An avid magazine browser. A paper lover. A careful paper and image collector. A (…)

Dar Kawa : Junior Suite Olmassi

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

Sokistan – statement

After developing several collections of fashion accessories and home linens, I wanted to create (…)

Dar Kawa : Junior Suite Omani

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

Sock Curriculum Vitae

1998 First sock collection 1998 Première collection de chaussettes Photo : Tania Panova 2000 (…)

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 (…)

Lafayette maison Paris 2004

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

Solenne Jolivet – 2011 Dar Kawa

Dar Kawa is an invitation and return to simplicity, the purity of natural fibers (…)

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 (…)

Interiors & design press book

Paris – 2002

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

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 (…)