How do we select our products?

We spend a lot of time selecting the products that will accompany you everyday. Our criteria are multiple, but 3 are unwavering:

Made in Not-Far

At least 90% of the products offered come from Europe (EU + UK, Norway, Switzerland), of which 40% from France.

The country of origin is always specified, and refers not to the country of design, but to the country of actual manufacturing. 

The remaining 10% come from fair trade, or from unique craftsmanship (especially from Japan).

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In this photo, Manufacture de Digoin, located in Digoin in Burgundy.

Fine materials

A beautiful material is first and foremost a natural material, not derived from petrochemicals.

It must be renewable (wood, wool, linen, organic cotton), and if not, easily recyclable (steel, ceramic, cast iron) and sometimes recycled (recycled steel, recycled wool). No plastic, no synthetic fibers.

In this photo, the knives in stainless steel blade and cherry wood by the German manufacture Robert Herder.

Makers who really make

More than 70% of our brands and manufacturers have their own production facilities, whether it be a craftsman's workshop or a larger factory.

This is the key to product quality, as any problem could be corrected immediately.

It is also the guarantee of a supply without any intermediary, for products at their fair value.

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In this photo, the weaving of the Mette chair, handmade by the Danish manufacturer Findahls Møbelfabrik.