The Olavides story starts in 1818, when the company formed to create distinctive printed fabric products, a Provençal specialty with origins dating back to the 17th century. The company combines ancestral traditions with fresh designs, and works with contemporary artists such as Nathalie Dupasquier to create fresh styles.Read now
Introducing: the F+F French Knife CollectionRead now
This past summer, our ongoing pursuit of exceptional objects took us back to France, where we spent time trekking through Paris, Lyon and Nice in search of new cool items to bring to Flotsam+Fork. No matter where we went—whether it was...
BACK ONLINE: Pincinox stainless steel clothes pinsRead now
SHOP NOW >> Originally designed in 1969 to withstand the salty sea air of the Mediterranean, these incredible clothes pins are still manufactured today by the Violet family in their workshop in the south of France. Made from a single...
Au revoir L'economeRead now
Flotsam+Fork says farewell to a favorite The only way to describe this news is "devastating". We just learned from our distributor that they are discontinuing the iconic multi-colored product line of Therias & L'econome kitchen utensils.Fortunately, we still have...
ON RETOURNE!Read now
22 days, 2 countries, 3 high speed trains, 5 cities, approximately two dozen liters of natural wine & one fierce Mediterranean sunburn later, and the Flotsam+Fork European Sourcing Sabbatical of 2017 is officially over. It'd be lying to say we're totally happy...
New! From Poterie RenaultRead now
We recently received a shipment from Poterie Renault to restock on some popular items and bring in a few new favorites. Simple Stoneware Plates Smaller Stoneware Breakfast Bowls Larger Stoneware Jars in 2 and 3 Liters Oval Baking...
Finds from Afar: Bette KroeningRead now
We are excited to share a Find from Afar from Bette Kroening, of Bette's Oceanview Diner in Berkeley. As anyone who has spent much time in the San Francisco Bay Area will tell you, Bette's Diner has been turning out...
We Love Packaging: Therias et L'EconomeRead now
Sometimes the packaging is as good as what's inside: See all knives from Therias here, and L'Econome peelers here.
Finds from Afar: France EditionRead now
At Flotsam + Fork we strive to bring you novel and unfamiliar items from far flung producers. On our travels we fervently hunt for inspiring products and the stories behind them. Sometimes, though, we must stay behind to mind the...