Helen B

Handmade and sparking joy, Helen B is a brand that will bring a smile to your face. Designed in Ghent, Belgium and predominantly made in sheltered workshops, Helen B is an honest, transparent, and cheerful brand. Helen B uses Chinese porcelain, Portuguese and Lithuanian textiles, and Belgian paper.

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What is your brand's philosophy?
Our happiness is handmade
Where do you get inspiration?
Helen gets her inspiration out of everyday life. She loves to enjoy life, travel, watch people.. and translate all of these impressions into her drawings. 
Tell us about yourself and your team!
(how many people are on the team, how does that breakdown by race and gender, what is the base pay, what benefits are offered, and anything else you'd like to include)
We work with a team of 9 people, the majority female by accident not choice ;-) It's a warm, creative and ambitious team. 
Where are your products designed?
In Belgium
What materials do you use? Where are your raw materials made? (Include as many details as possible about the factory/workshop/supplier. i.e. name, website, contact information, address, number of workers, etc.)
Porcelain (origin China, design Belgium) Textile (Origin Portugal and Lithuania) and Paper (designed and produced in Belgium) - all production and design that happens in Belgium happens in a sheltered workspace in Ghent (we have been working with them for over 7 years and they are part of our helen b family)
Where are your final products made? (Include as many details as possible about the factory/workshop/supplier. i.e. name, website, contact information, address, number of workers, etc.)
Sheltered workspace in Belgium, Ghent (Ryhove vzw)
What are you most proud of as a brand?
We want to spread our happiness worldwide and we are always happy when we see that our products make people smile or think twice about some matters in life and society.