The Story behind the brand…
Petit Retro is a French-Spanish brand founded by a mother of three that was constantly being asked the same questions by her children: “Do I have gym tomorrow? “Mom, when do I play tennis?” “Do I stay at school for lunch tomorrow?” She soon realized that her children would greatly benefit from some sort of organizer. She did some research and didn’t find what she was looking for. So she created her own product “Mon Ardoise d’Écolier Magnétique” (My magnetic blackboard) in collaboration with a primary school teacher. This was the first product of many more to come…
Who we are
“I have always wanted to create products that are beautiful and meaningful to children”
At the head of Petit Rétro there is Yvonne. She’s the mom behind this story and the heart and soul of this company. After working for over 11 years as a Creative Director in several advertising and communication agencies in New York, Yvonne decides to create her own company and products. Besides taking care of the product development for Petit Rétro she manages all relationships with clients and providers.
The French incubator “Paris Pionnières” is currently accompanying Petit Rétro in the process of developing an I-pad application for children. More to come soon….
We strive to create products that are: