There are news in the balloon wonder land BALLOONS UNITED

Some informations to keep you updated and a short look into the future of this blog First of all SORRY! Since it was indeed a little bit more quiet here in the blog (than planned) for the last weeks, I have to say: dearest looner and balloon friends, I’m extremely sorry about that! It’s not […]

Balloon fetish? How to tell my partner that I´m a looner!

Countless times I´ve been asked in the past: „Maggy, how should I tell my partner that I have a fetish for balloons!?“. Since I´m not a couples therapist or an expert corresponding to this topic I can´t tell you THE solution or give exact instructions. But I can try to give you food for thought […]


The Show must go on

LOONERS UNITED is back after a short and work-filled summer break So, a few weeks passed after my last blog post. But as some of you might already know, there is a good reason for this issue. Since a few months Jan and I worked on a big update for our shop BALLOONS UNITED in […]


Interview with the balloon manufacturer CATTEX

Danilo Catallo from CATTEX gives us a short insight in the family business When you think of CATTEX what comes to your mind? I immediately think of unique figure balloons, huge giant balloons, tons of printing motives and Italy. But I´m sure there are much more things to learn about this successful family business. Danilo […]

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TUFTEX 17“ – This balloon might get bigger than you think!

A short balloon description of the Tuftex 17“ balloon and my opinion Besides QUALATEX, UNIQUE (= Globos, Mexico), CATTEX, BELBAL etc. TUFTEX is one of the most known balloon brands worldwide and is manufactured by the Maple City Rubber Company from the USA. 1915 the family business was founded in Ohio and might be one of the […]

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Why balloon fetish?

What I like about balloons as a looner Of course I can write, explain and philosophize a lot about the WHAT? and HOW? with regard to the balloon fetish. But now I just want to to talk about me, my personal needs and the things I like about balloons! But before I´ll start I want […]

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Long, longer, longneck – the looner balloon from Cattex

A short balloon description of the Cattex 36″ Longneck balloon and my opinion Cattex is a popular balloon brand all over the world and especially in Europe. Based in Italy the family business sells extraordinary balloons since 1962. A big and diverse range of figure balloons and printed round balloons is characteristic for Cattex. But there […]

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Interview with the producer of the looner studio Italoon

Ciao bella – an Italian institution for looner clips Can you please introduce yourself? My name is Andrea Bini (male name in Italy), I’m 46 years old and I live in Livorno, in Tuscany, Italy. I’m an self-employed electrical installer and I have a wife. Together we live in the same house but we are in […]

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Flower power with the Qualatex Geo Blossom 16“ and a donut of the different kind

A short balloon description of the Qualatex Geo Blossom & Geo Donut balloons and my opinion Qualatex is maybe one of the biggest and most established balloon brands worldwide. This might not just only been caused by many different balloon distributors and decorators, it´s also very popular in the looner community. Because of various locations […]