Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) March 01, 2013
Didriks, a retailer of home furnishings and outdoor furniture will host an event that celebrates the Finnish home design brand Iittala. This will be Didriks’ first event showcasing iittala and the iconic product designs it has produced in collaboration with well-known Scandinavian and European designers.
A kick-off party for this exhibit will be held on March 8th at the Didriks store on Observatory Hill in Cambridge. Shoppers will be treated to refreshments from local Cambridge business. Formaggio Kitchen, and an Iittala brand representative, will be on hand to speak with visitors. Special-edition Alvar Aalto vases and bowls and glass-making tools will be showcased in the store, along with the entire Spring 2013 Iittala collection. This special collection will be on exhibit for the weekend of March 8 to 10.
Said Didriks owner Jonathan Henke, “Iittala has been an important brand at Didriks for more than five years. Their impeccable design aesthetic and vast array of tableware and home décor have helped to shape our taste in home design. We are excited to showcase premier Iittala designers, including Alvar Aalto, who has architectural design ties to the Cambridge, MA community.”
Iittala is a Finnish design company, originally founded as a glass factory in 1881. For more than 130 years, Iittala has introduced many designers, new collections, and innovative ideas into the world of Finnish design for the home. Their collections span all categories of table top décor, including glassware, dinnerware and flatware, and also make decorative objects including vases, decorative glass birds, and more. Some of their most distinctive designers include Alvar Aalto, Kaj Franck and Oiva Toikka, as well as many others.
Didriks helps customers create inspired home environments with their collection of home furnishings, tableware and outdoor furniture. Didriks provides attentive, personalized service, including free shipping. They carry the highest quality teak and stainless steel outdoor furniture, designed and manufactured by Barlow Tyrie. Didriks also carries Belgian linen from Libeco Home, American-made blankets from Brahms Mount, placemats and floormats by Chilewich, dinnerware, fine pottery and cookware from Simon Pearce, Iittala, Heath Ceramics, Alessi, Match Pewter, Mauviel, Jars Ceramics, Revol, Schott Zwiesel, Pillivuyt and other fine brands.
For more information, call 617-354-5700, see the showroom at 190 Concord Ave in Cambridge, MA (Monday to Friday 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.), or visit their web site at http://www.didriks.com.