On this first day of March, we're excited to be firmly in the month that welcomes the spring season. This week we have something a bit different to share with you - a more nontraditional 'setting' of sorts. Right now when you walk into our store, this is the spread you see. It's full of bright spring colors and whimsical pieces, showcasing a mix of new and old items that are absolutely perfect for the impending spring weather. It's casual and exudes a bit of a picnic feel - pieces are strewn about, waiting to be picked up and used. The colors here are what really make it shine, and we're excited for the time when we can finally use these pieces for picnics or backyard barbecues ourselves!
For the 2013 season, Libeco came out with these wonderful, cheery new colors for their Libeco Home Polylin Blend Napkin collection. The new colors include Strawberry, Verde, Clementine and Turchese. Piled high on an iittala Kastehelmi Dewdrop cake platter, they look playful and fun.
To go with the Kastehelmi cake stand, we included an array of pieces from the Kastehelmi Dewdrop dinnerware collection, which has loads of personality and a really beautiful, intricate design. The eating surfaces of the Kastehelmi dinnerware are all smooth, but the sides and bottoms of each piece are covered in intricate little "dewdrops", which gives them a really unique look.
... and some more Kastehelmi Dewdrop Glass Dinnerware...
To their new collection for 2013, Chilewich added some new colors to their Basketweave Rectangular Placemat Collection, including the aqua color you see here, which is called Lagoon. In addition to Lagoon, Chilewich also added two other bright, vibrant colors to the basketweave collection - Papaya (orange) and Berry (magenta).
We also included some of these iittala glass Vitriini Boxes. This collection was introduced in 2010, and comes in several different sizes and a bounty of colors. It's the perfect gift piece, or stylish storage container for all your little trinkets.
We also had many pieces by Aino Aalto displayed, including Aino Aalto Glasses in different colors and sizes, and a clear Aino Aalto Pitcher. This collection has a simple design, with rings around each pieces meant to replicate the rings you see in water when a stone is dropped into it. They have a timeless, classic elegance.
If you'd like to see more, we have these pieces and many more suitable for the brighter side of life. We're hosting a special iittala event one week from today, but these pieces are also in the store every day!