NEW! Tabletops featuring Adriance Furniture and Didriks

NEW! Tabletops featuring Adriance Furniture and Didriks

It is always great to see the collaborations that occur between the stores here at the Mill at Newton Lower Falls. Between us we have everything needed to create the perfect home environment for the design conscious! The Dovetail and Adriance Furnituremaker’s tabletops at Gregorians are set with dinnerware and accessories from Didriks for a comprehensive look. Jars This elegant blue setting sits on a Cherrywood Trestle table handmade by Adriance Furniture Makers in Massachusetts. The table is set with Jars ceramic dinnerware in Ecorce and Indigo. It also features La Rochere glassware and Sabre  flatware. The magnificent rug beneath is an antique Bidgar, made in the 1930’s and is nicknamed “Cast Iron Rug of the East”. Royal Copenhagen The clean simplicity of the Royal Copenhagen White Elements dinnerware  pairs well with Garnier-Thiebaut’s Isaphire Platine table linens. This setting complements the elegant Tiger Maple extending table in Amber as well as the American Sarouk rug underneath. This rug, woven in the 1920s, has a beautifully elaborate floral design combing subtle hues of antique rose, sage and navy. Pillivuyt The charming bistro aesthetic in this setting showcases Pillivuyt’s Brasserie collection, along with Simon Pearce glassware and Chilewich placemats featured on a luminous aged cherrywood table. Below the table is a new Bidgar rug. This stunning piece inspired by rugs from the 19th century uses natural dyes and hand spun wools. iittala This colorful setting displays the whimsical Taika dinnerware collection in white by Finnish brand iittala. It sits atop a Tiger Maple trestle table in Amber and the same American Sarouk mentioned above. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on...
The Story Behind the Rug : Qashgai Kilim (Flatweave)

The Story Behind the Rug : Qashgai Kilim (Flatweave)

Ever wonder about the rugs showcased at Gregorian? This staff favorite is a one of a kind flatweave rug, hand-woven in Iran. It is 60 years old, but don’t let it’s age fool you. The colors in the vegetable dye wool are still deep and vibrant.  The open field, which is less common in persian rugs, is filled with a beautiful blue indigo abrash. The abrash is described as the change in intensity of the blue color, that is caused by different dyes and time. The antique red used to frame the rug compliments the blue and brightens up the overall look. It’s hard not to be surprised when you learn that this rug was crafted by semi nomadic people that were not professional weavers. It is likely that it was woven during the spare time of a mother and daughter. This transitional piece would go beautifully in a modern rustic home and would add a splash of color to any floor. The classic pattern is not overwhelming and would add soul to a contemporary design. This Kilim is a wonderful example of Persian folk art, which is being reintroduced in modern styling. To view this rug, visit The Mill at Newton Lower Falls at 2284 Washington Street Newton Lower Falls, Ma 02462.   Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new...
5 New Linens We can’t Wait to See at the Didriks Trunk Show

5 New Linens We can’t Wait to See at the Didriks Trunk Show

The secret is out! Garnier-Thiebaut is one of the most innovative products to be carried by Tabletop and Outdoor furniture store Didriks. Manufacturing the highest quality linens, since 1833, French company Garnier-Thiebaut is renowned for their high-tech fibers and innovative designs. These tablecloths are easy-care, wipe-clean and allow for worry free entertaining. The liquid repellant technology enables quick and easy pick-up.   Top 5 favorite linens by Didriks staff from the New Spring and Summer collections being showcased.   Songe d’ete tango     The salmon infused orange in this gorgeous tablecloth makes us want to tango and enjoy a mid-summer dinner outdoors.   Mille Patios Provence      This coated table linen reminds us of Alice and the Wonderland with it’s vibrant colors and floral pattern. The fabric can be cut-to-size in store or made to measure. We would love this piece for a tea party al fresco.   Pantheon Cobalt     Gorgeous design! The regal blue border in this tablecloth frames a crisp white center. This architectural linen creates an air of sophistication for a more special occasion. The best part? It has Garnier-Thiebaut’s patented Green Sweet technology, so no need to worry about spills! Bring it on Merlot!   Creme Glacee & Cornet de Glace     Oh my sweet tooth! We are loving these playful tea towels for the kitchen. They would make great gifts!   Boheme Bath Towels     Last but not least this New Bohemian style bath collection from Garnier-Thiebaut is luxuriously soft and has great accent colors to choose from.   Want to see these linens in person? Come to Didriks...
The Chilewich Wall of Placemats and Floormats

The Chilewich Wall of Placemats and Floormats

Here at the Mill at Newton Lower Falls, Didriks has dedicated about 350 square feet of space to their Chilewich showroom. This space features almost the entire collection of Chilewich placemats and floor mats in all shapes and sizes. The featured placemat collections from Chilewich include everything from their classic Basketweave and Bamboo Weave mats — which come in rectangle, square, and round shapes — to some of their newer collections, including Mini Basketweave in rectangle and oval, and the glittery Lattice placemats to dress up your dining table. All other collections are also in stock and include the Grid, Rib Weave, Engineered Squares, Boucle, Tuxedo Stripe, Ribbon and Metallic Lace. Didriks also carries the Chilewich Plynyl floormats in all sizes, patterns and colors including the more colorful Mini Basketweave, Boucle and Rib Weave collections.   In a separate area of the store you will find a large display of the Chilewich shag mats. These door mats and utility floor mats are great for indoor and outdoor use, and are typically used by the entry door, garage door or back door. However, some people choose to use the shag mats in kitchen areas as well. The Mill at Newton Lower Falls is conveniently located on Rt 16 just west of Rt 128/I95 and boarders the Massachusetts towns of Wellesley, Weston and Needham. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new...
Scandinavian Dinnerware and Home Accents from Finnish Design Brand iittala

Scandinavian Dinnerware and Home Accents from Finnish Design Brand iittala

If you live in the Newton area or if you are traveling from out of town, it is worth paying a visit to the iittala shop at Didriks. This iittala “shop in shop” is the first of it’s kind in the USA and nearly the entire iittala dinnerware, glassware and home furnishings collection is on display and in stock. The timeless collections in the iittala range include designs from Aalvar Aalto, Renzo Piano, Oiva Toika, Aino Aalto, and Antonio Citerio to name a few. You can see a full list of iittala designers here. Iittala was established in Finland in 1881 and has since become a staple in the Scandinavian home. Some of the classic designs that can be found throughout Scandinavia and around the world include the Aalto Vase, Teema Dinnerware, Kartio and Aino Aalto colored glassware, Aarne and Tapio barware, cast iron pot, and the beloved Toika glass birds. Some of the newer collections include the Taika and Sarjaton dinnerware, and Lempi and Marc Newson glassware. Many of the collections have evolved over the years, especially in regards to the colors that are offered, but throughout the years iittala has remained true to their designs, core values and their Scandinavian heritage. We invite you to visit The Mill at Newton Lower Falls to explore this collection of dinnerware and home decor products at Didriks first hand. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new...
Chilewich Floormats for the Kitchen

Chilewich Floormats for the Kitchen

Didriks in Newton Lower Falls and Cambridge, MA offers one of the largest selections of Chilewich placemats and floormats in all shapes, sizes, and colors. Today we are exploring some options they offer for the kitchen floor and specifically in front of the kitchen sink. The Plynyl floormats from Chilewich are available in sizes ranging from 23″ x 36″ up to 72″‘ x 108″. The most common kitchen floormat sizes are 23″ x 36″, 26″ x 72″ and 30″ x 108″. What’s great about these particular kitchen mats is that they do what they are supposed to do: 1) They protect the floor 2) They’re easy to clean (simply mop, sweep or vacuum) 3) They are comfortable to stand on, offering a touch of cushioning under foot, and they don’t slide around 4) Much like the Chilewich placemats, the floor mats look great and are available in a plethora colors and patterns While most of the standard Chilewich floor mats are available in all the patterns, Bamboo weave, Basketweave, Mini Basketweave, Boucle and Rib Weave in the 26″ x 72″ and 30″ x 108″ sizes are only available in Mini Basketweave and Basketweave. The Basketweave pattern is truly the original classic Chilewich mat which comes in more natural earth tones, and some metallic colors ranging from light to dark. The more recent introduction to the Chilewich brand is the Mini Basketweave, which comes mostly in a range of bright and vibrant colors. Here are the colors and patterns that are available in the Mini Basketweave and Basketweave collection: Mini Basketweave: Clementine Tomato Turquoise Confetti Dill Garden Sandstone Basketweave Collection: Bark...