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What Is Bone Porcelain?

What Is Bone Porcelain?

Fine china, bone porcelain, porcelain, etc. Is there a difference? Though they may look similar, there is a big difference between bone porcelain and porcelain (but no difference between fine china and bone porcelain–more on that later!). On the surface, it may seem confusing, but […]

The Significance of the Shamrock

The Significance of the Shamrock

The shamrock has long been associated with St. Patrick’s Day, but many of us don’t know why. We’ve dug into the history behind this symbolic greenery to find out exactly why it goes hand-in-hand with the holiday. The word “shamrock” is derived from the Gaelic […]

My Childhood Easter Traditions

My Childhood Easter Traditions

As adults, we look back fondly on the memories we have of celebrating the Easter holiday during childhood. For me, I remember many Easter celebrations in the German countryside and the traditions that my family built, and still uphold! When I was a child, my […]

Isabelle von Boch: Create Easter Memories With Your Family That Will Last a Lifetime

Isabelle von Boch: Create Easter Memories With Your Family That Will Last a Lifetime

As adults, we look back fondly on the memories we have of celebrating the Easter holiday during childhood. For me, I remember many Easter celebrations in the German countryside and the traditions that my family built, and still uphold! When I was a child, my […]

Give Your Holiday Table a Fresh Look with Casale Blue

Give Your Holiday Table a Fresh Look with Casale Blue

Article By Stephen Milioti “The holidays hold so much meaning for so many people,” says Isabelle von Boch. “But beyond that, the holiday season — especially Thanksgiving — has become one of those rare times when entire families sit around a table for an extended […]

Live in Lavender

Live in Lavender

Isabelle von Boch Dishes on the Stately, Sophisticated Hue (and the Villeroy & Boch Collection That Beautifully Brings It to Life) Interview & Article By Stephen Milioti Haven’t thought much about lavender lately? Well, it’s time to give it a little attention again. Actually, more […]

Thanksgiving Tablescape Tips from Isabelle von Boch

Thanksgiving Tablescape Tips from Isabelle von Boch

Interview By Stephen Milioti   When she was growing up in Germany, Isabelle von Boch — an eighth-generation member of the von Boch family — didn’t know much about Thanksgiving. “In Europe, we didn’t grow up with the holiday,” she said, “so I had to reinvent […]

An Exclusive Look at the Production of Villeroy & Boch Products

An Exclusive Look at the Production of Villeroy & Boch Products

Since 1748, Villeroy & Boch has been committed to producing high-quality products for people to enjoy with their families. Ever wonder how that commitment to premium quality is achieved? Be transported to our German factory and enjoy a glimpse into the production of our first-class […]

Villeroy & Boch’s Five Favorite Ski Resorts in the US

Villeroy & Boch’s Five Favorite Ski Resorts in the US

Our team put together our top five favorite ski resorts in the US to inspire your 2015 ski lodge getaway. Bundle up!

Isabelle von Boch: G’day Australia!

Isabelle von Boch: G’day Australia!

It is with great excitement that I announce the schedule for my Winter 2013 Australian Tour. The Australians have a dining culture that is similar to my German upbringing. They make a big deal of family dining and it is quite common for their meals […]