End of October 2010, the Latvian fashion designer Natalija Jansone, cooperating with airBaltic president and CEO Bertolt Flick, opened a good-looking lifestyle showroom at Terbatas iela, Riga. The space includes coolest Latvian design items, including a large-format print by Ritums Ivanovs
"Inspired by a new concept and showcased under one roof, the Latvian design and lifestyle barn RIIJA is a boutique store in the heart of Riga offering an eclectic offering of products by Latvian designers ranging from refined washed linen bedding, towels and freestyle clothing to original furniture, tableware and lighting fixtures. Designed and made by local designers, these wares, which epitomise design principles rooted in a fusion of traditional Latvian craftsmanship with a contemporary world view, are ITEMS whose charm will define the personality and aura of your home.
RIIJA’S natural and ecologically balanced products are intended to give pleasure to both our own folks and guests from abroad. They infuse the home of any city dweller with the modern breath of living nature, whereas in the home of a rural householder these ITEMS embody the traits of innovative design that are so relevant today. For visitors to Riga, a visit to RIIJA is an opportunity to discover products crafted by Latvian designers which are elegant examples of the local lifestyle and will leave you yearning to take them home as authentic gems unique to Latvia" Interior of the showroom
All merchandise made in Latvia
Natalija Jansone the talented fashion designer
Martins Ritins, the star chef from Vincents restaurant, preparing snacks
Artist Ivanovs and other guests