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Nadège Collaboration with KRONA & LION

Je T’aime: Nadège Unveils Valentine’s Day Collection

Teams Up With KRONA & LION for Window Installation

 

TORONTO, January 30, 2013 -- Nadège has launched their newest collection: a sweet selection of Valentine’s Day products. The lineup--complete with eight signature treats--features new twists on timeless staples, including Nadège’s chocolate bon bons boxes, now with a special edition heart band, and their “Je T’aime” dark chocolate tablet, a variation on the shop’s signature letter-pressed alphabet tablets. New limited edition treats have also been added to the mix, such as their edible dark chocolate lipstick. Heart-shaped delicacies, from lollipops to cakes, further enhance the seasonal offerings. The products are currently available in stores and will run until February 14th, with select items available for order online.

 

“We wanted to take Valentine’s Day to the next level and create products that not only taste phenomenal but have a unique presentation element as well,” says Chef Nadège Nourian. “The packaging plays an important role and we’re always looking to work with original suppliers to customize the Nadège line.”

 

Valentine’s Day Collection at Nadège

 

Valentine’s Day Limited Edition 55% dark chocolate lipstick, available at Yonge St., $4.50

Valentine’s Day Special Edition 70% dark chocolate “Je T’aime” Tablet, $9

Chocolate boxes with decorative “heart band,” 4-piece box $10, 9-piece box $21.50

“I Love You” / “Je T’aime” macaron tube, $25 for box of 12 macarons

Cherry Chocolate Macaron, $2.15 each or $25 per dozen

Heart-shaped truffle duo box: %70 Grand Cru chocolate / Passion fruit milk chocolate, $8

Heart-shaped chocolate lollipop, $4

“Romantique Ivresse” heart-shaped small cake: berries poached in red wine with orange Madeleine and white chocolate mousse, $8.50

 

Order macarons, chocolate bonbons at nadege-patisserie.com for quick in-store pick up.

 

To complement their Valentine’s Day selection, Nadège has also unveiled a unique window concept: a hand-crafted display by multi-disciplinary design collective KRONA & LION at their Queen West location. The two installations (South and West-facing windows) feature over 500 origami modules from Nadège’s own “I love You” macaron box and orange cake box packaging, and runs until February 22nd.

KRONA & LION re-purposed 100 sheets of Nadège’s packaging materials to create hundreds of origami modules in various shapes and colours: pyramids, cubes, and octahedrons in pink, orange, white, and champagne as well as Nadège’s signature square, triangle and circle motif. The shapes are strung together to form a textured, multi-colour heart. This is the first retail storefront endeavour for KRONA & LION, who have created widely-published installations, sets for fashion shows, works for private collections and exhibit pieces for Nuit Blanche, Come Up To My Room, MADE and DO Design, among others.

 

ABOUT Nadège

Nadège offers a delectable array of high quality and original gourmandises. Fourth generation pastry chef and acclaimed culinary talent, Nadège Nourian, launched the first Nadège Patisserie location in 2009. The clean modern design of the flagship Queen Street West café and patisserie--and its sumptuous cakes, macarons, chocolates, biscuits, marshmallows, pastries and sandwiches--have made Nadège Patisserie a must-see-and-taste attraction for locals and visitors alike. A second location, as well as a new product range, followed in 2011: Nadège Patisserie on Yonge street crafts, and exclusively retails, a line of house-made chocolates, 16 flavours range in darkness from 60% to 85%. Nourian delights her customers by continuing to develop new and exciting seasonal collections and projects: chocolate Alphabet Tablets (From A to Z), special cakes and limited edition macarons, among them. Nadège Patisserie’s online boutique launched fall/winter 2012, offering in-store pick-up; local and national shipping beginning in Spring 2013. Visit nadege-patisserie.com.

 

ABOUT KRONA & LION

KRONA & LION is Kristen Lim Tung, Fiona Lim Tung, Lisa Keophila, and Jonathan Margono. They are a multi-disciplinary design collective with experience in architecture, graphic design, ceramics, and textiles. KRONA & LION are fully skilled in both low and high-tech contemporary craft techniques. They share a common goal of creating beautiful and cutting-edge pieces, with a strong conceptual base. KRONA & LION’s work imparts beauty into often unexpected spaces with unexpected materials, lending a sense of fun, exuberance, and cheekiness. Visit www.kronalion.com.

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