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THE ART OF FRENCH LIVING
At De Dietrich, technological innovation coupled with new aesthetics creates kitchen experiences that embody the art of French living
The kitchen is the heart of the home, and many luxury homeowners trust no better kitchen “aides” than those from De Dietrich. The brand behind numerous kitchen innovations delivers convenience, enjoyment and professional results to the serious home cook.
In 1901, avid cooks all over the world rejoiced when De Dietrich debuted the first oven, the Mertzwiller Oven. Since then, more innovations have been born, sealing the brand’s reputation as a leader in kitchen appliances. These include the world’s first self-cleaning pyrolysis oven in 1982 and the world’s first steam oven in 1997. The brand continues to revolutionise domestic induction cooking and offer unique culinary solutions such as the patented Intelligent Cooking System (ICS) and Low Temperature Cooking Programmes.
Behind every ground-breaking De Dietrich innovation is a team of passionate individuals who embody the spirit of De Dietrich—one of excellence, prestige and quality. Based in Paris, they are committed to quality manufacturing and reducing carbon footprint. They also have a deep desire to preserve and protect French artistry and technological know-how.
The brand’s success can be attributed to its strong technological know-how coupled with a heritage of more than 300 years of excellence and passion. It was founded in 1684 by Johan Dietrich, a wealthy banker from Alsace, who bought a foundry in Strasbourg.
His grandson Jean expanded the business to supplying the French monarchy with cannons and cannonballs, and was knighted by King Louis XV. After the French revolution, Amélie Louise De Dietrich continued the brand’s legacy, incorporating designs and aesthetics in industrial production. In 1806, the company also started producing equipment for railways as well as in ornamental iron and enamel, setting trends for household design.
Its entry into the automobile market in 1897 culminated in the legendary De Dietrich-bugatti car.
De Dietrich has won awards including the Janus Prize for Industrial Design for the Colour Matrics Oven’s Pivoting Control Panel in 2007, Judge’s Award for Innovation at KBB Innovation Awards in 2011, Innovation in Design for Kitchens Award in 2013, and the Regional Award for Built Environment Industry – BEI Asia Awards in 2014. More recently, the new Fascination Collection was awarded the RED DOT Design Award 2017 while De Dietrich was awarded the “Janus de l’industrie” label of excellence by the multidisciplinary jury from the Institut Français du Design. These reaffirm the brand’s commitment to uphold the strictest quality, most sophisticated technology as well as the best aftersales service.
Behind every De Dietrich innovation is a passionate team who embodies the spirit of De Dietrich—excellence, prestige and quality.