About us

We love to entertain! Family, friends and the events that bring us together are the motivation behind our product selection and development. Each item is selected to enhance the dining experience……from everyday family dinners to gatherings for special occasions, DSD provides beautifully designed, high quality products to set the table!

Founded in1982, David Shaw Designs is a privately owned distributor of housewares, tabletop products and serving accessories.

Inspired by the tradition and craftsmanship of European silversmiths, the founders developed a line of stainless flatware under the brand name "Splendide" which continues to be a market leader today. Over time, product categories have evolved to include quality kitchen, tableware and entertaining products in porcelain, ceramic, wood, metal and glass from leading global brands and manufacturers.

David Shaw Designs operates throughout North America and is based in Toronto, Canada. The company’s 45,000 square foot facility houses the main showroom, offices and warehouse.

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