The 5 best interior design stores
1) Neef Louis
Neef Louis (cousin Louis) is the go-to destination for vintage and industrial design lovers, as they sell everything you ever hoped to find at flea markets: from Rietveld and Rob Parry chairs to industrial-style lockers and operation room lamps.
2) Fest Amsterdam
Affordable Dutch design furniture with a Scandinavian twist. FEST Amsterdam was started in 2013 by owner Femke Furnée who invites different designers to contribute to the Fest brand. Think sturdy but soft lounge sofas, lots of colourful cushions and pillows as well as elegant chairs and vases.
3) Aarde Werelds Wonen
Aarde Werelds Wonen sticks to its core business: selling antique and ageless furniture from central Asian countries. They sell beautiful handmade woollen carpets and colourful fabrics, solid wooden chests and cupboards, as well as ceramics and jewellery. Everything is fair trade here.
Hutspot is a shop, gallery, work space and cafe in one. The three young owners created a platform for new talent and are constantly searching for interesting designers and artists, who exhibit their products in a shop within the shop. After opening their instantly successful store in Van Woustraat in 2012, Hutspot opened another location in Rozengracht.
When you’re a student living in a small room with furniture from flea markets, this is where you dream about shopping one day. Mobilia spans three floors and sells sleek high-end design furniture as well as more affordable items. The list of brands they sell is endless. Even if you’re not looking to buy, it’s pleasant.
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