The 5 best design shops
1) A Linha da Vizinha
Lisbon’s top design shop, offering an array of leading home, garden and office furniture and lighting brands such as Vitra, Capellini, Fritz Hansen, Edra and Flos. The shop is the spearhead of a company that does major furniture contracting for corporate clients.
Jet-setter interior designer Mónica Penaguião owns this unconventional design shop located on the street of the prime minister’s palace (with twin shops in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo). Mónica herself handpicks the selection on offer, a blend of international brands and artisan pieces.
3) Espaço B
Owned by the same people that run B Bazar and Arquitectónica, this concept store offers an eclectic and sophisticated selection of men’s and women’s fashion (from brands like Comme des Garçons), art and design books, watches, perfumes, music CDs and scented candles.
NORD is a design shop in one of a series of cool former warehouses in Santa Apolónia that now house some of Lisbon’s hippest addresses. It’s a small shop that exclusively sells pieces from Nordic designers such as Cecilie Manz, Finn Juhl, Monica Förster and Arne Jacobsen, the greatest name in Scandinavian design.
ROOF is a sophisticated interior design shop and studio located just below Chiado. Their collection, carefully selected by a team of designers and architects, consists of pieces that range from lighting to home and office furniture, as well as decorative accessories.
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