4 exciting design shops

1) Gotham

After more than 20 years, Gotham has become a reference. The store sells furniture, lamps and a collection of delightful miscellanea. Pricey? Yes. Worth it? Yes!

Design furniture at Gotham

2) King Kong Design

King Kong sells original designs with ‘folding’ as the common denominator. Think lamps, boxes and objects that look outlandish and clever at the same time. Extra reason to come here: the lovely little cobble-stoned street it’s located in. It reminds the passer-by of Poblenou’s industrial history.

geometric wall decoration from King Kong Design

3) Objeto de Deseo

Forget about the old-fashioned souvenir shop and check out this selfproclaimed curiosity store. Vases, odd wall decorations, figurines and other objects quivering on the verge of art and occasionally a larger object.

Objeto de Deseo store in Barcelona

Carrer del Consell de Cent 297

+34 (0)93 415 72 82

http://www.objetodedeso.es

4) Zabriskie Outlet

Zabriskie is named after the movie Zabriskie Point, Antonioni’s critique of consumerism. The owners of this shop certainly have a sense of humour, because Zabriskie is an outlet, bringing together the crumbs that fell of consumerism’s table. Lots of very cheap clothes, picture frames, candles and knickknacks.

Carrer de Mallorca 198

+34 (0)93 323 12 47

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