5 one-of-a-kind gifts & home shops in New York

1) Pink Olive

Escape into this magical shop for all your gift-giving needs. You will find artsy and smart greeting cards, art for your walls, baby gifts, home decor, candy, books. Bring your creative teen along. The service is a breath of fresh air, they honestly love helping you find what you need. 

Gift shop Pink Olive

439 East 9th Street (between 1st Avenue and Avenue A)

+1 212 780 0036

http://www.pinkolive.com

2) Les Ateliers Courbet

Designers create one-of-a-kind pieces using exquisite old-world craftsmanship at this shop situated in Chelsea’s gallery district. You’ll find collectible pieces in home accessories, along with furniture and lighting. The space is a study in simplicity with whitewashed cement walls, trodden-on wood floors, and lots of daylight to show off the wares.

design at Les Ateliers Courbet

134 Tenth Avenue (between 18th and 19th Street)

+1 212 226 7378

http://www.ateliercourbet.com

3) ABC Carpet and Home

Six floors encompassing a style all their own, this store is a shopping wonderland. Browse through their eco mix of handmade and rough-hewn tabletop stuff, eclectic barware, handmade designer jewelry, unique gifts, and luxurious bedding. Make sure to hit the basement level. Peace. 

furniture from ABC Carpet and Home NYC

888 Broadway (between E 18th and 19th Street)

+1 212 473 3000

http://www.abchome.com

4) MOMA Design Store

This downtown post of the famous design store is chock-full of design-y stuff, with a bit more room than its midtown cousin. You’ll find the same quirky, useful household tools, plus books, bags, and their usual scarves. New stuff includes an iPhone camera lens sets, a super cool tree tent, and a levitating speaker. 

interior of MOMA Design Store NYC

81 Spring Street (at Crosby Street)

+1 646 613 1367

http://www.store.moma.org

5) The Future Perfect

The store that started out in Williamsburg championing unknown designers and artists takes its collection to Noho. See the next wave of design here with their interesting mix of handsome and also unusual items. Home accessories include pillows and throws, vases, planters, terrariums, and decorative items.

plant decorations at the Future Perfect

55 Great Jones Street (between Lafayette and Bowery)

+1 212 473 2500

http://www.thefutureperfect.com

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