Tag Archives: Retail Interiors

Paris Store: E Dehillerin

E_Dehillerin_Paris_Store_Kitchen_ToolsSomehow Parisian store E. Dehillerin has survived through all manner of retail revolutions (and real revolution and a couple of wars!) and basically just ignored them. What they have done is focused on the products that they sell and the customer who keep coming back from one generation to the next. Other stores might have hired visual merchandisers, created sophisticated stock control systems and made that leap into the 21st Century; E Dehillerin has steadfastly stayed with one foot firmly in the past, dipping its toe into the future (they have a website!) but like any top chef they understand it takes time to make the perfect dish; they don’t rush into things here. Continue reading

Mason & Painter at the Southbank

Mason_and_Painter_Southbank_TakeoverIts the last week to visit the lovely pop-up shop by Mason & Painter over at the Southbank Centre. Mixing together a collection of vintage and contemporary products curated by Michelle Mason and Tim Parker, its a distilled version of their Columbia Road store brought into the Southbank Centre store on the Festival Terrace. If you’re in need of last minute ideas for Mothers Day I can’t think of a better place! Continue reading

Berlin Hidden Stores – Kühn Keramik

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I’ve been to Berlin a number of time over the past year and found a number of wonderful stores.They’re not quite so easy to find and slightly off the beaten track; but then that is the way with the most interesting stores in any city, and the hunting is part of the fun. Its often the case that the best independents are the pioneers in an area not normally known for shopping. Never miss the opportunity to go off the well trodden tourist track! Continue reading