9 Indie Home Shops You Need to Know
While wow factor can come in all shapes and sizes, it is most often the one-of-a-kind details in a home that leave your guests feeling like you "always have the best stuff." When shopping for projects, I always keep my eye out for accessories that feel like they've never been seen before as to up the cool factor in my clients' spaces. Direct from my scrapbook for go-to decor, behold some of my favourite independent artisans and retailers doing awesomely inventive things in the home space.
This Australian textile designer digitally prints her stunning, colourful paintings onto textiles, available for sale as a variety of products or fabric by the meter.
If you're too cool for school, shop Reform's inventory of eclectic accessories for a master's in casual living.
With its brick-and-mortar location stationed in San Diego's North Park, Pigment embodies the local, homegrown ideal. Shop online for everything from barware and books to terrariums and planting kits.
With the idea that correspondence should be "felt, touched, and pinned to a bulletin board," founders Alissa and Audra handmake perfectly simple paper products for any occasion.
If you like your ceramics with a side of cheekiness, Medansky is the way to go. Check back often for a rotating inventory of vessels, dishes, pipes, and planters, all made by this rising star in L.A.'s downtown art scene.
The colourful throws and pillow covers by Karrie Kaneda are made with recycled cotton, and the colourful designs can't help but make you feel… well… happy!
This Hamptons cult favourite recently launched an impressive loft-like brick-and-mortar in New York City and also offers a nice selection of its signature cosy, neutral furniture and decor online.
This "not so general store" carries an understated European air with its mix of refined, brassy kitchen utensils, chic pet products, and vintage finds.
With founding principles in simplicity, craftsmanship, and honest materials, this Notting Hill–based shop carries elegant and understated selections sourced from Japan and Taiwan.