• Lie down i think i love you London
  • Kingsland Road boutique, Lie Down I Think I Love You, is as charming a place as its name would suggest. It’s a fantasy setting that utilizes worn wooden floorboards, gilt mirrors, and childhood souvenirs like dolls houses and candy tins to display its wares. Rallying against what she describes as the “ubiquity of mass-produced fashion,” designer Emily Trotter set about creating her own solution with Lie Down I Think I Love You in 2006. The store… More info
    211 Kingsland Rd , London, E2 8AN
  • Clerkenwell tales London
  • Clerkenwell Tales opened in 2009 to bring a general-interest bookstore to Exmouth Market. In a sweet little shop where space is in short supply, an exquisitely curated collection is a must, and that’s just what you’ll find. Clerkenwell Tales covers art, design and London writing, but fiction is the store’s true passion. Manager Anna Goodall fills the shelves with quality literature focusing on special editions and beautiful jacket design, so… More info
    30 Exmouth Market, London, EC1R 4QE
  • Magma London
  • Owned by Marc Valli and Montse Ortuno, this is the second of three Magma stores in the London area, the flag ship and gift shop both situated in Covent Garden. Known for their innovative display ideas and vast collection of Photography, Fashion, Typography, Web-Design, Contemporary Art, Advertising, and Illustration books, this store attracts visitors and locals alike. Popular among design students, architects and graphic designers, visually… More info
    117-119 Clerkenwell Rd, London, EC1R 5BY
  • Timorous beasties London
  • Taking its name from a line in the Robert Burns poem, ‘To a Mouse,’ Glaswegian design studio Timorous Beasties was founded in 1990. Now with showrooms in both London and Glasgow, owners Alistair McAuley and Paul Simmons are steadily spreading the word of their twisted, iconoclastic print design. Having taken commissions from both the Victoria & Albert Museum and The Supreme Court in the past, their work clearly has the stamp of approval from… More info
    46 Amwell St, London, EC1R 1XS
  • Family tree London
  • If you’re won over by intimate, ever so slightly twee kingdoms of originality and creativity, then Family Tree is perfect for you. Started by Mathew and Takako Copeland in 2004, Family Tree grew out of the couple’s wish to showcase a personal range of lifestyle products designed by family and friends – hence the name of the store. Their wish came true and now the Exmouth Market shop is filled with independently designed, handcrafted gifts… More info
    53 Exmouth Market, London, EC1R 4QL
  • Twentytwentyone London
  • Housing an eclectic range of design from dining tables and sofas to rucksacks, gadgets, and accessories, TwentyTwentyOne isn’t your quick in and out kind of place. With locations in Islington and Clerkenwell, founders Simon Alderson and Tony Cunningham currently have two stores in which to display their myriad products. It started with an aim to bring London unique and inspirational design from all over the world, and that wish remains today… More info
    18C River St, London, EC1R 1XN
  • International magic shop London
  • Located at the end of the Leather Lane Market, The International Magic Shop has been a permanent fixture for over fifty years. Owner Martin Macmillan inherited the family business from his father, award-winning magicia Ron MacMillan, and the store runs in much the same way that it has done since the sixties. “When I was growing up, all I knew was magic,” he says, “school holidays were spent helping out in the shop and learning the skills to go… More info
    89 Clerkenwell Rd, London, EC1R 5BX
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