London is a global hot spot for design shops and they have a lot to offer the design enthusiast. We have put together a collection of 23 shops we think are well worth exploring. If we've missed any, let us know in the comments!
Lik & Neon
A unique selection of up-and-coming artists, illustrators and designers with a quirky, retro pop aesthetic, just off Brick Lane.
106 Sclater St, London E1 6HR
Future & Found
Simple, stylish and thoughtfully designed items on Brecknock Road.
225A Brecknock Rd, London N19 5AA
We Built This City
A fantastic selection of design-led London souvenirs and prints.
46 Carnaby St, London W1F 9PS
KK Outlet is a gallery and bookshop based in Hoxton Square, hosting monthly exhibitions featuring the best visual creatives working today.
42 Hoxton Square, London N1 6PB
Labour and Wait
One of the earliest and best London purveyors of now popular vintage-style homewares.
85 Redchurch St, London E2 7DJ
Bow-based shop with wonderfully huge contemporary greeting card selection, gifts and prints.
465 Roman Rd, London E3 5LX
Barnaby & Co
Pop Brixton's finest homewares, art and gifts from independent designers alongside pieces produced by larger design houses.
Unit S05, Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Rd, London SW9 8PQ
Mid-century and modern furniture, lighting and homewares.
115 Clerkenwell Rd, London EC1R 5BY
Two shops promoting new designers and local makers' gifts, art and homewares.
Belvedere Rd, London SE1 8XX
Arts book shop with contemporary design wares.
117-119 Clerkenwell Road, London, EC1R 5BY
Chase & Sorensen
Stunning contemporary and 20th century Scandinavian design: furniture, lighting and home decor.
Of Cabbages & Kings
Shop and gallery space promoting and selling the work of local East London illustrators, artists, designers and jewellery makers.
127 Stoke Newington High St, London N16 0PH
A snug lifestyle store selling an array of unpretentious retro chic in Islington.
13 Islington high St, London N1 8EA
A gallery and concept store selling exclusive work from up-and-coming artists and designers.
A very well curated selection of homewares, furniture and lighting from established names, based in Victoria Park.
39 Morpeth Road, Victoria Park, London E9 7LD
A modern concept store with a strong aesthetic, selling products from top craftspeople and designers.
Lamb's, 52 Lamb's Conduit St, London WC1N 3LL
A gallery and shop with unique pieces from all over the world.
66 Marylebone High St, London W1U 5JE
A collection of mid-century modern furniture, ceramics and the odd curiosity.
81 Chatsworth Rd, London E5 0LH
A design shop in Brixton with a great selection of designer-makers' products and also hosts workshops, courses and classes.
433 Coldharbour Ln, London SW9 8LN
A shop, gallery and creative agency based in Shoreditch.
20 Cheshire St, London E2 6EH
Concept store with a focus on furniture, emerging designers and home accessories located in the super-cool Redchurch Street.
Monologue London, 93 Redchurch St, London E2 7DJ
The shop is described as 'an idealistic showroom', stocking products that fulfil a purpose, rather than existing as aesthetic objects alone.
24 Kingsland Rd, London E2 8DA
Present & Correct
Iconic stationery shop selling cool and retro items from Europe and beyond.
23 Arlington Way, London EC1R 1UY