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Toronto Designers Market / Local Artisans

1605 Queen St. West Website
Toronto Designers Market

Toronto Designers Market is located next door to Hideaway Antiques and the Queen West Antique Centre on Queen near where it meets Roncesvalles. The big, welcoming, bright space has the...


Hopson Grace / Kitchen & Bathroom

1120 Yonge St. 416.926.1120 Website
Hopson Grace

Hopson Grace is a sumptuous design boutique for those who appreciate the art of a well laid table. Martha Grace McKimm and Andrea Hopson are the owners behind the store....


Design Within Reach / Contemporary Furniture

214 King St. E 416.977.4003 Website
Design Within Reach

Design Within Reach's new store on King Street East is bright, spacious, and a modern furniture lover's dream come true. Located next door to Montauk Sofa in the King East Design...


Saudade / Design Accessories

1191 Dundas St. W Website
Saudade

Saudade, a beautiful lifestyle product store on Dundas West, has amassed a steady stream of locals gushing about the new addition to the neighbourhood. While only recently opening its doors,...



Rowan Homespun / Lighting

2196 Queen St. E. 416.694.8888 Website
Rowan Homespun

Rowan Homespun is a rustic market corner store selling a collection of handmade goods in the Beaches. The store is owned by Dominique Del Col who describes herself as a...


Contrast Living / Design Accessories

1688 Queen St. West 416.900.2542 Website
Contrast Living

Contrast Living fits in just fine to the stretch of Queen St. where it meets Roncesvalles. To differentiate itself from many of its antique store neighbours, the store carries a...


MADE (King East) / Contemporary Furniture

394 King St. East 416.607.6384 Website
MADE (King East)

MADE just recently opened the doors of its new store in Corktown having spent almost nine years at its original Dundas West location. The move puts them alongside other high-end...


Old Faithful Shop / Design Accessories

886 Queen St. West 647.352.9376 Website
Old Faithful Shop

Old Faithful Shop, Vancouver's favourite destination for minimal, built-to-last home goods, landed last month on West Queen West. Since opening in B.C. five years ago, owner Walter Manning explains, they'd...



Wind Grove Interiors / Custom And Re-furbished Furniture

1712 Queen St. West 647.238.3898 Website
Wind Grove Interiors

Wind Grove Interiors has found a home in what used to be Black Pug DMK. Now a shared space, the Parkdale storefront showcases a variety of new and vintage pieces,...


Home James / Custom And Re-furbished Furniture

998 Queen St. East
Home James

Home James has a brand-new store located in Leslieville where Zenporium used to be. Owner, James Lane offers an eclectic mixture of new, vintage and upcycled decor and furniture while...


Kid Icarus (Parkdale) / Cards, Paper And Stationery

1537 Queen St. West 416.533.7236 Website
Kid Icarus (Parkdale)

Kid Icarus, the novelty handcrafted paper goods store, has a new location in Parkdale. It's smaller than the original store in Kensington Market, and entering feels like you're walking into...


TORP / Contemporary Furniture

245 Davenport Rd. 416.968.2768 Website
TORP

TORP is a furniture, decor and jewelry store that sprawls across a 3500 square foot space in Yorkville. Founder Arne Nordtorp started off by selling his collection from a house...



Pekota Design / Contemporary Furniture

2989 Dundas St. West 416.836.5540 Website
Pekota Design

Pekota Design has found a home in the old Metropolis Factory space in the Junction. Owner and designer Marco Pecota named his showroom after his Croatian refugee father who escaped...


GUFF / Vintage Furniture

1 Davies Ave. 416.913.8025 Website
GUFF

GUFF has a brand-new home - one that finally does their massive, ever-changing selection of vintage furniture justice. The store, a fixture of the Leslieville home decor scene for the...


Umbra / Contemporary Furniture

165 John Street 416.599.0088 Website
Umbra

Umbra is the flagship shop for the Toronto home design company, which creates whimsical, purposeful home goods sold in 120 countries around the world. Though Umbra's had a retail presence...


Modani / Contemporary Furniture

1400 Castlefield Ave. 416.256.3111 Website
Modani

Modani, located in the Castlefield Design District, is the first Canadian location for the U.S. chain of home decor stores. The Miami-based design company set up shop this past November...



Elte Market / Contemporary Furniture

1381 Castlefield Ave. 416.789.0800 Website
Elte Market

Elte Market is the brand-new offshoot of Elte, located just a few blocks away from the original in the Castlefield Design District. Like its predecessor, the mammoth home goods store...


Stylegarage (Ossington) / Contemporary Furniture

78 Ossington Avenue 416.534.4343 Website
Stylegarage (Ossington)

Stylegarage on Ossington is a big step up from their former location on Queen at Shaw. The new space took over the AWOL Gallery and the old elevator warehouse, and...


MUJI Toronto / Kitchen & Bathroom

20 Dundas St. West Website
MUJI Toronto

MUJI Toronto is the first location in the Japanese home goods and fashion chain's foray into Canada. Spread over 4,400 square feet (tiny, compared to the megachain's worldwide locations) in...


Spacing Store / Local Artisans

401 Richmond St. 416.644.1017 Website
Spacing Store

Spacing Store is the brand-new retail offshoot of the magazine of the same name. The store, located on the ground floor of the 401 Richmond building, is a natural culmination...



RADform / Contemporary Furniture

201 Frederick St. Suite 103 416.955.8282 Website
RADform

RADform is a furniture and decor shop located just off King St. East. Tucked imperceptively into the George Brown campus, it's a shrine to modern, mega-stylized furniture and design accessories...


London Calling / Design Accessories

239 Carlton St. 647.210.6682 Website
London Calling

London Calling is a home decor and foodstuffs shop in Cabbagetown specializing in - you guessed it - things from Britain. Having lived in London for some time, I was...


Elephant In The Attic / Local Artisans

1596 Dundas St. West Website
Elephant In The Attic

Elephant In The Attic is a miniature market for vendors of all kinds of handmade and upcycled goods. It's also a gallery of prints and a custom framing store. And...


Suite 22 Interiors (Richmond) / Contemporary Furniture

429 Richmond St. East 416.703.8322 Website
Suite 22 Interiors (Richmond)

Suite 22 Interiors on Richmond is the brand-new downtown sister location of the ultra-modern Markham furniture store of the same name. Like its predecessor, the new shop, located at Richmond...



Goodfolk / Vintage Furniture

253 Broadview Ave. 416.465.0002 Website
Goodfolk

Goodfolk is a brand-new store brimming with vintage curiosities from around the globe, tucked quietly into a strip of stores at Dundas and Broadview. It's an unusual location - the...


I Have a Crush On You / Cards, Paper And Stationery

51 Jefferson Ave. 416.880.6369 Website
I Have a Crush On You

I Have A Crush On You is a gift shop meets gallery meets workshop that found its first home in Liberty Village at the end of May. If you need...


Sourced & Salvaged / Vintage Furniture

246 Gerrard St. East 416.834.5337 Website
Sourced & Salvaged

Sourced & Salvaged is a small specialty design shop where owner Darius Armstrong sells a delightful mix of found and reclaimed antiques. The shop, which is new to Cabbagetown, has...


Stowaway Vintage / Design Accessories

978 Dovercourt Rd. 647.340.9312 Website
Stowaway Vintage

Stowaway Vintage is a sweet little shop tucked into Melanie Machado's front room. The little shop at Dovercourt and Hallam, just south of Dupont Street, is crammed full of more...



The Shop / Local Artisans

1139 College St. Website
The Shop

The Shop is a community-based maker space located in Brockton Village. The creative facility, based on the ground floor of a converted loft building at 1139 College St., presents a...


Annex Pawn / Design Accessories

1044 Bathurst St. 647.725.5561 Website
Annex Pawn

Annex Pawn is a sea of pirate's treasure, with contents that span everything from the sartorial to the functional. But everything in the store is sprinkled with a little bit...


What the Vintage / Vintage Furniture

34 Wooster Wood 647.983.6059 Website
What the Vintage

What The Vintage is Scarborough's go-to spot for vintage and mid-century modern furniture. The Coronation Dr. showroom is a vintage lover's dream - a stockroom overflowing with Danish teak pieces...


Len Toronto / Design Accessories

698 Coxwell Ave 647.894.3753 Website
Len Toronto

Len: Democratic Purveyors of Fine Art & Beautiful Things is a very small shop for such a long name. Housed in a shallow storefront a stone's throw from Coxwell Station,...



Mindzai / Art Supplies

11 Camden St 416.737.2711 Website
Mindzai

Mindzai, a new toy shop tucked away just off Spadina, shares an already tight space with street art supply store Homebase, so it's no surprise every wall is stacked floor-to-ceiling...


Paintlounge / Art Supplies

784 College St. 416.900.2644 Website
Paintlounge

Paintlounge is unlike any other Toronto lounge. Instead of bar stools, there are easels. Instead of cocktail attire, there are smocks. And instead of splashing drinks, you're splashing paint. The...


Arts Market (College) / Local Artisans

846 College St. 647.997.7616 Website
Arts Market (College)

An Arts Market has opened on College Street. Yes, west-end artists and shopping enthusiasts - good news! Leslieville's Arts Market recently opened a second location on College just west of...


Love the Design (Summerhill) / Vintage Furniture

1226 Yonge St. 416.408.1727 Website
Love the Design (Summerhill)

Love the Design has up until now been a Leslieville staple for artist and designer Christine Flynn's coveted rough-luxe furnishings. Last month, the shop officially opened a second location in...



Likely General / Design Accessories

389 Roncesvalles Ave. 647.351.4590 Website
Likely General

Likely General opened yesterday in Roncesvalles, and I knew it was a winner before I even stepped in the door. How, you ask? Owner Brooke Manning has a chalkboard sign...


Wonder Pens / Cards, Paper And Stationery

250 Carlaw Ave #105 647.461.2426 Website
Wonder Pens

Wonder Pens has found a way to bring back the written word. The little shop sells a huge assortment of fountain pens, ink, and stylin' little notebooks. Owner Liz Chan...


Spruce / Design Accessories

455 Parliament St. 647.748.4060 Website
Spruce

Spruce is a new home decor shop in Cabbagetown, whose owners focus on sourcing objects made in North America and collecting fun vintage items to put up for sale. The...


Easy Tiger / Design Accessories

1447 Dundas W 647.748.6161 Website
Easy Tiger

Easy Tiger is the kind of shop those in their twenties who work in design/fashion/media go to purchase birthday gifts for their friends in similar lines of work. Yes, it's...



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  • Clive Christian Find out more about Clive Christian with our profile of the man, the brand and the products: http://www.jamessamson.co.uk/magazine/profile-clive-christian/
  • The Flower Nook my delivery was not what I expected, the arrangement had newspaper stuffing and lots of it, water spillage everywhere! I called the shop and was greeted by someone who seemed...
  • Easy Tiger I bought an expensive dress from this place. When I went to pay I was told the price was in US dollars. The price tag did not indicate this at...
  • Easy Tiger to clarify, i thought the price tag was in Canadian dollars and when I went to pay it was marked up to US dollars with no indication on the tag...
  • Easy Tiger I really liked this place until i went to purchase an expensive item of clothing and was told that the price was in US dollars. A Canadian shop listing prices...
  • RADform This store is pretty expensive, Andrew please don't promote a store that you are affiliated with, I spend few hours near the store and realized everyone was just window shopping...
  • Fabricland Your sales associates really need to take classes on customer service. Im in retail and know how important it is. All stores get busy, learn to hamdle...
  • GH Johnson DISHONEST STORE !!. AVOID SHOPPING THERE !!! Bought a lot of furniture, told that they would be ready in 3-4 weeks, turned out 15 weeks later no one...
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  • Shelter Furniture WORST CUSTOMER SERVICE EVER. I had the worst customer service of my life with this company. We ordered two lounge chairs in February, and they estimated delivery in 4-6 weeks....
  • CB2 Toronto Great product does not make up for bad customer service.
  • Fabricland Went in to the Dufferin and Orfus location to buy fabric for bridesmaids dresses. I was served by a lady named Svetlana - I have never encountered someone so...
  • Victorian Revival Does your company carry retired Swarovski animals ? if so, can you authenticate and value pieces for me ? Thanks Margaret.
  • Write Impressions Don't be misled by this store's name. Despite the "write" in the name, they seem to focus more on gifts and less on stationery. They not only don't stock...
  • Universal Lamp stay away from this place......much better customer service at Walmart or Home Depot than here......the person I spoke with was not familiar at all with lighting! Like the...
  • Hopson Grace Keep up the good fight of bilking the anemic upper-middle classes of their 'hard' earned money on useless, irrelevant crap like this! You're eating the corrupt and upper-middle classes from...
  • Hopson Grace Can't think of anything more dated and irrelevant than caring about table etiquette.
  • Hopson Grace There's no need for formal table etiquette. Do you really need to feel that your doing something wrong or right when your eating? ohh look at them over there they aren't...
  • Hopson Grace Speaking of etiquette, we need to start bringing it back to this rude generation. Have to admit I'm quite weak on table etiquette myself.
  • Hopson Grace Leaning a little too far on the designer side. You can still have all that merchandise inventory for sure, but they could also expand their assortment so they have for...
  • Good Egg I am willing to pay a little more, but if it is really well made
  • Hacher & Krain What is his problem with japanese knives? He seems to be a little confused..
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