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Saudade / Design Accessories

1191 Dundas St. W Website

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 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 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 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, 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 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 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, 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 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

906 Dundas St. W. 647.461.2426 Website
Wonder Pens

Wonder Pens has found a way to bring back the written word. The little shop at Dundas and Bellwoods sells a huge assortment of fountain pens, ink, and stylin' little...

Spruce / Design Accessories

455 Parliament St. 647.748.4060 Website

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...

The Corner Store / Design Accessories

55 Bloor St W 416.960.2439
The Corner Store

The Corner Store is a new micro-shop in Toronto that sells unique, mostly handcrafted treasures sourced from New York and California. The shop lies deep in the ground floor of...

Crown Flora / Florist

1537 Queen St. W. 647.861.5799 Website
Crown Flora

Crown Flora opened just over two months ago in Parkdale. It's instantly noticeable for its somewhat at-odds double window display--on one side, a carpet of moss is speckled with terrariums,...

Ransack the Universe / Design Accessories

1207 Bloor St. West 647.703.6675 Website
Ransack the Universe

Ransack the Universe is Bloordale's one-stop shop for vintage goods, records, local crafts, jewelry, and one-of-a-kind decor. Originally located in the basement of 1207 Bloor Street West, the store recently...

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  • Smash Most men and women have a smaller sized space which they can utilise to create a vertical garden.
  • Saudade To the owners: thanks for your comments BlogTo LOOOOOVES another potential advertiser
  • Saudade This is basically bringing the concept of this store in Lisbon & Porto to Toronto: Same idea. Vintage chic Portuguese brands.
  • Saudade I wanna go here!
  • Saudade Check it out! I was there on Saturday. What a gem- so, so many beautiful goodies. This may be my new goto for pretty things.
  • Saudade Looks great! Can't wait to check it out. :)
  • Tap Phong George Brown College (GBC) culinary programs used to be run from their now-closed Kensington campus, not far from Tap Phong. GBC's culinary programs now operate from their St. James (King...
  • Tap Phong WS, W+S, W-S, W&S all refer to Williams-Sonoma
  • Valhalla best card shop in toronto with friendly staff and right on queen st love it so much to choose from
  • Valhalla best card shop in toronto has everything and the staff is friendly and helpful and right on queen near bathurst,love it
  • Coriander Girl its really beautiful and nice flowers, i really like it and i am going to share it with my friends on fb and tiwtter. appreciated.
  • The Framing Depot I JUST got back home from my trip to The Framing Depot. The store is in an industrial area. Limited parking. When I walked in, the guy who...
  • Kimberley Jackson Not only have I been screwed over by this company , he's actually caused my new business to delay the opening. After buying 2 entertainment units over a couple of...
  • Brika Such a nice shop. Was in there today and loved it. Highly recommended place for unique things and for everyone who loves to buy gifts from true artisans.
  • Universal Lamp Being new to Toronto I was hunting for a place to shop modern lighting for my home. Turn out that it was a very sour experience with Universal Lamp...
  • Cayne's They have decent selection but there products are refurbished. Their customer service has been on a steady decline for quite some time now and you can tell they have become...
  • Urban Harvest where are you located now?
  • Contrast Living You know what would be great? If this store was in Toronto instead of Roncesville.
  • Home James Went in here yesterday on a walk down Queen East with my husband & ended finding so many pieces I wanted to take home! I thought the prices were reasonable...
  • Contrast Living This store has many items that will suit you and your tastes, they have a little of everything and a lot of charm! Your visits will be rewarded just as...
  • Contrast Living The atmosphere of the shop is inviting, merchandise are unique and prices are unbelievable reasonable, definitely will go back.
  • Contrast Living Lovely ! Love everything in the store!
  • Essence of Living Nice store layout but realize after they are horribly over priced. Bought a scarf for $26.00 and found the same scarf for $12.00 at Bloor and Yonge.
  • Cookery Great store and great cooking classes. There is nothing like this in Mississauga. Good thing my daughter lives in Roncy!
  • Metropolis Living (Castlefield) I love this cool
  • Trianon Hello, Would you please let me know if you buy antique chairs to sell in your beautiful store? I have several antique Victorian chairs and a matching settee that I am interested...
  • Fabricland I was recently went to Fabricland in Toronto 1980 Eglinton ave. E. Three women - staff - behaved disgustingly. They loudly shouted at all shop, laughed, and they were very...
  • Brooklyn Furniture i'm so impressed.
  • Fabricland As a home sewer, I like to visit fabric stores where ever I travel to – in Canada, the States, Europe, and the Orient. So I think I have...
  • London Calling Wow! Such hostility!

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