THE W.A.GREEN GUIDE TO SHOREDITCH: INTERIORS
Owning a shop in Shoreditch comes with the pleasure of getting involved with the local community and supporting the wonderful businesses that make this part of London thrive. W.A.Green is a small part of a bigger picture and we feel the utmost pride to be amongst a gang of thriving independents in East London. If you’re looking to fill your home with beautiful objects and furniture, Shoreditch is a treasure trove of boutiques. We’re very happy to share the love and the following recommendations come straight from the heart. Read on to find out the best interior shops in Shoreditch, East London.
Goodhood lives up to its name and is run by the all round good guys of Shoreditch. The shop sells over 200 brands across menswear, womenswear, lifestyle and cosmetics; all with a focus on an easy lifestyle and re-defining luxury living.
The branding and visual merchandising of the store itself is effortlessly cool and the curated selection of products serves the Shoreditch lifestyle well. Goodhood aims to be influenced by the flow of culture rather than the trends of the fashion industry. We think they’ve got it down to a tee (and its selection of those are good too)!
Find it: 151 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3QE
SCP was one of the first shops on the scene in Shoreditch, and it has continued to invest in the growth and community ethos in the area. The design store is filled with all the big names and is seen by local traders as the heart of the community.
Founded in 1985 by Sheridan Coakley and inspired by the designs of the Modern Movement, SCP make and sell design products that are functional, beautiful and made to last. Sheridan also set up the Shoreditch Design Triangle as part of London Design Festival, bringing the design community in the area together - we love popping in at lunch time to see what’s new in store.
Find it: 135-139 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3BX
For all of you utilitarians out there. Labour and Wait is a simple store where an honest approach to design is at the forefront.
From hardware to clothing, all of the products you’ll find in here will celebrate functional design and are therefore appropriate in a traditional or contemporary environment. There are no trends here - just long lasting products that aim to stand the test of time.
Find it: 85 Redchurch St, London E2 7DJ
Charlene Mullen is a textile designer specialising in luxury homewares. From her training in both illustration and print, and an established career in the fashion industry, Charlene creates stunning products that mix traditional technique with her love of organic drawing.
Expect to find cushions, throws and lampshades within the space and masterfully crafted textiles inspired by Swiss paper cuts, Stig Lindberg's ceramics, Blackwork, scientific structures, tribal costumes, Gee Bend quilts and more.
Find it: 7 Calvert Avenue, Shoreditch, E2 7JP
House of Hackney is a maximalist’s dream and the gorgeous flagship townhouse is the perfect afternoon retreat for anyone fond of pattern and colour. The unique brand has gone from strength to strength over the years and now creates everything from napkin holders, to lamps to everyday fabric. The team is super friendly, helpful and will help you to fill your home with the most magical of items.
Find them: 131 Shoreditch High Street, London, E1 6JE
Starting out life as a kidswear brand, Dandy Star has become a retailer of all things colourful.
Established in 2005, the store is based in Columbia Road and is known for its typographic style paired with bold colour combinations. You can grab kidswear and adult clothing in cool prints. Marry up your visit to Dandy Star with a visit to the weekly Sunday flower market, for a truly floral hit.
Find it: 126 Columbia Road, London, E2 7RG
You'll find Lee Broom's showroom tucked away down Rivington Street. One of the coolest lighting designers in the UK his store is a friendly place to marvel at the best light installations money can buy.
Find it: 93 Rivington St, Hackney, London EC2A 3AY
London's finest rug dealer can be found hiding below equally lovely custom furniture designer showroom Kent & London. Working with young designers and established superstars the rug designs will blow your mind. They also have a great selection of vintage rugs to ogle over as well.
Find it: 5 Hackney Rd, London E2 7NX
Of course, if you’re on the hunt for cool interiors in Shoreditch, then don’t forget to pop by and see us at W.A.Green. Shop our beautiful selection of furniture and interior accessories. We’re constantly changing things up in the shop to keep them fresh and unique so come by for a chat and for some advice on how to bring dopamine to your home.
Find us: 10 Charlotte Rd, London EC2A 3DH