Interior & Gifts Shops

4 x Vintage Interior Design shops

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These days your house is incomplete without a piece of furniture that is at least a few decades old, vintage is hip! Apart from the many thrift stores in Utrecht, there’s also a lot of small businesses that focus completely on offering the nicest secondhand furniture pieces. We’ve collected the nicest ones in this article! Vaen Vintage Design When entering …

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13 gift shops in Utrecht not to miss

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Looking for the perfect gift but don’t know where to go? Here are some good shops where you can buy a great gift so you won’t disappoint anyone. It will also limit your last-minute shopping stress, so you have some time left to enjoy a cup of coffee at some awesome spot in the city.

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The nicest interior shops in Utrecht

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Utrecht boasts a number of beautiful interior shops. With this list, I’m showing you which ones you need to check out, and I’ll review a few of them too. The perfect excuse to take advantage of the lovely, hip stores in the city. Here are my favorite shops for nice items to pimp your house.

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Studio Jux Twijnstraat | good for the buyer and maker

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Located at the Twijnstraat, close to Ledig Erf you will find Studio Jux. I was a fan of the shop straight away: clothes in the store are from excellent quality. The style is minimalistic and the fabrics are simple but with nice patterns. The name ‘Jux’ has been chosen very carefully, it means ‘fun’ in German. The cloths are not only nice to buy and wear but also made in …

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De Utrechtse Boekenbar, located at the Westerkade

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De Utrechtse Boekenbar: spot for coffee and inspiring cultural events Utrecht loves books. The Dom city has presented itself as a candidate for the title of City of Literature. The city already has a ton of book shops and several gorgeous libraries. But until recently, one thing was still missing: a book bar. This changed in November 2017, when the Utrecht …

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Bij Daan: a shop that offers an experience

I recently visited the shop ‘Bij Daan’ in De Bilt. As soon as I stepped into the store I felt like I’d entered and oasis of calm and immediately felt completely zen. The spacious interior, but definitely the beautiful products as well, made the store feel like a complete experience. A shop full of knick knacks, each and every one …

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Kraak en Maak: a creative breeding ground disguised as a shop

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I sit down with Laura Stassen and Saskia Korver in the ‘Kraak en Maak’ shop. These two creative entrepreneurs sell their creations in this multifaceted shop on the Donkerstraat. Writer Laura from ‘Zin & VerZin’ sells her own poems and old school typewriters. Saskia sells her own handmade bags and accessories under brand name ‘SAK’. Apart from that, several creatives …

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Shopping at Atelier Ohlala

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Atelier Ohlala is located in the heart of Utrecht, in a building on the Kintgenshaven, on an inconspicuous side street off Neude. It’s obviously a beautiful building, but it’s hidden, so it’s easy to walk right past the boutique. Which is a shame, since Atelier Ohlala’s collection is full of beautiful things to feast your eyes on. They really have …

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