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Can You Find This Clothing Label in a (Sort of) Secret Shipping Container?

An online store launches a mysterious showroom to make its wares more accessible, relatively speaking.
June 13, 2016
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This Silver Lake Shop Redefines the General Store

Looking for mid-century furniture? Design tomes? Earrings? An LP? Sunset Junction’s Mohawk General Store lives up to its name.
April 13, 2016
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A Chic Swedish Boutique Inspired by Shiro Kuramata, Minimalist Sculpture, and More

A Japanese postmodernist and a Spanish sculptor walk into a store...
March 15, 2016
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The Architect Behind Some of London's Homiest Coffee Shops

The storybook cafes of London's Soho and Fitzrovia neighborhoods each have their own unique charm, yet many source their style from a single origin, architect William Tozer.
February 27, 2016
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The Store That's Changing How City-Dwellers Buy Plants

Manhattan plant shop The Sill takes the guesswork out of indoor gardening.
January 3, 2016
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A Homey San Francisco Shop Sells Heirloom-Quality Kitchenware and Jams

Since 2003, chefs and hosts have visited San Francisco’s March to outfit their homes.
January 3, 2016
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The High-Design Retailer That Educates Customers and Discovers New Talent

Luminaire is a guiding force in bringing international design to the USA.
January 2, 2016
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Meet the Tech Shop That's Been Fixing Macs Longer Than the Apple Store

New York–based electronics purveyor Tekserve offers an antidote to the big-box experience.
January 1, 2016
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In Minnesota, a Family Business Thrives Making Homespun Toys by Hand

Lark Toys aims to make customers happy, one wooden toy at a time.
December 31, 2015