F. Scott Fitzgerald once wrote that life starts all over again when it becomes crisp in the fall. As the leaves turn into a golden brown and the sun hangs lower in the sky, we wave a slow goodbye to summer and look forward to cosy times spent indoors. Of course we have all seen plenty of our own four walls these last months, so maybe it’s time to freshen things up a bit. Below we suggest the top Amsterdam destinations for interior makeovers: where to shop and be inspired for everything home & living.
When visiting Amsterdam, a stop at Moooi is certainly a must, not in the least for its magnificent showroom. Located just a short walk from The Dylan, Moooi sells a perfect mix of decadent yet modern furniture as well as beautiful conversation pieces that give your home an elegant edge. To top it all off, Moooi also offers their own collection of luxury bath products and fashion accessories.
Blom & Blom
Nothing beats the creative partnership between two brothers: A shared love for industrial artifacts inspired brothers Kamiel Blom & Martijn Blom to work together to recover and restore vintage light fixtures and also to design and develop their own unique creations. Schedule a visit to their showroom in Amsterdam Noord.
Hay House Amsterdam
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From our neighbors to the north comes the cheerful Hay House, its Dutch flagship settled happily on Spuistraat in Amsterdam’s center. Quality Danish designs meet affordability with a full range of furnishings, accessories and objects to spruce up every part of the home. Hay strikes the balance between Scandinavian minimalism and much needed whimsy – so make sure to pop in!
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Any design lover will probably have Charles & Ray Eames on the top of their inspiration list. For the best selection of Eames furniture in Amsterdam, head to The Modern in the museum district. Shop classics like the lounge chair and ottoman as well as a selection of other contemporary brands, like Fredericia, Massimo, or WDSTCK. Their team of interior stylists is also at the ready to help makeover your home project.
The Frozen Fountain
For nearly 30 years, The Frozen Fountain in De 9 Straatjes has been curating the very best of Dutch design. As a platform for both established and emerging local designers, this shop offers a colorful blend of furniture, lighting, wallpaper and fabrics as well as delightful accents that also make wonderful gifts for friends and family.