Travel By Design
From Lebanese objets d’art to modernist Scandi wanderlust, design is an international affair as these destinations prove.
This Stockholm store offers one of Scandinavia’s best selections of classic and contemporary design, including pieces from local labels like Mats Theselius (pictured).
Spazio Rossana Orlandi
Rossana Orlandi’s shop and gallery space is a must-see on any visit to Milan. Its supreme selection is the result of Orlandi tirelessly scouring the globe for upcoming designers and original products. (Scrapwood cupboard by Piet Hein Eek pictured.)
Located in The Junction district of Toronto, Mjölk specialises in furniture and products from Japan and Scandinavia. The stock is carefully curated to reflect the values of purity, functionality and durability. (Fanny Vase by Ami Katz pictured.)
Founded in 2010 by architects Pascale Wakim and Nicolas Bellavance-Lecompte, this Beirut gallery showcases limited edition furniture, lighting and objets d’art, with a focus on the work of Middle Eastern designers like Nada Debs (pictured).
Simon James Concept Store
Auckland, New Zealand
Furniture designer Simon James launched the Concept Store in Auckland’s Herne Bay to retail his own work alongside a range of products from international brands and local designers such as David Moreland, Jamie McLellan and Resident (pictured).
The colourful Paper Carpet collection from Dutch design duo Scholten & Baijings (pictured) typifies the classic yet quirky products presented by Danish design brand Hay at its flagship Copenhagen store.
Hong Kong, China
China’s preeminent design destination Lane Crawford was founded in 1850 and now operates four department stores in Hong Kong and three on mainland China, dealing in high-end fashion and luxury goods.
Galeria Alfredo Ginocchio
Mexico City, Mexico
Founded in 1998 and originally named Praxis México, Alfredo Ginocchio’s gallery is now one of the foremost promoters of modern and contemporary Mexican and Latin American artists, such as Argentinian Beto de Volder (pictured).
Le Mill operates three shops in Mumbai, retailing fashion, furniture and home accessories. Plenty of global brands are represented, but its own label, Le Mill Studio, also produces some excellent pieces like the Be Bop Coffee Table (pictured).