Riga for Design Lovers

Latvia, Riga Guide (B): Riga for Design Lovers

Riga has some very cool design shops featuring local designers and artists. Here’s my mini guide for design lovers in Riga.

The selection is huge: ceramics and kitchenware, furniture, all sorts of interior design items, fashion, bags, jewellery and other accessories, toys, and even organic skincare and some books.

They feature mainly hand made items by Latvian designers and few from neighbouring Estonia and Lithuania.

The store has its own brand products in the shop, focusing on linen items, like towels, bags and dresses. They generally aim to use natural materials, like felt and clay. This is a beautiful place to find useful items for the home, and thanks to the large selection you’re very likely to find great gifts there.

Bold is an impressive design concept store. It’s a large space spreading over two floors, with a cozy café inside the store. It’s relatively new, just a few months old. It started out featuring Baltic designers and then expanded to other nearby countries, like Ukraine and especially Georgia. The featured designers are not always the most familiar ones; the store introduces more unique, niche styles. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Riga for Design Lovers
Guide Location: Latvia » Riga
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Riija   Bold   Look at Riga   M50   Xcelsior   Art Nouveau  
Author: Tal Hayoun
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