Berlin's eclectic concept store scene attracts design lovers and trend hunters with a fascinating mix of interior accessories, furniture, art and clothing. Explore these curated spaces and uncover unique objects that reflect the city's dynamic cultural tapestry.
Here's a rundown of 11 of Berlin's best concept stores, each with its own distinctive style and offerings
Tip 1: Timeless design at Andreas Murkudis
The concept store reflects the personality of founder Andreas Murkudis, a "retailer of good design" and visionary in Berlin's design scene. Surrounded by the galleries and brand stores that sprang up around it, the store now occupies three locations along the hip Potsdamer Straße. The gallery-like showrooms display everything from art to the finest fashions, handcrafted furniture and ceramics, with a focus on timelessness and longevity. Brand launches and special events are held in the industrial spaces, which also include a fully furnished flat showcasing interior concepts.
Where: Potsdamer Straße 81, Tiergarten
Tip 2: Luxury shopping at the Apropos flagship store
Craving a bit of luxury in your life? You'll find it at the Apropos concept store on the famous Kurfürstendamm, Berlin's premier shopping street. Apropos' newly inaugurated flagship is housed in the exclusively renovated Alhambra, a historic 1920s cinema featuring breathtaking interior design plus a bar and lounge. It offers high-end fashion for men and women from renowned international designers as well as beauty and lifestyle products. Whether you're searching for a statement piece for your wardrobe or a stylish accessory for your home, you're sure to find it here.
Where: Kurfürstendamm 68, Charlottenburg
Tip 3: Discover the modern creative spirit of VooStore
VooStore offers its own special brand of creativity with a fashion and design shop, in-house café, deli and gallery under a single concept. At its attractive courtyard location in the heart of Berlin's hip Kreuzberg district, the concept store has become a gathering place for shoppers, locals and creative minds alike. Visitors can expect a collection of contemporary fashion, art and design that emphasises the longevity of objects rather than fleeting trends. While you're there, don't miss the 120 sqm VooSpace concept space, an ode to industrial interior design and an extension of the store's creative vision.
Where: Oranienstraße 24, Kreuzberg
Tip 4: Creativity and hospitality converge at The Store X
Located in Soho House in trendy Berlin-Mitte, The Store X is based on a visionary retail concept that bridges hospitality, creativity, music and fashion. It's home to Berlin's artistic community and a designer hub where famous brand names grace the fashion racks. The Store X offers a seamless blend of food and urban lifestyle in a lounge-like atmosphere where you can shop, linger and relax. You can also grab a bite to eat at the Store Kitchen, which serves fresh juices and smoothies, a selection of wines, brunch dishes and the requisite vegan and gluten-free offerings.
Where: Torstraße 1, Mitte
Tip 5: NOVeL – a passion for sustainability
The NOVeL concept store in charming Prenzlauer Berg began with the sustainable fashion label MIO ANIMO, which is now carried in-house. True to the label's origins, the shop now features a thoughtfully curated selection of locally made and fair-trade products. From clothing, accessories and gifts to children's items, home decor, and sustainable cosmetics, the range includes products from over 100 brands committed to a more sustainable world. It's the perfect place for ethical shoppers who value timeless, high-quality products.
Wo: Rykestraße 48, Prenzlauer Berg
Tip 6: Sustainable treasures at The Goods
Since 2016, the founders of The Goods have been presenting a unique selection of handcrafted and ethically sourced homewares at their concept store in Berlin-Schöneberg. With their deep appreciation for craftsmanship and commitment to sustainability, Katharina and Matias work closely with the artisans who produce the wares. You'll find all kinds of woven baskets, colourful candles and wicker lampshades, which exude a special warmth and conjure up visions of distant lands. It's the perfect place to shop for a gift – and perhaps a little something for yourself.
Where: Goltzstraße 13, Schöneberg
Tip 7: The Square – softly sophisticated
Stepping inside The Square in Berlin's historic Gendarmenmarkt, you are suddenly enveloped by a cocoon-like ambience. Muted colours, plush textiles and gentle curves define the interior of this new flagship concept store. It's a welcome contrast in a city better known for its unyielding industrial aesthetic and hard edges. Formerly The Corner, this revamped retail space features a selection of big-name fashion and lifestyle brands that appeal to all kinds of different customers.
Where: Französische Straße 40, Mitte
Tipp 8: Tamam Dawai – fearlessly feminine
Located in Berlin's green and scenic Steglitz locality, the Tamam Dawai concept store radiates an aura of delightful, feminine allure. The storefront beckons with its cheery, brightly coloured window display. Inside, visitors can browse a collection of clothing and accessories infused with youthful glamour and confidence. More than just a store, it's also a meeting place where shoppers can receive fashion advice while enjoying freshly brewed coffee.
Where: Albrechtstraße 123, Steglitz
Tip 9: FØRMPROJEKT – contemporary design and tradition
Whether you're a design enthusiast or just looking for inspiration for your home interior, FØRMPROJEKT has something unique to offer. This small boutique, tucked away in a charming courtyard in the lively Bergmannstraße, is the physical presence of the online concept store. Owners Ignacio and Nina redefine urban living through their careful selection of each piece for the shop's collection of artisanal personal and home accessories. You'll find everything here to enhance your living space with a touch of contemporary beauty.
Where: Bergmannstr 59, Kreuzberg
Tip 10: Kauf dich glücklich – the joy of shopping
What started as a waffle and vintage furniture shop is now a collection of 20 concept stores throughout Germany, Austria and the Netherlands. kauf dich glücklich prides itself on its sustainable clothing collection, designed in Berlin and responsibly manufactured in Europe using organic, recycled and ecologically conscious materials. The stores also feature homewares and products for kids. The two outlets in Berlin are a bargain hunter's paradise, offering slightly imperfect goods at a lower price.
Where: Rosenthaler Straße 17, Mitte
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Tip 11: Passion for fashion at the Rebecca Concept Store
True fashion lovers will feel right at home at the Rebecca Concept Store in the heart of Berlin. Owner Rebecca Zehden infuses the store's collections with her personal touch and hand-picked styles, which she sources from all over the world. Popular with the international crowd, the store features everything from avant-garde and couture to ready-to-wear – all with an emphasis on quality, timelessness and youthful, feminine elegance.
Where: Alte Schönhauser Straße 41, Mitte