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Where to Shop Now: Uptown


We tour you through the neighbourhood’s best furniture & lighting shops, decor boutiques and kitchen & bath showrooms

“We are living in a world today where lemonade is made from artificial flavours and furniture polish is made from real lemons.” – Alfred Newman (1901-1970), American composer.

Uptown is every home-renovator’s dream, offering never-ending options for fixtures, fittings and furniture. With 58 stores to browse, you’ll find everything from Spanish ceramic tiles to remote-controlled bidets. Click a pin on the map below to get more information about any of this fashionable design district’s hottest shops.

Fave Finds:

Seven standout discoveries from our favourite design shops

   Newy sofa by Beltá at 18 Watt

DL-G16-Nabes-Uptown-lasvitpendants   Neverending Glory pendants by Lasvit at AM Studio

DL-G16-Nabes-Uptown-hansgrohefaucet   Metris faucet by Hansgrohe at Roman Bath Centre

DL-G16-Nabes-Uptown-brossstool   Bee barstool by Bross at Funktion Interiors

DL-G16-Nabes-Uptown-igneferro   Stuv fireplace at Igne Ferro

DL-G16-Nabes-Uptown-monogramoven   Wall oven at Monogram Design Centre and Cooking Studio

DL-G16-Nabes-Uptown-palzzettibookshelf   Manhattan bookshelf by Jesse at Palazzetti

Editor’s Picks:

Two top showrooms that always impress


Amala Carpets
With natural light pouring in through a central skylight and large potted plants lining the perimeter, Amala’s super-serene new space feels ready to host meditation classes. Instead, it’s home to gorgeous Nepalese wool and Thai silk rugs sourced by Amala’s team from skilled artisans. We’re especially big fans of the budget-friendly new Core collection, which includes a design inspired by fossilized dinosaur eggshells.


The expert staff here have the design chops to assist with any tile project. Their seminars and planning services help to guide shoppers through the on-trend selection of countertops, flooring and exterior cladding. The range of offerings is extensive. While plenty of muted traditional options are available, we love the kaleidoscopic look of the hexagonal tiles in the new St-Barth range.


Get a closer look at what you can expect to find in the 2024 New Builds Issue of Designlines Magazine

In the 2024 Spring/Summer Issue of Designlines, we focus on New Builds and “celebrate the profound impact of creating something new, not just as an architectural endeavour but as a testament to laying down roots and shaping the very essence of our city’s identity,” editor-in-chief Joseph Cicerone writes.



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