We all love a good homeware shop, don’t we? Away from the likes of IKEA there are plenty of home gems to be unearthed in Birmingham, from the quirky Vincent Van Doodle through to the furniture emporium that is CJC. Here are six of the best home and interior design stores in Birmingham!
Vincent Van Doodle is an independent art and homewares store situated in the heart of Birmingham city centre. Here you’ll find truly local, handcrafted pieces which will undoubtedly give your home that special touch you’ve been after. Move over IKEA, these quirky, individual items crafted by real local people are well worth your hard earned cash and with a shop on Link Street in the Bullring, you should definitely pop in on your next lunch break.
Lighting your home needn’t be a dull problem, and this is where The Workshop Below come in! Some of the most creative and unique lighting to be found in the city can be picked up here, with jam jars recycled to create charming tabletop lamps and dangling light features amongst other quirky lights and lamp designs. What makes The Workshop Below head and shoulders above the rest is their ability to create bespoke, affordable lighting based around your requirements.
Amelia Home is a unique boutique furniture and interior design store in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter. As well as the intricate finishing details like lighting and candle holders, Amelia Home is your one-stop shop for all things living room and bedroom. Amelia Home’s bespoke Customize Your Sofa service allows you to select from a range of quality fabrics and designs while their team does the rest. Be aware thatSunday visits are by appointment only.
minima by name, minimal by nature; pop along to minima on George Street in the Jewellery Quarter for some of the best contemporary home furnishings you’re likely to find in the city. minima’s designs are so laid-back that they’re almost effortless, but their hand-made furniture perfectly complements their lighting and accessory range and we’re certain that you’ll want to buy everything. Stylish yet simplistic, their rustic showroom is just a short walk from St. Paul’s Square.
More of a warehouse than a store, CJC is your one-stop place for all things furniture in Birmingham. Proudly stocking what they claim is the largest selection of furniture in the city, Erdington-based CJC have everything from sofas to storage units, beds to bathroom sets and desks to doors in their armoury – and at great prices. Think of CJC as the furniture Mecca of Brum.
Last but not least is Blocc, a contemporary interior design company in Kings Norton. Blocc, a company with their roots planted firmly in the West Midlands but their branches spreading nationwide, aim to achieve your dream home or office thanks to their keen team of interior specialists and extensive experience with private and commercial properties. Be sure to contact them to make an appointment for your dream design plans.