If you want to give your home a makeover, then Hackney in East London is the place to shop. A hotspot for hipsters and creatives, this trendy area has a surplus of shops selling all kinds of goods to revamp your property – from ergonomic clay mugs, to Scandinavian chairs and enamel milk pans. Read our guide to the best home design stores in the borough.
Redchurch Street, which overlaps the boundaries of the Hackney and Tower Hamlets boroughs, is renowned for its independent designer shops. Have a browse in Monologue, for good quality furniture, lighting and rugs. Also worth a look inside are Elementary, which specialises in synthetic furniture, and Labour and Wait, for its kitchenware (think Japanese kettles and enamel milk pans).