Tottenham Court Road in Central London, near tourist hotspots like the British Museum, is filled with homeware shops selling sofas, chairs, tables, lighting, kitchenware and decorations. Here’s our round-up of the best home design stores on this shopping street.
Head to this Danish brand founded in 1952 for stylish, contemporary furniture. Products include coffee tables, armchairs, sofas, storage units and beds. There’s also home accessories like flowerpots, vases and tableware.
BoConcept, 158 Tottenham Court Road, Fitzrovia, London, UK, +44 20 7388 2447
This trusted homeware brand, which has branches nationwide, is a great place to buy furniture, lighting and mirrors. You’ll also find sofas, armchairs, beds, tables and bookcases. There’s soft furnishings, too, like bed linen, blankets, cushions, curtains and rugs.
Habitat, 196-199 Tottenham Court Road, Fitzrovia, London, UK, +44 344 499 1122
Set up in 1810, Heal’s is renowned for its quality furniture, lighting and home accessories. Shop here for beds, dining tables, glassware, floor lamps, chests of drawers, desks and chairs. Plus, there’s a good selection of garden furniture. Heal’s also collaborates with designers to hold cool workshops and classes in its central London building.
The Heal’s Building, 196 Tottenham Court Rd, Fitzrovia, London, UK, +44 20 7636 1666
Try West Elm for its gigantic selection of furniture and home decorations. There’s everything you need to overhaul your flat – benches, desks, chairs, tables, beds, shelving, kitchenware, sofas and lighting. The brand collaborates with designers in the UK and across the world to make its products, which come in a range of styles, including Industrial and mid-century modern.
West Elm, 209 Tottenham Court Road, Fitzrovia, London, UK, +44 20 7637 9150
Calligaris’ flagship store on Tottenham Court Road is a haven of homeware. This international brand was set up in Italy all the way back in 1923, and basis its design ethos on a ‘balance between technique and aesthetics, reason and emotion’. Go inside for suave chairs, stools, tables, sofas, sideboards, beds, rugs and lamps.
Calligaris, 177-178 Tottenham Court Road, London, UK, +44 20 7580 5288
This shop sells a range of high-quality, handcrafted furniture. Products are made using natural materials, like mango wood and ash. The homeware has all been designed exclusively for Lombok and is sourced from the Far East, India and Vietnam. As a result, much of the stock shows this Eastern influence through the design.
Lombok, 204-208 Tottenham Court Road, Fitzrovia, London, UK, +44 20 7736 5171
Established in 2002, Dwell is a trusted brand for furniture sold at reasonable prices. Inside this shop, you can buy sofas, upholstery, chairs, beds and dining tables. There’s also home accessories like artwork, mirrors, clocks, cushions, bowls and vases. Everything is designed to look modern and contemporary.
Dwell, 200 Tottenham Court Road, Fitzrovia, London, UK, +44 345 002 1040
This chain is renowned for its fashionable homeware. Try Oliver Bonas for accessories like diffusers, candles, cushions, vases, tableware, crockery and mirrors. There’s furniture, too, like sofas, tables, stools and cabinets. Outside the home department, Oliver Bonas sells women’s clothing and jewellery.
Oliver Bonas, 63 Tottenham Court Road, Fitzrovia, London, UK, +44 20 7580 8579
Oh, Tiger, where would we be without you? This Copenhagen-founded brand boasts a huge selection of home accessories, like crockery, stationery, lighting and decorative objects. The shop is well-known for its high-quality, stylish products sold at surprisingly wallet-friendly prices.
Flying Tiger, 241-242 Tottenham Court Road, Fitzrovia, London, UK, +44 20 7439 9785
Founded in Italy in the 1960s, Artemid is an international brand with a reputation for high-quality lighting. Browse this shop for an abundance of stylish lamps for all occasions – like your walls, desk, kitchen and ceiling.
Artemide, 106 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London, UK, +44 20 7631 5200
Natuzzi is another Italian company famed for its high-quality furniture and homeware. You can buy sofas, mirrors, clocks, chairs, bookcases, lighting and rugs. The brand also offers an interior design service to revamp your home.
Natuzzi, 80-81 Tottenham Court Road, Fitzrovia, London, UK, +44 20 3219 7840