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Top Choice Homewares in Fitzroy, Collingwood & Abbotsford

Third Drawer Down

It all started with its signature tea-towel designs (now found in MoMA in New York) at this 'museum of art souvenirs'. It makes life beautifully unusual by stocking absurdist pieces with a sense of humour as well as…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in City Centre

Craft Victoria

This retail arm of Craft Victoria showcases handmade goods, mainly by Victorian artists and artisans. Its range of jewellery, textiles, accessories, glass and ceramics bridges the art–craft divide and makes for some…
Top Choice Ceramics in Yackandandah

Kirby’s Flat Pottery

The studio-cum-gallery-cum-shop of internationally renowned potter John Dermer, Kirby’s Flat Pottery is a great place to pick up affordable, original pieces, or just browse the gallery with its stunning collection o…
Top Choice Market in Melbourne's West

Footscray Market

Across from the station, this place is loud, pungent, and chock-a-block with food: meat, fish, fruit, vegetables, deli goods and a whole lot of stuff that may be new to you. Various international cuisines are availa…
Art in South Yarra, Prahran & Windsor

ArtBoy Gallery

ArtBoy displays the talent of up-and-coming and established Melbourne artists. Artworks are affordable, unique and edgy, ranging from stencil to abstract, pop and photography. Even the gallery's rear roller door is …
Books in Carlton & Brunswick

Readings

A potter around this defiantly prosperous indie bookshop can occupy an entire afternoon if you’re so inclined. There’s a dangerously loaded (and good-value) specials table and switched-on, helpful staff. Just next d…
Design in South Yarra, Prahran & Windsor

Lunar Store

This adorable space belongs to Jules Unwin, who fills it up with her favourite things. It's a great place to score quirky, offbeat design objects by both local and foreign artisans. Snoop around and you might find a…
Vintage in South Yarra, Prahran & Windsor

Chapel Street Bazaar

Calling this a ‘permanent undercover collection of market stalls’ won’t give you any clue as to what’s tucked away here. Bluntly, this old arcade is a sprawling, retro-obsessive riot. Whether it's Italian art glass,…
Homewares in Carlton & Brunswick

Mr Kitly

Head up the narrow stairs to a treasure trove of carefully curated homewares, indoor plants and accessories with a heavy Japanese influence. Get lost in time in this beautiful store as you covet everything from Hasa…
Art in South Yarra, Prahran & Windsor

Signed & Numbered

Art at its democratic best: Signed & Numbered deals in affordable limited-edition prints from more than 60 local and international artists, both emerging and established. Displayed pretty much like vinyl in a re…