Must see shopping in Sweden

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    Svenskt Tenn

    As much a museum of design as an actual shop, this iconic store is home to the signature fabrics and furniture of Josef Frank and his contemporaries…

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    An ultraclassy department store founded in 1902, NK (Nordiska Kompaniet) is a city landmark – you can see its rotating neon sign from most parts of…

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    Arctic Glass

    Located 4km west of town on E45, this little place has refined glass products with Sami-inspired designs. There's some nice stuff on display and for sale,…

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    Julmarknad i city

    For 30 days leading up to 23 December, Malmö's Christmas markets warm the hearts of all who visit. Sip on some mulled wine and they'll warm your insides…

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    Nils Olsson Hemslöjd

    The best-known Dala horses (Dalahäst) come from this folk art workshop in Nusnäs, about 10km southeast of Mora, where you can watch the carving and…

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    This fabulous fromagerie has over 200 cheesies to get queasy over.

  • Rönnells Antikvariat

    From vintage Astrid Lindgren books to dusty 19th-century travel guides, the 100,000-strong collection of books here, many in English, make this one of the…

  • Åhléns

    For your all-in-one retail therapy, scour department-store giant Åhléns. It's especially good for housewares, bedding and Swedish-made items to bring home…

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    Concept store 6/5/4 puts the spotlight on Swedish wave-surfing culture, selling its own Portuguese-made surfboards, surf-culture tomes, beachwear, and a…

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    Nordiska Galleriet

    This sprawling showroom is a design freak’s El Dorado – think Hannes Wettstein chairs, Hella Jongerius sofas, Alvar Aalto vases and mini Verner Panton…

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    If you love good design but don’t own a Gold Amex, head to this chain, which sells the work of emerging designers alongside established denizens. There…

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    This huge, helpful store has all kinds of maps and guidebooks for Scandinavia and elsewhere, from urban centres to remote hiking areas, plus a variety of…

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    Studio Lena M

    This tiny, dimly lit shop is chock full of adorable prints and products featuring the distinctive graphic design work of Lena M. It's a great place to…

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    This artfully curated shop sells books, magazines and DVDs with a high-end pop-culture focus. Pick up a new Field Notes journal and a decadent film…

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    English Bookshop

    Excellent bookshop with secondhand and new titles, storytelling for kids, regular book signings (including Nell Zink of The Wallcreeper fame), writing…

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    Marimekko's bright, bold, retro patterns are the stuff of legend. The Finnish textile company has plastered almost everything with its iconic prints, from…

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    E Torndahl

    This spacious design shop, run by the women of the Torndahl family since 1864, is a calm and civilised oasis on busy Västerlånggatan, offering jewellery,…

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    Nordiska Kompaniet

    A local institution since 1971, the four floors of this venerable department store host the likes of Tiger, RedGreen, NK Boutique and Mayla amid its mix…

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    Cool, brightly coloured, affordable designer kitchenware, jewellery and more from both established and up-and-coming Scandi talent.

  • Mall of Scandinavia

    Opened in November 2015, this modern, spacious mall houses 224 stores and features some of the best-known Swedish and international brands including Björn…