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DIY & garden centers
Nationwide chain of hardware and DIY markets, large selection ranging from A as in air-conditioners to Z as in zippers.
›› Branches include these in
›› Charlottenburg, Wilmersdorfer Str. 33-35, Tel. 34 79 04-0
›› Schöneberg, Alboinstr. 18, Tel. 7 55 15 60
›› Wilmersdorf, Kurfürstendamm 146-147, Tel. 89 69 91-0
A giant selection of indoor and hedge plants can be found here whatever the season of the year, as well as everything for the garden, balcony and terrace. There is also a full stock of plant accessories including soil, pots and fertilizer.
›› Pflanzencenter am Olympiastadion, Trakehner Allee 1a, Tel. 30 09 07 12
›› Pflanzencenter am Treptower Park, Tel. 53 00 28 77
Fourth largest DIY chain in the world, tools, furniture, all you need to furnish your home, including painting and decorating service and machine rental.
›› Branches include these in
›› Pankow, Blankenburger Str. 86-92, Tel. 4 75 09 50
›› Spandau, Wilhelmstr. 8, Tel. 30398640
›› Reinickendorf, Waidmannsluster Damm 190, Tel. 40 39 20
This traditional family firm has had a passion for plants and gardening since 1818. You can convince yourself of the high plant quality and advice that focuses on customers’ wishes even today if you visit this wholesome green oasis with its own plant and tree nursery. The wide-ranging stock includes indoor and hydroponic plants, garden plants, shrubs, seeds, and flower bulbs, as well as garden accessories and gift ideas.
›› 14624 Dallgow-Döberitz, Einkaufscenter Havelpark, Döberitzer Weg 5, Tel. 0 33 22/29 95-0
›› 14531 Teltow, Ruhlsdorfer Str./Asternstr. 2, Tel. 0 33 28/3 44-0
›› 16556 Hohen Neuendorf/OT Borgsdorf, Rosenstr. 1, Tel. 0 33 03/53 20-0
›› 15366 Dahlwitz-Hoppegarten, Bollensdorfer Weg 2-4, Tel. 0 33 44/2 12 10-0
›› 15745 Wildau, Gewerbepark 1, Tel. 0 33 75/52 36-0
Ambiente und Lebensart
Customers are offered comprehensive living solutions from functional upholstered furniture to stylish living room lighting to vases and candle holders. The furniture studio in Dunkerstraße specializes in sofas, armchairs, tables and chairs, as well as bags of all types.
›› Prenzlauer Berg, Rykestr. 52, Tel. 44 03 40 30
›› Prenzlauer Berg, Dunckerstr. 5, Tel. 44 04 98 31
›› Charlottenburg, Hardenbergstr. 5/Ecke Schillerstr., Tel. 45 08 60 82
By Oliver Kuhlmey
If you want to make your personal dream of living with exclusive designer furniture come true, you absolutely must take a glance at Oliver Kuhlmey’s showroom and let yourself be inspired: In a space of 1,000 sq m, you can find, among other things, luxurious upholstered furniture by Leolux, beds & closet systems, dining rooms, lamps & carpets. In addition, according to the motto “furnishings for all your senses”, high-quality hi-fi and video systems as well as Techno Gym home fitness machines are also available. With a little time and imagination, you can get much more than just new furniture here: competent advice and accompaniment on the way to the furnishing’s new home by experienced interior architects and furnishing consultants.
›› Charlottenburg, Kantstr. 17 (im stilwerk, 3.OG.), Tel. 31 80 88 37, www.by-ok.de
The Danish furniture industry’s largest retail chain with stores throughout the world, furniture and accessories in a high class design for all living areas, modular concepts with an extensive selection of various materials, styles and colors. Also interesting: BoConcept offers software that can be downloaded free from the Internet, which helps you to create your own dream home on your computer screen.
›› Charlottenburg, Kantstr. 17 (im stilwerk, 1. OG)
›› Friedrichshain, Strausberger Platz 19
›› Mitte, Friedrichstr. 63
›› Tel. 20 00 42 20, www.boconcept.com
The Bolia.com brand stands for “new Scandinavian design,” Danish designer furniture at fair prices. In the new Berlin store, lovers of a young and extravagant decorating style can find not only a large variety of furniture, but also many pretty living accessories for every area of life.
›› Charlottenburg, Fasanenstr. 31a, Tel. 0 172/9 42 95 20, www.bolia.com
Here only natural materials are used to make Mediterranean-style country and garden furniture. The range is completed with exclusive lifestyle and gift items.
›› Spandau, Wilhelmstr. 21-24, Tel. 36 28 40 20, www.casa-innatura.de
Cramer Möbel & Design
In addition to furniture from the Cramer Factory, a complete range of furniture, from wall units to key racks, is available from top brands such as de Sede, Jori, and Baxter, as well as the creation of furniture according to customer requirements.
›› Charlottenburg, Cramer im stilwerk, Kantstr. 17, Tel. 31 51 54 00
›› Charlottenburg, Cramer Design Loft, Meinekestr. 11, Tel. 8 81 92 16
The customers of this internationally recognized furniture shop include the German Parliament and the TV series Gute Zeiten – Schlechte Zeiten. However, ordinary customers can also enhance their homes with licensed versions of furniture classics from the manufacturer Memphis Milano or current designer pieces from Elmar Flötotto.
›› Charlottenburg, Helmholtzstr. 2-9, Tel. 3 15 24 84, www.design-store.de
Exil – Wohnmagazin
Since late October 2008, one of the most popular furniture stores in Berlin has a new showcase in new, chic halls of a former brick factory near the Spree river. Not only Berlin newcomers can find high-class furnishings from beds to garden tables to furnish their new home in style in a 6,000 sq m store.
›› Kreuzberg, Köpenicker Str. 18-20, Tel. 21 73 61 90, www.exil-wohnmagazin.de
“Wood is our mission.” The specialists at Holzconnection fulfill this mission with a lot of expertise. The company has locations in 10 cities in Germany and makes customized furniture in its own workshop. Regardless of whether you want a small wall shelf under the stairs, a new cabinet or elegant wall-to-wall bookshelves, you can find the right solution for all living areas and furnishing ideas. Customers can fulfill their very personal lifestyle dreams, choosing from a selection of more than 50 types of wood and 70 different colors.
›› Charlottenburg, Grolmanstr. 22, Tel. 8 54 39 81
›› Schöneberg, Belziger Str. 38, Tel. 7 81 43 20
Like most cities, Berlin has IKEA stores – it can now boast four of them. As expected, there is everything for the home under one roof from the kitchen to the children’s room, as well as countless accessories, childcare, restaurant, and the ever-popular tasty hotdogs.
›› Spandau, Gewerbehof 10
›› Tempelhof, Sachsendamm 47
›› 12529 Schönefeld, Niederlassung Waltersdorf, Am Rondell 8 (Airport Center)
›› Lichtenberg, Landsberger Allee 364
›› Tel. 0 18 05/35 34 35, www.ikea.de
Asian furniture, Bali furniture, including beautiful fitted wardrobes, coconut wood racks and unique items, such as an old rice trough turned into a table.
›› Prenzlauer Berg, Rykestr. 3, Tel. 44 35 59 33, www.klungkung-berlin.de
Traditional furniture store, run by the fourth generation of the Krieger family. Brand name furniture on 6 levels and more than 18,000 sq m, beds of all sizes, elegant upholstered furniture, colonial- and cottage-style furniture, kitchens, furniture for children and lots of accessories. 3-D animations upon request.
›› Tiergarten, Genthiner Str. 40-46, Tel. 26 93 70 10, www.moebel-krieger.de
Lebensart – kreatives Wohnen
High-class, elegant and sophisticated furniture for living rooms, dining rooms and bedrooms, ranging from country-style, classical and modern to avant-garde, plus home accessories and linen.
›› Steglitz, Ahornstr. 4, Tel. 89 54 00 88, www.lebensart-berlin.de
Very chic sofas that are also really comfortable catch the eye here. The traditional French company has dream sofas for every design concept, and also everything that makes a home the place to be, from complete bedrooms to tables and carpets to accessories.
›› Charlottenburg, Kantstr. 17 (im stilwerk), Tel. 31 51 51 53
›› Charlottenburg, Lietzenburger Str. 75, Tel. 88 55 29 02
›› Tiergarten, Genthinerstr. 48, Tel. 2 61 32 32
›› Mitte, Leipziger Str. 124, Tel. 8 92 40 16
Interior design studio, French, English and cottage-style period furniture, kitchens, bedroom and living room furniture, free childcare.
›› Tiergarten, Genthiner Str. 41, Tel. 25 40 50, www.moebel-huebner.com
After passing through the impressive orange entrance portal of this Möbel Kraft branch, customers discover, among other things, over 180 show kitchens, about 90 bedrooms and more than 350 living room sets on 40,000 sq m and four floors.
›› Schöneberg, Sachsendamm 20, Tel. 76 10 73 35, www.moebel-kraft.de
At the heart of this furniture store is a large selection of sofas and sofa beds. However, there are also many other pieces of furniture from international designers, as well as accessories and gift ideas. The trendy drop-lights are particularly pretty.
›› Kreuzberg, Yorckstr. 24, Tel. 2 10 03 14 14, www.moove-net.de
Odama’s designers turn individual customers’ home dreams into reality. The shop also offers a large selection of furniture and accessories from famous manufacturers including cutlery from littala and chairs by Fritz Hansen.
›› Mitte, Steinstr. 37, Tel. 23 45 57 85, www.odama.de
This company sells everything from the trendiest furniture to rustic interiors and from decorative labels for € 2 to an exclusive washstand. The central store in Mariendorf also has a large selection of exhibition pieces, demonstration models, and special editions at inexpensive outlet prices.
›› Charlottenburg, Rahaus Country, Franklinstr. 12-14, Tel. 39 99 48 33
›› Charlottenburg, Rahaus Loft, Franklinstr. 8, Tel. 53 67 87 04
›› Charlottenburg, Rahaus Living, Kantstr. 151, Tel. 3 13 21 00
›› Mariendorf, Rahaus Zentrallager, Ringstr. 30-42, Tel. 2 80 38 00
›› Schöneberg, Rahaus Wohnen, Wittenbergplatz, opposite to KaDeWe, Tel. 2 18 93 93
Room & Garden
In an artists’ center in Kreuzberg, you’ll find exclusive garden and home furniture, made from iron and aluminum, as well as from unusual materials such as teak or loom-weaved materials. In addition, there are smaller items of furniture such as mosaic tables, Chinese lanterns, baskets, and parasols.
›› Kreuzberg, Fidicinstr. 40, Tel. 74 07 38 00, www.room-garden.de
Modern-themed center for interior design from the classic to the avant-garde. Some 52 businesses present high-quality furniture over 20,000 sq m and five floors. Suppliers include Ligne Roset, BoConcept, Niessing, bulthaup, weko, Bang & Olufsen, Oliver Kuhlmey, Trollhus and Zeitlos. Since it opened in 1999, many other businesses have moved to the area so that Kantstraße has become Berlin’s shopping street for design. There are other Stilwerk centers in Hamburg, Düsseldorf and Vienna.
›› Charlottenburg, Kantstr. 17, Tel. 31 51 50, www.stilwerk.de
Home furnishings: Japanese style to rustic country house style. Includes tables, chairs, garden furniture, display cabinets, beds and accessories such as lamps, paper blinds and rice paper.
›› Charlottenburg, Savignyplatz 6, Tel. 3 13 17 16, www.taiyo-berlin.de
For many years,“Live Beautifully Naturally” has been the slogan for this furniture house with a little troll as its mascot. The kitchens, bookshelves, sofa beds, extendable dining tables and adaptable children’s furniture are made mainly from domestic woods, such as alder, beech, cherry, maple and walnut, with naturally treated surfaces.
›› Charlottenburg, stilwerk, Kantstr. 17, Tel. 31 51 54 60, www.trollhus.de
The Neoclassical villa in Grunewald is truly a special place that showcases everything to make indoor and outdoor living more beautiful. The furniture, accessories and flower and plant arrangements for inside and outside are also as exclusive and unusual as the location.
›› Grunewald, Douglasstr. 9, Tel. 89 72 78 90, www.villa-harteneck.de
Brand new furniture with small defects, sold at up to 50 percent discount.
›› Moabit, Wiebestr. 12-18, Tel. 4 08 18 93-40, -41, www.whos-perfect.de
Furniture for children
Quality, safety and no harmful substances are the focal points of the babies’ and children’s furniture, which is made mainly from wood. From funny slumber lights to four-poster beds, either in a princess or pirate design, the store has just what children love. Cradles and highchairs can also be hired if families with a baby visit your home.
›› Wilmersdorf, Mannheimer Str. 31, Tel. 86 42 12 78, www.klein-holz.de
In this furniture shop for children, particular value is placed on educational and ergonomic qualities, so that adventure beds become a game, and the desks grow with the child and are adjustable.
›› Lichterfelde, Lorenzstr. 71, Tel. 7 66 87 86, www.wallenfels.com
With a collection of fitted kitchens, this shop also offers the latest appliances, for example, from Poggenpohl, SieMatic, Allmilmö and Zeyko as well as their own range. The selection extends from modern designer kitchens to cozy rustic-style kitchens.
›› Wilmersdorf, Hohenzollerndamm 187, Tel. 8 64 76 80, www.city-kuechen.de
Individuality is emphasized here. Küchen Art meets requirements for special designs or special materials and helps the customer from planning to assembly.
›› Wilmersdorf, Uhlandstr. 111, Tel. 6 11 70 80, www.kuechenart.net
The shop offers kitchen appliances such as ovens, dishwashers, refrigerators, microwaves and ventilation hoods from Gaggenau and Miele and the suitable “packaging,” in other words, a bulthaup kitchen.
›› Charlottenburg, Holtzendorffstr. 19, Tel. 3 23 96 09, www.kuechenforum-berlin.de
2211 essentials & luxuries
Fine selection of home accessories for the three parts of life – home, living and office – including small pieces of furniture, candlesticks, vases and picture frames, exclusive health and beauty products and office supplies.
›› Mitte, Almstadtstr. 5, Tel. 97 00 46 64, www.2211berlin.de
Die Imaginäre Manufaktur
In this former institute for blind people dating back more than 100 years, blind and disabled people make creative items for sale from baskets, brushes and brooms. These include traditional items and modern objects developed by Berlin design students.
›› Kreuzberg, Oranienstr. 26, Tel. 2 85 03 01 17, www.union-sozialer-einrichtungen.de
With an exclusive range of Japanese and Chinese everyday articles, furniture and clothing, such as fans, tatami mats, indoor fountains, and feng shui equipment, the shop aims to bring harmony to its customers’ homes.
›› Charlottenburg, Augsburger Str. 37, Tel. 28 09 77 41, www.double-happiness-berlin.de
Königliche Porzellan Manufaktur
This traditional store has been selling classic china ware from all eras for more than 240 years, competent advice inclusive.
›› Mitte, Unter den Linden 35, Tel. 2 06 41 50
›› Charlottenburg, Wegelystr. 1, Tel. 39 00 92 15
›› Charlottenburg, Kurfürstendamm 27, Tel. 88 62 79 61 & KaDeWe, Tauentzienstr. 21-24, Tel. 2 12 10
“The good things are still out there” is the slogan of this upscale mail order company that also has a store in Berlin. Furniture, kitchen goods, office equipment, clothes, tools and toys traditionally manufactured and free of plastic. Also has a grocery store called Brot & Butter (Bread & Butter).
›› Charlottenburg, Hardenbergstr. 4-5, Tel. 24 03 38 44, www.manufactum.de
The famous Meissen porcelain can be viewed at a gallery in Berlin Mitte and bought in two stores.
›› Gendarmenmarkt, Mohrenstr. 30, Tel. 20 16 54 73
›› Meissen Galerie, Charlottenstr. 34, Tel. 20 45 81 66
›› Mitte, Unter den Linden 39b, Tel. 22 67 90 28
Just imagine: relaxing one evening in front of the blazing fire in the living room fireplace – without those annoying clouds of smoke that you remember from traditional fireplaces. No problem, thanks to the bioethanol-based fireplace furniture, totally flue-free.
›› Kontakt: Janine Kopke, Schönhauser Allee 147a, Tel. 44 04 80 73, www.rauminhalte-berlin.de
Whatever your taste in interior design, you’ll find lots here to liven up your apartment from among the new and used furniture, classic designs and accessories. One example is a mini version of Berlin’s television tower that you could place in your living room. Others are a wooden breakfast board with a Berlin symbol on it or a Magic Garden that blossoms within 24 hours.
›› Mitte, Weinmeisterstr. 12, Tel. 32 66 91 59
›› Mitte, Neue Schönhauser Str. 18, Tel. 2 81 17 04
›› Schönhauser Räume: Mitte, Kastanienallee 55, Tel. 48 62 56 06
When you enter Wohnzimmer, you see an array of magical odds and ends such as pretty picture frames, floating candles, (fragranced) cushions and felt purses.
›› Kreuzberg, Paul-Linke-Ufer 44, Tel. 61 62 38 72, www.wohnzimmer36.de
Art & Industry
Art & Industry sells only original items, including everyday designs, as well as rare collector’s items from Christian Dell, Wilhem Wagenfeld or Bauhaus. A good buy is steel tube furniture from the 1930s to 1950s and modern classic furniture from the 1950s to 1980s. In addition, there are antique fans, watches, jewelry and lamps.
›› Charlottenburg, Bleibtreustr. 40, Entrance Mommsenstr., Tel. 8 83 49 46
›› Charlottenburg, Wilmersdorferstr. 39, Tel. 32 70 63 73
“Modern antiques” are bought and sold at Brocante/Wohnzone Berlin. These include chairs, tables, sideboards, shelves, lamps and accessories, mainly from the 1950s and 1980s.
›› Schöneberg, Ebersstr. 33, Tel. 3 15 20 96, www.wohnzone-berlin.de
At Kramari, you can find interior design from the 20th century with an emphasis on the 1920s to 1970s. The used unique items and originals are from well-known designers such as Dell, Brandt, Eiermann, Eames, as well as chic every day objects. Furniture from all style periods is restored using original materials and techniques.
›› Ladengeschäft, Kreuzberg, Gneisenaustr. 91, Tel. 61 30 41 27
›› Atelier, Schöneberg, Crellestr. 45, 61 30 41 27 (Call to make an appointment)
The store offers exclusive and high-quality restored furniture of the most influential periods of the last five decades from Italy, Scandinavia and Germany. The furniture and accessories are available for hire for photo shoots, television productions and events of any type.
›› Prenzlauer Berg, Lychener Str. 3, Tel. 74 77 25 60, www.magasin-berlin.de
If your grandmother’s boring living room carpet comes to mind when you think of floor coverings, then you urgently need to visit Rug Star where you’ll be surprised by the immense variety, creative patterns and special fluffiness of the carpet artistry. All the offerings are based on original patterns by the designer Jürgen Dahlmann and are made from Tibetan wool. Patterns such as a field of flowers, underwater world or declaration of love will give any floor a very special flair. Unfortunately, the stock does not include magic flying carpets – yet!
›› Mitte, Mulackstr. 4, Tel. 66 66 83 15, www.rugstar.com