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Austrian Design Shopping: My Top Vienna Stores

Where to Buy Austrian Design

Austrian Design Shopping. When back in Vienna, my design wish list is varied. I share some of the best addresses to buy Austrian design below. It includes places to buy original objects that are unique or express the local zeitgeist.

MAK Design Shop

Austrian design shopping: wine bottle holderWhy it is good for Austrian design shopping. First address for Vienna shopping for design items; Unconventional contemporary gifts from Austrian (and international) designers;
What’s on offer? Designer jewellery; fashion and fashion accessories; crockery; home accessories; (product range changes regularly, so the slideshow represents examples only)
Vienna Unwrapped symbolMy tip: Great gift shopping for people interested in contemporary Vienna.
Price category: **
Location: Stubenring 5; A-1010 Vienna
Opening hours: Tuesday 10am to midnight; Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 6pm

Dorotheum Vienna

Austrian design shopping: glassware at DorotheumWhy it is good for Austrian design shopping. Largest Vienna antiques store; 300+ year old local institution housed in beautiful neo-baroque palace; both auction and ‘buy now’ facilities; largest auction house in Central Europe with booming contemporary and modern art auctions; Dorotheum staff advise on and organise the shipping of larger items abroad;
What’s on offer? pictures, porcelain, silverware, glass, rugs, furniture; great value antique and modern jewellery; well sorted 20th century decorative art (product range changes regularly, so the slideshow represents examples only)
Vienna Unwrapped symbolMy tip: check the ceramics, glass and silverware in the Glashofdownstairs; the jewellery in the second floor;
Price category: **
Location: Dorotheergasse 17; A-1010 Vienna
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm; Saturday 9am to 5pm

MQ Point

Austrian design shopping: MQ Point at MuseumsquartierWhy it is good for Austrian design shopping. Unconventional contemporary gifts from Austrian (and international) designers;
What’s on offer? Artisan jewellery; fashion and fashion accessories; crockery; home accessories; (product range changes regularly, so the slideshow represents examples only)
Vienna Unwrapped symbolMy tip: Great source for unconventional gifts, decorating your home, and yourself!
Price category: **
Location: hall in main entrance of Museumsquartier, Museumsplatz 1; A-1070 Vienna
Opening hours: daily 10am to 7pm

Das Möbel

Austrian design shopping: Viennese snack boardWhy it is good for Austrian design shopping. Vienna’s first concept store which is part of its legendary café Das Moebel; do your Vienna shopping at a local institution known for its support of local designers;
What’s on offer? home accessories, kitchen accessories such as this modern Viennese snack board featuring the city’s skyline (photo); dinnerware, books and games
Price category: **
Location: Burggasse 10, A-1070 Vienna (the described offer is located at the café the furniture has its own separate shop)
Opening hours: daily, 10am to to midnight

Kunstwerkstatt

Vienna Shopping Design Crafts: KunstwerkstattWhy it is good for Austrian design shopping.  Stylish and sometimes quirky hand made gifts; buy directly from local artisans and make your Vienna shopping support local artists.
What’s on offer?Artisan jewellery and hand bags, t-shirts and fashion accessories; home decoration accessories; paintings; photographs.
Vienna Unwrapped symbolMy tip: Walk the fine line between kitsch and quirkyness and get those painted antlers; alternatively, the fashion jewellery and t-shirts make sure-fire gifts.
Price category: **
Location: Siebensterngasse 16; A-1070 Vienna
Opening hours: March to June, Tuesday to Saturday, 2pm to 7pm; July and August, Tuesday to Saturday, 4pm to 7pm

More Austrian Design Shopping: Kunstwerkerei

Vienna Shopping Design Crafts: KunstwerkereiWhy it is good for Austrian design shopping.  Great for Vienna shopping for gifts; buy local crafts directly from the artisans; choose from individual, handmade local ceramics and jewellery; chat with the artists on-site;
What’s on offer? Stoneware dinner sets and crockery; ceramic animal collections; jewellery from felt, tissue and ceramics;
Price category: **
Location: Mondscheingasse 2/2; A-1070 Vienna
Opening hours: Wednesday to Friday 2pm to 7pm; Saturday 10 to 5pm; Monday and Tuesday upon arrangement; January, February, July and August on Fridays 2pm to 7pm only, and upon arrangement.

Other great shopping tips: Shopping in Vienna Austria (private insider shopping tours), Austrian JewelryAustria Fashion Shopping, Dirndl Dresses, Evening Dress Shops in Vienna, Vienna Culture Shopping (best gift shops), Vienna Shopping for Luxury (international designer brands);

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