What began over 60 years ago as a Christmas decorations shop has developed into a trendsetting provider of gifts, furnishings, and decorative items. Depot has four collections per year and is known for its versatility. www.depotonline.com. Kurfürstendamm 231 (check website for other locations). T: 030.88701924. U Uhlandstraße.
This fabric store provides inspiration for all textile fans. It has a large range of colorful cotton fabrics, including retro and Japanese patterns, and other sewing accessories. There are also pillow and bag ideas, and classes for the beginner. www.frautulpe.de. Veteranenstr. 19. T: 030.44327865. U Rosenthaler Platz. E2 / F2
These household products are created to add a spark to our daily lives, filling it with color and fun. The designers especially like to choose zoomorphic themes, which means that nutcrackers look like cats and watering cans like birds. www.pylones.com. Kurfürstendamm 225 (check website for other store locations). T: 030.92362488. U Kurfürstendamm. C4
Five levels and 52 stores of the most refined interior design producers. Classic to avant-garde items from renowned international manufacturers, such as Bang & Olufsen, Stokke, and Alessi. www.stilwerk.de. Kantstr. 17. S Savignyplatz, U Uhlandstraße. B4
Concept store The Corner (p. 20) carries the latest collections by Alexander Mc Queen.