Home on Earth
Located in the historical Hackesche Höfe, this store offers home décor items made from natural materials combined with Scandinavian design. Founded by a German- Danish pair in Barcelona, this is the first store to hit Germany. www.homeonearth.com. Hackesche Höfe/ Hof V, Rosenthaler Str. 40- 41. T: 030 2834354. S Hackescher Markt F2
Once upon a time, a king bought a local porcelain factory, and Königliche Porzellan- Manufaktur was born. KPM Berlin still makes exquisite tableware and decorative goods. At its Tiergarten headquarters, the oldest still- running manufactory in the city, visitors can take a tour and shop for beautiful porcelain. www.kpm- berlin.com. Wegelystr. 1. T: 030.390090. S Tiergarten. C3
Founded over 300 years ago by Augustus the Strong himself, this was Europe's first porcelain manufacturer. Visit their Berlin stores for a range of tableware, jewelry, artwork, and figurines, all identified by the signature crossed swords. www.meissen.com. Unter den Linden 39b. T: 030.22679028. U Französische Straße. E3.
One of Germany's most famous white porcelain manufacturers, Rosenthal is synonymous with impeccable quality and high value in tableware and art. Kurfürstendamm. T: 030.88681574. U Uhlandstraße, U Kurfürstendamm. C4