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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


Many of the fun off­beat, eye- catch­ing de­sign ob­jects, such as jewelry, hand­bags, and gifts are made by hand in small work­shops around Ger­many, us­ing plenty of re­cy­cled ma­te­ri­als like bike in­ner tubes and cork. www.pro­mobo.de. Rosen­thaler­str. 40– 41, Hack­esche Höfe 3 & 5. S Hack­escher Markt. F2


These house­hold prod­ucts are cre­ated to add a spark to our daily lives, fill­ing it with color and fun. The de­sign­ers choose zoomor­phic themes. www.py­lones.com. Kur­fürs­ten­damm 225 (check web­site for other store lo­ca­tions). T: 030.92362488. U Kur­fürs­ten­damm. C4


Their cat­a­logue en­joys an al­most cult-like sta­tus for its Ger­man lan­guage prow­ess, but bet­ter still is to visit the store it­self. They col­lect mainly house­hold and gar­den goods made with tra­di­tional man­u­fac­tur­ing meth­ods and ma­te­ri­als. www. man­u­fac­tum.de. See web­site for other lo­ca­tions. Har­den­bergstr. 4. T: 030.24033844. U Ernst- Reuter- Platz. B3

Duss­mann das Kul­turKaufhaus

Ger­many's big­gest se­lec­tion of English-lan­guage fic­tion, non-fic­tion, kids' books, and au­dio books. With over two lev­els of wall-to-wall books, DVDs, and CDs, all gen­res are cov­ered. Mon-Sat un­til mid­night. Friedrich­str. 90. T: 030.20251111. S+U Friedrich­straße. E3

Shake­speare and Sons

Af­ter spend­ing 10 years sell­ing English and French books in the Czech Repub­lic, this cute lit­tle store has ex­panded to Ber­lin, with an im­pres­sive range of Eastern Euro­pean lit­er­a­ture avail­able in English trans­la­tions. www.shakes­books.de. Raumer­str. 36. T: 030.40003685. U Eber­swalder Straße. F1; Warschauer­str. 74. T: 030.40003685. S+U Warschauer Straße. G4

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