What's In Store
25 Channel Center St., Boston, 857-362-7289, bobsyouruncle.com.
The British designers behind the Bob’s Your Uncle stationery line stock their shop with their own wares alongside Ben Durrell furniture, Thomas Paul melamine plates, Lush Metals jewelry, and ceramics by Jill Rosenwald.
79 Newbury St., Boston, 617-585-9444, galleriaflorentia.com.
After a two-year gut rehab, the former Swedenborg Library is now a bilevel Italian art gallery with a first-floor accessories store (think: jewelry boxes and embossed photo albums) and an upstairs Italian art showroom.
281 Essex St., Salem, 978-745-4301.
The Shabby Chic–obsessed North Shore gets a hit of midcentury modern in Brazil native Roberta O’Connor’s boutique, which features South American vintage furniture by the likes of Sergio Rodrigues, Giuseppe Scapinelli, and Novo Rumo.
Janus et Cie
One Design Center Pl., Boston, 617-737-5001, janusetcie.com.
The newest Boston Design Center showroom bridges the indoor/outdoor divide with sophisticated wicker chaises and weather-resistant upholstery treatments that pull patio or family room duty with equal aplomb.
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