Shop Local: Beautiful Registry Finds from Canadian Homeware and Designer Boutiques
21 December 2016

Shop Local: Beautiful Registry Finds from Canadian Homeware and Designer Boutiques

Gift Registry Ideas

One of the biggest advantages of using GiftSpaces is being able to add anything you like to your registry - beyond what's available through 'big box' stores. We've scoured the country to come up with a list of the best boutique designer and homeware stores to populate your gift list. Check out this collection of unique finds and lustworthy ideas, that you won't find on traditional registries!


The National Design Collective

Founded by husband and wife team, Scott and Heather, the NDC began as a result of excessive creative energy and object curiosity. The NDC values local production, recognizes the value of being able to talk to craftspeople and has an intimate understanding of the manufacturing process. They offer beautiful, unique products and design services.

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The Walrus

A Vancouver shop that puts an emphasis on Canadian design. Established in 2009, Walrus is a boutique retail space that celebrates well-crafted, functional and playful items for you and your loved ones.

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Edition Objet Choisis

Edition Objet Choisis stocks a beautifully curated selection of items, focused on modern, clean design and a mix of international and local. A lovely shop.

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Mjölk is a lifestyle shop and gallery, representing work with an emphasis on functionality, craftsmanship, and timelessness. The shop owners are a husband and wife team John and Juli Baker. They stock both international artists and local artisan works. Each collection is a collaboration between Mjölk and a prominent international designer, and produced locally by artisans in Toronto Canada.
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Örling & Wu

Another gorgeous contemporary design store, based on the philosophy that good design should always be relevant, simple and reliable. Offering a great mix of both international and locally designed products. 
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Old Faithful Shop

Based on the belief that the best products become better known as our Old Faithful ones: trusty, well-built heirloom pieces that are classic in design and only enhanced by the passage of time. In a disposable world we appreciate items that will exist long after we do not. Modern and tightly curated, the Old Faithful Shop stocks high quality goods for simple, everyday living.
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