Contemporary Czech porcelain on display at Deelive design store
Prague

Four Prague design stores you need to know

Prague has been renowned for its master craftsmen for generations, and it shows no signs of faltering thanks to a new cohort of artisans reinventing Czech design. Here, we take a look at the best places to find locally made, contemporary design objects in the capital

Locally made tableware displayed under an alcove in Artisème

Artisème   

Close to Mandarin Oriental, Prague and right beside the famed John Lennon Wall, Artisème displays and sells locally made works of art and design. It’s worth a visit for the setting alone: an architecturally-pleasing former ecclesiastical building, with an adjoining garden.

Contemporary Czech porcelain on display in Deelive design store with its exposed brick wall

Deelive design store

On the far bank of the Vltava in the old town, Deelive design store stocks fine, contemporary Czech porcelain and jewellery as well as women’s clothes, children’s books, bags and other locally designed and made accessories.

Two chairs set up in the waiting area of Red Salon, with its melange of mirrored, wood and metal interiors

Red Salon

Once simply an upmarket hair salon, Red was redeveloped in early 2019 by its all-female founding team to offer excellent locally designed womenswear and jewellery, as well as accessories for men and beauty products. Come for a blow-dry, stay for a wardrobe refresh.

A woman browses design trinkets at Shop Up Stories

Shop Up Stories

A collaborative retail project, Shop Up Stories offers independent Czech brands to find an easy route to market. Come here to find more affordable design trinkets and accessories.

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A concierge’s guide to Prague

Want to see the best of the Czech capital? Pavel Ruml, Head Concierge at Mandarin Oriental, Prague is the man to ask for advice