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Prague: ARTĚL Style

Expert recommendations and insider tips for first-time visitors and locals alike from ARTĚL’s founder, Karen Feldman, who has lived in Prague since 1994. Click on the links below for detailed reviews – from Feldman’s own unique perspective – of all the best that Prague has to offer...

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Fabulous Vintage Finds for Your Home

Published on December 06th, 2012 in Shopping

  • Simax Cups

  • Calendar Ještěd

  • Supraphon SL 20 Cabinet

  • Chair TON

  • Advertising sign

 

This online shop has long been a favorite of mine for its brilliantly curated selection of vintage Czechoslovak furniture, glass, ceramics, lamps, clocks, watches, and household objects. From a covetable PRIM Caliber 66 wrist watch (2,950 CZK) to a set of funky Simax cups and saucers (499 CZK for a set of six), I always seem to find the perfect gift or personal indulgence here. Naturally I’m thrilled to learn that Nanovo will be getting lots of exposure this holiday season. A December pop-up shop (specific dates and location TBD) and a booth at designSupermarket, www.designsupermarket.cz, an edgy annual bazaar showcasing local artists that takes place from December 5–9, will make it easier than ever to shop for things you never knew you needed, like their wood-and-formica TON chair in mint green (2,200 CZK). While the shop will primarily remain an online venture, I’m told it’s possible to view Nanovo’s showroom by appointment; if you’re out shopping in Prague the owners, Adam and Jirka, have assured me that someone is usually there to accommodate drop-ins. Worldwide shipping is available for all items.

 

NANOVO Studio

Týnská ulička 8, Prague 1
www.nanovo.cz
tel 605 560 277
hours By appointment only
metro B to Kolbenova
tram 16 to Kolbenova
No credit cards – cash, PayPal or bank transfer only

 

 

 

 

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