A while back, you could hop off the train at Euston and wander down a row of cut-price Indian restaurants and check out Laurence Corner and the modern antique shop across the road – Planet Bazaar.
You’ll now find it on St John Street in Islington, just around the corner from the Islington tube station. I’ve got something of a love/hate thing with the place. On the plus side, it’s a great place to browse, always packed with some great pieces of design from the 50s to the 1970s. On the minus side, prices are sometimes on the high side and the service isn’t the friendliest in town (I even got a stern questioning for taking the above picture).
But if you’re in the area, you’d be foolish not to check it out.
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