Shop Tour

34 Beautiful Storefronts Around the World

by Grace Bonney

Our #DSStorefronts hashtag challenge has yielded more inspiration than I can describe. My goal with this challenge was not just to find visual inspiration from great storefronts, but to also highlight some of the great brick-and-mortar shops across the globe. And your photos did not disappoint! From Mexico, Argentina, the UK, Australia and beyond, your snaps of amazing shops, stores and restaurants have given me so much inspiration. Beautifully lettered logos, neon signs, painted exteriors — these spaces have it all, and there are so many ideas here that could be carried into both home and studio designs.

So until Monday, here’s wishing you all a safe and happy weekend and lots to spark your creativity! Thank you again to everyone who shared their #dsstorefronts photos with us! Click through the slideshow above to see them all. xo, grace




I love this amazing pink storefront at @Bonnieandneil in Australia.
Whatever this shop is, I want to go. Soon. Photo (taken in Argentina) by @florenbe
One of my favorite shop fronts of all time at Labour and Wait. Photo by @giuliaballetti
One of the best doors in Brooklyn at Bakeri. Photo by @Carollmitch
Something exciting is about to happen in this storefront, captured by @corikindred
R. Wood ceramics in Athens, GA has a stunning blue door and greenery. Photo by @elizbatte
A gorgeous, loopy sign at Sarah O, caught by @ccanales12
I love the scalloped sign at Easy Tiger, captured by @chaneldror
I adore all the sharp lettering in this bright yellow storefront, captured by @elkehanisch
The sweet salmon door at WorkShop in PDX is always welcoming. Photo by @emilyjcook
Best name, best sign. Fancy, indeed. Photo by our own @farrettgleming
A bit of greenery makes all the difference at Club Monaco. Photo by @giuliaballetti
Classic stripes at the Monocle shop, photographed by @hernamewascharlie
The sweetest storefront for the sweetest desserts. Photo by @hernamewascharlie
Amazing holiday florals captured by @hernamewascharlie
A sweet green and gold front for Rabbit, captured by @hernamewascharlie (who shared so many amazing shots in this month's challenge!).
Cheerful flags and lots of color in the front of @holamamashop 's window.
Bold, geometric storefront painting at Sprinkles, captured by @JenniferLake
This palm frond storefront is fantastic. Golden Girls style for the win! Photo by @JenniferLake
Pink and blue feels so LA in the best way possible. Photo by @JenniferLake
This sweet little orange storefront is such a nice bright spot of color on a neutral street. Photo by @jtylerwhitmer
I used to walk past this shop all the time; I love this geometric front at People of Tomorrow. Photo by @julieholderphotography
I'm hoping to visit here one day, because Julia is working with them on their upcoming cookbook! Until then, I'll admire Elizabeth Street Cafe's awesome Austin storefront from afar. Photo by @levi_higgs
Sweet Valentine's Day envelopes, captured by @lindsthomsen
One of my favorite fronts ever, hands down. A sunny striped spot in Mexico, captured by @littlemulestudio
Two pups to welcome you? I'm sold. I love this Italian storefront photographed by @lokitimestwo
One of the best uses of yellow and great geometrics at Turpentine in the UK. Photo by @lucyfives
This name was too good to pass up. Well done, Barber Streisand. Photo by @lucyfives
More bright yellow and triangles, this time captured by @megm0nster
I love these bright pink windows! Great shot, @melissabeat
Pyramids on pyramids in Shoreditch, captured by @rclayton
I could eat this entire store's contents in a heartbeat. Photo by @rclayton
This door entry is right on the money. Photo by @sofiatome
Bright yellow is the color equivalent of this shop's name. Well chosen. Photo by @thatkat

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