If you’re looking for that statement piece or designer basic then you make a stop at Groen+Akker in De Pijp. A neutral white interior allows pieces by the likes of Hay, Vitra, Serax, and Urban Apothecary London to shine. Groen+Akker’s eclectic range includes minimalist Scandinavian ceramics, exuberant pop-art lighting, occasional furniture, and a great selection of objects that makes for great gifts, be they for your friends or yourself. The store also holds regular exhibitions with work by up-and-coming European designers, illustrators, and artists.