A deco and design tour in Lille with Mat’

Interior design aficionado and influencer @lillebymat goes in search of the best creators, concept stores and antique shops. We follow her around her native city of Lille, set to be Design Capital of the World in 2020…

Homa, the café with takeaway tables.

On the right, a cosy corner for breakfast or a snack; on the left, an interior design boutique. A place where you can't help but feel at home!
Homa Café (External link) —36 Rue des Tanneurs

Little and Tall, the Scandinavian-inspired concept store.

Ceiling lights, handcrafted baskets, candles, clocks, stationery... A personal collection designed by creator Émilie.
Little and Tall (External link) —9 Rue Bartholomé-Masurel

Soapeo, the place with Instagrammable trends.

Spotted a deco item on Instagram? Visit Soapeo as fast as you can; you are sure to find it there.
Soapeo (External link) —46 Rue Basse

Atelier Kumo, a cross between a design shop and a DIY workshop.

Lamps, plants and other decorative items... Here, whether it's small pleasures or designer creations, the choice is yours. And you can even go home with something you made yourself at one of the "Club Kréatif" workshops.
Atelier Kumo—7 (External link) , Rue de l'Hôpital Militaire

Please Family Store, everything for the home is here.

Pretty crockery, ornaments, candlesticks, cushions… you name it and you will almost certainly find something here to delight you.
Please Family Store (External link) —75 Avenue de la République - Lambersart

Høgen, the place to go for trendy decorative pieces.

From small items of furniture to decorative pieces, and from Scandinavian style to vintage by way of the industrial... Høgen renews its collections on a weekly basis.
Note: Høgen is now 100% online only. Near Lille, the brand has a storage in Tourcoing (Porte des Flandres) for withdrawals of goods only.
__Høgen (External link)

Mademoiselle Coquette, the fashion and deco concept store.

Candles, ornaments, mirrors and more... Welcome to Gaëlle's pretty little world.
Madamoiselle Coquette (External link) —499 Avenue du Général de Gaulle – Bondues

Architecture et matériaux authentiques, Ali Baba's cave!

Arm yourself with plenty of patience when you visit this shop, a gold mine for anyone planning some home renovations.
Architecture et matériaux authentiques (External link) —212 Rue du Flocon - Tourcoing

Lille's flea market, the unmissable event.

With over 80 km of stalls and hundreds of antique sellers, this is the one event you won't want to miss in Lille if you are hoping to unearth a decorative bargain during the first week in September.
La Braderie de Lille (External link)

Want more?

  • Momentum Concept Store - 42 Rue des Trois-Mollettes
  • Le Petit Souk – 13 Rue de Paris
  • Les Cousines de Léon – 25 Rue Royale
  • Memento Mori – 122 Rue Esquermoise
  • Le village des Antiquaires – 22 Avenue du Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny, Saint-André-lez-Lille

Getting to Lille