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Die Sellerie, Vienna

Die Sellerie design shop, Vienna


A lot of the places I've encountered on my travels I've come across by way of reputation or recommendation, which has been so helpful in narrowing in on exactly what to see and do. However, I was lucky enough to stumble upon Die Sellerie myself, which makes it feel like even more of a treasure. This beautiful shop is the mastermind of four young graphic designers who stock it full of endearing handmade, local and ethically produced products, many of which were designed by the owners themselves. As it is a small scale production, the shop is staffed by the owners and is only open select days of the week, to allow them to work full time elsewhere. I think the shop resonated so much with me as it's exactly the type of thing Charlotte and I have talked about doing one day and made me feel like maybe it could actually be a possibility.

As there's not much room in my bag I wasn't able to buy everything I would have liked but I did make out with a few postcards and a bottle of wine to share with Charlotte, if it's able to make it with me all the way until I reach South Africa. The guys at the shop were super sweet and pointed me in the direction of an incredibly charming (with just the right amount of kitsch) 50s style cafe down the street, aptly named Espresso, which I also would definitely recommend stopping into while you're in the neighbourhood.

Die Sellerie design shop, Vienna       Die Sellerie design shop, Vienna

Die Sellerie design shop, Vienna       Die Sellerie design shop, Vienna

Die Sellerie design shop, Vienna       Die Sellerie design shop, Vienna

Zillinger Wine from Die Sellerie design shop, Vienna


read more about  Die Sellerie (in English) on Shopikon

5 comments:

  1. Trust it to you to find a place like this in all of Vienna! Mom

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  2. What a shop! Did you get to try any Grüner Veltliner? It's the pride of Austrian vineyards...

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  3. Peter! You need to tell me these things BEFORE I leave a country! I am heading to Bratislava for a couple nights then a few weeks in Hungary, anything I should know?

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  4. My timing was terrible I see. Oh well. I'll ask a sommelier friend of mine about Hungary (he also is a terrific cook and is obsessed with Hungary) to see what he says about wine. I know so little about their Tokaji. That being said, I'm pretty sure Tokaji is the wine to seek and drink in Hungary. Another good friend said that Budapest was his favorite city in the East.

    Also, I am enjoying your posts tremendously. Living vicariously over here!

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  5. fantastic! This is exactly what we need to do. Can't wait to share that bottle with you.

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