At Destination by Design we have discovered over 500 unique small business home and furniture stores and showrooms hidden in the colouful and stylish streets of Melbourne. If you love homewares, lunching with friends and being chauffer driven to some incredible home and furniture stores, we have homewares tours that will inspire.
Having a planned tour is such a treat - it saves you from driving around looking for store’s, streets and parking and you can find what you’re looking for in a day’s journey, which is efficient and great for our environment.
With 20 years of design and styling experience any decorating advice will be answered on the spot. We always discuss what your agenda is for the day and tailor the experience to ensure your needs are met. Destination by Design have structured our schedules to squeeze in the most for you to get the maximum out of your objective for the day. Be it shopping, curiosity or research.
Ideal for renovators, decorators, home updates, ideas, girl’s day out, business research, interior designers, buyers, curious homewares lovers, gifts and television renovators. Have fun choosing your tour below! Click "Book Here" and you will be on your way to discovering a new world of homewares in Melbourne.
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LOGISTICS AND AGENDA DETAILS
Client arranges group tour of 2 - 4 passengers for the day. Bookings below.
9am pickup – 5.30pm end tour.
Bayside/Kingston area, we can pick up from 1 home location.
If further out, pickup point is at first store location.
Visiting between 10 - 35 homeware / furniture stores.
Lunch and 2 coffee stops (client expense).
Parking, tolls, petrol, styling advice, insurance supplied.
CHOOSE YOUR DESTINATION
THE LUXE TOUR
North West Melbourne
A receptor to an abundance of sensory delights, our Luxe tour is tactile, visual and carries rich smells of divinity. Our luxurious tour will engage your passion and excitement for beautiful, quality homewares. Driving to Carlton for some fine coffee and homewares and cruising cross country to Spotswood ,stopping at the best Melbourne has to offer.
THE A-MAZE TOUR
Inner North Melbourne
Talk about a buzz. Around every little street corner and bend of this entwined little part of Melbourne are a-mazing boutique homewares stores. From Mud to Nook and a plethera in between, we are spoilt for choice in Melbournes North. Clifton Hill to Fitzroy, your ideas will overflow with colourful concepts for your home or project.
THE IDEAS TOUR
If you’re looking for a new home style this tour is recommended. Modern, Industrial, Mid Century furniture and a fusion of hidden homewares, this tour will delight and help you find your style niche. Known as the creative side of town, you won't lose interest dicovering North Fitzroy and surrounds, tracking back down to Collingwood to get your ideas focused.
THE BOUTIQUE TOUR
South East Melbourne
There are sweet and creative boutique stores galore on our South East tour, with an array of small businesses showcasing stunning and unique prints, gift, jewellery, furniture and homewares. From Malvern to Richmond and everything in between, you will not be lost for ideas or home purchases on our busy South east tour.
THE COUTOUR TOUR
Inner South East Melbourne
We explore the designer end of Melbourne from South Yarra through to Elsternwick. Taking you on a long journey to many stores that you may not have thought existed. Great coffee and furniture is a big focus on this tour and the rich homewares is divinely en pointe.
THE BOULEVARD TOUR
Outer South East Melbourne
This circular tour of Melbournes tree lined East begins in Malvern and travels through Toorak, Richmond and up and around to Surrey Hills and Camberwell. The vibrant and varied home styles of this tour along with the picturesque tree lined streets will unite to bring inspiration and focus to the needs of your home.
THE COASTAL TOUR
Relax in style as we cruise the calming vibes of Baysides Coastal homewares stores. The majority of the retailers we visit are beautifully displayed and offer their own individal flair and unique stamp on their product range. Homewares, gift and lifestyle is the theme to this tour along with a coastal long lunch and stunning seaside views with your destination.
THE BAYVIEW TOUR
Port Philip Melbourne
Melbournes contemporary homewares and furniture tour cruising beautiful wide, tree lined streets and views of Melbournes Port Philip Bay, while enjoying the understated hum of this casual community. Our Port Philip tour begins in Middle Park and lands in St Kilda with a whimsical ride in between.
THE UNEXPECTED TOUR
An eclectic mix of homewares ranging from vintage Industrial to Designer and Trend. There is one thing for certain, this side of town has a hospitable warmth and an array of choice from Williamstown through to Coburg. Unexpected pockets of creative designs are found on this side of town. A treasure trove of surprising and creative products, with passionate retailers and some bloody good coffee!!
THE OCCASIONS TOUR
Christmas is only weeks away! For those of you who feel the need to get organised this Christmas, this is your destination. This tour is purely dedicated to our selection of beautiful and unique home and gift stores Melbourne has to offer. From one side of town to the other, we have seen them all and know you will be wrapped with the purchases you have selected for your loved ones.
HAMPTONS / MODERN TOUR
Coastal America meets modern contemporary on this tour. One compliments the other, mixing beautiful furnishings with harmonious homewares. If The Hamptons is your home calling, you will enjoy the ride on this perfectly composed tour.
MID CENTURY TOUR
The 50's, 60's and 70's are back on this mid century furniture tour. There are wonderful hidden stores around Melbourne passionate about the historical designs of this era. If you're listening, individual pieces will speak to you on this nostalgic tour.
TOTALLY TIMBER TOUR
Nature is calling on this tour with authentic hand made timber pieces crafted by individuals who are passionate about the inspiring effects of timber in our homes. If you're looking for that perfect individual piece with a story for your home, this is your tour.
INDUSTRIAL / VINTAGE TOUR
From East to West with interesting surprises in every store, discover an eclectic and unusual expanse of authentic and historical pieces to bring warmth and and conversation to your home on this tour.
The stunning simplicity of Scandinavian design has well and truly made its way into the hearts and homes of Melbournians. Discover a hidden interpretation of this popular design across many homewares stores and determine your unique slant to take home.
YOUR DESIGNER FURNITURE
This is a 2 person tour for couples who are serious about purchasing their high end furniture. This is your own designer tour throughout Richmond and South Yarra. Chauffeur driven with style advice on large furniture items, your intentions here are to purchase those pieces that need updating in your home. The focus here is quality over quantity. Lets discuss your style, hit the stores and don't forget your credit card!
SECRET MENS BUSINESS
What goes on tour...stays on tour. Boys, this is a one way pass for brownie points. Christmas, anniversary, birthday, mothers day, just because you love her. Spend 1 day...in the whole year, buying up for all occasions and always looking extremely organised and thoughtful when you need to pull out the surprises.
Melbourne Homewares Tours
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