amsterdam: fair+fair.

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In the space of an actual Amsterdam apartment on the canals, the attentively curated goods from Fair+Fair are spread about the respective rooms of this historical house. The kitchen is filled with delicate glasses, silverware, clay plates and all other trinkets one could need. A beautiful old stove makes you want to put all that kitchenware to good use right then and there. Close enough, they serve fair trade coffee and tea along with little snacks. Further along on the first floor, in the living room and bedroom, unusual textiles, blankets, pillows, candles and many more decorative items are displayed on handcrafted furniture. As the name suggests, all items are either traded fair, are ecologically produced, up- or recycled. Part of the profit gets reinvested in housing projects for the manufacturers, who mostly live in developing countries. For a change, we can actually do some good while shopping.  Have I mentioned that I want to live in this place? 

Fair+Fair 

Herengracht 211

1016 BE Amsterdam

Open Tuesday-Sunday