AnOther features Spazio Leone x Hackney Downs Studios
"Spazio Leone, the New Furniture Dealers Specialising in Cult Classics" - Holly Connolly, AnOther Magazine
“I don’t think I ever buy things because I know they sell,” he continues. “I could probably try to follow trends, look to what other people are selling and just do the same, but I don’t think that’s how it works. It’s all about timing. I think you do your own research, and buy what you like, and you make this brand of yourself. People will come because they believe in your taste.”
Operating for the past year out of Committee of Taste’s shop just off the Kingsland Road, this February sees Leone take over a space of his very own in nearby Hackney Downs Studios. I’m wary here of using words like ‘showroom’ or ‘store’ because they don’t feel quite right to describe what Spazio Leone offers. Yes, it’s a place to view and buy furniture. But there’s a formality to the ‘showroom’; it implies a stuffiness, and ‘store’ puts the emphasis all on the transaction. At Spazio Leone, it feels different.
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