Where to buy a cake in Graz

For special occasions and birthdays it’s nice to have a cake specially made. Here are some options where you can order a cake or have one custom made (remember to order a week or more in advance if possible). Mehlspeisenfräulein is run by two young women who love to bake! They offer homemade cakes, cupcakes, […]

Local Artist – Katcha

As part of my local shopping guide, I would like to introduce you to some of my favourite artists & shops in Graz. Katcha Bilek is an award winning designer and a fabulously cool person. She has worn many hats and previously lived in an old fire engine in Spain, creating upcycled art installations for […]

Local Artist – Tamzin

As part of my local shopping guide, I would like to introduce you to some of my favourite artists & shops in Graz. Today I would like you to meet the delightful pattern designer Tamzin Merivale! Originally from Ireland, Tamzin recently moved from Florence to settle in Graz. Her love of doodling led to the […]

Local Artist – Sarah Löcker

As part of my local shopping guide, I would like to introduce you to some of my favourite artists & shops in Graz. Today is the American artist Sarah Löcker and her wonderful Christmas gift ideas. Personalized mini house paintings – a great gift idea for people that are impossible to buy for! Just send […]

Local Shop – Fabeltisch

As part of my local shopping guide, I would like to introduce you to some of my favourite artists & shops in Graz. Today is Fabeltisch! Fabeltisch is a new store near Lendplatz (Mariahilferstraße 23, opposite the die Haarschneiderei). They opened this year and have a beautiful range of ceramics manufactured in Portugal in the prettiest […]

Local Artist -Samburu Beads

As part of my local shopping guide, I would like to introduce you to some of my favourite artists in Graz. First up is Samburu Beads! These stunning colourful necklaces, earrings and bracelets are made by the wonderful artist Peninah Lesorogol and the women from her Samburu tribe in Kenya. They are made from real glass […]

Package free filling stations at Interspar

Two Interspar supermarkets (at CityPark and Murpark shopping centers) are now offering package free filling stations for over 40 organic products. Including pasta, rice, mueslis, nuts as well as pulses and dried fruits. You can bring your own containers or use the paper bags provided by Spar. The filling stations are next to the fresh […]

Shopping guide for fashion, art & design in Graz

I recently picked up this great little shopping guide – Guided* Graz . It lists independent small businesses which specialise in fashion, furniture and jewellery. As well as food & drink, cultural tips and places to stay. The focus is on the city center as well the Gries / Lend area, so very easy to […]

Bohemian Soul Beehive -new store!

The team at Seddwell have just opened their new lifestyle store ‘Bohemian Soul Beehive‘ and it’s beautiful inside! A lovingly curated selection of new & used clothing, accessories, household items and their famous gin. Plus items from local artists and artisans, as well as internationally sourced fairtrade. They have stylists on hand to help you […]

Unique independent shops in Graz

Graz has some wonderful small independent shops. Here are some interesting ones you may not yet have come across that have been in Graz for over 40 to 250 years! Run by experts in their field, you will receive good advice and products & services not available in the bigger chains. Plus many have a […]