Wednesday, February 13, 2013
See which two Germantown Avenue stores made the top 30 list.
Germantown Avenue is home to two of the city’s best home décor stores, at least according to one list. Philly Racked released its list of the area’s 30 best home stores and two Chestnut Hill stores, Hipster Home and Linen, made the list. Hipster Home did especially well, landing in the top 10 on the list. Linen came in at 14. Check out the full list here and get more information on the Chestnut Hill stores below:
Friday, August 17, 2012
After ten months on Germantown Avenue, the home goods shop is doing well.
After 10 months in Chestnut Hill, owner of Hipster Home, Dave Friday, said the move from Phoenixville was a risk that paid off. “It was a risk on many levels. At the point in Phoenixville, we had some legs but we weren’t making any money,” Friday said. Paying the bills for the store, but not being able to pay the bills at home was a catalyst for he move. And since the store took its new location on Germantown Avenue, selling more furniture has been a somewhat unexpected bonus. “We knew we would sell more furniture, but we didn’t know how much more,” Friday said. Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our newsletter Aside from gaining clients in Chestnut Hill, Hipster Home has recently picked up two very promising …
Thursday, August 9, 2012
The Chestnut Hill home decor store got a gig supplying the NBC television show "Do No Harm."
If you happen upon the NBC drama “Do No Harm”, keep on the watch for something familiar in the sets, especially if you are a frequent shopper at Hipster Home. The home décor shop on Germantown Avenue was recently given the opportunity to supply the set designer for the show, which films in Philadelphia, with furniture. “We had people from New York calling here, calling us and asking, so it shows they know us, that they know Chestnut Hill,” said Dave Friday, co-owner of Hipster Home. Friday explained that the set designer for the show was looking for a line of furniture that Hipster Home carries called Gus. The sofas and chairs are what Friday calls “classic contemporary” with a durable fabric. Friday said that the show purchased six chairs…