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The Scottish Design Exchange at Ocean Terminal is most certainly worth a visit. Full of wonderful... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
Cheryl J
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Amazing and unique gifts

I love this shop..it is full of wonderfully crafted gifts that are brimming with originality and... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2018
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Ocean Drive | Ocean Terminal, Leith, Edinburgh EH6 6JJ, Scotland
+44 7702 274033
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

The Scottish Design Exchange at Ocean Terminal is most certainly worth a visit. Full of wonderful unique gifts designed and crafted by some very talented up and coming Scottish artists. Five stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Thank Cheryl J
Reviewed 24 January 2018

I love this shop..it is full of wonderfully crafted gifts that are brimming with originality and creativity. Shopping here supports artists and charities from the local area and further afield in Scotland. The staff are so helpful and friendly..every shelf is a new delight.

Thank joseej63
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend visiting the Scottish Design exchange! With a cornucopia of creative talent all from Scotland, it's too good to miss when visiting Edinburgh. Paintings, prints, handmade jewellery, textiles, clothing, handcrafted ceramics, books ...the list is endless. The shop is conveniently located on the...More

Thank Jules92
Reviewed 13 August 2017

If you are shopping in Oceaon Terminal then worth seeking out the Design Exchange and have a look at the work of Scottish artists. Great place for a unique present while supporting artists and designers. There is also a section with books from Independent Publishers.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Situated in the shopping complex, this "shop" is nice to walk around and admire the local artists work. Some people are very clever...

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

A beautiful store full of unique art and fashion all made by local Scottish artists! Wonderful friendly staff too! Perfect place to browse or pick up a special gift, I love popping in as there's always something new!

Thank victorialeisa
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Situated in Ocean Terminal in Leith, Edinburgh, this store is brilliant for anyone shopping for original art work (paintings, sculpture, jewellery, cards, fashion etc). There is a little 'chocolate box' element with some of the artwork but there's also loads of wonderfully dynamic art; Michael...More

Thank 1jackieskinner
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Nice shop with a great selection of beautiful products, especially jewellery! Always plenty of choice, friendly staff and a great location. Highly recommended!

Thank Evgenia B
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Great place for unusual gifts and boutique designers. All handmade in Scotland by local artisans. Well worth a visit.

Thank Catherine1000960
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I really love this shop every time I'm in Edinburgh I go there its got loads of cool fashion designs and art

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