Back in 2016, a large abandoned warehouse space in Eindhoven was transformed into a massive 1000 square meters antique store, to host under one roof the largest collection of vintage, antiques and industrial design in the south of the Netherlands.
This treasure trove of vintage and antique goods called Loods 040 is now open every weekend, and attracts crowds of casual shoppers and antique collectors alike. From the quirky and quaint to true quality, all tastes are catered for at Loods 040 and it is hard to leave empty handed.
The space within Loods 040 is truly massive. Though this kind of size could swallow up a handful of vendors, those with goods for sale inside this store certainly fill the room and entice visitors to stay longer to browse the amazing items on offer. When walking down the aisles of Loods 040, one can’t help but think of similar venues like Antiek-Depot in Ghent, Glasfabrik NEU in Vienna, Camp Flea Antique Mall in Missouri, and Antique Tobacco Barn in North Carolina, which offer quality items in an awe-inspiring environment.
The warehouse does not have much in the way of climate control, so keep your coat on during colder days and help yourself to the delicious coffee available inside. This will also give you a much needed energy hit to continue shopping and not miss any of the bargains!
It is difficult to make sure you get to see absolutely everything for sale in Loods 040. There is just so much to get around! There are mid century modern pieces of furniture, industrial design, wacky pieces of art, antique vases, antique frames, old paintings, chinaware, glassware, some local handcrafts, vintage clothing, antique books, vintage telephones, gadgets, tools and so much more. If you are searching for specific collectables, do not hesitate to ask questions to one of the vendors or staff members here. Everyone at Loods 040 is friendly, knowledgeable and will guide you to your desired item in no time.
Loods 040 is easy to find, which is great because when you have visited there once you will definitely want to go back again. Stock is revamped regularly, so no matter how often you hit this warehouse there is always something new to see. It is certainly a store that you do not want to miss.