Mon-Sat, noon-7pm; Sun, noon-6pm
6 at Spring St.; N, R at Prince St.
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When less is more in the ways of design, Matter offers a veritable bounty of minimalism. Chosen carefully by owner Jamie Gray, the furniture, objets d'art and understated jewelry draw the most attention. Bocci lamps splash light onto tables by British import Established & Sons and chairs by Alvar Aalto. Take a moment to notice the Zaha Hadid-designed Nekton stools just inside, as this lofty nook is the only place you'll see them on display in the U.S.