The finest crockery studio in MunichNamed after the temperature at which ceramics are fired, 1260 Grad in the French Quarter is a compact store and workshop. It’s filled with handmade vases, jugs, plates, bowls, cups and more – some fresh out of the kiln – which are displayed in apple crates as if they were fruit at a market. 1260grad.deThe best sportswear shop in MunichWith the Alps visible from the city on a clear day, it’s no wonder mountain sports are big business here. For skiers, SvenRenz in the Old Town is where to go before hitting the slopes. Taking its name from the founder, a former triathlete in the German national league, the wood-clad shop combines state-of-the-art technology, using a 3D foot scanner, with rooted craftsmanship to produce custom boots and insoles.