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Take a Look Inside Recess — Your Newest Shopping Obsession

Stroll down 9 Avenue Southeast on any given day and you’ll notice a certain sense of excitement and buzz around one store in particular — Plant. Kyle Chow did what every store owner dreams of when he struck that perfect balance of selling what shoppers want at an irresistible price, not to mention in a dreamy space with rotating stock that begs multiple visits a month.

Well, he’s done it again at Recess, his newest venture in Inglewood just two doors down from Plant. The premise is simple — sell covetable homeware, stationery, pens, paper and office supplies and decor for reasonable

It’s our newest shopping obsession and our list of must-haves is already considerable. We stopped in recently to take a look around. Here’s a glimpse of the store.

1323 9 Ave. SE,, @recessshop

The store is super cute and stocked with useful and beautiful items. It will definitely require repeat visits to explore everything.


Does anyone need a pen or pencil? Recess carries a wide range of brands, including Caran d’Ache.


More magnetic clips than you can handle.


Japanese bike bells. So cute.

Original art, scissors and more.

Lots of paper, lots of pencils.

Cards and dogs!