Even on a cloudy day, Hesperios seems filled with sunshine. The SoHo store, conceived by Autumn Hruby, is a pared-down selection of ceramics, unique books, and small stacks of her knitwear line eloquently placed along the walls. In the middle, there is a long marble table with wooden chairs whose spindles cast lively shadows on the light, wooden floors. The store was inspired by Hruby’s interests in art, food, books, and simple, well-made goods. She records her experiences with these things in a journal, which comes to life in the shop. Many of the pieces in the store have been created in collaboration with the brand, inspired by the people featured in her journal. Towards the back there is a kitchen, with an intricate menu of teas and delicious Scandinavian treats.