Hello, #homegoals. We let you in on where we shop in this guide to the best furniture and decor stores in Singapore.
IKEA, we love you, but there are only so many Billy bookcases and Poang chairs a home can have. Time to up your furniture game, because we’ve let you in on the city’s all-stars of furniture and home accessories. Check out our real faves and the best furniture stores in Singapore, right here.
Best furniture stores in Singapore
1. Elements Concept
Here’s your one-stop shop for handcrafted furniture and home accessories. Elements Concept boasts a combination of Dutch design and Indonesian craftsmanship, controlling every step of the production process right from the material-sourcing stage. And we have to talk about the gorgeous, natural materials the pieces are made of: Teak, bamboo, rattan, marble and handwoven cotton are used to craft the finest resort-inspired designs. Clean and minimal with a hint of the tropics, there’s a breezy statement piece for every room in your house. Alternatively, add a touch of summery, tropical decor with home accessories like a rattan basket to stash your laundry in style or the Sun Rug made of dried and bleached banana leaves.
Elements Concept, available online and at The AC 420 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427641
2. Journey East
It may have started as unique vintage and retro furniture store (each one-of-a-kind and handpicked, mind you) but Journey East (pictured top) has gone above and beyond its initial rep. This Honeycombers fave doesn’t just curate eco-friendly reclaimed teak wood furniture from around the world; it also sources retro and vintage furniture, industrial-style iron and wood furnishings as well as designer furniture home decor. We can’t stop raving about our cool coffee tables and refurbed art deco chairs we snapped up from the showroom.
Journey East, #03-02, Tan Boon Liat Building, 315 Outram Road, Singapore 169704
3. Fritz Hansen
Looking for a new designer sofa, a luxe dining table or just some design inspo for your home? Chill out in this lounge that’s also the Fritz Hansen’s latest monobrand store in Singapore. Pop by this beautiful space to admire and experience the luxurious and timeless designs with the brand’s world-famous collections. Here you’ll find pieces from Jaime Hayon, Cecilie Manz, Hiromichi Konno, Arne Jacobsen, Poul Kjærholm, Hans J. Wegner and Piet Hein! Plus, design-lovers will appreciate how this showroom designed by Jaime Hayon juxtaposes luxurious design with the retro aesthetics of home decor mecca Tan Boon Liat Building.
Fritz Hansen, #13-08, Tan Boon Liat Building, 315 Outram Road, Singapore 169074
With a history of excellent Italian craftsmanship, Lema was founded in 1970 by the Meroni family, and continues to wow with its creations today. Year after year, Lema’s catalogues focus on slow living and attention to quality. Case in point: the Hangar walk-in closet by Piero Lissoni, a stylish and functional design that will last in your home for ages. Another essential, Court Yard by Francesco Rota is a sleek coffee table featuring wooden open compartments and sliding doors, a fresh take on 60s industrial design. Signature designs aside, the brand has even gone beyond furniture with its Lema Air Cleaning System. Using nanotechnology and a UV lamp, this automatically sanitises wardrobes and other storage spaces to give you peace of mind.
Lema, available at W Atelier, #01-01, 201 Henderson Road, Singapore 159545
Looking for innovative products? The Swiss know how it’s done. Vitra’s designs are developed in Switzerland and installed worldwide, at locations including the Museum of Modern Art in New York. If you want a piece of Vitra’s designs, bag home well-known pieces like the Standard Chair by Jean Prouvé and the Panton Chair by Verner Panton. With a mix of old and new, classic and contemporary, Vitra curates iconic 20th century pieces from the likes of Jean Prouvé, Verner Panton and Isamu Noguchi, plus contemporary creations by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Jasper Morrison, Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby. From your home to your office, add vibrancy to your space with one of these stunning pieces.
Vitra, available at #14-08, Tan Boon Liat Building, 315 Outram Road, Singapore 169074
Contemporary, innovative designs take center stage at Cassina, together with design icons from the Modern Movement. Founded in 1927, this brand has been designing interiors for over 90 years and is known for combining technological skill with traditional craftsmanship. Turn to its I Maestri Collection for modern classics by architects like Gerrit T. Rietveld, Charles R.Mackintosh, E. Gunnar Asplund and Frank Lloyd Wright. To explore collaborations between renowned Italian and international designers, the I Contemporanei Collection will not disappoint – think big names like Vico Magistretti, Philippe Starck and more. Shop its extensive range of creations to create your cosy and welcoming abode.
Cassina, available at W Atelier, #01-01, 201 Henderson Road, Singapore 159545
7. Island Living by Cocoon
Redecorating your home? Take a peek at Island Living’s range of resort-style furniture for inspiration and new statement pieces, we say. Natural textures are a key feature in the brand’s pieces, adding a breezy, island vibe to any space – think hand-carved stone, sustainable rattan and reclaimed teak. Curated with global interior trends in mind, these gorgeous items are sourced locally and from multiple countries in the region, including Indonesia, Vietnam, Kenya, New Zealand and Australia. Suss out the perfect pieces for your home in the showroom at Henry Design Centre. And here’s a sweet perk if you’re shopping online: Get 10% off your online purchase with the discount code ‘HONEY10’ (for one-time use only) from now till 31 July.
Island Living, #02-05, Henry Design Centre, 5 Eunos Avenue 8A, Singapore 409459
Support a local business and the environment while you’re furniture hunting. Sounds like a tall order? Well, not with Scanteak! This is a homegrown brand that has expanded abroad, with over 140 stores in Singapore, Japan and Taiwan. And what is it well-known for? Gorgeous Scandinavian designs made with sustainably sourced teak wood, specially obtained from plantation teak. Durable and beautiful, you can expect these pieces to last for ages. Plus, the classic designs mean they’ll fit in with the rest of your interior even through the ever-changing trends. So whether you’re deep in the minimalism trend or in love with a breezy, mid-century modern aesthetic, your Scanteak furniture won’t go out of style.
To top it all off, you can rest easy knowing these timeless furnishings are incredibly easy-to-maintain. From bed frames to coffee tables, the pieces are meant to be lived in – and they’ll look good for years, too. We’re also digging the handy gift ideas like condiment holders, serving trays and key holders – perfect for any upcoming housewarming parties. Want to up your wooden furniture game? Check out Scanteak’s beautiful designs at one of the 12 local store locations or via the online store, which is open 24/7, no less!
Scanteak, multiple locations including Paya Lebar, Henderson and Joo Chiat
A local designer furniture brand, Cellini’s products are all about quality, comfort and design. And if you want to streamline the process of furnishing (or revamping) your home, check out the living room, dining room and bedroom packages. These convenient packages let you purchase your essential decor pieces as a set (like a bed frame with a mattress), so you don’t have to hunt for them separately.
Cellini, multiple locations including Tampines, Suntec City and Bukit Batok
Owner Geri Murphy has great taste – evidenced by Originals’ range of furniture, which feature natural teak wood, vintage Indian and Indonesian pieces remodelled into stunning, contemporary designs. You can also take your pick of soft furnishings from Korla and handpicked accessories from all over Europe and Asia.
Originals, #05-02/03, 1 Bukit Batok St 22, Singapore 659592
The largest homegrown e-furniture site, FortyTwo passes on the cost-savings from not having a showroom to customers through wallet-friendly prices. The brand stocks all the trending interior styles for every room in your house. Whether you’re after a dark wood statement for a warm and cosy feel or tubular black metal decor for a sophisticated look, you’ll find something to love here.
FortyTwo, available online
12. Born in Colour
If modern contemporary, Scandinavian, minimalist or even retro mid-century styles are your thing, you’ll love the design-centric interior finds at Born in Colour. This furniture brand specialises in affordable and trendy pieces that are smartly designed to fit into compact spaces – perfect for the standard Singaporean apartment! Of course, it also has furniture of all sizes, and majority are sourced from Korea with the highest quality standards. Designer furniture, here we come!
Born in Colour, #07-11/12, 201 Henderson Road, Singapore 159545
13. Heveya by European Bedding
Heveya by European Bedding is a five-star reviewed bedding store and it’s easy to see why. This brand has everything from ergonomic motorised bed bases to organic latex pillows to meet all your sleep needs. It specialises in Heveya natural organic latex mattresses, which feature natural latex layers that provide amazing support for your spine to rest in its natural alignment. It’s also anti-dust mite and hypoallergenic, which is an added bonus!
Heveya by European Bedding, 32 Eng Hoon Street, Singapore 169780
14. Layard Interiors
We’re seriously swooning over this new brand and founder Anna Layard’s impeccable style. Layard Interiors’ rattan chairs, coffee tables and lounges are making all our tropical fantasies come true – the collection, which extends to beautiful decorative items from bamboo trays to capiz shell bowls and textiles, is handmade by artisans in Java and the pricing is incredibly tempting (napkins are $5 and for that fab chair you see above is $375). This is one of the most unique and exciting sources of tropical style in town, we say. Follow Layard Interiors on Facebook to shop online and get news on the next open house.
Layard Interiors, available online
Founded in Singapore, HipVan has been furnishing homes since 2013. The brand works with direct manufacturers to offer beautifully designed furniture with affordable price tags. Whether you need to spruce up your dining space or bedroom, you’ll find something to suit your needs here. The collection also includes bedding essentials, bath products and even a sustainable selection. Psst: orders above $250 get free delivery!
HipVan, #01-155, 19 Kallang Avenue, Singapore 339410 and available online
16. Grey and Sanders
If you’re a serial furniture browser online and in real life, add Grey and Sanders to your list. One of the best furniture stores on the island, its online store is excellent, with a catalogue that allows you to take a peek at its range of chairs, tables and storage designs from several angles. But we can’t resist seeing a good collection in the flesh, especially when there’s luscious old-growth wood and luxe Italian leather involved. Another reason to visit the showroom in the famous Tan Boon Liat building? Grey and Sanders’ collection of solid wood slabs that you can choose from for a statement dining table that’s all yours: there is, after all, an in-house workshop here, and anything can be customised. Impressive!
Grey and Sanders, #06-02, 315 Outram Rd, Tan Boon Liat Building, Singapore 169074
Möbler has to be one of the city’s best-kept secrets: if you’re a Scandi furniture lover with a thing for vintage, this is your own personal heaven. The Upper Thomson showroom is packed with handpicked, rare vintage pieces from the 30s – 70s as well as older antiques. You’ll need to set aside some serious time to take it all in: alongside beautiful solid wood tables and vintage Scandi statement chairs, expect gems like vintage pottery, old maps, mid-century teak mirrors and cool vintage glassware. Founder Emilie Heden personally sources it all from Sweden, where she’s originally from, and she has damn good taste.
Möbler Singapore, #02-11, 81 Tagore Lane, Singapore 787502
18. Soul & Tables
This homegrown furniture brand believes that affordable prices don’t mean quality and service should be compromised and we’re totally here for it. Specialising in ethically sourced oak and teak pieces created with environmental sustainability in mind, Soul & Tables definitely ticks all the right boxes as one of the best furniture stores in the city. The brand’s stunning showroom is conveniently located near the city centre at the design enclave of Tan Boon Liat Building, and we heartily recommend popping in for some unmissable interior inspiration. Or, simply place your orders through the online shop (yes, the full range is available!), which offers stellar customer service and delivery within two weeks.
Soul & Tables, #02-01/03, Tan Boon Liat Building, 315 Outram Road, Singapore 169074
Trip out at this indie concept store, as vintage enthusiasts Marko Yeo and Tawan Conchonnet bring you classic Scandinavian designs from the 40’s all the way to the 70’s . You can expect furniture pieces with clean, subtle forms from big names such as Hans Wegner, Børge Mogensen, and Ynge Ekstrom, all of whom are pioneers of Danish modern furniture.
Noden, #04-03, 39 Ubi Road 1, Singapore 408695
20. Crate & Barrel
Known for bringing fab furniture to homes in the US, we were beyond stoked when Crate & Barrel made its way to Singapore. This eco-conscious retailer has everything your home would ever need, from nifty kitchen gadgets to rugs, outdoor furniture, and stylish serving ware.
Crate and Barrel, #04-21/22, #03-25 Ion Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn, Singapore 238801
Yes, Denmark’s biggest name in furniture is in Singapore and it brings a range of stunning furniture right to our shores – hurrah! Fans of the classic Nordic aesthetic, this store will definitely be up your alley. Every furniture piece here features clean lines and sleek silhouettes which are perfect for the modern home.
BoConcept, #04-01 Paragon Shopping Centre, 290 Orchard Road, Singapore 238859
22. Danish Design
Who doesn’t love the clean, uncluttered Scandinavian aesthetic? Danish Design is 1,500 square feet of home decor paradise with the biggest names in Danish furniture under one roof. Erik Jorgensen, Manutti, Normann Copenhagen… you name it, they’ve got it. Products don’t come cheap, but you’re guaranteed quality and authenticity, so it’s a great option for those who want to invest in furniture.
Danish Design, #06-03 Century Warehouse, 100E Pasir Panjang Road, Singapore 118521
23. Kuhl Home
If one shop just isn’t enough to meet your Scandi-design obsession, take a peek at Danish Design’s sister company; Kuhl Home. The modern designs, clean lines and muted palettes of world-renowned brands such as Bolia and Skovby are envy-inducing. With competitive pricing and products of the highest quality, that super stylish home you’ve been dreaming of has never been so achievable.
Kuhl Home, #01-01100E Pasir Panjang Road, Century Warehouse, Singapore 118521
24. Nook & Cranny
A hidden gem in Singapore, this homegrown brand has a one-stop showroom at The Grandstand Mall for interior and outdoor furniture. All the pieces are thoughtfully curated for a mix of sophisticated & bold eclectic style to create a cosy and elegant home. Sourced from all over the world, their new collection has come from Netherlands, Vietnam, India and many more. If you are looking for traditional, modern, vintage, artisanal, industrial, sophisticated or even bold furniture, Nook & Cranny has it all. Unique yet affordable essential home decor accessories like lamps, serving trays, cushions, rugs, mirrors also available in-store and online as well. Accessories have limited quantities to ensure your home stays unique and new designs are introduced each season. Celebrate your individuality and start building your dream home!
Nook and Cranny, #03-07, The Grandstand Mall, 200 Turf Club Road, Singapore 287994
25. Taylor B.
This one is almost too good to share, but we’ll still let you in on the hidden gem that is Taylor B. Packed to the brim with furniture and home accessories, the whopping three-level warehouse is a sight for sore eyes: think designer pieces by Ralph Lauren Home, Schnadig and more at practically wholesale prices. New shipments arrive daily and stock moves quickly, so when something catches your eye, nab it immediately.
Taylor B, 43 Keppel Road, Singapore 099418
Time to go furniture shopping!