Want the convenience of furniture shopping without leaving the house? We feel ya. Check out these ace sites for the best selection of home furnishings online
Furniture shopping in Singapore, while necessary, is hard work. Trust us; schlepping from one showroom to the next in search of the perfect Chesterfield sofa can get very tiring very fast. So if you’re ready to wave the white flag and want to turn to the WWW for stress-free online shopping on your couch, check out our handy round-up of the best furniture websites in Singapore.
Ethnicraft never fails to top our shopping list – and for good reason. This global brand doesn’t skimp on style or function with a collection of impeccably designed and sustainable pieces made from 100% Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified wood. Choose from its range of contemporary teak and oak wood pieces, the playful Universo Positivo line or the 60s-inspired Mr. Marius brand. Best of all, Ethnicraft’s customer service is nothing less than stellar: enjoy free delivery, complimentary one-for-one disposal services, flexible return policies (at no charge), lifetime warranty, and discounts for purchases above $2,000!
We simply can’t have an affordable furniture story without mentioning IKEA. It’s no secret that we’re a fan of this Swedish superstore – its functional, versatile (not to mention, cutting-edge) furnishings have flooded our homes for years. Whether you’re looking for a great rug or more storage solutions, you’re bound to find what you need at low prices. Stressing out about getting that furniture haul home? Fret not; we can now shop IKEA online and get the goods delivered!
Our style editor Nafeesa is a massive fan of Forty two (just look at the beautiful marble table she got from the online store pictured above!). The range of furniture and home accessories is colossal, with over 20,000 items in its catalogue, and there are clearly gems to be found. Prices are kept pocket-friendly too, with sofas mostly under $400, bed frames under $300, and rugs under $200. Best of all, delivery is free if you spend above $300 (otherwise, a fee ranging from $7.90 to $19.90 will be charged). Smaller items can simply be picked up at their warehouse in Toh Guan. Look out for their sale section as that’s where you’ll find a sweet steal or two.
Nook and Cranny
Can’t decide between modern or vintage chic? How about both? Nook & Cranny offers a diverse range of furniture designs; go for with Oriental trappings such as Chinese sideboards and ceramic stools, or in a different direction with their industrial dining collection. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can even mix and match to your heart’s content!
We know what you’re thinking: home interiors don’t immediately come to mind when it comes to Urban Outfitters. But bear with us: the fashion chain actually has a pretty impressive range of home decor, from bedding and furniture to lighting and wall art. Its collection of wall mirrors, on the other hand, will have your room looking tres chic. Shipping fees start from US$30, so get on it!
Departures & Arrivals
Inspired by her wanderlust, Denise Kaur decided to bring the spirit of travel to our homes – and the result is nothing less than stunning. Departures & Arrivals offers a globally eclectic mix of beautiful furniture and accessories curated from all over the world – ranging from statement pieces by Filipino designer Ito Kish to hand-woven Indian rugs and poufs, quirky animal sculptures, plush cushions, and other covetable home accessories. It gets better: delivery is free for all orders!
Talk about a one-stop shop! It’s hard to imagine what our home looked like before we discovered Castlery. The website is, quite simply, a treasure trove of high-quality, contemporary furniture that’s affordable too. And when we say you’ll be spoilt for choice, we aren’t kidding: sofas, armchairs, beds, dining tables, lighting, rugs, accessories…whatever you need to furnish your nest, Castlery has it in spades. Castlery currently only delivers to Singapore: delivery fee ranges from $6.99 to $29.99 but is free for orders above $300.
Dreaming of a Pinterest-worthy home that belongs in the pages of Home & Décor? Styledeco might just be the answer to your abode aspirations. Here, a minimalist chic aesthetic reigns supreme with a covetable line-up of brands such as BODE, House Doctor, HK Living, and many more. Plus points for not forgetting about the little ones: Styledeco’s kids range is beyond charming with pretty pieces like this rattan mirror and lampshade. Delivery fee is free for orders above $80. Otherwise, a flat fee of $8 applies.
As Singapore’s answer to Etsy, it’s no surprise that Naiise has no shortage of beautiful furnishings for the home. Housing a range of unique pieces from a diverse mix of emerging designers, this certainly is a far cry from IKEA. It doesn’t matter where your tastes may lie, there’s something for everyone at Naiise: opt for contemporary eco-furniture by d-Bodhi, go industrial-chic with District Eight Design, check out Filipino designer Ito Kish’s Asian-inspired masterpieces, or go crazy over doob’s quirky range of beanbags.
Yes, that’s right; our favourite Japanese retailer ships to your home too. But don’t expect a wide, eclectic selection of furniture to the scale of IKEA’s. In the case of Muji, less is definitely more with no-frills, classic pieces that’ll last you for years to come. And if you’ve always been a fan of Muji’s signature minimalist-chic aesthetic, this will be right up your alley. The limited but sizeable collection includes bed frames, mattresses, sofas, dining furniture, storage furniture, and even chic tableware. Delivery fee for small items is $6.90 (or free for orders above $50), or $40 for bulkier ones (free for orders above $500).
Shop at this local home decor website for all your needs with their selection of contemporary furniture. The selection is generous – choose from a variety of pastel-hued sofas, plush lounge chairs, concrete tables and accessories to jazz up your pad. Want to shop on the go? HipVan has an app so you can shop from wherever you are. Shipping is free for all orders above $100 (fees of $4.99 or $9.99 apply).
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