Theres plenty to choose from when it comes to finding the right style for your home, from designer to budget the options are endless. These six stores strike the right balance between good design and price when it comes to furniture and homewares.
Established in New Zealand, Citta have made a name for themselves as designers of playful, modern furniture and homewares. Their seasonal collections draw inspiration from all corners of the globe, with the current winter collection inspired by the rugged landscapes of Bolivia. Think warm, moody colours like forest green, charcoal and russet combined with texture and geometric prints on cushions, throws, linen and ceramics. The furniture gives a nod to the 1960s, so if youre looking for something simple yet bold Citta might just be the place for you.
493 Bourke St, Surry Hills NSW 2010 |(02) 9360 7904
This contemporary furniture store has made it their mission to deliver designer furniture at a reasonable price. The offer a fresh take on a modern look, so you can expect to find stylish furniture and bright, colourful homewares that will add personality to any room. Their blog is a treasure-trove of inspiration, featuring styling tips and beautiful imagery.
a3/35-39 Bourke Rd, Alexandria NSW 2015 |(03) 9005 8303
We can thank Hay for bringing the best of Danish design to our shores. Laid out like an apartment, they make it easy to find something to love. The Danes are renowned for their sleek, innovative designs that combine function and style and at Hay youll find plenty of stunning examples. As well as larger furniture items, you can explore the Hay Mini Market which includes a variety of accessories, lighting, textiles, glassware and stationery.
8/285A Crown St, Surry Hills NSW 2010 |(02) 9538 0855
As the name suggests, this store is a bohemian wonderland. Curated by stylist Andrea Millar, both the Balmain and Surry Hills stores are filled with a carefully selected range sourced from all over the globe. There are beautiful (and practical) baskets from In Artisan, textiles from Atolyia, Langdon Ltd and Losari, and home fragrances from Speakeasy Co and Damselfly.
4 Montague St, Balmain NSW 2041 |(02) 9810 3948
Not everyone has a house to fill, which is where Small Spaces comes in. Owner Sarah ONeill opened the store when faced with the challenge of furnishing her own small apartment, and so youll find pieces that are multifunctional and elegant. The store also doubles as an art space for emerging artists if you needed another reason to check it out.
674 Bourke St, Redfern NSW 2016 |(02) 8399 3144
Focussing on Australian design, the Design Twins store is an excellent place to start looking for unique furniture, artwork and homewares. As well as their own designs, they stock pieces from MRD Home, Globe West, Habitat Home and Eadie Lifestyle among others. They also regularly host DIY workshops for those who want to get a hands on with their homewares.
The Presinct, 1.04/75 Mary St, St Peters NSW 2044 |0409 345 240