To walk into someone’s home is to peer into the window to his/her personality. Your home is your sanctuary, after all. So when it comes to decorating and buying furniture, you should choose items that reflect your individuality and creativity.
And while we all love Ikea for their functional pieces and streamlined design, there comes a time in every self-respecting home owner’s life to venture out of familiarity. Whether or not it’s your first time venturing out of the Ikea bubble, we’ve got you covered. We’ve rounded up a selection of stores where you can get boutique furniture in Singapore.
Here, stores or boutiques give Singaporean homeowners access to some of the most renowned designers around the world.
Also known as Republic of Fritz Hansen, this Danish furniture design company needs no introduction. The brand is famed for its Egg or Swan chairs, which make great investment pieces. If you’re looking for other luxury furniture pieces, the Fritz Hansen flagship store offer both established and up-and-coming internationally-acclaimed designers such as Arne Jacobsen, Poul Kjærholm, Hans J. Wegner and Piet Hein.
Family-owned French luxury retailer Roche Bobois has been around since the ’60s. Last year, it opened its Singapore showroom in a 5,300 square-feet showroom is a light-filled space flanked by wall to floor glass windows along Bukit Timah Road. Here, you can find the works of world-renowned designers such as Marcel Wanders, Hans Hopfer, Kenzo Takada, and Jean Nouvel.
Started in 2011 by Singaporean designer Julian Koh, local furniture store Commune has established itself successfully in the region. The brand boasts a few boutiques in the Lion City, offering modern furniture with effortless form and intelligent craftsmanship. Its flagship store in Millenia Walk boasts a wide product range — from sofas to dining tables and workspace furniture, as well as space fillers. Additionally, the brand is huge on sustainability, using eco-conscious wood and timber that has been imported from sustainable sources in USA, Europe, and Southeast Asia.
If you’re a fan of the classic Nordic aesthetic, check out BoConcept, Denmark’s biggest furniture store. Its store in Paragon is a treasure trove of modern furniture and sleek home accessories, making the iconic Danish brand’s designs accessible to Singapore home owners. The pieces here feature clean lines and sleek silhouettes, perfect for the modern home.
Furniture retailer P5 offers progressive European furniture designers whose work are found in the finest hotels, resorts and homes around the world. Here, y0u can find design icons like Belgian designer Vincent Van Duysen, visionary Italian master Gio Ponti, architect and designer Rodolfo Dordoni and many more. The studio just moved from its premises on 63 Mohamed Sultan Road to a well-appointed space on 3 Killiney Road, where you head to for all your home decor needs.