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Serious collectors take note: This is the industry's leading marketplace for vintage and high-end antique pieces — specifically the classics. Nearly every dealer worth their weight in Eames has a listing here.
For a modernist take that doesn't shy away from color, look no further than this Minnesota-based company. Prices for statement-making items range from $160 for a classic chair to $3,000 for a sectional.
This is the gateway drug between your Ikea years and your long future as a design aficionado. Modern, functional basics for distinctly attainable prices are the name of the game; many pieces are designed specifically with small spaces in mind. Thanks for the under-the-bed storage, CB2!
Design Within Reach is where you can shop all the furniture from your favorite magazines as well as classic design pieces. This is not your starter furniture store — nothing here is cheap; hell, for many people, nothing here is even affordable. But who needs affordable when you've got iconic?
This home goods site from the folks behind Fab.com launched in 2015 with the goal of bringing European design (Hem is Swedish for home) to the masses. It's pricey, but the company's focus and slogan of making design easy is pretty appealing to anyone who's spent hours assembling a Koppang dresser.
Speaking of, is there anything as synonymous with "furniture stock up" as Ikea? Avoid the potentially life-draining store experience by ordering online, though beware that not everything is available to ship (and what can ship will cost you). Alternatively, check local availability for items through the site so you don't roll up on a busy Saturday afternoon just to find that the lillången series is out of stock.
There's a lot to shop at Restoration Hardware, as made evident by catalogs that weigh more than a newborn. The company carries everything from sectionals to daybeds, with a focus on deep earth tones, rich woods, and strong statement pieces.
Furniture goes for a slightly higher price than the average chain retailer here, but it's worth it for the many custom and classic design pieces in the company's lineup. The Minnesota-based brand also puts a strong emphasis on American craftsmanship, with more than 90% of its assortment made by woodworkers, weavers, printmakers, metalworkers, and artisans across the United States.
Great prices, pretty excellent quality, and on-trend design are on offer at Pottery Barn's younger, hipper offshoot. Like CB2, this store is geared towards city dwellers — expect smaller-scale furniture, easy assemblage, and a totally decent shot at finding a bookshelf to fit in that weird corner of the living room.
Bedding, Linens, and Rugs
Graphic flat-weave rugs are the name of the game at Aelfie. Prices start at $89 for 2 x 3, but shoot up to over $800 for something that's 6 x 9. If you're looking to add a bold pattern or dramatic burst of color to your home, this is the place, as the selection is pretty unparalleled. Free shipping doesn't hurt either.
Brooklinen specalizes in simple, quality bedding that's reasonably-priced and feels great to the touch. The e-commerce site carries classic and luxe cotton sheets, comforters, pillows, blankets and throws, and even a section of candles. A big part of their approach is education, so you'll find plenty of information on thread count, fabric care, and its two different types of weaves: percale and sateen.
Designer Ellen van Dusen's signature geometric and squiggly prints can be a part of your home just as much as they're a part of your closet, thanks to a small but noteworthy collection of duvets, sheets, and pillows. Sheet sets cost around $140 for a full-size bed, and pillowcase sets are $38.
All of Parachute's bedding is manufactured in Italy and sold through an easy-to-navigate site, where you can shop for complete sets or browse à la carte. Bedding comes in five colorways — white, ash, powder, slate, and navy — with bundles starting at $269 for a full-size bed. The brand also just launched a line of towels in four styles that are just as dreamy and plush.
Rugs can cost a fortune, but not here: discount site Rugs USA is literally just that: rugs, and lots of them. Shop by category (braided! geometric! shag! vintage!) or by depth of markdown — deals range from 15% off all the way up to a whopping 75%.
If minimalism is your thing, Snowe's your move for bedding. The 500 thread count percale sheets only come in three colors (white, ivory, and gray), and boast "generous sizing to accommodate any mattress depth." Like Parachute, everything's manufactured in Italy and delivered straight to your door.
You don't need us to tell you what a home goods godsend Target is. Its site has nearly everything you'll find in store without the nuisance of actually going there, plus there's always some sort of sale. The big-box retailer is a great bet for loading up on sheets, pillowcases, and throws that are higher-quality than you might expect — especially if you're on a budget.
The Little Market's selection of globally-sourced home accents usurp its celeb co-founder, Lauren Conrad. The selection ranges from pretty woven baskets to tabletop ceramics and everything is incredibly affordable. Well done, LC.
Matching its twentysomething audience, Urban's home section is called "apartment" and is stocked with an impressive range of inexpensive first place staples like colorful pom-pom pillows, printed duvets, and all sorts of string lights and macramé wall hangings to drape around your bed.
If you love (and have the budget for) ABC's home section, this whimsical NYC stalwart is for you. You don't have to look far for stunning pieces here (there. is. so. much. stuff.), but you will have to dig deep in those pockets to get it.
Whether it's your style or not, Anthropologie's massive presence in the decor world is impossible to ignore. The URBN Inc.-owned retailer stocks everything from affordable painted plates to room-making poster beds. The in-store experience is certainly something to behold, but online exclusives shouldn't be overlooked.
As our sister site puts it, Brooklyn-based design shop Beam "wants your home to be as fun as your closet." Here, you'll find cheeky kitchenware alongside luxe lamps and cocktail shakers, with an emphasis on color, modern design, and all-around fun.
It's an old faithful for a reason: inspirational-yet-feasible catalog imagery, all the staples you need, and all the random stuff you probably don't but are going to buy anyway.
Originally a bedding destination, DwellStudio's collection has grown to encompass everything from furniture to baby accessories. Here's where you can find the cheery textiles and feminine furniture you recognize from online home tours and shows like The Mindy Project.
In 2013, the fast-fashion retailer launched home goods in the US, and since then, it's become just as much of a place to impulse-buy candle holders as it is for party dresses and cheap workout tanks. Shop everything from pillows to throws to storage containers, all at seriously low rates.
Of a Kind's home goods range from wrapping paper that doubles as wall art to artful wall-mounted planters. Everything is produced in small runs by artists and brands on the rise, guaranteeing no visitor will encounter decor déjà vu (unless they know someone else with stellar taste in limited-edition tortoise tumblers).
The website can be a bit overwhelming — you can shop decor by category, theme, brand, inspiration-collection, a style guide, and more — but One King's Lane really does have everything if you're looking to do a complete overhaul. Or, book a consultation with a designer and have them do the legwork for you.
Mirroring its men's and women's selection, Steven Alan Home is refined in a totally unfussy way. Shop muted plates and bowls, handwoven throws, and geometric planters from brands like BTW Ceramics, Fort Standard, Hasami, and more.
Terrain is the garden extension of the Urban Outfitters lifestyle empire, encompassing everything from plant stands and watering cans to outdoor furniture and entertaining staples. Need a succulent or hanging air plant? Here you go.
Kitchen and Tabletop
Unstructured shapes and gentle colors define the modern-rustic vibe at Canvas, a company committed to fair trade and sustainable production. Tabletop pieces and textiles are all affordable enough for everyday, (furniture, on the other hand, is not) so head here for plates, bowls, mugs, and their sets of servingware in all sizes.
Inexpensive, tongue-in-cheek dishes and tchotchkes are this store's bread-and-butter. Dollar sign-printed dish towels designed with Amy Sedaris, colorful cake stands, and all kinds of barware are among the vast offerings.
This is where Barbie would shop if Barbie had a sense of humor. Cheeky touches and bright colors are the signatures of Adler's irreverent style, and his collections have grown along with his empire. Browse everything from malachite salt and pepper shakers to upholstered chairs and glass tables. Just leave your fear of color at the door.
Super star event designer and registry expert Jung Lee's sprawling Manhattan home store also has an online counterpart, so you can shop elegant dining sets alongside other party hosting necessities — like the perfect set of multi-colored vodka glasses and bronze serving trays.
Everything at this Japanese import is utilitarian and carefully crafted for modern (cramped) living quarters. No piece is too pedestrian to get Muji's gloss of clean design, from cutlery to kitchen storage to wooden tableware.
The best buys from the LA-based Poketo are for the kitchen and the office. Find clever ceramics and textiles that marry a fun sense of color and pattern with organic materials, plus plenty of great notebooks, planners, and calendars for all your to-do lists.
Zara's selection of tabletop, dining furniture, and home accents is surprisingly rich-looking, full of sophisticated, considered details. The look is more on the glam side, so minimalists ought to pass.