If you’ve just moved here and are gagging to start shopping for gorgeous furniture in Singapore for indoors and outdoors. Here’s a hand with finding the best shops on the red dot. This huge guide to Singapore furniture stores caters for all areas, budgets and decorating tastes. So whether you’re after a good sofa, antique lamp, modern dining table or a cute kids’ bed, get stuck into the below.
Best recycled and reclaimed furniture stores
315 Outram Road, #03-02 Tan Boon Liat Building, 169074
Journey East’s huge 8,600 sq ft showroom is an example of all that’s right with eco-friendly furniture, furnishings and designer picks. We’re talking reclaimed teak wood pieces, original Asian vintage treasures, quirky art, lighting and accessories from across the globe. Shop for gorgeous art deco desks, industrial shelving units and recycled wood dining tables from their well-established collections such as d-Bodhi, Journey East Vintage, District Eight, and United Strangers. Designer furniture features here too, and we’re smitten with the quirky, creative interior accessory and lighting collections from House Doctor, Tala and Qeeboo. Don’t leave without checking out the in-house PLAYplay collection that is inspired by the colours of South East Asia and designed by Italian -Singaporean studio Lanzavecchia + Wai. If you like what you see in the gallery above, drop by for a squizz and a cup of coffee with the lovely team. Ginger the resident cat will be waiting to welcome you!
315 Outram Road, #04-03 Tan Boon Liat Building, 169074
Known for its solid recycled teak wood furniture, Golden Teak offers a wide range of furniture for living and dining rooms, bedrooms, studies and outdoor spaces. There are many styles on offer, from contemporary and minimalist to retro and industrial-chic. If you’re looking for a one-of-a- kind piece or have something specific in mind, opt for the bespoke service where you can have items customised in your preferred finish, colour and design. Best of all, this comes at no additional cost
315 Outram Road, #08-04 Tan Boon Liat Building, 169074
Once a window, door or boat in India or Indonesia, now a gorgeous stained cabinet that’s just waiting to receive heaps of compliments in your hallway. That’s Artful House’s collection of reclaimed and recycled wood furniture. Check out their colonial collection while you’re in their furniture store, crafted from the finest hardwoods such as rosewood, mahogany, ebony, teakwood and satinwood.
896 Dunearn Road, #02-03 Sime Darby Centre, 589472
With recycled furniture from India and Java as well as more contemporary teak pieces, this is one of the more established furniture shops in Singapore. The showroom in Bukit Timah is one of our top spots for showcase items that are oh-so pleasing on the eye. And psst… they’ve just expanded to a whole new second showroom across the corridor!
278 River Valley Road, 238319
Credenzas, platform beds, lounge chairs and more – browsing around Gallery 278 ain’t no hardship. From contemporary to rustic, their furniture is crafted from from recycled teakwood from old kudus houses in Indonesia (something of a talking point over dinner then). The artwork is as varied as their furniture, all from resident artist Richard Lim, there’s something for all members of the family. You can rent furniture from them too, so drop by for a chat.
Best outdoor furniture stores in Singapore
30 Merchant Road, Riverside Point, #03-09, 058282
Snap up a few of OHMM’s all-weather synthetic weave furniture pieces for your patio for low-maintenance chic. Furniture in Singapore takes a beating, so getting something that can withstand the climate is important. Their sun loungers and side tables can be spotted poolside at Marina Bay Sands SkyPark, and if it’s good enough for them…
Arete Culture Outdoor Living
#06-04 Tan Boon Liat Building, 315 Outram Road, 169074
Make the most of the all-year summers in Singapore with some outdoor furniture for your home. Browse the extensive outdoor furniture collection at Arete Culture and get your hands on comfy and weather-friendly lounge sets, coffee tables, dining tables, end and side tables for small balconies and large gardens alike. Pair your new buys with the store’s wide range of trendy outdoor accessories such as all-weather cushion covers and outdoor lighting. Got something special in mind? Get the team to customise your ideal piece in the size, colour and material you desire.
Teak & Mahogany
100E Pasir Panjang Road, Century Warehouse, #07-02/03/04, 118521
You’ll want to totally overhaul your outdoor space when you set eyes on Teak & Mahogany’s fab furniture range in teak, wicker and stainless steel. From dining tables and sun loungers, to day beds and director’s chairs, T&M work the whole alfresco, laid-back vibe brilliantly. Plus, shop for parasols, lighting and homewares while you’re there.
Best antique furniture stores
379 Upper Paya Lebar Road, 534972
Shop a huge selection of fine Chinese antiques – benches, tables, consoles, chairs, you name it. Gorgeous wooden carvings and stone statues, too.
The Past Perfect Collection
315 Outram Road, #11-05 Tan Boon Liat Building, Singapore 169074
For one-of-a-kind antique furniture from India’s bygone Portuguese, Dutch and British colonial eras, check out The Past Perfect Collection.
315 Outram Road, #01-10 Tan Boon Liat Building, 169074
Tan Boon Liat Building is home to some of our favourite interiors stores, including the gem that is FairPrice Antique. You’ll find quality Chinese antiques as well as reproduction pieces handpicked by owner. Chat to them about customised pieces, too.
Malcolm Road and Sin Ming Road
A carefully chosen Chinese antique mixed in with more classic and contemporary pieces can give a room real personality, and you’re bound to find something you’ll love at China Collection. Be warned: you may come away with table lamps, outdoor stone statues and interior accessories, too.
Woody Antique House
Blk 13 and Blk 15 Dempsey Road, 249674 and 249675
Strolling around Dempsey of a weekend ain’t no hardship, especially when there’s furniture stores like Woody’s to keep you in modular sofas and day beds. Pop into Jones’ once you’re done for a cuppa and a pastry or two.
Best teak furniture stores
Block 1 Changi Village Road, #01-2004
Drawing inspiration from ‘old world charm’ and a fascination with nature, the Nid D’oiseaux collection, Naturalis Historia is 100% handcrafted by artisans and made primarily with reclaimed teak. The range uses reclaimed and organic materials accented with the rich hue of brass embellishments and features modern-day functions such as soft-close draws and cable-organising compartments. This is a great store to visit if you’re looking for sustainable, beautifully crafted gifts, accessories or furniture for any room.
9 Tagore Lane, 9@Tagore, #02-05, 787472
Burmese teak and simply designed furniture make up Teak Avenue’s range, from bookshelves and dining tables, to consoles and chests of drawers.
Soul & Tables
Check out their website for contemporary and eco-friendly solid teak furniture, or make an appointment and head to their showroom in Tan Boon Liat to view the range before swiping. All their furniture is crafted from sustainable solid teak sourced from teak plantations or reclaimed Javanese timber.
#07-02, 315 Outram Road, Tan Boon Liat Building, 169074
Contemporary teak designs hand-assembled using recycled and reclaimed materials and European hardware. Shop the Mountain Collection for beds, shelving and sideboards, and save space for a little something from the Designer Collection by Italian brand Karpenter, too. Also, check out their new rattan and water hyacinth furniture in store.
Best furniture chain stores
Crate & Barrel
2 Orchard Turn, #04-21/22, 238801 & 218 Orchard Road, 238851
Prepare to drool over pretty much everything in C&B. Quality furniture displayed with some of the most gorgeous interior accessories we’ve ever seen – love, love, love!
Alexandra and Tampines
Who doesn’t have a bit of Ikea dotted around their home? From family-friendly sofas with removable covers, to bold rugs and storage galore, you’ll probably find yourself nipping here more often than you’d care to admit.
Locations across Singapore
Scanteak needs no introduction, and they’re easy to track down in SG. Go forth and furnish in teak!
Best designer furniture brands
16 Tai Seng Street, #01-00, 534138
If brands like Kartell, Donna Wilson and Muuto make you drool just a little, then Lifestorey is where it’s at. From playful to simple, it’s a little drop of seating-tables-storage-accessories heaven. Just look at The Nubilo sofa from Petite Friture if you don’t believe us.
1 Scotts Road, #02-24 Shaw Centre, 039596
Among fab’ living accessories from Tine K Home and Campomaggi you’ll find Sika-Design’s wares. Think wicker and rattan design classics from the likes of Arne Jacobsen and Viggo Boesen, 50s and 60s-inspired rattan daybeds, dining chairs and sofas for indoors, and rattan and polyrattan outdoor furniture.
2 Alexandra Road, #01-01 Delta House,159919
For glam’ furniture in lush fabrics, hit up Pure Interior. If you’re after an art deco or contemporary classic piece, you’ll go gaga for their upholstered Baroque armchairs, cabinets with fab finishes and chocolate leather Chesterfield sofas from American and European brands such as Ralph Lauren, Baxter and Creazioni.
Best quirky and eclectic furniture stores
Singapore Trading Post
315 Outram Road, #07-01 Tan Boon Liat Building, 169074
Distinctive furniture and homewares sourced from Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh as well as Indonesia, Vietnam and Myanmar. Find antique chairs, leather armchairs and distressed occasional tables, plus gorgeous bed linen, lighting and artwork.
Best for bespoke furniture
7030 Ang Mo Kio Ave 5 NORTHSTAR@AMK #06-62, 569880
Make an appointment and pop in for traditional and contemporary furniture styles, plus customised made-to-order sofas and upholstery services.
315 Outram Road, #14-03 Tan Boon Liat Building, 169074
Teak and mahogany designs with subtle edge – that’s OriginAsia. Many of their pieces can be custom-made to your specs, too.
Grey and Sanders
#06-02 Tan Boon Liat Building, 315 Outram Road, 169074
Grey and Sanders offers a range of minimalist made-to-order furniture made from premium materials including American walnut wood and aniline leather. Pick up a new natural wood dining table and pair it with a snug chair or a sleek wooden bench. There are also comfy sofas, armchairs and handy storage furniture to stow your knickknacks. Got something specific in mind? The team can help you customise your wooden table to your liking, from the kind of legs and type of wood to the perfect size to fit your dining space.
#06-01 Tan Boon Liat Building, 315 Outram Road, 169074
Shop made-to-order and customised furniture and home accessories at Arete Culture, a one-stop shop for all your interior needs. Designed and curated by interior stylist Caroline Chin-Geyler, the impressive collection is refreshed each month. Impress your guests with the elegant accessories in the Luxe Hotel Collection, exclusively sourced from all over the world; or explore the Bespoke Boutique Collection that features a wide range of furniture that are customisable. From dining tables and consoles to bed frames and headboards, choose your desired material, finish, colour and size, and it’ll be available in three weeks.
Comfort Design Building, 110 Eunos Avenue 7, 409573
Comfort Furniture has its own carpentry, upholstery and metalwork spaces within the Comfort Design Building. With these, they can customise dining tables, booth seats and more, then deliver within three weeks. Walk through the sprawling 35,000-square-foot showroom with the friendly sales consultants and ask them for advice on the kind of customisation they can help you with. Also, take a look at the show pieces to get a better idea of what you can build with them.
And a heap more brilliant stores for everything else!
The AC Boutique, 420 Joo Chiat Road, 427641
Elements Concept carries beautifully handcrafted furniture and home accessories with a tropical touch – think rattan, bamboo, teak, marble, brass and handwoven cotton. With careful attention to details and quality, the company prides itself on one-of-a-kind pieces that are handmade in their own workshop. The brand offers a unique combination of Dutch design and Indonesian craftsmanship. The collection includes dining tables, dining chairs, lounge chairs, sofas, side tables, coffee tables, stools, lamps, lanterns, mirrors, baskets, rugs and more. Shop online or at their store in Joo Chiat.
House of Anli
163 Tanglin Road, #03-17 Tanglin Mall, 247933
You’ll no doubt have seen Mathybybols’ Le Lit Cabane loft bed in Expat Living magazine. You’d remember – it’s that gorgeous. House of AnLi Interiors is the exclusive seller of this quirky children’s furniture brand, as well as other must-have Belgian pieces. Plus, you’ll get to nose inside owner Anne-Jean Lietaer’s gorgeous Mount Pleasant black-and-white where the showroom is housed…
Taylor B Design
43 Keppel Road, Floors 1, 2, 3 and 4, 099418 and online at www.taylorbdesign.com
Ah Taylor B… browsing your showrooms is our sneaky weekend habit! Alongside Chinese antiques, you’ll find designer brands such as Ralph Lauren and Andrew Martin, with price-tags that won’t send you running for the AYE. They get upwards of five containers of new stock every week, so you can totally justify poking your nose in for a regular look-see.
Window to The Past
3 Kung Chong Road, 159141
Three storeys of finely constructed desks, chairs, sofas and cabinets! WTP also offers flexible leasing and customisation if that’s what you’re after.
32 Eng Hoon Street, Level 2, 169780
Head to European Bedding to try out a bunch of different mattresses and bed bases. They offer a 30-day trial of the mattress, so you can, as they say, sleep on it…
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