It’s not that you don’t love the idea of decorating your entire home with IKEA furniture. It’s the most popular go-to for affordable furniture and fun DIY hacks for a reason, after all. That said, sometimes you’re on the hunt for something totally different. The trick, of course, is finding chic, modern furniture at affordable price points. Luckily for you, we’ve done all the research for you! Get ready to bookmark these shops that’ll satisfy your design cravings without breaking the bank — here are 18 furniture stores like IKEA (minus the meatballs).
1. Blu Dot: The founders of Blu Dot met in college and shared a passion for art, architecture and design. This brand’s goal is to bring good design to as many people as possible without breaking the bank. So if you love the versatility and clean lines of IKEA’s furniture, Blu Dot will not disappoint.
2. All Modern: This brand focuses its time on modernly designed pieces that are both aesthetically and physically pleasing. These prices are a bit more costly than what you’d find at IKEA, but with just a bit of digging, you can definitely find really nice affordable pieces.
3. Apt2B: If you’re looking for on-trend styles for less, or home essentials with a dash of modern design savvy, Apt2B is your go-to. They’ve basically gone ahead and made outfitting your apartment as easy as ordering a pizza.
4. CB2: CB2 has been a favorite of ours since we can remember. Their price points are a little bit higher than the IKEA average, but fear not: You can still find a ton of quality pieces under $100. Take this Wire Peace Sign Metal Wall Art ($20), for example.
5. Fab: For those of you who are constantly seeking out the most exciting new artists and designers of accessories, accent pieces and eye-catching designs, Fab is a must! Their mission is to bring personality to every corner of your house (and life).
6. Design Public: This brand has a similar aesthetic to IKEA, and is your go-to for when you’re ready to invest in pieces you plan to keep around for a while. Design Public is definitely where you want to shop for high-end furniture pieces and accessories.
7. Flying Tiger USA: For eclectic, beautiful and boho-styled decor — like these colorful coasters we’re obsessing over or these unique kitchen accessories — Flying Tiger USA is a fun discovery. Did we mention their prices are amazingly affordable?!
8. Lulu & Georgia: This brand is a gold mine for charming decor accents. Lulu & Georgia is where modern-meets-bohemian flair. Their latest Mountain Modern collection is just what you need for inspiration this winter.
9. Cotton On: Though it’s largely known for its fashion trends, Cotton On also has a home section that you’ll swoon over. From home goods to stationery, you need to explore this brand’s latest designs.
10. Living Spaces: Talk about perks — if you’re visiting this store in person, you’ll enjoy a free cup of Starbucks while exploring the best in home goods. But don’t worry, you can still explore their store online and get inspired by a ton of inexpensive and durable products.
11. Joy Bird: Looking to inject some endless mid-century modern vibes into your home? This brand has it on lock.
12. Arro Home: If unusual objects and decor from rising design talent are on your list of must-haves, Arro Home is one of the best. It stocks some high-end, expensive items, but its accessories and accents tend to be affordable!
14. World Market: If you love the aesthetic of antiques but maybe don’t have the time to hit the flea market every weekend, World Market is a perfect fit. This retailer stocks traditional furniture and home decor with unique details. Take this Wood & Metal Teagan Desk ($350), for example — it would look great in either your home office or as an entryway staple piece.
15. School House Electric: If vintage-inspired accents are your jam, School House Electric will stand out in terms of modern lighting finds, accessories, linen and more. We’re pretty sure you need this fun Flip Clock ($100) to stay punctual.
17. Overstock: You probably heard of this brand before, but maybe you didn’t know their prices rival even Amazon’s low finds. You’ll find everything you need for your home, from A to Z. Plus, Overstock has an array of designs, so you’re sure to find your decor taste among their products.
18. Scandinavian Designs: This company specializes in simple, streamlined designs at affordable prices, like this Asti Media Stand ($700). They also make outdoor furniture and accessories, and pretty much anything else you can imagine for the home.
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