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7 Hidden Gem Furniture Shops You Don't Want To Miss

June 15, 2015
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We know you love shopping online. But for us, nothing beats going down to a store. This week, we were on a quest to find some charming home décor and furniture shops in Singapore.

Browsing through these shops, talking to shop owners and understanding the stories behind personally curated pieces is a rewarding experience.

For those who still prefer shopping from the comfort of your home, we have added some online furniture shops as well. Here are 7 home décor and furniture shops that have an irresistible charm to them.

1. Departures & Arrivals

Not all who wander are lost and with a passion for travel, Departure & Arrival (D&A) brings together furniture and home décor from different parts of the world. Each piece of furnishing has a story to tell and a rich culture embedded in them. For those who want to add a touch of global diversity and heritage to your home, this gem is not to be missed.

What we like: D&A features designer pieces that use all natural and raw materials such as cotton, rattan and wool, making them one of a kind. The ultimate must have? Their Ito Kish pieces that we have been eyeing for a long time.

Price: $ $ $ $
Style Factor: ★★★★★

7 Hidden Gem Furniture Shops You Don't Want To Miss

Our must haves: (Clockwise from L to R)
Montana Ivory Stool; Moro Pouf (Mustard); Basilisa Armoire Cabinet; Viking Chest Coffee Table; Terra Handwoven Wool Rug; Santamaria Outdoor Stool & Basket (Black and White)

2. Rakuten

Japan’s leading Internet services company offers an astonishing array of home living products to spruce up your space.

What we like: Not just any e-commerce platform, Rakuten are best known for the Japan products. From mentaiko to tatami beds, you name it and they have it. We heard from a little bird that Rakuten is running a Home & Living Supersale. See anything you fancy?

In addition Rakuten has offered a coupon code for Qanvast shopholics. Till 8 September, get $5 off with a minimum spend of $30.

Coupon Code: RQP5OFF

Price: $ $
Style Factor: ★★

7 Hidden Gem Furniture Shops You Don't Want To Miss

Our must haves: (Clockwise from L to R)
Kartell Masters Armchair MAS-5865; Ever Furniture and Teasets 2 Seat Sofa S8006E; Nissho Casters Wagon Linea Light Brown; Nissho Work Desk Conte; Uzuri Barstool; Kartell Victoria Ghost Chair

3. Cluster Cluster

Cluster Cluster houses an assortment of furniture, dining ware, lights and many other stylish quirks that fill up the gaps in your space. Adding character to your house doesn’t have to be pricey, and that is their mantra. These affordable pieces are perfect for homeowners working on a shoestring budget.

What we like: Their 7 days guaranteed return policy and reliable response times. Or if you’re still unsure, come down to their office to have a look at their items before making any purchases.

Price: $ $
Style Factor: ★★★

7 Hidden Gem Furniture Shops You Don't Want To Miss

Our must haves: (Clockwise from L to R)
Unicorn Head Mount; The Button Chair; The Caged Light; Technicoloured Dream Pillow; The Pit Stop Dispenser; The Arya Stool

4. Stylodeco

It is said that your home furnishing reflects your personality. If that’s the case, we definitely want to snag some stylish pieces from Stylodeco. With minimalistic designs and chic details, Stylodeco’s furnishings sure know how to add a fashionable vibe to your interior.

What we like: You can even make an appointment and visit them. We love how Stylodeco’s showroom is located within the owner’s house, adding a personal touch to your shopping experience. A hot favorite amongst expats living in Singapore, this unique find is definitely one to visit.

Price: $ $ $ $
Style Factor: ★★★★

7 Hidden Gem Furniture Shops You Don't Want To Miss

Our must-haves: (Clockwise from L to R)
Bamboo Side Table (White), Tembo Duvet Cover + 4 Pillowcases, Director Chair (Grey and Bronze); Pear/Apple (Copper finish), Bamboo Lantern (Black), Lux Bowl (Brass)

5. Alice in Wonderland

Just like its storybook namesake, this quaint store is wonderfully whimsical with every unique product being personally curated from different parts of the world. Alice in Wonderland lets their imagination run wild and we don’t have an issue with that because as Lewis Carroll said, “all the best people are mad!”

What we like: Like a child in a candy store, we were left awestruck in this irresistibly quaint store. While prices may be on the higher side, products are specially imported from Holland assuring us of their distinctive design and quality.

Price: $ $ $ $
Style Factor: ★★★★★

7 Hidden Gem Furniture Shops You Don't Want To Miss

Our must-haves: (Clockwise from L to R)
Sunflower Mirror, Aluminum Branch Table, Woven Pendant Light, Nest Copper Stool, Pineapple Decoration (Gold), 4 Animal Candle Holder

6. Ethnicraft

Elegant, timeless and simple. Ethnicraft solid teak wood furniture evoke a sense of sophistication. Their pieces perfectly complement the Scandinavian style. And for us, less is definitely more.

What we like: A walk through their showroom and you are greeted with well-crafted quality wooden furniture. We love how each piece of furniture retains the natural look of wood with its beautiful finishes.

Price: $ $ $ $
Style Factor: ★★★★

7 Hidden Gem Furniture Shops You Don't Want To Miss

Our must haves: (Clockwise from L to R)
Light Frame Chest Of Drawers, Light Frame Bed, Mozaic Rack, Magazine Rack, M3 Kitchen Counter Stool, Pettersson Dining Table

7. Treasure Trove

This store sure got its name right! Home accessories, accent furnishings and many more delighful finds await you at Treasure Trove. With a physical store in the heart of Singapore and an online shopping option, Treasure Trove makes furniture hunting accessible for everyone.

What we like: It is not an easy feat to blend various decorating styles, but we feel Treasure Trove does it beautifully for their products. With their shop oozing a vintage vibe, see what treasure you can find at Treasure Trove.

Price: $ $ $ $
Style Factor: ★★★★

7 Hidden Gem Furniture Shops You Don't Want To Miss

Our must-haves: (Clockwise from L to R)
Quindici Accent Table; Albertus Lamp; Laton Table Lamp; Regency Rossiter Clock; Colorful Cows Decorative Accents; Hemera Mirror

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