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Where do you all get furniture? Now that I can afford it, want to take a step up from Ikea but nervous about buying something online that I can’t see in person.

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Crate&Barrel, West Elm, Room&Board. I also still buy some items from Amazon and AllModern/Wayfair, but I make sure to read the description and reviews carefully. I look for items with good reviews that are specific to the item and aren’t sponsored and for products that are made of solid wood.


Honestly Costco. Great furniture for a decent price point


Yeah, a bunch of our furniture is from Costco. Sectional, bedroom set, dining table. All in a mid-century modern style.

I actually used a virtual interior design service called Modsy to create a digital rendering of my exact apartment with upgraded furniture (that their interior designers pick out). I think it was like $100 but then you get to also swap out and rearrange furniture pieces in their rendering so you can see what everything will look like together before pulling the trigger on any purchases. DM for a referral code to save 20% on the service if you're interested 🙂


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CB2, restoration hardware


Burrow, CB2, Joybird, EQ3, Interior Define, Industry West, Nuevo Living


I like West Elm and you can go to their store to pick it out. They’re expensive though, and quality ain’t the best.


Ah! Unfortunately you might have a similar experience with Overstock, to be honest :/ Wayfair and Overstock are very similar in terms of both price point and quality.

Cb2, west elm, pottery barn. Good luck finding items in stock these days. FB marketplace was a great help this year


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Restoration hardware! Go to their flagship it’s worth it


Bob's furniture

I hate bob my my couch from there when I first graduated is still in my parents’ storage. Quality is terrible but it was at least sturdy for me. It is cheap and ugly tho.



Thanks all for these tips. Has anyone been to the outlet stores at Industry City? Worth the schlep? Are you buying products that will need to be delivered from a warehouse or just getting what’s on the floor like IKEA?

They don’t offer any delivery? Thanks for the heads up because that’s a dealbreaker for me

Room & Board and EQ3 are MUCH better quality than West Elm for a little more money. Go check out their stuff in person if you’re in NYC.

Living spaces is elite! If you have friends in cities where they have warehouses, ask them to go sit in the furniture.. quality is solid all around and priced really well

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