New York is the great city of tendencies and there’s a lot talking about as far as design stores is concerned.
New Yorkers now how to decorate, although the small spaces and the high rents.
When the time has come to upgrade from the fragile and cheap Ikea couches and lamps, they head to stores like Mondo Collection, BoConcept or GlobalTrade.
Let’s see the 10 great design stores in NYC, for great design pieces:
– MONDO COLLECTION
Right on the downtown of Manhattan, Mondo Collection store is presented to us and a furniture and design house. Nonetheless, they consider themselves “more than a furniture, lighting and interior design showroom; Mondo Collection is a space where clients are exposed to the greatest in contemporary, upscale, and exclusive furniture and design”.
Store Location: 20 West 22nd Street, Suite 1501 New York, NY 10010
I would like to highlight the floor lamp Amy, by Delightfull, in its resident showroom. An inspiration in the worldwide jazz singer and composer Amy Winehouse.
Dutch design collective, Droog, has an NYC outlet that includes a gallery of designs that are available for purchase alongside their innovative interiors.
The Lucky Cat, a pinball machine where you can win nothing but good luck. As the balls interact with the cats, each one having its own chime, you become the conductor of the lucky cat orchestra.
Store Location: 76 Greene Street New York, NY 10012
– FUTURE PERFECT
The Future Perfect was born from the desire to showcase the newest and best in decorative arts and design.
An eclectic Brooklyn favorite with larger light fixtures, bookcases and shelving as well as funky throw pillows and accessories.
I would like to highlight Agnes chandelier. An elegant design,featuring a modular anodized aluminum structure which can be assembled in configurations starting from a small, 10 light chandelier to a 40 light chandelier or even larger sizes.
Store Location: 55 Great Jones Street (between Bowery & Lafayette) New York, NY 10012
Are you are looking for an original addition to your home that is cool and restrained but not stuffy? Then check out Matter, which is full of modern furnishings from designers like Established&Sons.
Store Location: 405 BROOME STREET NEW YORK, NY 10013
– ABC CARPET & HOME
The epic ABC Carpet & Home is an emporium of carpets, furniture, lighting and more. Spend all day and grab a bite at ABC Kitchen recently opened by Jean-Georges Vongerichten.
Store Location: 888 Broadway New York, NY 10003; (212) 473-3000
More 5 fantastic NY design stores to come here
Back in our journey through the 10 best design stores i NYC, let’s continued with a cheaper opportunity store:
BoConcept has locations across the city, but I love the SOHO store the most. Known for its clean design and budget friendly prices (more than Ikea but still not super expensive), BoConcept is the place to find furniture that is guaranteed to last without astronomic prices.
This Kuta floor lamp really blows my mind.
69 Greene Street, between Spring Street and Broome Street New York, NY 10012; (212) 966-8188
Give your home an ethnic touch with something from Global Table, an accessories store that specializes in dishes and ephemera from around the world with an “emphasis on simple lines and vivid finishes.”
109 Sullivan Street New York, NY 10012; (212) 431-5839
If you are trying to buy more local don’t skimp on your furniture. VOOS in Brooklyn is one of the most concentrated collections of furniture by New York City designers. A lot of it tends to be more abstract and sculptural; you can definitely find something original and unique. A place that you need to visit as soon as possible, since I assume you love design!
103a North 3rd Street Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York 11211; (718) 218-8666
A NYC favorite for design junkies, Moss is the place to go for breakthrough and unique interiors. A little high the pricey side, you will not be disappointed by the designer selection and variety.
146 Greene Street New York, NY 10012; (866) 888-6677
– MoMA Design Store
The list wasn’t finished without including the Museum of Modern Art Design Store. The absolute best place for gifts–whether it be home accessories, jewelry or books–the MoMA store has an incredible selection.
MoMA is also a museum with an incredible agenda about art events, check our latest post about Quay Brothers.
Midtown: 11 West 53 Street New York , NY; (212) 708-9700
SoHo: 81 Spring Street New York , NY; (646) 613-1367
Nonetheless, the glamour of such a great city deserves an exquisite brand like the Portuguese Boca do Lobo.
Here is a video recording an amazing piece of design, Diamond sideboard. Just enjoy. It’s speechless.