Best Vancouver Furniture Stores for Condo Living (Not IKEA...)
Buying furniture for your new place can be one of the most enjoyable parts of home ownership, it's the time you really get to put your stamp on your home. Though IKEA is the easy option and can be great for many essentials, no one wants their home looking like a showroom so here's our pick of the best furniture stores in Vancouver.
With only two locations in Canada Crate and Barrel’s little sister, CB2, is a fantastic store to find furniture that is truly unique. They offer lots of options to achieve a young and modern vibe, and with a focus on condo living the furniture is designed to fit comfortably in your apartment. At the same time, CB2 is one of the more affordable furniture stores in town and therefore won’t break the bank.
Offering beautiful Canadian-made wares, EQ3 designs is known for its modern furniture designed with functionality for everyday life. For a style that’s all your own, customize with EQ3 by choosing your own fabric and finishes. Their simple yet stylish designs are both fun and practical to withstand the test of time.
Located in Vancouver’s trendy Yaletown neighbourhood near the corner of Nelson and Homer Street you’ll find Suquet Home. If you’re looking for a unique furniture store where you don’t just find the usual stuff in most furniture stores, this is the place to shop. Here you’ll find everything your home will need. They also offer interior design consultations, a must if you’re moving into a new place or simply due for a home makeover.
West Elm offers fashion-forward furniture at pretty decent prices. They’re also known for being on-trend when it comes to keeping your home looking fashionable. They collaborate with over 20 artisan groups in 15 countries to bring you the best of the best when it comes to choice and character.
So there's a few great options for you to start with. Some quick tips to help you on your way: know your wood types, try to avoid glue and nails, and test the cushions! Good luck and happy furniture shopping.