Jun. 13 2024

The Best Places to Buy Furniture in Seattle

by Haley Carroll

Furniture affects everything about a room: how it looks, what feelings it inspires, and how people physically experience the space.

Furniture pieces are the largest objects in a room, consequently making the loudest statement on the style and tone of the room.

A room’s furniture is how people interact with a room: they sit on the chairs and sofas, they write on the desk, they eat at the table. If the furniture is uncomfortable or does not perform its intended function, the room will fall flat for whoever’s in it.

Suffice it to say, furniture is a big deal! When taking all this into consideration, as well as the financial investment you make when you furnish your home, you’ll want to get it right and acquire furniture that will be beautiful and functional for many years.

Unique furniture helps your home feel like its entirely your own; it communicates your special taste and personality to your visitors. But where do you find furnishings that don’t feel cookie cutter?

We’ve gathered a list of our favorite Seattle businesses that have an inventory that will help you create a space that truly reflects you.

Where to buy new furniture in Seattle

Digs (Ballard)

Address: 2002 NW Market Street, Seattle, WA 98107

This extensive Ballard showroom aims to make mid-century and Scandinavian design accessible to everyday Seattleites through North-American made independent designs. Their inventory covers every category, from furniture to wallpaper to kitchenware and office supplies. You can spend hours getting lost in their tasteful, yet playful offerings for every area of your home.

 

Kasala (Downtown Seattle)

Address: 1505 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98101

Modern design meets Northwest sensibility in Kasala’s offerings. Their inventory includes the comfortable, the contemporary, the funky, and the eclectic. With curators committed to selecting quality, timeless pieces for Pacific Northwest homes, you can be sure that an investment in a Kasala piece will fit naturally into your home.

 

Blu Dot (Capitol Hill)

Address: 401 E Pine St, Seattle, WA 98122

Minneapolis-based home furnishing company Blue Dot offers well-designed pieces with personality. If you’re looking for contemporary furnishings from an up-and-coming company, Blue Dot is worth checking out. Their designers clearly have an eye for what’s trending but understand how to translate it into timeless designs.

 

Retrofit Home (Capitol Hill)

Address: 1103 E Pike St, Seattle, Washington 98122

Undoubtedly a staple of the Capitol Hill neighborhood, Retrofit Home is an urban, edgy not-your-mother’s home department store. If you’re looking to sprinkle in some quirky, eclectic flair to your home, stop by this shop for all the inspiration you need.

 

Where to buy hardwood furniture in Seattle

Tirto Furniture (Capitol Hill)

Address: 1908 East Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98112

Tirto offers handcrafted, wooden Indonesian furniture that blends traditional and contemporary styles into unique, quality pieces. They offer tables, storage, seating, beds, and accessories as well as custom pieces.

 

Fin Design (SoDo)

Address: 3220 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134 

This SoDo workshop, specializing in minimalist hardwood pieces, nails Scandinavian design concepts to a T with simple, functional pieces that blend effortlessly into any space.

 

Where to buy a couch in Seattle

Couch (Ballard)

Address: 5304 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107

Do you want to customize EVERYTHING about your sofa? At Couch, you can do exactly that. Have specific preferences for size, depth, firmness, or have a particular vision for the fine details? Couch’s goal is to create to create your couch, whether your style is traditional or modern, vibrant or subdued.

 

Moduluxe Furniture (Queen Anne)

Address: 904 Elliott Ave, W Seattle, WA 98119

Originally called “Banana Furniture,” this company saw the need for couches that could withstand the rambunctious antics of children while still providing luxury and comfort. They combine durable, stain resistant and machine washable fabrics with innovative modular design, for couches that can be customized to every family’s needs.

 

Where to buy a mattress in Seattle

Bedrooms & More (Wallingford)

Address: 324 NE 45th St, Seattle, WA 98105

For over 50 years, this family-owned operation has been focused on providing long-lasting mattresses that raise the bar in quality, sustainability, and durability. They’ve expanded over the years to offer their own line of mattresses and bedding, as well an assortment of other home furnishings. They have their own clearance store next door to boot!

 

Seattle Mattress Company (Ballard)

Address: 6019 15th Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107

Tracing its roots back to one of the oldest companies in Seattle, Canvas Supply Company (whose purpose was to outfit marine vessels), Seattle Mattress Company has long been manufacturing quality mattresses for the Puget Sound. Their showroom has grown to include other local brands and organic mattress lines, but their reliability and commitment to excellence remains consistent.

Where to buy vintage and secondhand furniture in Seattle

Stuff in Seattle (U District)

Address: 5649 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105

What began in a parking garage in 2020 has flourished into a beloved Seattle furniture reseller and reinventor. This grassroots business now has a retail space and a website that offers quality and truly unique reclaimed pieces at reasonable prices.

 

Gracious (U District)

Address: 2920 NE Blakeley St, Seattle, WA 98105

If you’re a fan of Grandmillennial style, you’re going to love everything Gracious has in stock. Feminine and ornate vintage and refurbished furniture and décor abound here, with new stock coming in daily.

 

Ballard Consignment Store (Ballard)

Address: 5459 Leary Ave Seattle, WA 98107

Covering 30,00 feet, Ballard consignment is a sprawling space that’s guaranteed to have wildly different inventory month to month. If you’re looking to score unique pieces at a sweet price, this is your place.

 

The Furniture Guy Consignment (Broadview)

Address: 12431 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle, WA 98133

Ballard Consignment’s sister store in Broadview is a hub for tested and true furniture for every room. With new items arriving every day and all styles represented, you never know what you’ll fall in love with at this shop.

 

Sparklebarn (Ballard)

Address: 2611 NW Market St, Seattle, WA 98107

Fine Scandinavian and midcentury modern furnishings (with select pieces falling into the Art Deco and Postmodern eras) are curated and restored in this Ballard workshop. Honoring quality and craftsmanship, the storefront also showcases the work of local artists.

 

Transform your home's interior with IHR

If your Seattle home is missing the functionality and features that a new sofa can’t fix, don’t worry. Innovative Home Renovations is a design-build firm that can help you reimagine your kitchen, bathroom, or entire home so you can have a beautiful, customized living space that is perfect for your needs. Contact a project manager today to get started.

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