Many of the best home décor shops in New Zealand offer not only a great selection of locally-sourced and international brands, but also offer expert interior design consultations and even room planning guides to get you started.
We’ve chosen some of our spots to shop that offer a great mix of homewares and furniture big and small.
This store, which was one of five global winners at the Global Innovator Awards (gia), encapsulates the laid-back Kiwi attitude. Green with Envy started out as an online store. It was so popular, owner Nicole Ward set up shop in an old fruit and vegetable barn, which also has a delightful café in the old potting shed. You’ll find items from local and international designers.
With showrooms in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch or shop online, David Shaw offers home furnishings of high quality, bespoke pieces made in New Zealand and complemented with exquisite furniture and décor from Germany, Italy, France and Australia. For an architectural and high quality design, this one is not to be missed.
A design led, luxury lifestyle brand founded in Australia in 1979, Coco Republic has an extensive range of chic, discreetly-elegant furniture and stylish homewares available through the brand’s Westfield Newmarket location as well as online. A team of experienced buyers select the most beautifully designed and crafted pieces. A versatile collection of classic and contemporary products is complemented by a unique and personalised design service. Customers can book an appointment with an interior designer in their home, with a qualified team on hand to assist on interior decoration and design from furnishing schemes to material selections and bespoke joinery design.
Founder Martina Blanchard has turned her refined eye for style to curating some beautiful furniture and homewares with a chic minimalist style intended to last for years and transcend trend cycles. From pendant lights to poster art, each item aims to bring modern, sustainable and classic Scandinavian aesthetics to local customers.
Pieces from TRENZSEATER’s new ceramics collection
Offering a mix of New Zealand and globally-sourced fine furniture as well as a respected interior design service to transform your home spaces, there is also a host of stylish finishing touches available to accompany the larger statement pieces. Much-loved international interior brands like Kelly Wearstler, Ralph Lauren Home, Eichholtz join TRENZSEATER’s own sought-after pieces, designed and made in New Zealand. You’ll find plenty of inspiration for every room of your home or commercial space.
The retailer has just introduced its own Chinoiserie collection of ceramics, hand painted in exquisite blue and white, gold detailing and a beautiful vivid green.
In a hidden away location, it’s not likely you’ll stumble across this gem without being in the know. The Vault is tucked away down by the Plimmer Steps and stocks a bunch of amazing functional items and smaller homewares from New Zealand artists and designers.
Showcasing the very best hand-crafted, home décor direct from Italy, Sarsfield Brooke Imports & Wholesales furniture to Design Professionals within New Zealand and Internationally. Sarsfield Brooke represents a number of international furniture manufacturers on and exclusive basis, brands that are recognised worldwide.
Owned by two Kiwis with a strong passion for selling good furniture – in the furniture business for close to 10 years now – Loft Furniture’s range of furniture is full of character and built to last. Loft Furniture prides itself on keeping the store full of unique, hand-finished pieces that you won’t see just anywhere.
For smaller household items with a simple but considered aesthetic, Father Rabbit is a great spot to shop. The four Auckland stores also house an array of fashion staples from beautiful cotton and linen separates to leather footwear and minimalist but accessible jewellery.
For the big ticket items, timeless Italian design is the speciality of Studio Italia, the retailer offering an exclusive range of furniture design brands like Poliform, Arflex and Knoll. Transform your furniture, wardrobes or kitchen with exquisite modern design or add a statement armchair or sofa to update your living room.
What began as a home styling business has grown into a home interiors store in New Plymouth and online. Created by founder Mette who grew up in Denmark and brings an ethos of mindful living to her delightful retail selection. Pop in and you’ll also be able to grab a coffee and some baked goods as well as having a browse.
We love the way this small homewares and gift retailer has pieces we haven’t seen anywhere else. It’s the kind of place you find yourself browsing without intention, but ending up with a special item you never knew you always needed.
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