New Zealanders are spending more time than ever in their homes thanks to an increase in working from home. Since we work, relax, and entertain, it makes sense to invest money into making our living areas as comfortable as possible.
Here are our picks of the best furniture and decor stores in Auckland to furnish your space:
Check out our guide to the best furniture and decor stores in Wellington here.
Named after the first initials of founders Alex and Corban (winners of The Block NZ, 2014), A&C has made a name for itself as a stockist of quirky and cool brands from around the world. If you’re looking for home decor that’s unique, interesting and modern, you’ve come to the right place. Better yet, they stock a wide range of affordable brands, so injecting personality into your home doesn’t have to be expensive.
If you’re a big fan of muted colour palettes, natural shapes and organic materials, A&C Homestore has plenty to love. Each piece feels modern without feeling like it belongs in a museum. Quirky pieces like their brightly coloured glassware and wiggly shaped candlesticks are easy to add interest to your home.
A&C Homestore — 20 Normanby Road, Mount Eden, Auckland 1024
Open Mon-Sat: 9 am-5 pm, Sun: 10 am-4 pm | +64 9 630 9722
If you’re looking to inject more colour and print into your home, Allium Interiors might be your speed. They stock leading designers that play with colour and pattern. From dining ware to linens and home goods and wallpaper, you won’t find many monochrome or neutral colour palettes here.
Allium Interiors is a great option if you’re looking for one or two pieces to make your home pop. Consider adding a chair in a bright accent colour to your living room or wallpapering with one of their colourful designs in your bathroom. They also offer interior design services if you love their style but want extra help injecting the latest fabrics and furnishings into your home.
Allium Interiors — 11c Teed Street, Newmarket, Auckland 1023
Open Mon-Fri: 9 am-5:30 pm, Sat: 10 am-4 pm, Sun: 11 am-3 pm | +64 9 524 4242
Everyone loves Briscoes. But, if you’re someone who only shops there during a sale, we’ve got something you might love even more. The Briscoes Outlet has everything you’d find at a regular Briscoes, except it's all on sale. As it's an outlet store, the supply mainly depends on what’s left over from other locations. However, it’s still a great place to hit up if you’re about to move into your first flat or just like hunting for a bargain. You’ll find everything from cutlery, plates, electronics, glassware, bedroom furniture, organisational items, towels and linens and more.
Briscoes Outlet — 36 Taylors Road, Morningside, Auckland 1025
Open Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri: 9 am-5:30 pm, Thu: 9 am-8 pm, Sat, Sun: 9 am-6 pm | +64 9 815 3730
Citta has eight locations around Auckland, including its flagship Newmarket store. The only problem with shopping here is it has the same effect as entering Target. You’ll suddenly want to add everything to your cart. Citta stocks one-of-a-kind pieces you won’t find anywhere else. You’ll find everything from modern furniture to kitchenware, cushions and linens, lighting, gifts and general homeware goods.
Citta is a New Zealand company. However, they draw heavily on designs from all over the world. Their in-house design team work to make beautiful, functional pieces you’ll want to add to your home. From funky vases to woven baskets, their designs are modern enough to be trendy but classic enough to last you for decades. Their architectural-looking framed chairs and angular dining tables will add a fantastic focal point to any home.
Città — 8/10 Morrow Street, Newmarket, Auckland 1023
Open Mon-Sat: 9 am-5 pm, Sun: 10 am-4 pm | +64 9 623 9881
Coco Republic is an Australian brand making a splash on the design scene in New Zealand. Most of their furniture designs come in beautiful muted colour palettes, and each piece looks like it could fit comfortably in a family home or the pages of Architectural Digest. Their furniture is both stylish and functional.
Here you’ll find a collection of carefully curated furniture for every part of the home, homeware, outdoor furniture, lighting, and rugs. Quality and architectural-inspired design run through each piece of furniture. The best part is they are moderately priced, considering how high-quality each item is.
Coco Republic — 309 Broadway, Newmarket, Auckland 1141
Open Mon-Sun: 10 am-6 pm | +64 800 262 673
If you’re looking for sleek and elegant homeware and furniture to bring a sense of calm and sophistication to your home, look no further than Everyday Needs in Ponsonby. They believe that the everyday items we bring home can add beauty to our living spaces. That’s why you’ll find ‘everyday’ items like cutlery, dinnerware and glasses that are beautifully crafted.
You’ll find elevated home goods that would immediately bring interest to your bedroom, bathroom, living room, and outdoor spaces.
Everyday Needs — 270 Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby, Auckland 1011
Open Mon-Sun: 9:30 am-5:30 pm | +64 9 378 7988
Father Rabbit has three stores across Auckland, but their Mt Eden location is our go-to. They are a great place to go for modern, simple and upscale home goods and linens to add to your home. They stock everything from organisational and utility items that make organising a breeze, to women's and men's clothing and accessories.
If you want to add personality and functionality to your home (but don’t know how) a browse around Father Rabbit should give you all the inspiration you need. From wall hooks to drawer pulls, they stock objects you may never have thought to upgrade in your home.
Father Rabbit — Ground Floor BLOC, 20 Normanby Road, Mount Eden, Auckland 1024
Open Mon-Sat: 9 am-5 pm, Sun: 10 am-4 pm | +64 9 950 4554
If you’re a fan of searching for treasure, put Junk and Disorderly on your shopping list. This store is located in an enormous warehouse and stuffed to the brim with odd, unusual, retro and vintage items. You’ll find everything from mannequins to taxidermy, furniture, artwork, and even props. Most of the items are second-hand.
However cluttered the store seems, it’s still well-curated, and all items are worthy of a second home somewhere. This store is best explored with an open mind and an optimistic heart. While you might not find the pieces you were looking for, you’ll likely find one-of-a-kind items that add interest to your home. Expect to spend an entire afternoon here getting lost amongst the items.
Junk and Disorderly — 164 Balmoral Road, Mount Eden, Auckland 1024
Open Mon-Sun: 9 am-4 pm | +64 9 480 9010
If you’ve always wanted to stock your home with treasures from around the world, a visit to Madder and Rouge is in order. Their owners also have a passion for traversing the globe and have made it their mission to bring the best items home with them. Here you’ll find items from France, Morocco and India. Shop their collection of French steel furniture, cushions, linens and vases and brightly coloured soft furnishings from India and Morocco.
Madder and Rouge — 25 Teed Street, Newmarket, Auckland 1023
Open Mon-Fri: 9 am-5 pm, Sat: 10 am-4 pm, Sun: Closed | +64 9 522 1062
Mood is another New Zealand-based design and manufacturing company bringing excellent quality and stylish design to kiwi homes. Their mission is to create original, simple and functional products that will last a lifetime, and that’s exactly what you’ll find.
You’ll find everything from rugs to picture frames, home decor and pots in their homeware store. However, it’s their furniture that really stands out. From the beautiful organic shapes of their dining tables to incredibly comfortable-looking modular couches, their pieces are unique without being overwhelming. If you like simple furniture that still makes a statement, the cool earthy tones of Mood furniture are sure to appeal to your tastes. While their items are on the more expensive side, the quality and timelessness of each piece are worth the price tag.
Mood — 31 Crummer Road, Ponsonby, Auckland 1021
Open Mon-Fri: 9 am-5 pm, Sat,Sun: 10 am-4 pm | +64 800 666 369
Republic curates their furniture into distinctive collections, including coastal living, artisan lux, safari and modern retro. Mix and match design styles for an eclectic look in your home or shop the sections that match your personal taste. Whether you love maximalism or minimalism, these four different styles make it easy to find something you’ll love.
Their safari collection is small but includes, as expected, leather and animal print. Their modern retro collection features an extensive collection of beautiful wooden headboards, side tables and buffets and chests of drawers in mid-century-inspired designs.
Their coastal living collection will bring a cool, calm look to your home if you're after something more subdued. You’ll find white couches, Balinese-style cabinetry and many shades of blue to add to your home.
Republic — 3 Pompallier Terrace, Ponsonby, Auckland 1011
Open Mon-Sat: 9am-5pm, Sun: 10am-4pm | +64 9 361 1137
Shut the Front Door is the place to go if you're looking for on-trend home goods. The shop is stacked with beautiful, quirky, colourful, trendy objects that you’ll lust after. They are the perfect location to go if you want to add finishing touches to your home.
You’ll find everything from geometric mirrors to great-smelling candles, tableware, coasters, everything you’ll ever need to throw a fabulous cocktail party, pool inflatables, plant pots, throws and quilts, lockers, as well as a small collection of furniture including chairs, bar tables, drinks trolleys, coffee tables and more.
Republic — 464 Lake Road, Takapuna, Auckland 0622
Open Mon-Sat: 9 am-5 pm, Sun: 10 am-4 pm | +64 9 486 7771
If you’re looking for minimalist pieces that still feel like they are making an impact, Tessuti has you covered. Their carefully curated store stocks luxury home goods, linens and soft furnishings from brands like Missoni Home.
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Tessuti — 224 Jervois Road, (corner of Albany and Jervois Roads), Herne Bay, Auckland 1011
Open Mon-Sun: 10 am-4 pm | +64 9 376 4802
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