Furnishing an apartment can be just as frustrating as finding one. A quick search on Google brings up dozens of furniture stores in Austin, many of which are owned corporately and contain hundreds of options that lack that personal touch. We put together a list of furniture stores that are local and unique to Austin. Shopping locally helps build a strong local economy, allows you to have a deeper knowledge of the product you are buying, and encourages a personal connection between you and your city. If you are interested in Austin’s best local stores to shop when furnishing your apartment, keep reading!
1. Austin’s Furniture Depot – Chabby chic and Rustic
Located off of Burnet Rd, Austin’s Furniture Depot sells locally made and gently used furntiure. If you are looking for a furniture store that carries a little bit of every style and is budget friendly, then this place can be your one stop shop. We love their logo “New, Used and Weird” and feel it sums up exactly what a local Austin furniture store should be!
2. Five Elements Furniture – Contemporary and Modern
Great quality, stylish furniture, good prices and impressive customer service, these are descriptions you will hear again and again from shoppers at Five Elements. They specialize in contemporary furniture that is smaller scale and multifunctional, perfect for apartment living! If this is what you need then hop on over to their store on South Lamar and make sure to tell them we sent you!
3. Simply Austin Furniture – Modern and Retro
If you dislike the typical experience you get when shopping at a large corporate furniture store then you will love Simply Austin Furniture. They have a laid back vibe and small business feel that instantly puts you at ease when shopping. They sell a variety of styles including retro, modern, and chabby chic, and they are located off of South Congress Ave.
4. Uptown Modern – Restored Vintage and Modern
When it comes to furniture and home accessories, Austin loves original pieces, and no one does those quite like Uptown Modern! Although their vintage 1940’s through 1970’s looks can be a bit pricey, their high quality makes them worthwhile, and they are also one of a kind! If you are looking for a speciality piece, check out their store off of Burnet Rd! They are open 7 days a week!
If you are unsure of what style is best for you, Apartment Therapy has 5 Tips for Choosing The Right Furniture that help simplify things a lot!
We hope you found our list of Austin’s best local stores to shop when furnishing your apartment helpful! At Apartment Experts we love helping you make your apartment feel like home! Our team of apartment locators are experts in knowing the city and Austin’s apartment market, if you are currently looking for a new apartment, we would love to help you with that too! Our locating service is free, give us a call today at 512 339 4411.