Melbourne’s Best Homeware Stores To Elevate Your Home
Keen to update your home or office? Designing your dream space has been easier with the help of Melbourne's best homewares stores.
Styling a home is a task that will never feel truly ‘finished’, but at the same time, sometimes all it takes is hanging a piece of art on a bare wall or placing an indoor plant in a lonely corner, to give your space that final stamp of approval. So, with this in mind we’ve, rounded up some of the best homeware stores in Melbourne, to inspire that finished statement ‘wow’ factor. Happy shopping!
Step into the wonderfully lavish world of James Said and get ready to level up your home. Masters of all thing’s luxury, this opulent Armadale showroom is a feast for the eyes. It’s a case of more is more when it comes to colours and textures at James Said, which specialises in statement designer pieces. Spread across two levels, the mammoth 1400 square metre space houses bedding, casegoods, coffee tables, modern chandeliers, wall art and more. Break up the retail therapy and pop into their new bistro which as to be expected is furnished to perfection.
926-930 High Street, Armadale
Masters of Euro-chic, Cult Design is home to all the greats boasting an awe-inspiring collection of designer brands from Australia and beyond. From Danish design heavyweights like Fritz Hansen, Carl Hansen, and Louis Poulsen, to the classic Italian collections of Poltrona Frau, Zanotta and Cappellini, there’s no compromising on form or function here. Whether you’re looking for a sleek new sofa, dining table, rug, or few finishing touches to make a room pop, you don’t need a design eye to find the perfect piece at Cult.
680 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne
Jardan is an Australian, family-owned business that has expanded into four retail stores across Australia, one of them located in Richmond, Melbourne. Everything sold in Jardan is not only easy on the eyes but also handcrafted and made locally in Melbourne. And although this is a great go-to place for big ticket furniture items, the store also sells rugs, homewares, and art for those who are looking to purchase something rather special.
522 Church Street, Richmond
Pastels, pine, and prints, oh my! These are just three things you can expect to see when paying a visit to Hunting For George, also lovingly located in Richmond. Both an online and physical store, this brand has a strong desire to “make your home awesome”, stocking both local and international brands including the likes of Pop & Scott, Armadillo & Co, and Milk & Sugar. Shop here for modern framed prints and trendy coffee table books.
31 Wangaratta Street, Richmond
If you’re on the lookout for that perfect rug to complete a room, the Halcyon Lake store over in Richmond will not disappoint. This woven, woollen wonderland has been in business since 1984, proudly supplying high quality, unique rugs and carpets for those who desire for something distinctly original. A visit to this store may just inspire you to style a room around your rug, and not the other way around.
3 Prince Patrick Street, Richmond
If you’re a lover of colour and art, then a visit to Fenton & Fenton’s Prahran store is an absolute must. This popular local showcases a hub of homewares, furniture and art, all in their signature palette of rich colours and textures. The brand’s motto is to ‘help others live a colourful, expressive life and create homes that they love,’ and all it takes is one visit to notice that they definitely deliver on this promise.
471 High Street, Prahran
Picture all of your favourite Etsy stores combined into one shop, and you may have just have imagined Pinky's Store. Located in Preston, this store hosts a large range of ceramics, homewares, jewellery and kids’ stuff — perfect for buying gifts either for yourself or someone else. Scoring bonus points, the store is also child-friendly, with a cute cubby for little ones to play in while you shop around.
28 Gilbert Road, Preston
St Kilda also serves up a healthy dose of homewares haven, particularly when it comes to Scout House — a warehouse-style set up that is packed to the brim with treasures. Up for grabs here is a mixture of vintage, reclaimed and new furniture, one-off pieces, artwork, lighting, and other knick-knacks — some of which were handpicked from the fairs in Paris. Our tip for this store would be to take your merry time and make sure to ‘scout’ out all the goodies.
161a Fitzroy Street, St Kilda
This vibrant design wonderland has two Melbourne stores, one in Malvern and one in Hampton, though no matter which you find yourself in, you’ll be in for a treat. From tableware to bed linen, or art to greenery, this ever-so-stylish space is the type where you walk in intending to buy something for someone, but wind up walking out with five things for yourself instead. But hey, who’s to blame when you come across a treasure trove as gorgeous as this one?
1A Llaneast Street, Malvern
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