Generally in Berlin, people are rather eclectic in how and where they acquire their furniture. Whether that be store bought, through the classifieds or at a local flea market. The best place to find bargains on smaller furnishing items is at the numerous flea markets throughout Berlin with Mauerpark in Prenzlauer Berg being your best bet for picking up that perfectly unique piece. For something more upscale but still in the bargain hunters budget – Strasse 17 Juni provides a range of pre-war relics, antiques and retro items.
There are a number of expat websites where people will list items they are trying to sell. These are:
For new furniture there are a number of outlets that will provide you with everything you need (including the kitchen sink).
There’s IKEA, in fact, there are three:
- Gewerbehof 10, Spandau, Berlin
- Sachsendamm 47, Tempelhof
- Einrichtungscenter, Am Rondell 8, Waltersdorf
Other furniture retail stores include:
Möbel-Hübner is like the German version of IKEA, but a bit more expensive.
Genthiner Str. 41, Tiergarten
Stilwerk is an upscale interior decorating marketplace, a type of mall with over 50 stores all catering to home products.
Kantstr. 17, Charlottenberg
Bassam’s Stöberstube sells home miscellany.
Stargarder Straße 23 10437 in the Prenzlauer Berg district
Baby-Korb has furniture for the young ones.