• Tastes in furniture vary, but Melburnians tend to be quite stylish. The furniture in someone’s home clearly reflects their personal style sense. From sleek and modern, to retro laminex throwbacks, furniture in Melbourne is just as varied as the food or fashion found here.**********

    Modern and Designer Furniture (Pieces from $1,000 – $20,000)

    Home Concepts
    121 Commercial Road, South Yarra
    03 9820 1996
    http://www.home-concepts.com.au/
    Stylish, modern designs with a lean towards minimalist.

    Hermon & Hermon
    556 Swan St, Richmond
    03 9427 0599
    http://www.hermonhermon.com.au/
    Exclusive bespoke modern designs.

    Feature Furniture
    416 Burke Road, Camberwell
    03 9809 2002
    http://www.feature.metazure.com/
    A wide range. One-off designs, limited ranges and mass-produced modern furniture all share floorspace.

    Cosh Living
    7-13 Rupert Street, Collingwood
    03 9281 1999
    http://www.coshliving.com.au/
    Cosh carry a handful of well known furniture design labels including Raush, Fisher-Mobel, and Versus.

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    Retro / Vintage / Funky

    Grandfather’s Axe
    167 Beavers Road, Northcote
    0404 451 663
    http://www.grandfathersaxe.com.au/
    One-off pieces and urban designs using recycled goods. Also carries select vintage pieces.

    Retroactive
    307 High St, Northcote
    03 9489 4566
    http://www.retroactive.net.au/
    Gorgeous authentic vintage pieces, and new faux-vintage recreations that pay homage to the kitchsy feel of the 50s.

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    Budget (Pieces from $250-$5000)

    Fantastic Furniture
    Multiple locations
    http://www.fantasticfurniture.com.au/default.aspx
    Not the most stylish offerings, but good packages if you need to furnish a home quickly and inexpensively.

    IKEA
    Victoria Gardens Shopping Centre, Victoria St, Richmond
    03 8416 5000
    http://www.ikea.com/au/en/
    The world famous flat-pack furniture master. Great basics and inexpensive home accessories. Cramped loading queue can be crowded and frustrating on weekends, so avoid if possible.

    Freedom Furniture
    Multiple locations
    http://www.freedom.com.au
    Mid-budget furniture with relatively high quality offerings. Recommended if you want to furnish a whole house and have it all delivered quickly.

    EBay
    http://www.ebay.com.au
    Great bargains to be had, especially if a seller from Melbourne is becoming an expat and needs to sell quickly.

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