5 Must Visit Stores For Your Home Design Needs

by Seelyon

With so many different styles of home decor in the modern world finding the pieces that fit together perfectly can often be a difficult task.

With so many different styles of home decor in the modern world finding the pieces that fit together perfectly can often be a difficult task. On this page you'll discover 5 great stores to visit that encompass a number of styles, allowing you to get a great home decor or finish that DIY project regardless of your preferred style and available budget.

From the high end style to build it yourself to the small DIY touches that come from a home hardware store these 5 selected stores have enough variety to ensure every home owner is satisfied.


Coming out of Sweden IKEA needs no introduction and serves as a perfect affordable place for those that don't mind wrestling with the job of bringing your furniture to life. Not limited to offering great furniture IKEA is also ideal for those little pieces that turn the house into the home alongside the likes of homewares, appliances and more.

The style of IKEA if firming set amongst the modern era with elements of simplicity and eco friendly present across the entire range.


Other common components of the IKEA brand name is a strict attention to detail (as you would expect from a Swedish based company), continuous research and development to bring new products to market and a continued focus to be efficient in operations and to pass that onto the customer with great pricing.

Since its 1943 founding IKEA has spread its footprint globally to nearly 50 countries with 100s of large stores which also serve as showrooms to consumers. For both the staple pieces, appliances, home decor or full redesigns of rooms IKEA and the few stores like it are a must visit spot.

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Pottery Barn

For every room in the house there is Pottery Barn, a store based out of the United States that has since expanded to other large markets such as Canada, Australia, Mexico, Puerto Rico and the Phillippines. In addition to the primary store Pottery Barn has experimented with a number of speciality stores that focus solely on items for kids or its bed and bath lines.

Referred to plenty of times in popular media the Pottery Barn brand is widely known for its catalogue offering which has been around since 1987 and continues to be a staple

Pottery Barn
Pottery Barn

alongside the ecommerce experience and retail locations.

While the style of Pottery Barn is tilted towards contemporary and old fashioned products it also has some more modern pieces that are all offered at a mid price range when compared to other brands like Pottery Barn with similar product ranges.

Pottery Barn

West Elm

No list of stores for the home would be complete without West Elm of of the companies that has exploded despite only being around for just over a decade. Specialising the contemporary furniture and housewares niche this is one store that is ideal for fans of this in trend style.

While the foundation of West Elm was in New York (around a year after entering the catalogue space) and quickly followed this up with non US locations in Toronto and Montreal.

West Elm
West Elm

From this a number of similar stores to West Elm started popping up after seeing the success that West Elm had in an industry that was previously looked down by giants that had been around for half a century or more.

West Elm also prides itself on more than just great furniture and homewares with a number of commitments to improving life for those in the countries they operate and abroad. These commitments including helping communities through not for profits, supporting handcrafted items and working with emerging designers through collaboration. If all of this sounds like something that you'd love to support with your love of contemporary pieces then West Elm is the ideal place to decorate your home.

west elm

Collections Etc.

Started in 1997 Collections Etc serves as a great way to fill your home with unique pieces at bargain prices. While the designs and styles are definitely not for everyone it's hard to argue against the constant catalogues that are produced, the sheer range of variety and the associated prices.

This is shown in the brands commitment to its original design premise which was a commitment to offering items at $14.99 and less which is still present today with thousands of items still offered within this price range.

Collections Etc.
Collections Etc.

While a number of online catalogues like Collections Etc have attempted to replicate the success the focus on unique products continues to drive Collections Etc forward and producing large catalogues regularly.


Home Depot

If DIY is more your speciality than you'll be a regular at Home Depot and the various other home improvement stores like Home Depot. Operating as the largest home improvement retailer in America (alongside but ahead of Lowes) the company primarily offers big box locations that focus on tools, services and the items you'll need for that next construction product.

If DIY is something that you envision for your next project you'll want to start your journey at Home Depot be it for the materials or advice you'll be able to find both at one of the leading DIY specialist retail stores in the US.

The Home Depot
The Home Depot

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Updated: 05/04/2017, Seelyon
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