Modern furniture means many things to many people. For some, it means purchasing contemporary furniture styled like works of art. Others simply see modern furniture as featuring up-to-date styles and trends.
Whatever your idea of modern furniture, and whatever type you are looking for, there is an online store that will perfectly cater to your tastes. Here is a look at some of the best places to buy modern furniture online in 2018, regardless of what your idea of “modern furniture” means.
Wayfair sets the tone immediately upon entering their brightly colored home page, asking customers to browse through “hidden gems: 1,000 of quirky finds”. They fall on the brighter, fun side of modern furniture. The site is conveniently broken down by department, such as “furniture”, “bed & bath”, “kitchen & tabletop”, or by room.
This site is the perfect place to find funky, quirky, or cheerful modern furniture, upholstery or household goods.
Wayfair offers free shipping over $49 for the contiguous US, however this offer excludes flooring and large fixtures. They also have similar offers on their Canadian, German and UK sites.
Under the same umbrella company as Pottery Barn, West Elm have a website dominated by sales, discounts, money-off incentives. This is the place to shop for modern furniture online if you are looking for a special deal.
They offer a range of stylish modern and contemporary furniture, which is predominantly designed in-house. Their site is divided into the expected household categories with some nice additions, such as “wall art + mirrors” and “baby + kids”.
Overstock offers probably one of the broadest ranges of modern household furniture and kitchen appliances. Their catalog includes modern furniture, rugs and lighting, outdoor equipment, as well as featuring men and women’s clothing, jewelry, and watches.
This site is a great one to use if you are seeking embellishments and home decoration items to finish your interior design scheme. They have a great “Décor” section which includes ornaments, wall décor, fireplaces, chandeliers and lighting, and window treatments.
The website is searchable by style, upholstery material, by price, and by color. So whilst the site itself may seem almost too vast to browse everything on offer, you can refine your search well to find what you need.
With an incredibly expansive furniture catalog, Emfurn is one of the forerunners of in retro modern furniture online, specializing in mid-century modern designs. This is the place to go if you want something which feels truly unique.
Their website features replicas of iconic designs, such as the Eero Aarnio Bubble Chair or the famous Egg Pod style chair, and a wide range of reproduction Eames style lounge chairs, dining chairs, and armchairs. Along with the classics, Emfurn’s modern furniture will have something elegant or funky, understated or overstated, to suit your desires.
The site itself is user-friendly with a wide breakdown of categories offering modern furniture for every room in the house; the living room, dining room, office and bedroom, as well as mid-century modern lighting and garden furniture. Searches can be refined by price range, designer, material, or style.
Emfurn offers live customer service chat on their site and everything is delivered direct to your door. As a special bonus, all orders above $500 are delivered free within the continental USA and Canada.
Apt2B is a funky online furniture store which sells modern and fashionable furniture regardless of the type of home you have. They have a great selection of apartment sofas, beds, bookcases and storage cabinets. That’s not to say they don’t also have larger items where space is not an issue.
This is the site to come to if you are looking for a wide range of sofa styles. This category seems to be their main specialty. From sleeper sofas, apartment sofas, loveseats, modular sofas, futons, and sectionals, Apt2B offers more sofa types than you knew existed.