The Best Places to Shop for Furniture in 2023, According to Interior Designers

The Best Places to Shop for Furniture in 2023, According to Interior Designers

TK Places Interior Designers Love to Shop in 2023


Interior designers have an eye for aesthetics to create beautiful, functional spaces for their clients. To do so, they source quality furniture and home decor from all over to bring their visions to life. But where exactly do they shop? We asked a handful of expert interior designers their go-to destinations for sourcing furniture and home decor items to complete projects. Read on for the best places to shop, according to interior designers.

1. Anthropologie

TK Places Interior Designers Love to Shop in 2023: Anthropologie


Price Range: $$ to $$$

Return Policy: Anthropologie has a 30-day return policy and charges a $5.95 fee for most online returns.

Top Products: Rosebury Quilt for $248 and Triple Floor Lamp for $798

Those looking for unique pieces are likely familiar with Anthropologie— a furniture favorite for shoppers and professionals alike. “Anthro home is my go-to for all things charming, colorful, and character-filled,” says Heather Goerzen, Managing Editor of Design Content at Havenly. “You can find so many truly unique and statement pieces, from sculptural furniture and signature lighting to pretty bedding and one-of-a-kind vases,” she adds.

2. Society6

TK Places Interior Designers Love to Shop in 2023: Society6


Price Range: $ to $$

Return Policy: Return requests must be submitted within 60 days of the delivery date.

Top Products: So Extra Art Print (From $28) and Two Oysters Frames Print $60

Society6 is full of designs that can be purchased as art prints, or printed on a variety of products from mugs to shower curtains. Cameron Johnson, the CEO and Founder of furniture rental company Nickson Living, is a fan of Society6 when shopping for eye-catching art. “If you are in need of affordable décor pieces that are unique yet trendy, Society6 is the place to go,” he says. “All of the pieces in their marketplace are inspired and created by independent artists all over the world, each contributing their own perspective and reflecting broader global trends.”

3. Chairish

TK Places Interior Designers Love to Shop in 2023: Chairish


Price Range: $ to $$$$

Return Policy: Chairish customers have 48 hours after a product is delivered to initiate a return.

Top Products: David Shrigley ‘You Win This Mushroom’ Print for $450 and Italian Mid-Century Glazed Porcelain Leopard Sculpture for $950.

There are countless online shops where decorators can find brand new furniture and accessories, but finding vintage gems can be a little trickier. Enter Chairish, an online marketplace for second hand treasures. “The variety of styles and objects that are available on Chairish right at your fingertips makes the platform an amazing resource to me,” writes Nadia Watts of Nadia Watts Interior Design. “Everything is vintage or pre-owned, which makes for an environmentally friendly shopping experience,” she adds.

4. Target

TK Places Interior Designers Love to Shop in 2023: Target


Price Range: $ to $$

Return Policy: Target offers a full refund within 90 days for most items.

Top Products: Natural Rattan Mirror for $80 and Richfield Barrel Spindle Back Accent Chairfor $390.

Several of the designers we spoke with mentioned Target as one of their top choices for affordable furnishings. It’s extremely accessible, both in price point and accessibility—given the sheer volume of Target stores across the country. Amateur home decorators can find nearly anything they’re looking for at Target, from kitchen accents and bath towels to on-trend furniture and decor. The chain’s generous return policy also ensures you can try a product out at home and make sure it’s just right.

5. West Elm

TK Places Interior Designers Love to Shop in 2023: West Elm


Price Range: $$ to $$$$

Return Policy: Most items from West Elm are eligible for return within 30 days of purchase.

Top Products: Mid-Century 8-Drawer Dresser for $1699 and Hamilton Leather Sofa for $1839

Barry Gray, a professional woodworker, interior designer, and author of Hygee Home says his top place to shop for furniture is West Elm. “West Elm is known for its modern and

on-trend furniture and home decor. I love their selection of sofas, chairs, and rugs—they always seem to have the perfect piece to complete a room.” Furniture pieces purchased from West Elm have a timeless aesthetic, with many designs taking inspiration from mid-century modern decor. While their prices may be on the higher side, a piece from West Elm is sure to be a solid investment.

6. Minted

TK Places Interior Designers Love to Shop in 2023: Minted


Price Range: $ to $$$

Return Policy: Minted offers returns on non-customized art prints, though some restrictions apply.

Top Products: Tranquil Waters I Art Print From $28 and Peach Poppy Art Print From $28

When it comes to shopping for wall art, Minted is a popular destination. While the company may be known for their wedding invitations and other custom paper products, they also sell original art prints. Interior designer Tiffany Homan notes, “I love to shop at Minted for affordable home decor items. They have some of the best accessible modern paintings and art collections on the market, which give an elegant look to a home’s interior.” Homan recommends that shoppers check back often, adding that the site’s inventory is “regularly refreshed with amazing pieces that are sure to grab everyone’s attention.”

7. The Citizenry

TK Places Interior Designers Love to Shop in 2023: The Citizenry


Price Range: $$ to $$$$

Return Policy: The Citizenry accepts returns within 30 days of delivery but some products are subjects to a restocking fee.

Top Products: Esperanza Alpaca Throw $175 and Azalea Pillow for $295 

The Citizenry creates sustainable partnerships with master artisans worldwide to introduce capsule collections that are meaningful, compelling, and undeniably striking. “While nothing beats discovering a handcrafted treasure on a memorable trip abroad, The Citizenry extends access to the well-traveled aesthetic,” says Heather Goerzen of Havenly. “Not only am I obsessed with their beautifully crafted pieces, I personally love the soul and story behind the brand,” she adds. Among the brand’s quality pieces, Goerzen recommends the throws and pillows—which are investment staples that will add a positive impact and sing in your space.


TK Places Interior Designers Love to Shop in 2023: CB2


Price Range: $$ to $$$

Return Policy: CB2 accepts returns and exchanges of non-furniture items in new condition within 90 days of receipt.

Top Products: Travertine Side Tables for $449  and Rhea Vase $139 at CB2.

Heather Goerzen describes CB2 as “design avant-garde…at an approachable price.” She says it’s the perfect spot to look for trend-led design pieces in the latest styles, adding that it’s “chic, edgy, and definitively trend-forward (in the best way).” She enjoys weaving in an eye-catching furniture piece from CB2 to sharpen other decor elements.


TK Places Interior Designers Love to Shop in 2023: AP2B


Price Range: $$$ to $$$$

Return Policy: AP2B accepts returns within 100 days, though some conditions apply.

Top Products: Normandie Sofa for $2,298 and Vera Cuddle Swivel Chair for $1,310.36.

Some spaces need pieces that are made to specific measurements, and AP2B is a perfect solution. Interior Designer David Lee recommends AP2B for its customized products and because of its “sustainability manufacturing and customization features—their customized sofas are timeless and made with high-quality materials,” he relays. While the brand is known for their custom products, they also sell furniture that’s ready to ship for those looking to redecorate on a shorter timeline.

10.McGee & Co

TK Places Interior Designers Love to Shop in 2023: McGee & Co


Price Range: $$ to $$$$

Return Policy: McGee and Co. offers returns, but shoppers are responsible for the return shipping fees, and rugs carry a 15{3ad958c56c0e590d654b93674c26d25962f6afed4cc4b42be9279a39dd5a6531} restocking fee.

Top Products: Guthrie Cabinet for $4,200  and Montreuil Sconce for $580 

McGee & Co sells a wide variety of products, from smaller decor pieces to large furniture.

“While McGee & Co. might be well-known for its modern transitional style with a cottage bent, I’ve found the individual pieces can lend more of a vintage and artisanal element in the home,” notes Heather Goerzen. She adds they’ve curated “an assortment of decor and furniture that cues coziness, craftsmanship, and warmth.” Goerzen has a few favorites, mainly its vintage-inspired lighting, decor, artwork, as well as cabinets and sideboards.While their primary collection may be too pricey for those on a budget, their Target collaboration offers products at a more accessible price point.