Following the Butterboom’s popular Furniture Shop Guide in 2014, its high time we updated this list as more furniture stores are opening in Hong Kong. Our new list of furniture stores features all the stores you need to know in 2015. We selected these stores based on the variety, quality and design of furnitures they stock. Here’s the 2015 Butterboom Guide to Hong Kong’s Most Interesting Furniture Stores so you can design your home in the city with the most interesting chic and functional designs, from one of a kind vintage pieces to quirky contemporary furniture.
Archetypal is a furnishing store that prides itself on modern classics with a quirky twist with their carefully curated selection of chic designs from emerging designers from around the globe. Expect to find tables, lights, chest of drawers and chairs from up-coming designers like Anglepoise, Blue Dot, SCP and Tom Dixon.
Price: Prices start from HK$3,000
Address: 15 Moon Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Tel: 2320 0580 www.archetypal.hk
Baker Furniture was founded in 1983 in the States and has made a name in the world of furnishing with a worldwide presence in U.S.A, Asia, U.K, Europe and Australia. Know to collaborate with big named designers like Barbara Barry, Jacques Garcia, Bill Sofield and Thomas Pheasant, Baker offers contemporary furniture designed with vintage elements. Since most of the furniture are manufactured in the States for bigger American homes, the furniture tend to be bigger.
Baker Furniture does not have a store in Hong Kong but you can shop from Atelier A+, the only authorised Baker Furniture dealer in Hong Kong.
Address: 19-27 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong. Tel: 2960 0071 www.bakerfurniture.com
Tucked away in one of Wong Chuk Hang’s industrial building is CasaCapriz,a vintage furniture showroom set up by Irene Capriz in 2012. Capriz collects unique home accessories, antiques and vintage furniture and has a dedicated space for vintage European items from the 1940s – 1970s. You can find unique decorative objects for your home here like vintage Goyard steamer trunks, Murano glass lamps, Demijohn bottles and 1950s Eero Saarinen tulip dining sets.
Price: From HK$700 Demijohn bottles to the over HK$10,000 for rare and collectable pieces.
Address: 16/F, Shui Ki Industrial Bldg, 18 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong. Tel: 9318 1730 www.casacapriz.com
Eclectic Cool Established in 2001 by Interior Designer Joanne Pereira, Eclectic Cool is a concept store that sells unique furniture and lifestyle items sourced from her travels around Europe and Australia. Pereira has curated a curating a well-edited selection of quirky international brands specialising in jewellery, furniture, homeware, stationery and gifts. You can find everything cool like Mariella Ienna rugs, Maison des Vacances cushions, Kate &Kate blankets and Hammerpress stationery to name only a few.
Price: Starting from HK$2,000
Address: 5 Sun Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Tel: 5699 6882 www.eclectic-cool.com
Establo Establo is a showroom in Aberdeen showing the best of contemporary designers from around the globe like Another Country, Artek, Design Letters, Gubi, Muuto and Normann Copenhagen to name a few. There’s a range of fun quirky designy furniture here including geometrical print cushions, chic wooden tables, home decor with graphical prints, laser cup lamp shades, cork shaped stools and modernised tea trolleys.
Price: Furniture start from HKD&2,000 and homes accessories items start from HKD$100.
Address: Room C&D, 4/F, Kwai Bo Industrial Building, 40 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong. Tel: 3565 5207 www.establo.hk/en
General StoreGeneral Store is more than just a furniture store, it’s a shop full of hidden gems, a social hub for creative individuals and an interior design company. Head here for all 20th century industrial furniture and antiques sourced from U.S.A and Europe alongside contemporary Japanese home accessories. Homeowners can buy all things vintage like tool boxes, brass lamps, retro chairs, 1940s architect tables reworked for homes and Danish cabinets dating back to 1960s.
Price: Starting from HKD$4,000 for furniture and HKD$800 for lights.
Address: Shop H, G/F New Central Mansion, 41 Gage Street, Central, Hong Kong. Tel: 2851 8144 www.generalstoreltd.com
Igoo Founded by Nigel Keung and Dennis Chan in 2012, Igoo is a wooden furnishing store with an emphasis on simplicity and craftsmanship. All their items are sourced from Japan, Denmark, Sweden, Taiwan and Thailand which are countries with long traditions of wood crafters. There’s a diverse range of kitchenware, home decorations and cutlery, but if you’re looking for something funkier, Igoo offers retro chairs by Miyazaki Chair Factory, embroidered pillow cases by Coral & Tusk and D3K modern wall shelves. The store also represents creatives like Taiwanese designer Moody Woody and Swedish designer Örsjö Belysning as well as unique artworks and quirky accessories.
Price: Furniture varies between HKD$3,000 – HK$40,00
Address: G/F, Sau Wa Court, 26 Sau Wa Fong,Wan chai, Hong Kong Tel: 2520 0580 www.igloohk.com
I.R, abbreviated for Industrial Revolution is your answer to eco friendly furniture with an industrial twist. The store concept is inspired by the 20th century industrial revolution and each creation is designed with a mix of wooden and metal furnishing evoking a minimalist feel. Recycled materials like rusty pipelines or old wooden board are used as either additional parts or main part of the furniture body. Shoppers can find pieces like 1990s style wooden tables, bar chairs, industrial stools alongside vintage photo frames and industrial lights.
Price: Furniture starts at HK$1,800 for cabinets and HK$4,600 for dining tables.
Addresss: Shop 220, Home Square, 138 Sha Tin Rural Committee Road, Sha Tin, Hong Kong. Tel: 3153 2870 www.i-r.hk
Innermost Innermost is a British design brand founded in 1999 by Steve Jones and Russell Cameron in London, specialising in one of a kind lights hand selected by the founders from well loved contemporary London designers like Russell Cameron, Phayvanah Halsackda, Michael Young, Jake Phipps and Winnie Lui. There are lamps that mimic trumpet shapes, hat shaped lamp shades, geometrical floor lamps as well as the odd chair and tables that are just well-made and beautiful.
The showroom is available by appointment only, so don’t forget to give them a call before visiting.
Price: Lighting from HK$565 – HK$51,480
Address: Unit 2&3, 2/F, EW International Tower, 120 Texaco Road, Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong. Tel: 2857 5289 www.innermost.net
Mooishop Mooishop is a treasure throve for one-of-a-kind European pieces handpicked from countries like Germany, the Netherlands, France and Denmark. Expect to see all kinds of vintage goods like from 1900s – 1970s like retro chair, 1970s cabinets, industrial stools, 1930s leather steamer trunk, 1920s French cabinets, 1970s gym benches reworked for homes and 1920s chest of drawers. Apart from furniture, you can find authentic pieces like vintage suitcases and French mirrors.
Mooishop is opened to the public on the weekends but weekdays are by appointments only, so remember to call up in advance.
Price: Prices start from HK$3,000 for stools.
Address: Room 1611, Harbour Industrial Centre, 10 Lee Hing Street, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong. Tel: 2882 1384 www.mooishop.net
Nature Evolution is a manufacture and designer focusing on contemporary wooden designs that are chic and elegant for homes and offices. You can find the tables, dining chairs and bed frames and also outdoor furnishing like BBQ Ovens and Sun Loungers here. Most the furniture are designed by Nature Evolution but they also offer a range of designers including armchairs by Magis, cutlery by Saara and Independent Labels who specialise in eclectic wing chairs.
Price: Chairs start at HKD $2,000 and cabinets start at HK$6,000
Address: 242 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong. Tel: 2857 3830 www.natureevolution.com.hk
Ovo StudioEstablished in 2000 by the Ovo Group, Ovo Studio has everything you need to make your home a little more beautiful. The company carefully curates a range of niche designers from around the world to bring the best of contemporary designs to modern space. Ovo Studios stocks everything from quirky coffee tables to richly coloured chairs to lamps with distinctive gold finish to graphical rugs to cabinets with angular details in their showrooms in Ap Lei Chau and Wan Chai.
Price: Furniture start from HKD$3,000
- Suite 2002, Horizon Plaza, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong. Tel: 2529 6020
- 1 Wan Chai Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Tel: 2527 6088
Timothy Oulton Furniture designer Timothy Oulton is famed for creating vintage pieces with a contemporary twist influenced by his British roots. His Hong Kong stores in the trendy districts of Wan Chai and Central offers the best of Oulton’s iconic and bold designs with a perfect balance of masculine designs with a luxurious feel, evoking a 19th century British gentlemen’s club feel. Shoppers can buy sofas handmade with Oulton’s famed quality leather, iconic antique trunks designed with modern elements, sleek dining tables and exquisite chandliers for homeowners with a British flair.
Price: Furniture start from HKD$3,000
- 15 Gough Street, Central, Hong Kong. Hong Kong: 2161 1742
- 15 St Francis Street, Wanchai, Hong Kong. Tel: 2528 9011