So we’ve established that Haji Lane is the best shopping strip in Singapore for indie fashion; Pasir Panjang is the ultimate location for furniture shopping; Cluny Court is one of Singapore’s best-kept secrets when it comes to all round shopping. But rest assured that Singapore does have a pretty decent selection of homeware stores too. Whether you’re looking for small furniture pieces, a centrepiece for your coffee table, art to decorate your walls or even hard-to-find items like European country-styled home accessories, the offerings of homewares in Singapore will certainly surprise you. These are just some of the gorgeous homewares stores around.
Timeless and classic furniture designs
Having moved to new countries a few times in her life, owner Nina Beale, understands the need for flexibility when its comes to home accessories. So don’t be surprised if you find that the furniture, lighting items, floor rugs or other home accessories, are made with such timelessness that it could fit in just about anywhere in the world. Bungalow 55 exudes a classic yet unique style, taking inspirations from nautical, tropical and oriental elements.
Traditional Tunisian Bath Towels
Boya features foutas, traditional Tunisian bath towels that are as absorbent as traditional towels but lightweight and consume less space. Apart from a beach towel, the fouta includes different uses like a bath towel, table cloth, sarong, table runner, sofa cover, bed throw and picnic blanket. Boya purposes two kinds of weaving- flat and the honeycomb. The honeycomb is perfect for using in the bathroom, as it’s more absorbent whereas the flat fouta is recommended for the beach.
A unique take on everyday home accessories
Homlab believes in putting pretty into your everyday homewares. Expect to find an exciting array of unique home pieces like accent furniture, home accessories, kitchenware and rare crafts sourced from around the region. The geometric rabbit lamp, nude block stool – which is made of iron wire and Moroccan pouf are some of our personal favourites.
Exclusive Bed Linen and Homewares
Regarded as one of the most fashionable designer bed linen and home décor showrooms in Singapore, Maissone provides the most exquisite selection from around the globe. These specially curated designer pieces include duvet covers, sheets, pillowcases, cushions and accessories for chic and classy homes. Their textile designers also create an array of collections categorized by colours and themes to ensure they cater to a range of individual styles and global markets.
Nostalgic yet modern homeware
#10-01, Tan Boon Liat Building, 315 Outram Road, Singapore 169074 | Also available online
Muse will delight discerning consumers with their vast range of accessories, bags and shoes. In addition to an impressive collection of shoes and heels, Muse also sources a fine selection of jewellery, watches, wallets and other trinkets from all over the world. From bold designs to more demure styles, Muse stocks well-known international brands, independent labels and their very own in-house brand inspired by the leading brands of the world.
Classic and refined pieces
Proof Living brings forth a luxurious home living experience, featuring top-notch home furniture and accessories by notable designers like Walter Knoll, Ralph Lauren Home, Vitra, Zanotta and Poltrona Frau, just to name a few. These exquisite homewares exude a modern allure and timeless charm, imbued with a distinct Upper East Side Manhattan vibe. Tour its elegant showroom if you fancy a lavish makeover for your living spaces. Rest assured you’ll be inspired by its distinct collection.
Exotic oriental-influenced designs
3 Namly Grove, Singapore 267298. By appointment only.
If exotic, whimsical and slightly oriental-influenced homeware pieces are right up your alley, you won’t be disappointed with Shiva Designs Bespoke. The homeware, gift and jewellery store offers an eclectic mix of handcrafted soft furnishings, ceramics and other home accessories from an assortment of designers from India and Australia. The store places strong emphasis on creativity, aiming to nurture and promote up-and-coming artists, and helping them develop their niche.
Heirlooms for modern homes
263 Beach Rd, Singapore 199542 (Flagship Store) | Also available at various locations
With a notion of marrying Asian heritage with modern functionality, Scene Shang is sure to be a big hit among modern Asian homes. Pick from a mix of homeware and home décor that merges iconic elements from the east with the west. Their Chinese girl and boy bookend, decorative bamboo ladder, plum-shaped wooden frame mirror, cushion covers printed with iconic Asian buildings and emerald green desk lamps are popular favourites.
Chic Stylish Home Décor and Furniture
Seletar Hills Estate | By Appointment only | Also available online.
Stylodeco handles fashionable home décor and furniture for effortlessly chic and alluring homes. This stylish store stocks a series of international brands like Bloomingville, Malagoon, By Chatel and Petit Pois Children – some of which are exclusively available at Stylodeco. We adore their range of artistic and elegant of lamps including the Eclipse lamp by renowned designer, Mauricia Klabin and the Vintage Star Light by Fresh & Vintage.
SINGAPORE’S HERITAGE THROUGH TEXTILE ART
203D LAVENDER STREET SINGAPORE 338763 | BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.
This interior design company tells Singapore’s stories through their textiles and artwork – hence the name Talking Textiles. Products include soft furnishings like printed cushions, tea towels as well as artwork to enhance your walls. The textiles are hand-printed using the silk-screen printing technique, resulting in outcomes that are unique and not mass produced.
Traditional Turkish Towels
Apart from jewellery, Tara’s World features a range of traditional Turkish towels, also known as a peshtemal. Made from 100% natural cotton, these luxurious towels have become a hit, owing to its lightweight and ability to easily absorb liquids. You could also use them as a towel, picnic blanket, sofa throw, tablecloth and even a sarong! The towels come in a variety of vibrant colours to suit any style.
Mix of Vintage and Contemporary Homewares
46 Zion Road, Singapore 247777 (By Appointment only)
This contemporary warehouse-like space is brimming with an immense collection of home décor and homewares – from re-found discoveries to contemporary pieces. Each piece is carefully curated by co-founders, Audrey Lee and Annie Pham during their travels, so rest assured that everything is one-of-a-kind and exclusive. The store also displays new items each month so be sure to check out its site for new discoveries.
GUIDE TO HOMEWARES IN SINGAPORE