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New York City's Best Home Goods and Furniture Stores

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New Yorkers live in teeny tiny apartments with the majority of their possessions on display at all times, which makes decorating decisions — €”from which dish towels to hang from the stove handle to how many shelves can be squeezed into an alcove — all the more important. Fortunately, there's no shortage of NYC stores to help you spruce up your place, whether you're looking to organize, inject some personality, or do a complete décor overhaul.

Here, we've mapped out 2016's 38 best home goods shops in New York City. Some new additions to last year's list: Flying Tiger, the quirky Danish store where nothing's over $20; One Kings Lane's shoppable showroom in Tribeca; Cabin Modern, the Cobble Hill shop that beautifully blends modern and vintage; Nadeau, an affordable alternative to chain stores; and Big Reuse Brooklyn, for those looking for a DIY project.

We've also updated some mainstays here, including Steven Alan Home's move to Brooklyn, Muji's Fifth Avenue flagship, Collyer's Mansion's Cobble Hill consolidation, and Canvas's impending move to Soho.

Did we miss one of your favorites? We'll update the map again next year, so let us know your thoughts in the comments section. And if you want some inspiration, check out some of our favorite interiors of all time on our Pinterest board.

Lead photo: Beam by Driely S. for Racked

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Gracious Home

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Upgrade your home one piece at a time — a lamp here, a towel warming rack there, decorative storage baskets everywhere — with pieces from this New York City favorite. This Upper East Side location is so huge that it takes up both sides of the block, with one door dedicated to things like bath fixtures and hardware and the other more focused on decoration; there's also a sister store on the Upper West Side, right by Lincoln Square.
This furniture showroom opened in 2013 as the brand's first direct-to-consumer shop. Its selection of merchandise rotates seasonally, so expect to find lots of outdoor furniture in the summertime for your dream backyard (sigh).

Delphinium Home

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When your home needs just a little something to change things up, pick up one of several candle varieties, some bartending accessories, or a hanging jewelry organizer that looks like a cute pink dress.

Jung Lee

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Even if you're not throwing a major party in the near future, you can still cash in on event planner Jung Lee's expertise at her namesake home goods store in Nomad — it's basically what Pinterest dreams are made of. She's a fan of mixing and matching, so you'll find high-end labels like Hermès next to acrylic drinking glasses that only cost a few bucks.
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RH New York

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The luxe home goods chain that updates classic designs with a modern twist has huge plans for New York City. Following this location's recent makeover comes the complete Restoration Hardware experience in the Meatpacking District — in addition to a massive store, there'll be a hotel and a restaurant, whenever it's complete. you're looking something from the brand that's bit more budget-friendly, head over to the Queens outlet for (slight) discounts.

Ligne Roset

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Pieces from this French design line are certainly quirky enough to kick off several conversations — think of a seating piece that's shaped like a bean bag, but provides support like a couch. Look out for sample sales to score some great deals.

Fishs Eddy

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This Flatiron staple that got its start by scrounging for unwanted items at Bowery restaurant supply stores is the one-stop shop for funky dishware and kitchen accessories. Go NYC-centric with the Hudson River Line's Statue of Liberty mug, or go all preservationist with various-sized Mason jars. You can also take a stance on this year's political race with Bernie Sanders soy sauce dishes, Hillary Clinton mugs, and Donald Trump cups that are stamped "Proudly made by Mexicans" on the bottom.
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ABC Carpet & Home

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First, the carpet — ABC's got a legendary selection of rugs that boast hard-to-find designers and styles. And second, the home — the store carries everything you need to furnish a bare apartment. Prices are on the steep side, but you can always check out what's in stock at the Bronx warehouse outlet and keep up with email blasts for sale announcements.
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Room & Board

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This Chelsea flagship store that opened in late 2014 sits on the site of Barney's former warehouse sales and boasts 38,000 square feet across three floors to showcase its goods — so how many micro-apartments can fit into this store? The national chain gets bonus points for having a vast majority of its furniture made in America.
This NYC favorite moved to Soho this spring with the colorful dishware, home accents, and furniture that's made it a must-shop for the past eight years.
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The Future Perfect

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Though the original Brooklyn location is now closed, you can still shop Future Perfect's selection of innovative designer goods in Noho. Check out the cabinet with sliding panels meant to highlight and/or hide items, or the dozen-plus styles of geometric Shy lights — and note that these pieces aren't for shoppers on a budget.
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John Derian Dry Goods

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You can't help but be charmed by the rows of candy-colored Fermob folding chairs displayed outside the shop during nice weather. Inside, expect to find furniture from the designer's own collection and a selection of antiques, rugs, candles, and "art objects."

Crate & Barrel

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Now that the Madison Avenue store has closed for good, this Broadway location is the national chain's only Manhattan outpost offering its timeless pieces that don't look "so [insert year here]" at reasonable prices. If you're looking for pieces with a little more edge, check out sister line CB2 in Midtown East or Soho — recent collaborators include Brooklyn boutique The Hill-Side and Lenny Kravitz.
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Blu Dot

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Clean, modern furniture is the favorite at this Soho store, where architectural chairs are sold alongside sofas that are more for sitting upright than snoozing for hours in front of the TV. Prices for furniture typically run over a thousand bucks, but accessories like rugs, lamps, and storage equipment are considerably less.
What started as a kitchenware supply line in Italy is now furnishing homes with beyond modern flower vases and ashtrays that look way too fancy to be used for their intended purpose. On the quirkier side, you can now buy a timer shaped like a duck or a tea kettle topped with a dinosaur — a "Tea-Rex," if you will.
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Design Within Reach

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The OG Soho location is where New York was first introduced to the concept that high-end furniture can be accessible to anyone — or, more succinctly, "within reach." Other NYC locations include Flatiron and Midtown East, and you can put even more pieces within your reach when shopping at the Seacaucus outlet or Industry City warehouse.
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DwellStudio

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For an idea of what to expect from DwellStudio, follow the furniture giant’s Instagram account, run by founder Christiane Lemieux — it’s arguably better than a Pinterest board, with home inspo from India, Portugal, and beyond. Inside the actual stores is a mix of furniture and home goods for every area of the house — the living room, the bedroom, the kitchen, the kids' room, the patio — that’ll add an unexpected pop to any room.
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Coming Soon

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This Orchard Street newcomer is stocked with artsy home items like baseball-cap-shaped ceramic planters, designer dart boards, and geodes that boast teensy sculptures in their centers. The stars of the store, however, are the silver Mylar tents that come complete with color-changing lighting systems — where you choose to display that in your own home is up to you.
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BoConcept Outlet

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BoConcept offers tons of furniture and accessories options that emphasize simplicity and sharp lines, and the Flushing outlet has had it all at up to 70% off the original prices for the past two-plus years. Located inside 5,000 square feet of the Queens Crossing Mall, the warehouse also sells excess stock, samples, and pieces designed exclusively for the outlet.
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Furnish Green

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Tucked away in a nondescript Koreatown commercial building is Furnish Green, a reworked vintage showroom stuffed with affordable pieces ranging from French provincial to Danish modern. Each weekday sees at least five new arrivals that have been carefully picked and cleaned up for resale, and the company is happy to paint something in your desired hue for an extra fee.

Goods for the Study

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As the name implies, McNally Jackson's home shop caters to a very specific room (or nook): the study. Furniture consists of a small selection of desks, chairs, and lights, but the real treats are the niche desk accessories and wall hangings that are the perfect splurge for sprucing up that one sad corner in your apartment.
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Jonathan Adler

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Jonathan Adler wants you to embrace color in the home — all white is not all right — whether it's with a bold orange couch, brightly-patterned bedding, or solid-colored candles Recent years have seen sample sales pop up around the city with discounts on everything from end tables to dishware.
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Steven Alan Home Shop

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The recently relocated shop — remember Tribeca? — is the founder's pared-down sense of style translated into apartment goods. This is where you go when you want little things like planters, mugs, and hand towels to feel extra-special.
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A&G Merch

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Celebrating its tenth year in Williamsburg, A&G specializes in quality pieces that are worth a double-take. You could outfit your entire home here, starting with wooden TV stands and leather-stitched dining chairs and ending with coasters that look like sliced bread.
In addition to offering quirky home goods like screen printed pillows and practical furniture like shelving units, the expertise of Beam staffers is also up for grabs, whether you're looking to completely overhaul your place or just change the paint color. The selection includes established, well-known brands like Seletti and Tom Dixon as well as independent and up-and-coming artists.
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Even though this original Bedford Avenue location expanded by the size of a small studio apartment a couple years back, it still serves as a lesson in how to stock a tiny New York City kitchen. The shop carries more two dozen brands and products that range from quirky tea towels to state-of-the-art espresso machines.
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West Elm Market

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Reap all the benefits of West Elm and then some by coming to its Dumbo headquarters, where this concept shop just around the corner from the main store on Front Street emphasizes items like rustic wooden spoons for the kitchen and countertop containers for the bathroom. In the not-so-distant future, both of these stores will shift slightly in the neighborhood to anchor Empire Stores.

The Primary Essentials

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The Primary Essentials has quickly become a destination along this home goods-replete stretch of Atlantic Avenue for well-crafted pieces from independent designers. The product range runs from indigo hand-dyed quilts to cutting boards with tribal designs, so it's a must-shop no matter what area of your apartment you're looking to update.

Items of Interest

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Items of Interest caters to the Park Slope crowd by offering a kid-friendly area in the back, but adults shopping solo also have plenty of toys to look at, like earthy wood coffee tables, taxidermy, agate geode coasters, and stainless steel cheese paddles — things no home would be complete without.
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FIND Home Furnishings

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The owners of this Gowanus shop are obsessed with finding unique furniture, which is why they import hundreds of pieces from across the world. Basically, if you buy something from here, you won't have to worry about seeing the same thing at a friend's house.
What can we say about Ikea that you don't already know: it's a total labyrinth, you can literally buy whatever you need to furnish your apartment, you can do it for cheap, and if you get good enough at building its furniture, you should offer your services on Craigslist.
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Collyer's Mansion

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The couple behind this home goods shop named after two legendary hoarders originally opened in Ditmas Park (pictured above), but have since consolidated into its Brooklyn Heights location. If you're only familiar with the OG store, rest assured that you'll find the same selection of textiles, furniture, kitchenware, knick-knacks, and accessories here — just in a slightly bigger space.
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Flying Tiger Copenhagen

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This quirky Danish home goods store made a splash when its arrival was announced, when we first learned that none of its products top $20. And then when it actually opened last May, we discovered that items like candles, picture frames, desk and bathroom accessories, and more rarely even reached $10 — and they're all set up in an Ikea-like maze that's way less intimidating. Up next? Upper East Side and Upper West Side stores.
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One Kings Lane

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Everything you love about the home furnishing website has come to life in its Tribeca by-appointment studio. "The Studio" on the eighth floor is divided into six rooms that resemble a mini apartment and highlight its exclusive and seasonal collections.

Cabin Modern

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This Cobble Hill shop run by a husband-and-wife duo is not for the color-shy — they specialize in mid-century modern furniture and hand-printed designs that catch the eye. In case you're looking for more than just a new chair or a standalone cabinet, they offer interior design consultations, too.

Nadeau Furniture

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Since its Manhattan debut in 2010, New Yorkers have been obsessed with this Greenwich Village store that stocks unique (read: not mass-produced) pieces that are ready to take home (read: no assembly required) at prices that are lower than their competitors, since furniture is shipped directly to stores rather than going through a warehouse. All that is wrapped into the national chain's tag line: "Furniture With a Soul."

Big Reuse Brooklyn

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And right next door is another spot filled with unique pieces, but this time it's because they're donated from all over the city. Check in here (and at the original Queens location) for discarded appliances, furniture, seating, and lighting that's up to 80% off — whatever you spend on restoration still won't come close to the original price.
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Muji Fifth Avenue

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The debut of Muji's largest US store to date last fall means that this Fifth Avenue location also has the largest selection of the Japanese retailer's home goods, which includes everything from furniture, storage solutions, blankets, towels, and bedding. There's even an "Aromo Labo" station for creating customized diffuser scents.
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Gracious Home

Upgrade your home one piece at a time — a lamp here, a towel warming rack there, decorative storage baskets everywhere — with pieces from this New York City favorite. This Upper East Side location is so huge that it takes up both sides of the block, with one door dedicated to things like bath fixtures and hardware and the other more focused on decoration; there's also a sister store on the Upper West Side, right by Lincoln Square.

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