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For those of us with the average teeny-tiny New York City apartment, decorating it so that it feels relatively spacious, clean, organized, and cute can all be a challenge. Fortunately, there are no shortage of stores to help you spruce up your humble abode in the city.

After the jump, we've mapped out 38 of our favorites, including no-brainer chain staples like Ikea and Crate & Barrel, unique showrooms, and higher-end options for really taking your home to the next (adult) level. To narrow down the pool, we've left off anything that hasn't been open for at least six months (we'll see you next time, Steven Alan).

Did we miss one of your favorites? We'll be updating the map periodically, so let us know your thoughts in the comments section or send an email to tips@racked.com.—Reporting by Madeline Berg and Kelly Marshall


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1. HomeGoods

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795 Columbus Ave.
New York, NY 10025
(212) 280-6303
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There is nothing you need that can't be found at Home Goods, and it's all at favorable prices. This national favorite chain aims to please with its wide allotment of endless home necessities and adornments. [Photo Credit]

2. West Elm

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1870 Broadway
New York, NY 10023
(212) 247-8077
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In this haven of home decor, you'll find a wide array of bedding, furniture, bathroom goods, and much more. The company has two locations in Manhattan, and another recently-opened housewares market in Dumbo. [Photo Credit]

3. Mecox Gardens

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962 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10021
(212) 249-5301
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The New York branch of this Hamptons store offers country style and vintage inspired furniture. It stocks everything from real beds to possibly more luxurious dog beds, and plenty of other furnishings that bring the calm beaches of Montauk into your tiny, city apartment. [Photo Credit]

4. Gracious Home

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1220 3rd Ave
New York, NY 10021
(212) 517-6300
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Like the name implies, Gracious Home is a great place to transform your apartment from haphazard studio to "adult home." Shop everything from bedding to candles, as well as charming dinnerware and table linens, at this Upper East, Upper West, and Chelsea favorite. [Photo Credit]

5. Delphinium

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353 W. 47th Street
New York, NY 10036
(212) 333-7732
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Delphinium is full of quirky, playful home accents and fun gifts that you never would have though existed. Stop in whenever you want to spice things up a bit; one of our favorite means to that end are the dachshund shaped salt and pepper shakers. [Photo Credit]

6. Interieurs Showroom

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228 E. 58th St.
New York, NY 10022
(212) 343-0800
Everything in this upscale Tribeca store has been chosen with care and thought by owner Francine Gardner. By blending new and vintage pieces from around the world, the shop offers an aesthetic that screams "good taste." [Photo Credit]

7. Roche Bobois

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200 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016
(212) 889-0700
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Roche Bobois offers an extensive collection of European furniture from an impressive roster of designers. Shop by brand, or by collection, which includes avant-garde "Les Contemporains" pieces, or timeless furniture from the "Nouveaux Classiques" collection. [Photo Credit]

8. BoConcept

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105 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016
(212) 686-8188
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Mid-century modern furniture is punctuated with quirky accessories in unexpected colors. Lovers of Scandinavian design will fall in love with the clean lines of the furniture, produced in Denmark. Everything from candleholders to stand alone wardrobes are on offer. [Photo Credit]

9. Marimekko

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200 5th Ave.
New York, NY 10010
(212) 843-9121
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This Finnish brand is known for its colorful, graphic prints, which are plentiful at its Flatiron store. The fun textiles can be found on tablecloths, pillows, comforters, and curtains and can also be bought by the yard. [Photo Credit]

10. ABC Carpet & Home

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888 Broadway
New York, NY 10003
(212) 473-3000
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In Manhattan since the 1800's, this store is known for its enormous assortment of furniture and decor in a variety of styles. The rug store is especially notable—bragging hard to find designers like Madeline Weinrib. For those weary of the high prices, the store has a warehouse in the Bronx where you can find the designer goods at discounted prices. [Brian Harkin]

11. Ligne Roset

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250 Park Ave S
New York, NY 10003
(212) 375-1036
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This French designer creates colorful, sculptural furniture with lines that have you questioning whether or not a piece seating or art. The stores—there are two locations in Manhattan—also offer interesting and unique window treatments and textural wall decor, so be sure to take a look at the textiles. [Photo Credit]

12. Adelaide

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702 Greenwich Street
New York, NY
(212) 627-0508
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This shop houses the best art deco finds for both furniture and accessories. The collections span from the 1930s to the 1960s, and the stock changes weekly, so if you don't find your dream piece the first time, keep checking back. [Photo Credit]

13. Crate & Barrel

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611 Broadway
New York, NY 10012
(212) 780-0004
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A one-stop-shop for everything from kitchen utensils to bedroom linens. This chain is where you go for basics you can own for awhile without breaking the bank in the process. Styles are on-trend without being trend-y. [Photo Credit]

14. John Derian Dry Goods

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10 E. 2nd St.
New York, NY 10003
(212) 677-8408
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He may be famous for his decoupage, but the East Village shop also carries Derian's eco-friendly, traditional furniture line, tons of decorative tchotchkes, and a good selection of Moroccan rugs. [Photo Credit]

15. Blue Dot

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140 Wooster Street
New York, NY 10012
(212) 780-9058
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Founded with the mission of creating stylish furniture for a first apartment, this company creates modern staples at affordable prices. But don't be fooled: their pieces are timeless enough to be used well after your early twenties. [Photo Credit]

16. Moroso

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146 Greene St
New York, NY
(212)-334-7222
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This Italian company offers colorful and funky pieces in its Soho shop. Between the sculptural shapes of the couches and the colorful fabrics to upholster them, you will leave with some stylish (albeit expensive) seating. [Photo Credit]

17. Alessi

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130 Greene Street
New York, NY 10012
(212) 941-7300
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Originally a kitchenware supplier, this Italian designer has expanded to stock modern, stylish objects for all rooms. The company prides itself on items that are useful—teapots, vases, napkin holders—but still incredibly chic, thereby providing the perfect balance of form and functionality. [Photo Credit]

18. Room & Board

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105 Wooster St
New York, NY 10012
With four magnificent floors, Room & Board boasts a great collection of functional, "classic and contemporary" home furnishings. [Photo Credit]

19. Design Within Reach

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110 Greene St
New York, NY 10012
(212) 475-0001
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While these clean, modern furniture pieces and light fixtures may be pricey, the quality is top-notch, and the designs are stream-lined to perfection. Be sure to check out their licensed revival pieces, such as Le Corbusier's famous sofas and chairs. The chain, which had its first New York store in Soho, now has locations throughout the city. [Photo Credit]

20. Natuzzi

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101 Greene Street
New York, NY
(212) 334-4335
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This Italian brand is known to have "perfected" the art of sofa making. The result is a collection of sleek, leather couches with clean lines and the promise of comfort. [Photo Credit]

21. DwellStudio

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77 Wooster Street
New York, NY 10012
(646) 442-6000
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DwellStudio's Wooster Street flagship is in no short supply of sleek and cozy furniture for areas of home, including a great selection of beds, headboards, and fluffy duvets. [Photo Credit]

22. Artware Editions

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270 Bowery
New york, NY
This shop partners with established and emerging visual artists to create functional decor and accessories. From painted plates to chaises that are more like sculptures, these pieces are all unique and surefire conversation starters [Photo Credit]

23. Ochre

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An upscale British import, Ochre offers handmade furniture that is simple and timeless. The art-like lighting is particularly notable, and they even make custom chandeliers—one of which is even housed in the Victoria's Secret on Lexington. [Photo Credit]

24. Jonathan Adler

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47 Greene St
New York, NY 10013
(212) 941-8950
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With a manifesto stating "minimalism is a bummer," this colorful shop boasts colors and tchotchkes wherever you look. The designer's Palm Beach style and whimsy touches easily put a smile on our faces, staying true to the other part of the manifesto, that "your home should make you happy." [Photo Credit]

25. Flair

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88 Grand Street
New York, NY 10013
(212) 274-1750
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The vintage pieces here mix seamlessly with the store's original designs to create a space with both a contemporary and antique vibe. Between the collection of small art-deco sculptures, fun patterned pillows, and mid-centery modern tables, you are sure to discover a fabulous find from every decade. [Photo Credit]

26. Bobby Berk Home

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59 Crosby St
New York, NY 10012
(866) 965-9793
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Boasting an impressive selection of Made in the USA goods, this store has a large selection of brands with a common mid-century modern theme. Unique details, like pops of color and unexpected materials, set the merchandise apart. Bonus: they have designophile-approved cribs. [Photo Credit]

27. Canvas

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With a mission to offer simple, sustainable style, this shop combines natural materials with elegant design. And whether you are picking out a rustic wooden lamp or paper mache stool, you can do it in good conscious, because the company donates 10% of its profits to nonprofit artisan organizations [Photo Credit]

28. CB2

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451 Broadway
New York, NY 10013
Think of CB2 as Crate and Barrel's hip, younger sister. This less expensive, modern line—also available at a Midtown location—has fun, quirky accessories as well as a good-quality line of contemporary furniture. Just beware of the rugs—they are known to have a shedding problem! [Photo Credit]

29. Luceplan Usa

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49 Greene St.
New York, NY 10013
(212) 966-1399
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This Italian lighting company was founded by architects, as is evident in its well-designed, sleek products. With products for homes and offices alike, these modern fixtures are many cuts above the old bulb and shade. [Photo Credit]

30. A&G Merch

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111 N. 6th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 388-1779
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This Williamsburg furniture store features good quality, urban furniture at reasonable prices. Be sure to check out the quirky accents—we love the leather, animal bookends. [Photo Credit]

31. Oly Atelier

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A San Francisco import, this studio offers simple, well-made furniture with a vintage twist, all at affordable prices. The company also makes home accents and decor, and we particularly love the variety of mirrors, which are an instantly chic touch to a room. [Photo Credit]

32. Michele Varian

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27 Howard St.
New York, NY 10013
(212) 343-0033
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These decorative objects and accents are playful and whimsy, some of our favorites being the chalkboard globe and mini bicycle. In addition, the designer makes beautiful, screen-printed wallpaper that will add a fun element to any room. [Photo Credit]

33. The Future Perfect

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115 North 6th St
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 599-6278
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Now Closed, but open in Manhattan. This Brooklyn native, which expanded to open a store in Manhattan, offers kitschy and smart furniture and decor from a variety of designers. All of the pieces have an interesting twist—a side table wrapped in deflated balloons, for instance, or wallpaper meant to look like scrap wood. [Photo Credit]

34. Brownstone Treasures

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220 Court St.
Brooklyn, NY 11231
(718) 237-1838
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Carrying furniture from every decade, as well as memorabilia, this Cobble Hill antique store is your best bet for a bargain. With ever-changing inventory you never know what you will find, so it's always worth a visit. [Photo Credit]

35. Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams

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210 Lafayette
New York, NY
This brand manages to do what is nearly impossible with shoes impeccably well—mix style and comfort. The furniture is warm, inviting, and good quality, making the store great for staple pieces. [Photo Credit]

36. The Greenhouse

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This Brooklyn store is the place to go for eco-friendly home furnishings. Made of organic and recycled materials, the products here are zen-like and comfortable, and of course, come in many earth tones. [Photo Credit]

37. IKEA

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1 Beard St.
Brooklyn, NY 11231
(718) 246-4532
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A no-brainer, and an awesome way to kill an entire afternoon in Red Hook—depending of course on how exciting you find Scandinavian home goods and Swedish meatballs. [Photo Credit]

38. Rico

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546 Third Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
At his Brooklyn showroom, designer Rico offers lighting, art, furniture, and decor from various companies, all with a fresh aesthetic. While the sculptural furniture is definitely worth checking out, don't miss the unique, artisanal lighting designed by Rico himself [Photo Credit]

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1. HomeGoods

795 Columbus Ave., New York, NY 10025
There is nothing you need that can't be found at Home Goods, and it's all at favorable prices. This national favorite chain aims to please with its wide allotment of endless home necessities and adornments. [Photo Credit]
795 Columbus Ave.
New York, NY 10025

2. West Elm

1870 Broadway, New York, NY 10023
In this haven of home decor, you'll find a wide array of bedding, furniture, bathroom goods, and much more. The company has two locations in Manhattan, and another recently-opened housewares market in Dumbo. [Photo Credit]
1870 Broadway
New York, NY 10023

3. Mecox Gardens

962 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10021
The New York branch of this Hamptons store offers country style and vintage inspired furniture. It stocks everything from real beds to possibly more luxurious dog beds, and plenty of other furnishings that bring the calm beaches of Montauk into your tiny, city apartment. [Photo Credit]
962 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10021

4. Gracious Home

1220 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10021
Like the name implies, Gracious Home is a great place to transform your apartment from haphazard studio to "adult home." Shop everything from bedding to candles, as well as charming dinnerware and table linens, at this Upper East, Upper West, and Chelsea favorite. [Photo Credit]
1220 3rd Ave
New York, NY 10021

5. Delphinium

353 W. 47th Street, New York, NY 10036
Delphinium is full of quirky, playful home accents and fun gifts that you never would have though existed. Stop in whenever you want to spice things up a bit; one of our favorite means to that end are the dachshund shaped salt and pepper shakers. [Photo Credit]
353 W. 47th Street
New York, NY 10036

6. Interieurs Showroom

228 E. 58th St., New York, NY 10022
Everything in this upscale Tribeca store has been chosen with care and thought by owner Francine Gardner. By blending new and vintage pieces from around the world, the shop offers an aesthetic that screams "good taste." [Photo Credit]
228 E. 58th St.
New York, NY 10022

7. Roche Bobois

200 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016
Roche Bobois offers an extensive collection of European furniture from an impressive roster of designers. Shop by brand, or by collection, which includes avant-garde "Les Contemporains" pieces, or timeless furniture from the "Nouveaux Classiques" collection. [Photo Credit]
200 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016

8. BoConcept

105 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016
Mid-century modern furniture is punctuated with quirky accessories in unexpected colors. Lovers of Scandinavian design will fall in love with the clean lines of the furniture, produced in Denmark. Everything from candleholders to stand alone wardrobes are on offer. [Photo Credit]
105 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016

9. Marimekko

200 5th Ave., New York, NY 10010