10 stylish, Australian homewares brands you need to know about
Looking for somewhere new to shop? These are the brands you may not know about but absolutely should.
If a beautiful home is important to you, these are the home and furniture brands you need to know about. We've all heard of stylish brands like Sheridan and west elm – these stores seem to be the starting places for every beautiful home.
But what if you're looking for something new? Or looking to buy something different from everyone else. Here are our favourite, fabulously stylish (and Australian!) homewares brands that you need to know about.
You may not know it by name, but the flagship Jardan store is one of the most Instagrammed places in Sydney. You've probably seen it, with the big pink curved staircase. But it's more than this that makes Jardan one of the buzziest brands right now. With more than a nod to the era of mid-century modern, this brand knows what's hot right now. Plus, its intuitive and beautifully designed pieces are built to last.
2. Bed Threads
Bed Threads creates on-trend and classic bedding from the finest flax linen. While linen bedding can be pricey, Bed Threads offers shoppers the same luxury sheets but at an acceptable price point. We're obsessed with the bolder iterations that this brand sells, like the striking olive or rich rust sheets. And make sure to check out the brand's Instagram account for the ultimate home-styling inspo.
3. Hunting for George
Hunting for George creates unique pieces that transcend the trends of the season. In addition to its own branded and designed staple pieces, this store also sells select pieces from other brands that you might ordinarily have trouble getting your hands on. We love Hunting for George for its unique art prints, statement vases and stylish pots.Shop Hunting for George
4. Linen House
Designed in Melbourne and family owned for 25 years, this brand may not immediately ring a bell for you. But we can tell you that these folks are behind the fabulous linens you see in the bedrooms of your most stylish friends and the decor you see in the pages of magazines like Real Living. This is a brand that creates bed sheets, vases, dining sets and all those other touches that make a house feel like a home.
Mocka makes clean, Scandi-inspired furniture at an affordable price. This brand has pieces for the living room, dining tables, loads of bedroom furniture and lots of options for kids too. The brand focuses on a simple aesthetic with a neutral colour palette in order to create pieces that transcend trends and can fit seamlessly into any home. But the key selling point of this brand has to be the price. Some of the dining tables ring in at less than $150. You can't argue with that.
Cutting out the middleman is the key Castlery uses to make beautifully designed furniture at a lower price. This direct-to-customer brand takes pride in its world-class manufacturing and design processes. You can check out the list of award winning design collaborator on the site. The result? Classic homewares and furniture pieces that cost far less than other designer pieces.Shop Castlery
7. Black Crate
This Melbourne-based brand was founded by two friends looking for stylish dinnerware that matched their elevated design aesthetic. And when they came up short, they decided to design their own. This is truly tableware as you've never seen it before. We're talking textured black plates, cheese platters made from slate, mid-century modern vases with a twist and concrete serving bowls. Everything in this brand's online store is stunning. Hold onto your wallets.
8. Mark Tuckey
Mark Tuckey is a brand that creates furniture and home decor from Australian timber. The pieces are designed with integrity, simplicity and strength, with a focus on sourcing recycled or sustainable timber. Mark Tuckey pieces aren't about following a trend, they're about celebrating the warmth and versatility of high-quality woodwork.
A brand with heart, Koskela supports ethical manufacturing in Australia and champions social enterprise by supporting the ethical trade of Indigenous art. So when you shop the range from Koskela, you're getting more than just gorgeous homewares. The designs are simple and sleek but with pops of colour that add a contemporary flair. If you're looking for something simple but a bit different, this is the brand you should try.
This store cares about more than looks. Pieces need to be made with integrity and crafted with thought and skill. DesignStuff meticulously curates the best pieces in the market and has created an elegant store filled with only the best Scandi-inspired homewares. Take a look and you'll see why this store has 300,000 Instagram followers.
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