The home is where we spend most of our downtime – for some it’s a space to work and for most, a place of rest and relaxation. It is sufficient to say that creating a space that is uniquely yours is one of the best parts about coming home. So, whether you like a more relaxed vibe, are a sleek minimalist or thrive on finding unique and interesting piece then look no further! We have rounded up the best spots in Newmarket to add to the comforts of your humble abode.
For any home and interior lover, Città is a well-known name. Finding influence from different cultures and design styles to create seasonal collections of limited-edition items. Their design philosophy comes from a combination of exploring beauty and practicality but also allowing customers to explore their own style and playfulness when selecting furniture for the home. Città put their customers first when it comes to ensuring that they are creating products that are made ethically, sustainably and with respect to their provenance.
Located on Nuffield Street, Indie Home Collective is a modern interior and lifestyle concept store that is home to an eclectic mix of new and vintage furniture and homewares to give your home that relaxed, bohemian vibe. They are also renowned for the selection of lush greenery and indoor plants.
Not too far away and an extension of their sister store, Flo & Frankie – Flo’s Loft offers up a relaxed selection of homewares and furniture lovingly sourced from Bali. Inspired by neutral tones and luxe lifestyle pieces that transport you straight to a beachside villa in Indonesia.
A recent addition to Newmarket’s home and design line-up, Coco Republic know everything there is to know about luxury and elegance when it comes to interior finishing’s and home furnishings. Offering up quality crafted and designed furniture and homewares as well as premium design services such as room styling solutions and even complete home renovation packages.
Recently reopening as the anchor tenant inside Westfield Newmarket’s newly revamped living centre, Farmers has homewares covered. With a contemporary design and layout, and one of the largest home ranges in the country, you can expect to be inspired by styled living displays, whether it be for the bedroom or the lounge. From everyday essentials to luxury items, including limited edition and one-off pieces, ensure you allow plenty of time for browsing with plenty of choices for your entire home.
If your interior taste is a little more outside of the box, then Republic Home is a must-visit. Think East meets West, with a design style that combines textures, colours and shapes to create a space with soul and interest.
If you wander down Morgan Street, you will find Collected – best known for its fun, colourful and quirky finds. Offering a carefully curated selection of homewares and gifts sourced from all over the world, the space is a riot of colour, shapes and objects and will be sure to offer up some inspiration when searching for that missing piece for your home.
Newmarket regulars know that Teed Street is home to tasty coffee, luxurious clothing boutiques and some of Newmarket’s best home and interior design stores.
Madder & Rouge is Newmarket’s home to all things French contemporary design. Whether it be their wide range of beautiful natural fabrics, soft furnishings, gifts, furniture and bedding. The store is a wonderland of interior objects and a must-visit if you’re wanting to source something a little different for your space.
Allium specialise in home décor and are one of Auckland’s most popular interior design stores. They offer an innovative and inspiring range of soft furnishings, wallpapers, gifts and everything you may need to give your living area a fresh new look.
The Design Store offer a range of designer furniture, both imported and made locally. Whether you prefer traditional design, or contemporary styles creating a warm and inviting home is made easy with the expert help of the team at The Design Store.
Furniture and design lovers will be all too familiar with Newmarket’s largest showroom of genuine mid-century furniture and lighting. The team at Karakter are passionate about all things mid 20th century and modern design and spend their time sourcing the finest examples of original furniture and home accessories. Stocking design design heroes such as Eames, Wegner, Citterio and so much more!
Simon James Concept Store has cemented itself into the fabric of Osborne Lane perfectly, offering a boutique shopping experience with a curated and refined edit of contemporary furnishings, homewares and clothing. The Simon James store experience is one that evokes a strong sense of minimalism and practicality. The also offer a bespoke service allowing customers to collaborate on furniture design and other projects to ensure the perfect outcome for your living space.
If you are wanting to bring a little Kiwiana flare into the home, The Poi Room is your one stop shop when it comes to unique ceramics, art, gifts and so much more. Their modern collection of pieces by New Zealand makers and creators is definitely worth perusing during your next visit to Osborne Street.
Newmarket is home to the country’s first stand-alone Kartell store – providing cutting edge furniture alongside quality service. Since the Italian company’s conception in 1949 they have continued to push the industrial design boundaries by making beautiful domestic objects and furniture out of plastic materials. We suggest a visit next time you’re looking to add a pop of colour to your bedroom or living room!
Born out of a group of people who loved design and furniture but couldn’t understand why it came at such a cost, Nood was created with affordability at the forefront. New Zealand owned and operated, Nood create a unique range of on trend products that span furniture, kitchen & dining, bed & bath, homewares and so much more.
Freedom Furniture’s anchor store has been in Newmarket for 23 years and recently it underwent a total overhaul. The refreshed concept offers shoppers a wide range of services and experiences to help them find the perfect fit for their home.
If it is kit-set you’re after, New Zealand’s largest parallel importer of IKEA Furniture is right next door to Freedom. Swedish Furniture is a go-to in Newmarket if you’re wanting furniture that won’t cost an arm and a leg and is the perfect spot to visit when furnishing a flat.
Newmarket is not short of options when it comes to shopping for the home and we’d recommend taking some time to peruse the streets and to find some treasures of your own.