The best local and international furniture companies that ship to your doorstep — besides IKEA

The best local and international furniture companies that ship to your doorstep — besides IKEA

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Text: Isabel Joy Kua

Editor: Aravin Sandran

Background: The Detroit-based furniture company offers easy and intuitive assembling (and disassembling) of products through modular designs that are made from long-lasting materials such as real birch and cold-rolled steel. Its products are produced in the United States and include take-apart sofas that are guaranteed to pass through any hallway, platform beds that are easy to move and sturdy tables with linoleum surfaces that are an absolute dream to clean.
Shipping: There is a flat international shipping rate of USD70 for the utility set and the bed framework while the shelf ships for USD35.         


Scandinavian Design Center
Background: Started in 2002 in Sweden, Scandinavian Design Center specialises, obviously, in Scandinavian furniture. Offering a wide assortment of furniture from brands including Georg Jensen and Arabia, the company infuses the beauty and harshness of Nordic nature into their designs to encapsulate the humble and authentic Scandinavian way of living.
Shipping: Shipping is free for orders over $199. Expected delivery time is up to 10 days.


Background: The UK-based furniture company sells everything from beds to designer lights. It's safe to say that they've got you covered for your next home revamp.
Shipping: Freight costs will depend on the value of the goods, the weight and country of delivery. Delivery can take up to 45 days.


Design Market
Background: Design Market sources for the finest vintage furniture from all over Europe, all of which have been authenticated by professionals. They have a myriad of vintage styles that range from French mid-century modern to old designs that date back to the 1930s.
Shipping: A free shipping quote will be provided upon checkout depending on the product.


Scene Shang
Background: Homegrown furniture brand Scene Shang is all about producing furniture that marries oriental elements with modern-day practicality. Their Chinese-inspired designs include bamboo ladders, rocking stools and brass coffee tables. Besides an outstanding online store, Scene Shang has a physical store that is located within in a shophouse in Kampong Glam.
Shipping: Doorstep delivery charges to an address in Singapore will vary depending on location and time period.