Custom Furniture Shoppers Guide: 7 Super Sources for Buying Online

Custom Furniture Shoppers Guide: 7 Super Sources for Buying Online

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Kim Lucian
Mar 3, 2015

When it comes to making a room work, sometimes the best (and ultimately money-saving!) solution is to invest in a custom piece. From rooms with small footprints to those awkward spaces that you'd really like to fill, working with a designer/maker allows you to get a perfect fit while bringing in just the right finish to really tie things together. Here's a starter guide to seven great places to start for custom pieces, online and in cities across the country...

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Mark Jupiter: Brooklyn and Online

With a showroom and shop in Dumbo where the furniture is made, you can visit and commission your dream piece in person. Luckily for the rest of us, he serves clients globally.

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Room: NY, Connecticut, Online

Choose your design, materials, dimensions, even the seam style and a 3D drawing will be provided for your approval before your piece is created.

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Henrybuilt: NY, Seattle, Online

Known for their custom kitchens, wardrobes and built-ins tailored to the architecture of your home, they also make beautiful custom furniture.

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Perch: Portland, Online

Specializing in sofas, Perch has a great range of modern styles that can be customized by dimension, fabric, comfort level and finishing touches like tufting and leg style.

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Unruh: Kansas City, Online

Rustic, solid wood furniture is made to order in house with a large selection of finishes. Choose from existing designs or contact them for a quote on a truly custom piece.

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Berkeley Mills: Berkeley, Online

The furniture at Berkeley Mills starts with carefully chosen wood and is finished with painstakingly crafted details down to the hand pegged joints.


Custom Made: Online

Custom Made is a sort of one-stop shop marketplace that connects consumers with local makers. You can browse samples of designs and choose a vendor or upload your own idea and they will get in touch with you.

Let us know of any favorite sources we may have missed in the comments below.

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