When you’re shopping for furniture in Brooklyn, you have a lot of options. Carefully curated antique stores rub shoulders with warehouses full of hidden treasures. Craftspeople restore old pieces or create new ones from materials reclaimed from warehouses or barns. Even the national chains step up their game to cater to their discerning Brooklyn customers.
Whether you’re moving to a new pad or just looking for that one piece that ties the whole room together, these six Brooklyn stores have the creative furniture and quirky home décor items to spruce up your abode.
Brooklyn Reclamation (Williamsburg)
The family-owned and -operated Brooklyn Reclamation specializes in recycled and vintage furniture sold at budget-friendly prices. The Williamsburg store also has a presence on Etsy, and its custom pieces made from reclaimed wood and steel are popular with designers, musicians, and tastemakers.
Photo courtesy of Brooklyn Reclamation via Yelp.
West Elm Market | Jive O. via Yelp
West Elm Market (Dumbo)
Located around the corner from the first ever West Elm store, West Elm Market is an abbreviated version of the contemporary furniture and décor chain, popular for its colorful tableware and fair trade home goods. The Dumbo marketplace also hosts pop-up events and has a café where patrons nosh on Dough donuts and artisanal coffee from Brooklyn Roasting Company.
FIND Home Furnishings | Anca T. via Yelp
FIND Home Furnishings (Gowanus)
The Gowanus Canal may seem like an unlikely setting for a high-end furniture store, but that’s part of FIND Home Furnishings’s unique charm. Inside the huge industrial loft space, you’ll find hundreds of one-of-a-kind furniture pieces from all over the world, custom upholstery, an assortment of lighting options, and more.
Trailer Park | Eileen M. via Yelp
Trailer Park (Park Slope)
Owned by longtime Park Slope resident Chris Houghton, Trailer Park is the go-to shop for vintage home decor and made-to-order Amish tables, wardrobes, dressers and hutches handcrafted from recycled barn wood.
Mark Jupiter’s showroom
Mark Jupiter (Dumbo)
Fourth-generation designer and builder Mark Jupiter brings his love of fine woodworking to his custom furniture. The New York City native’s showroom in the heart of Dumbo caters to individual clients, as well as top architecture and design firms. To ensure every client is part of the creative process, once an initial design is conceived, a 3-D rendering is generated for feedback and approval.
Rico via Yelp
Rico (Park Slope)
Rico in Park Slope is named after and owned by designer Rico Espinet. The Third Avenue showroom embodies his passion for art, architecture and design and offers a selection of abstract art by local and international artists, and decidedly modern furnishings, light and décor.