Striking out on the furniture front, mama? If you want to know where to buy a sofa or sofa bed in Singapore, we’ve got you covered
There’s much to love about buying furniture in this part of the world (whether it’s nabbing bargains from some of Singapore’s most legendary hotels, or buying beautiful Balinese teak wood or antique Chinese pieces). But when it comes to buying a good comfy sofa at affordable prices, we sometimes struggle. Turns out though, that you just need to know where to look!
Swipe left for our gallery of the best places to buy a sofa in Singapore, and we’re talking the best combination of quality, comfort and price!
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Originals has been on the furniture scene for 20 years which is always a good sign. Originals travels the world and collects beautiful pieces found along the way to offer the stunning collection they have today. From Northern India to Indonesia, Originals sources inspiring furniture made by artisan craftsman and furniture makers who value quality, style, and tradition. Their Nomad Home collection is made up of design-centric pieces created with strong, solid, organic, and practical materials.
The curated selection of sofas in this range are exceptionally well made with solid hardwood frames and multiple layers of high-density foam for support – some even have entirely removable covers! Their sofas are simultaneously comfortable, easy to maintain (perfect for busy mamas) and you’ll be excited to know there are a variety of sizes, designs and fabric options available.
If avant garde is your style, you’ll find the perfect sofa at Black & Walnut – we’re talking dramatic high backrests, plush tufted sectionals in velvety fabrics and more. They view settees as more than just sofas. Each one is considered the soul and inspiration of the living space, embodying high quality artistry and a fusion of aesthetics and functionality. Black & Walnut’s sofas are offered in various seating configurations, upholstery materials, functionalities and styles, from Loveseats to L-Sectionals, Modulars, Static, Recliners, Sofa Beds and Daybeds. Their Sofa Beds are mostly made of steel frame, which may be heavier, but are sturdier and well-designed!
Black & Walnut’s commitment to quality, craftsmanship and customer service shines through every piece of furniture. The team regularly visits selected design fairs and furniture shows to find pieces exclusively for their collection, and they partner with stakeholders closely to look for practical, original and comfortable yet classy products for their customers, which include the professional design community and discerning private buyers alike.
Enjoy 20% off usual-priced furniture (Accessories & Furnishings excluded)!
If you’re looking for a high-quality sofa with prices that don’t break the bank, check out Born in Colour. Choose from designer sofas at a fraction of the luxury price tag, from L-shape top grain leather sofas to interchangeable fabric sofas with removable covers (vital for any household with messy kids!). Their Elsie Interchangeable Facing L-shaped sofa is a compact yet spacious sofa with plenty of leg room and offers extended seating space. Made of premium polyester fabric, this sofa will bring you maximum comfort while illuminating your living space thanks to its five colour options to choose from.
Make sure to visit the Born In Colour stores for contemporary furniture in exciting themes, such as the Bistro Rattan collection (which features natural rattan weaved onto beautiful storage pieces like TV consoles and drawer chests), Fika Swedish for a classic Scandi look, New Retro and Heim Forrest Walnut (think a strong mid-century style with elements of contemporary modern fusion!).
Born in Colour Henderson, 201 Henderson Rd, [email protected], #07-11/12, 159545
Born in Colour Yishun, 1024 Yishun Industrial Park A, #02-31, Singapore 768763
Did you know Crate and Barrel actually offers a wide range of sofas and sofa beds (or sleeper sofas) to choose from? They’re known for offering high-quality products, exclusive designs, and timeless style, so there’s definitely something for everyone to love! Crate and Barrel collaborates with over 100 artists and designers from countries like U.S., Thailand and everywhere in between, curating inspiring designs to provide exclusive products. From the classic American modern style, to the super-comfy lounge sofas and functional modular sofas, every single piece is set to spark joy!
Crate & Barrel ION Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn, #04-21/22, Singapore 238801, Tel: (+65) 6634 8488
Looking for luxury furniture at affordable prices? Homegrown furniture brand Nook and Cranny carefully curates pieces for your outdoor area, living room, bedroom and dining room together with unique home decor accessories on offer. You can easily customise a sofa by choosing your preferred design, size and material, whether it’s water repellent fabric (great for families with younger kids and furbabies), leather, aniline leather or Jethro leather. They even have sofa beds with storage – talk about practical!
You can also look to Nook and Cranny for unique finds! In their Changi and Turf Club stores, you’ll find solid wood furnishings, high quality leather and bestselling cowhide carpets. The brand’s core collection is the City collection, an industrial-style range of furniture consisting of extendable dining tables, a luxurious bar counter, bookshelves, sideboards, coffee tables and console tables. We hear there’s even an indestructible dining table on sale, featuring anti-scratch, stain proof and unbreakable sintered stone.
Changi Showroom, 39 Changi South Ave #02-02, Singapore 486352 (Full collection on display)
The Grandstand, 200 Turf Club Road #01-11, Singapore 287994 (Selected collection on display – Sofas, Outdoor Furniture & Accessories only. Dining & Bedroom products not available)
Castlery: Well-priced and stylish, Castlery has a huge selection of mod sofas that you can customise to your heart’s content in terms of shape, size and fabric. Make an appointment to swing by their showroom studio to take a look, but unlike most furniture retailers here, most of the process is handled online.
Jit Poh studio: 19 Keppel Road, #02-06 Jit Poh Building, Singapore 089058, Tel: 3138 1999, www.castlery.com
Fortytwo: With a website well-stocked with everything you’d ever need on the home furnishing front, Fortytwo is truly a one-stop shop. You’ll find sofas and sofa beds of all varieties, with many of them priced well below $800!
Furniture Club: Established in 2007, Furniture Club has earned itself a reputation for being the leading destination for affordable designer furniture in Singapore. Check out their range of Italian sofas for a luxe feel at home without burning a hole in your pocket!
1 Genting Lane #06-02 Singapore 349544 (Along MacPherson Rd)
Harvey Norman: This electronics store also happens to offer a huge range of furniture. Most of their sofas tend to be leather, with lots of recliners and L-shapes available, some for less than $1,000! Their website is disappointingly sparse when it comes to pricing, so your best bet is to swing by one of their outlets.
IKEA: This one needs no introduction – stylish, comfy and most importantly, affordable! You can’t go wrong at IKEA with their massive selection of sofas, whether you’re after a modular sofa, corner sofa, sofas in fabric or leather, or a sofa bed.
Picket and Rail: Touting itself as “American-inspired solid wood furniture”, Picket and Rail sells both wood-based sofas and more modernist, leather pieces through its Kuka line, with lots of options for modular 2- and 3-seaters, recliners, and corresponding chairs and ottomans.
Image by Castlery
Bode: Perhaps you’ve searched far and wide for a new sofa but can’t find anything that matches the comfort of your current model. Why not go the reupholstery route and give your sofa new life with Bode’s massive range of high-quality fabrics? They curate a beautiful collection of textiles to suit every budget and style, and can even help you make a new sofa from scratch to fit your space and requirements!
Tan Boon Liat, 315 Outram Rd, 05-10, Singapore 169074
Commune: A homegrown brand crafting high-quality, artisanal pieces, Commune has a slightly rustic, modern-vintage style featuring lots of beautiful dark woods. We like that they make an effort to use sustainable, eco-friendly materials that are also more likely to be child-safe. Perhaps best of all, all of Commune’s pieces are sized to fit small spaces, perfect for apartment living!
King Living: Australia’s most-awarded furniture company, King Living is renowned for its innovative, high-quality pieces that combine comfort and style with flexibility and durability. Its known for its modular sofas, chairs, beds and outdoor furniture, all of which can be sized and re-arranged to suit your exact needs and the demands of your space.
22 Kallang Avenue, #01-00 Hong Aik Building, Singapore 339413
Taylor B Design: This expat fave isn’t cheap, but has a great selection of stylish sofas. Many of the most comfortable couches we’ve sat on at friends’ places seem to have come from Taylor B. Snap something up as soon as you see it because it probably won’t be there next time – this stuff goes quick!
65 Mohamed Sultan Road, Singapore 239003
Image by Taylor B Design