Sweden is known worldwide for IKEA, but there is so much more to be found than furniture in flat packs. Stockholm is one of the world’s best shopping cities for the interior design and decor fans who are looking for that special something.
The city is full of great stores where you can find furniture and interior design with style, quality and personality for your home. Or how about a gift for your loved ones? Welcome to Sweden’s furnishing heaven!
We have listed Stockholm 20 best furniture and interior design shops. And all the stores also have an online shop if you rather shop from the comfort of your home.
Afroart has been around since 1967 and currently has two stores in Stockholm. It’s run by six textile designers that in collaboration with local craftspersons from all around the world create ethnic crafts for the Swedish market. The idea is to use design as a tool to develop and market adapt traditional craftsmanship in order to create jobs in developing countries. The import is done directly from the craftpersons or through fair trade organizations and the stores are real color explosions full of beautiful things and genuine craftsmanship.
Hornsgatan 58, Södermalm
Norrtullsgatan 10, Vasastan
Asplund in central Stockholm offers handpicked and modern furniture and accessories in stylish design and high quality. The shop sells its own brand Asplund with furniture, carpets and accessorarer of Swedish designers such as Thomas Sandell, as well as selected items from today’s most prestigious international brands and designers. In addition, the company has developed its own kitchen brand Asplund Kitchen if you would like to update your kitchen.
Sibyllegatan 31, Östermalm
Photo: Martin Kull
Do you like kitsch? Then you should head to Södermalm where you will find the kitsch heaven and a fabulous store. Pink flamingos, crazy lighting chains, hooks in the form of moose heads, yes here you can find everything you could ever think of. And you are guaranteed to be surprised by the ingenuity even if you thought you had seen everything when it comes to interior design. This is a store that just has to be experienced – and you never know what you’ll have in your shopping bag when you leave. If nothing else, you will ge in a good mood because of all the colors, shapes and patterns.
Bondegatan 34, Södermalm
Design House Stockholm
Photo: Design House Stockholm
Design House Stockholm is an innovative Swedish company that has now developed into an international brand. The company is a platform for a variety of designers who create contemporary, stylish and Scandinavian design. Their flagship store can be found on the department store NK, and if you’re looking for beautiful and functional furniture and interior design you will certainly not be disappointed. And don’t forget to look at NK’s other furnishings range where you will find brands such as Missoni Home, Lexington, Ralph Lauren och Himla.
NK, Hamngatan 18-20, Norrmalm
Photo: Ekerö Möbler
A visit to Ekerö Möbler requires you trip a bit outside the city, but it’s definitely worth it when you arrive at one of Stockholm’s most beautiful surroundings (and the parking is free). The store is located in an old barn house in the island Ekerö in Mälaren and offers four floors of hand-picked indoor and outdoor furniture such as dining room furniture, sofas, lounge furniture, umbrellas, lounge chairs, grills, and accessories. The range of outdoor furniture is also Sweden’s largest.
Malmviks Gårdsväg 6, Drottningholm
Frank Form on Kungsholmen offers design and furnishings that stand out from the rest, and that you will not find in other stores. Consider it a counterweight to all the chains, the standardized and boring range of products. The focus is on new, unique and exciting design that will surprise you, and here you will find everything you want – and things you didn’t know you wanted. And the store does not only offer interior but also clothing, handbags, accessories, and jewels.
Kungsholmsgatan 20, Kungsholmen
This shop on Lidingö is filled with handpicked furnishings from floor to ceiling. Here you’ll find classic furnishings, reproductions, antiques, vintage, textiles, and flowers. All with style and quality, and to not be inspired in here is almost impossible.
Stockholmsvägen 60, Lidingö
Trendy Habitat located in the mall Skrapan on Södermalm, Mall of Scandinavia, Sickla and Täby, offers a broad, modern and affordable range of furniture, interior design, textiles, lighting and more. The well-known British chain has been around for 50 years and continues to offer the best things for those who want to decorate their home with style. The store also houses Selected by R.O.O.M. with selected well-known brands such as House Doctor, Nicolas Vahé, and Mateus.
Skrapan, Götgatan 78, Södermalm
Mall of Scandinavia, Stjärntorget 2, Solna
Sickla köpkvarter, Simbagatan 10, Nacka
Täby C, Täby torg 4, Täby
Photo: Illums Bolighus
Even if you are in Sweden and Stockholm, it doesn’t hurt to take a look at what our neighbors, the Danes, have to offer when it comes to interior design. Because it’s not bad at all. Illums Bolighus, founded in 1925, has been Denmark’s international flagship for generations when it comes to modern lifestyle, design and decoration, and has contributed greatly to the Danish design’s strong international position. In the attractive shop in downtown, where you’ll find both Danish, Scandinavian, and international quality design, you are sure to be seduced by the inspiring and stylish arrangements and environments.
Hamngatan 27, Norrmalm
Littlephant is a Swedish brand, founded by Camilla Lundsten, with focus on designing products that make you smile. Creativity, attitude, unique patterns and quirky expressions is some of the things that makes this brand one of a kind. They have a showroom on Östermalm and a webshop where you can find fantastic interior for your home – wallpapers, prints, pouffes, storage, textiles, porcelain and much more. And if you have little ones they will definitely like the kids interior and toys. Another great thing about Littlephant is that some of the profit goes straight to charity.
Runebergsgatan 3, Östermalm
Carl Malmsten is known as one of Sweden’s most interesting interior designers and furniture makers of all time. This is his own shop, which he started in 1940 and was responsible for until his death in 1972. In the shop Malmsten classics and the new generation of designers meet, and you’ll find Scandinavian products of very high quality and a craft where the materials are authentic and will sustain for a long time. And it’s no coincidence that Malmstensbutiken year after year is selected as one of the most interesting interior design stores of leading interior design and travel press.
Strandvägen 5B, Östermalm
Modernity is must for those interested in high-quality 1900s design of primarily Scandinavian designers, and the shop has been named one of the world’s top sources for modern Scandinavian furniture. It offers a comprehensive range of furniture, ceramics, glass, lighting, and jewelry. The shop also supplies pieces to international collectors and museums including MoMA and the Cooper Hewitt Museum in New York.
Sibyllegatan 6, Östermalm
To visit the classic Nordiska Galleriet is like visiting a design museum. There are few in Europe that beats this store when it comes to the range of star designers and famous international suppliers. Here you can find all the best designers from Denmark, Finland, Italy, United States etc. And of course Sweden as well. In the extensive range are all well-known design classics such as the Barcelona chair, the PH lamp, the Tulip chair, and the Eames chair. The prices are high – but on the other hand, the furniture and interior design you buy here are investments for life.
Nybrogatan 11, Östermalm
Oscar & Clothilde
Photo: Ellinor Hall
A visit to the inspiring store Oscar & Clothilde, located near Stureplan, is an experience that you definitely should not miss if you are looking for something special and personal for your home. The shop, with an exclusive French touch, has a wide range of exciting and tasteful products with roots in different cultures and eras at good prices. And if you’re wondering about the store name, it is based on the two imaginary characters Oscar and Clothilde who together travel around and collect nice things to their shop. Oscar is an English writer and eccentric esthete and Clothilde a French cultural person.
Birger Jarlsgatan 27, Norrmalm
In the middle of Stockholm near Stureplan, you will find the popular and personal furniture and interior design store Plan Ett. In this 400-square-foot store you’ll find a charming mix of furniture, lighting, carpets, and interior design in high quality. There are both timeless classics and the latest furniture news from both Swedish and international designers.
Birger Jarlsgatan 32, Östermalm
Stilrummet is the shop for the person with interior design dreams. Here you’ll find a mix of old and new, and both large and small furniture items for your home, always with style, elegance and lasting quality. In addition, the shop arranges courses in painting, for example.
Brahegatan 19, Östermalm
Photo: Svenskt Tenn
Svenskt Tenn is a classic interior design company with a store on the beautiful Strandvägen in Stockholm. The company was founded in 1924 by Estrid Ericson, and ten years later the Austrian pattern master Josef Frank was tied to it. Frank became one of Sweden’s most important designers, and together they created the elegant and boldly patterned personal interior design style that continues to pervade the collection to this day. A visit to the shop is a true inspiration journey, and the store offers everything from textiles and wallpaper to furniture and lighting. And do not miss the chance to have tea in the stunning tea room!
Strandvägen 5, Östermalm
If you are looking for quality furniture at great prices and don’t mind to head outside Stockholm city, we recommend a visit to Sweef in Nacka. Here you’ll find a constantly updated and nice range of exclusive and popular products in high quality and stylish design – from small cushions to large sofas. The shop focuses primarily on e-commerce, but you can also visit the store’s showroom in Nacka, located next to the mall Nacka Forum.
Värmdövägen 195, Nacka
Photo: Syster Lycklig
When you enter the cozy shop Syster Lycklig (‘Happy Sister’) you’re greeted by a color explosion with a modern country-style touch. The happy sisters are named Anna and Tina and they offer an exciting mix of furniture and interior design for your home, and nice gifts for yourself or your loved ones.
Tegnérgatan 12, Vasastan
Urban Outfitters, isn’t that a clothing store you say. Sure, it is. But the store, which is part of the American chain, also offers a section with stunning interior design, cards and things if you’re looking for the perfect gift for yourself or someone else.
Mood Stockholm, Regeringsgatan 57, Norrmalm
We hope you’ll find something nice for your home in Stockholm’s furniture and interior design stores!
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