We start our mission to catalog the best 100 Design Elements of New York City by selecting the best interior furniture shops and boutiques for you to enjoy while in New York, the Big Apple. From small shops and boutiques to grand flagships, there is a huge variety of sources to find the best interior design furniture and inspirations.
ABC Carpet & Home
888 Broadway, New York, NY 10003
Back in 1961, Jerome Weinrib opened this space in Broadway as just a carpet store. Nowadays, and with the renovation from his daughter Paulette Cole, the store has six floors of furniture, lighting and accessories.
Recently moved from SoHo to a space in the New York Design Center, Aero offers an array of home items hand-selected by (and some designed by) Thomas O’Brien, founder of AD100 firm Aero Studios.
DDC New York
134 Maddison Ave S, New York, NY 10010
DDC NYC (Domus Design Collection) is a luxurious, contemporary furniture shop filled with pieces to swoon over. DDC showcases over a hundred of designers, mostly European imports. It is claimed to be a designer’s paradise and one of NYC’s shopping secrets.
This elegant and high-end shop located in Soho has a big collection of the most extravagant goods from around the world and by the top designer brands of the planet.
25 W 29th St, New York, NY 10001
This is the place you wanna visit if you desire to have the best interior design pieces from big fancy events. The party planner Jung Lee collects and sells in this shop the most over the top objects from her previous jobs.
251 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10010
The midcentury enthusiast will go mad for Herman Miller’s New York flagship Store, which spans seven floors of furniture, accessories, and textiles from the manufacturer, as well as designs from Geiger and DWR, and fabrics from Maharam.
83 Wooster St, New York, NY 10012
Hudson Furniture, the New York furnishings and lighting company, moved to a 25,000-square-foot home in Chelsea, giving its high-octane designs even more room to breathe. In the lofty space, decorative moldings and stately Corinthian columns are paired with rugged concrete floors and cement-gray plaster walls.
MoMa Design Store
81 Spring St, New York, NY 10112
In its two locations, one across from the museum and one in SoHo, MoMA’s Design Store brings the best of the museum to the home. Its offerings include items that depict works in the museum’s collection as well as a selection of originally designed pieces meticulously curated by MoMA’s knowledgeable staff.
Pirch is not your ordinary home gadget purveyor. The three-floor space contains multiple in-situ setups where prospective customers can try out top-of-the-line appliances and fixtures before they buy. If that doesn’t entice you, maybe the client list will: Ken Fulk, Iris Apfel, and Geoffrey Zakarian are all fans of the store.
3 W 20th St, New York, NY 10011
The beloved, Portland, Oregon–based lighting and furniture purveyor made its move to New York due to high demand, opening an expansive shop in the Flatiron district that sells everything from switch plates to bedding.