If you’re in the market to renovate or redecorate your current home, or you’re expecting to move in the not-too-distant future, then once you’ve decided on a guest list for the housewarming, you’re going to want to turn your attention to actually filling your home with furniture. It can be all too easy to shop at mainstream furniture stores that offer quick and easy buying solutions. While that’s great, the quality you receive is, in general, relative to what you pay.
For furniture that will last you years, both in terms of structural integrity and design, you’re going to want to visit independent furniture stores that either manufacture their own furniture or make it their business to import only the finest quality pieces from both domestic and international brands.
For the people of Adelaide, there is a healthy selection of furniture stores stocking high-quality pieces for the living room, dining room, bedroom and outdoor areas that will allow you to make your house a home. And we’ve done the hard work to bring you a list of the very best (not to mention, the coolest too).
Reality Furniture has been manufacturing bespoke furniture tailored to each client's individual needs since 1997. All pieces are designed and made at the company's workroom in Newton and the team is so confident its pieces are of the best possible quality, that it provides a number of guarantees.
Address: 2 Antonio Court, Newton, 5074
Phone: 08 8336 4842
Now into its fifth-generation of ownership, Berkowitz Furniture continues to be committed to selling pieces that you will want to keep in your home for years to come. You'll find mainly sofas, lounges and chairs in stock, alongside a solid choice of dining room furniture and coffee tables. A decent chunk of the Berkowtiz's collection are Australian made too, meaning you will be supporting local and ensuring you receive pieces of genuine quality.
Address: 19b/121 Railway Terrace, Mile End, 5031
Phone: 08 8234 6444
BUILT Furniture is the place to go for handmade, Australian-designed timber furniture. Founded in 2012, BUILT has gone on to create pieces that deliver a genuine wow-factor for a wide range of clients. 3D design software allows BUILT to show customers what their designs will look like before they're put into production and all timbers used (there are 9 varieties) is sustainably sourced
Address: 239 Port Road, Queenstown, 5014
Phone: 08 8341 0009
Kimberly James Furniture
Originally known as Classic Timber Furniture before then-owners handed the reigns over to Kimberly and James, this Adelaide furniture store remains family owned and puts a strong focus on delivering not only great pieces of furniture, but even greater customer service. The company doesn't manufacture its own furniture, but does have a list of strict criteria that needs to be ticked off when searching for suppliers from Australia and further afield.
With the living room, dining room, bedroom, outdoor and office all catered for, you're sure to find pieces that you'll love.
Address: 80 Grove Avenue, Marleston, 5033
Phone: 08 8293 8966
If furniture with a certain European flair is what you're looking for then you can't not pop your head into DOMO. The furniture company has stores around Australia and has cemented itself as one of the must-visit stores for all things contemporary, classic and occasional with regards to European furniture.
Whether you're looking to furnish indoors or outdoors, or just install some new lights, DOMO has it all.
Address: 164 O'Connell Street, North Adelaide, 5006
Phone: 08 8361 7388
Transforma has been firmly established in Adelaide for over 40 years. Alongside its own brand of furniture designed in-house, Transforma has also formed exclusive partnerships with a carefully curated list of European suppliers. With a mantra to "make Adelaide the most beautiful city in the world, one home at a time", Transforma welcomes anyone to the quite frankly huge showroom and to walk away knowing their rooms are going to look a million dollars.
Address: 21 Kensington Road, Norwood, 5067
Phone: 08 8332 4044
Mathews Furniture only designs and manufactures its own pieces. You won't find any imports here, so if you're after something truly personal, or you have a tricky spot to fill in your home, then the team will be your best port of call to create something truly unique.
Alternatively, if you already have a piece of furniture that is on its last legs but you can't be without, the team at Mathews will offer solutions to bring it back to life.
Address: 33 Provident Avenue, Glynde, 5070
Phone: 08 8365 7044
Razzino Outdoors Furniture
As the name suggests, if you've got an outdoor space that needs decking out, Razzino should be on your list of specialist stores to visit. You probably won't need to visit any other stores once you do, as Razzino stocks a comprehensive selection of pieces that not only look good, but are of the utmost quality with price tags that belie them. The company makes a conscientious effort to ensure all customers are treated to excellent service and that prices are kept low, even if it means profit margins take a hit.