The Perfect Home, Outfitted by New York's Finest
There's nothing we look forward to more than discovering new talent in the home décor market. It's no surprise the city that never sleeps is busy turning out some of the most innovative and exciting brands on the scene. From bespoke home furnishings to eco-sourced linens, we've rounded up our favorite up-and-coming tastemakers to stylishly outfit every room in the house. Get ready for a proper introduction to New York's finest; these emerging independent brands are well worth supporting. Consider this your seat at the cool kids' table.
Specializing in vintage and antique textiles hand-plucked from estate sales, auctions, and markets around the country, Sharktooth is an eco-friendly purveyor of stunning area rugs and linens that promise to make a sweeping entrance in any foyer. Pair with off-kilter vintage scores and pepper in a few boutique contemporary discoveries to nail the well-traveled brownstone look.
We have a serious crush on NYC-based interior décor site TRNK. The online destination is a modern-day mecca for masculine furnishings and bachelor-pad–worthy upgrades. With an inventory that includes everything from Jean Dubuffet lithographs to contemporary leather sofas, it's a one-stop shop for outfitting only the most well-appointed of dens.
In February 2014, Greenpoint Brooklyn concept boutique Wolves Within launched an extension of its immaculately honed aesthetic via the seasonal pop-up Home of the Brave. Chock-full of artisanal finds and distinctive treasures, it's a must for anyone on the hunt for conversation pieces—serving up anything from textiles to insanely chic coffee makers.
Brooklyn boutique Beam offers up a wide array of clever accessories and unique independent brand furnishings you won't find elsewhere. It's at the tip top of our list for sourcing the perfect hostess gift or leveling up our kitchen shelfie game.
Fine furniture designer UHURU is a Brooklyn original we consistently swoon over. The raw, industrial silhouettes are masculine and organic, effortless juxtaposing big-city cool with a sleek, natural aesthetic.
Opened in 2012, Collyer's Mansion is a Brooklyn go-to for original curated finds. The eclectic offering includes eco-friendly furniture, original artwork, and a range of handmade homewares and accessories.
Brooklyn-founded company Brooklinen sells high-quality linens at an enviable price point. Its super-soft bedding is as cost-efficient as it is luxurious—so much so that you'll be want to scoop up multiple sets.
Brooklyn-based Quiet Town is carving out a new niche in the bathroom décor arena. With hand-woven rug designs and faded canvas curtains composed of organic fabrics, lush neutral color pallets, and luxury brass detailing, the vibe mixes effortless, minimalistic chic with bold wanderlust appeal. We need everything in the new collection.
Brooklyn's Evan Z. Crane creates heirloom furnishings filled with soulful, spirited touches. Their meticulously crafted designs often feature flourishes of unexpected materiality, from Icelandic sheep hides to oxidized maple drawers. The inventive approach to design makes it an inspired resource for children's room furnishings with decidedly grown-up appeal.
Brooklyn-based boutique Items of Interest offers up a host of thoughtfully sourced furnishings alongside their full menu of interior design services. We're swooning over the brand's award-winning children's furniture, which includes arguably the coolest loft beds in existence. Build your own fort? Yes, that is a feature on the company's site.
It doesn't get any more whimsical than NYC-based children's brand Oeuf. From organic cotton bedding to playful décor and hand-stitched toys, the company's youthful aesthetic is flush with clean lines; subdued, tranquil tones; and natural materials. This sublime wonderland of children's goods is the epitome of dreamy, edited chic.
What brand is your favorite? We want to know what caught your eye.