Yes, Affordable Modern Furniture Exists—Here's Where to Find It

Updated 06/13/19

When it comes to keeping up with the latest interior design trends, sourcing affordable items is a must. Thankfully there are a ton of brands and retailers that offer seriously stylish and budget-friendly pieces to help you make your interior design dreams come true. If you're looking for modern décor with clean lines and simple designs at an affordable price, you just have to know where to look.

Shopping experts know that big retailers like Target, Amazon, and IKEA are actually home to some real hidden gems. There are also under-the-radar spots like Article and Rove Concepts that sell statement pieces that won't cost a fortune. Whether you're in the market for a chic new sofa or a trend-driven dining set, there's an affordable option out there that looks just as luxurious as any expensive buy. Head to these seven stores for the best affordable modern furniture.


Target has a great selection of affordable modern furniture thanks to its design-forward in-house brands like Project 62, Threshold, and Opalhouse. Project 62 has more of a midcentury-modern feel, Opalhouse offers eclectic bohemian pieces with a modern flair, and Threshold is known for contemporary staples. You also never know what unexpected treasures you might stumble upon in-store.

Opalhouse Morpho Swivel Velvet Arm Chair $250
Project 62 Manila Cylinder Drum Accent Table $66
Project 62 Sayer Coffee Table White $114


An unlikely home décor destination, Amazon has recently launched quite a few impressive furniture and design collection. Most notably, its brand Rivet has affordable modern furniture that rivals other more expensive brands. You can also snag deals from a variety of the retailer's additional offerings, including pieces from Zinus and Stone & Beam.

Rivet Farr Lotus Accent Chair $400
Isamu Noguchi Style Coffee Table, Walnut
Rivet Poly and Bark Sculpture Coffee Table $310
Homfa Nesting Coffee End Tables $39


For modern sofas, chairs, tables, and décor, head to Article. This lesser-known online store offers a variety of timeless pieces at a reasonable price to help you furnish your dream space. Prices stay low thanks to a simplified business model that only involves you, Article, and its manufacturer—no showrooms or salespeople.

Article Vena Mid-Century Modern Side Table $199
Article Emil Mid-Century Modern Sofa $1049
Article Sede Mid-Century Modern Counter Stool $289


The iconic yellow-and-blue IKEA logo practically screams affordable modern furniture. The Swedish retailer's no-muss, no-fuss pieces are often found in the first apartments of many young people, but also in the homes of design-savvy adults who seek out the sleek pieces that guests will never know are from IKEA.

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IKEA Stockholm TV Unit $389
IKEA Fanbyn Bar Table $169
IKEA Stockholm Nesting Tables, Set of 2 $279

Cost Plus World Market

Don't underestimate the affordable furniture offerings at Cost Plus World Market. You can find anything from midcentury-modern pieces to industrial statement items and furniture made specifically for small spaces.

Oatmeal Beige Quentin Chesterfield Sofa: Natural - Fabric by World Market
Cost Plus World Market Seafoam Green Tufted Garnett Chair $400
Wood Anton Accent Table: Natural by World Market
Cost Plus World Market Wood Anton Accent Table $120
Wood and Metal Inlay Dustin Cabinet: Brown by World Market
Cost Plus World Market Wood and Metal Inlay Dustin Cabinet $550

Rove Concepts

Modern furniture from Rove Concepts is made in small batches by artisans around the world. By overseeing its own workshops, it's able to offer high-quality products at low costs. Shop here for midcentury-inspired furnishings you'll be proud to show off in your home.

Rove Concepts Wishbone Chair $248
Rove Concepts Anderson Sofa $1350
Rove Concepts Lars Coffee Table $375

Urban Outfitters

Urban Outfitters may conjure up images of college dorm rooms and bohemian frills, but the youthful retailer still offers unique affordable modern furniture. You just have to do a little digging into their apartment section. Among the tapestries and macramé wall hangings are chic wooden coffee tables, modern dressers, and beautiful accent chairs.

Sydney Industrial Counter Set
Urban Outfitters Sydney Industrial Counter Set $699
Stella Faux Fur Chair
Urban Outfitters Stella Faux Fur Chair $149
Petra Desk
Urban Outfitters Petra Desk $379

Make any budget look luxe buy shopping affordable modern furniture at these stores.

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