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

Updated 09/11/19

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 ten brick-and-mortar and online stores for the best affordable modern furniture.

Target

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 $300 $285
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Project 62 Manila Cylinder Drum Accent Table $70 $65
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Project 62 Sayer Coffee Table White $150 $127
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Amazon

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 $549
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Isamu Noguchi Style Coffee Table, Walnut
Rivet Poly and Bark Sculpture Coffee Table $310
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Homfa Nesting Coffee End Tables $40
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Article

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
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Article Emil Mid-Century Modern Sofa $1049
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Article Sede Mid-Century Modern Counter Stool $289
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IKEA

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.

Look for unexpected modern finds at Ikea.

IKEA Stockholm TV Unit $399
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IKEA Fanbyn Bar Table $169
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IKEA Stockholm Nesting Tables, Set of 2 $279
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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
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Wood Anton Accent Table: Natural by World Market
Cost Plus World Market Wood Anton Accent Table $120
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Wood and Metal Inlay Dustin Cabinet: Brown by World Market
Cost Plus World Market Wood and Metal Inlay Dustin Cabinet $550
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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 $265
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Rove Concepts Anderson Sofa $1575
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Rove Concepts Lars Dining Table $1090
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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 $899
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Stella Faux Fur Chair
Urban Outfitters Fur Shag Chair $149
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Mid-century fold out desk by Urban Outfitters
Urban Outfitters Mid-century Fold Out Desk $429 $399
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Contemporary Furniture Warehouse

This online retailer of modern furnishings and décor offers a dizzying array of brands, whether you're on the hunt for a contemporary sofa, media console, headboard, or bar cart. Shop customer brand favorites including Zuo Modern, Modway Furniture, Compamia, and DesignLabMN.

Nova Domus Soria Modern Walnut Dresser by Vig
Vig Nova Domus Soria Modern Walnut Dresser $1075 $879
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Margot Pink Velvet Chaise by Meridian
Meridian Margot Pink Velvet Chaise $1840 $1035
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Industrial modern square concrete and rust colored coffee table by Vig
Vig Industrial Modern Square Concrete and Rust Coffee Table $949 $770
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Blu Dot

While Blu Dot's covetable collection of lounge chairs, sofas, and side tables tend to run pricier than other brands in this list, the secret to scoring savings with this furniture brand is to shop its outlet section. There, find everything from shelving to dining tables.

Bank Velvet Bench by Blue Dot in Mahogany Velvet
Blu Dot Bank Velvet Bench $1099
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Buddy Counter Stool in Walnut by Blu Dot
Blu Dot Buddy "Walnut" Counter Stool $649
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Cleon Small Sectional Sofa by Blu Dot in Tait Charcoal
Blu Dot Cleon Small Sectional Sofa $2999
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Inmod

Inmod is an online marketplace where you're sure to find décor in every style imaginable, from midcentury, to industrial chic and Scandinavian sleek. Although its items land on the higher end of this roundup's price range, expect to pay much lower than original prices for bedroom sets, office furniture, outdoor furnishings and more.

Swag Leg Desk by Inmod
Inmod Swag Leg Desk $1999 $645
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Daphne Modern Chair by Armen Living
Armen Living Daphne Modern Chair $340 $189
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Multi Table with Trestle Base by Tema Home
Tema Home Multi Table with Trestle Base $987 $759
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Joy Bird

Vibrant and muted sectionals, sofas, and bedroom furnishings are both stylish and won't make your wallet weep. Their designs tend to lean midcentury, which is ok with us because it's still totally on-trend. We're partial to Joy Bird's fun fabric colors like cobalt blue and mustard yellow.

Soto chair by Joybird
Joybird Soto Chair $949 $664
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Briar sofa by Joybird in Royale Cobalt and Mocha
Joybird Briar Sofa $1949 $1364
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Morgan Dining Chair by Joybird in Cordova Amber
Joybird Morgan "Cordova Amber" Dining Chair $548 $384
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Make any budget look luxe buy shopping affordable modern furniture at these stores.

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