Though IKEA will always have a soft spot in our hearts, some design decisions need to be made with longevity in mind. If you've found your dream home and plan to stay there a lifetime, it's worth seeking furniture pieces that will work through decades of life moments with you. Sometimes, the investment into a furniture piece that you know will become an heirloom later on in life is worth the splurge.
With these names in mind, hunt around antique shops. You may get lucky and be able to score a used piece for less!
But where do you start when looking for high-end furniture? Some luxury home décor brands are more about name recognition than quality—but not the ones we're about to share with you. In fact, these luxury home décor brands put quality, innovative designs, and craftsmanship above all else, so you know you're buying something to last. Ready to move on from big-box retailers into a more high-end market? These are some of our favorite luxury home décor brands.
Since 1927, Italian brand Cassina has brought forward some of the most highly recognized furniture designs of the 20th century by Le Corbusier, Charlotte Perriand, Marco Zanuso, Vico Magistretti, Gaetano Pesce, and Gio Ponti. It's a must-visit destination for high-end design.
Founded in New York City in 2011, Egg Collective is the brainchild of three female designers—Stephanie Beamer, Crystal Ellis, and Hillary Petrie. The company creates eye-catching handcrafted furniture pieces that are intended to stand the test of time.
Lindsey Adelman is a bit like royalty in the high-end lighting world. With iconic designs like the branching bubbles chandeliers, she never fails to innovate with new eye-catching products that command world-class prices.
Hailing from Red Hook, Brooklyn, Fort Standard is a contemporary design studio that produces beautiful unique furniture pieces at the highest level of craftsmanship. If the furniture is a little too out of reach, the brand's accessories line FS Objects might not be.
Dimore Gallery is an eclectic furniture gallery based in Milan created by designers Emiliano Salci and Britt Moran of Dimore Studio. The gallery space blends contemporary and historical designs, some vintage and some produced by the creative duo.
Vonnegut/Kraft is a New York–based design studio created by Katrina Vonnegut and Brian Kraft. Founded on the principle that good design elevates our collective human experience, the duo creates unique furniture, lighting, and objects with astute attention to detail.
Most décor fans have likely come across the work of Apparatus Studio. The prolific design brand of Gabriel Hendifar and Jeremy Anderson has found its way into many high-end homes and hotels featured in shelter magazines in recent years. Their work is so unique, you never know what the next collection will bring.