Furniture in Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg is one of the biggest cities of South Africa and it is widely considered as the trading capital of the country. No wonder, there are so many great furniture brands based here and you can get to find some real gems of furniture stores in this city, some of them even being the specialty of Johannesburg. Let us get to see some of the best furniture stores we can suggest you to visit if you live, plan to stay or just hunt for specialties in this great city.

Johannesburg has countless great furniture stores, many of which offer classic furniture that you can also get to find in its stores of affordable furniture chains, which include Furniture City and OK Furniture that you can get to find in the suburbs and at the shopping centres in high numbers. Johannesburg’s own furniture chain belongs to Bakos Brothers, who have built a real local furniture empire, which includes complete room furniture for lounge, bedroom and dining room. You can find over 10 stores of Bakos Brothers all across the city.

However, you can get to find many more unique stores here, which include one of Johannesburg’s main specialties, its great French furniture stores. You can get to find outstanding French country furniture, Provence style furniture and even antique and classic style French furniture in Johannesburg. Check out the stores of Le Chateau that you can find in Fourways, Cottonwood or at Kramerville, or the beautiful store of French Attic, which you can get to find in West Turffontein and it houses outstanding renovated rustic French country furniture alongside French / Provence style accessories and kitchenware.

Apart from quality French import furniture, you can get to find several great independent furniture brands that are well worth checking out and these include the following:

• Block & Chisel - along Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood
One of the classiest furniture brands of South Africa, at Block & Chisel you are assured to find only handmade unique and original furniture on its best. The beauty of Block & Chisel made the brand famous countrywide. Offering great deal of British town and country furniture the collections of the brand fit perfectly in any and every home. Block and Chisel has stores in Johannesburg and Cape Town.

• Smileys at Home - Rivonia Rd, Illovo, Johannesburg
This store is a real gold mine for those looking for unique wood furniture and accessories on a high level that are brought from every area of the world. The great store houses some of the most beautiful chandeliers in South Africa.

• La Grange - Kramerville
La Grande deals with exclusive imported furniture that it sells beautifully renovated in its stores that are located in Cape Town and Johannesburg. The store is quite expensive but it’s great for buying statement pieces and beautifully restored antique furniture mainly arriving from France.

Décor stores: no flat is fully beautiful without adequate amount of fitting decoration.
• l’Émile et Son: this great store has all the most unique home ware and kitchen ware alongside tons of decorations for every home. LÉmile and Son have its store in the downtown of Johannesburg but it also sells all of its goods online.

• Room Online: this eco-deco store is a great example of the smartness of South Africans who have made eco-furniture and eco-decoration an art and a lifestyle all in one. Check out the decorations of Room Online online.

Johannesburg is a great city, when it comes to furniture and decorations. Check out its specialty French furniture stores and all the upper mentioned brands to create or re-create your home.