Inspiring International Home Décor Shops in New York City

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Laura Farrell

New York City, a place renowned for its vibrant cultural melting pot and entrepreneurial spirit. Amidst the urban landscape, a diverse array of home décor shops awaits, each with a distinct international influence that adds a touch of global charm to the Big Apple. From the cosmopolitan streets of Manhattan to the trendsetting neighborhoods of Brooklyn, these ten carefully curated stores offer an unparalleled selection of furnishings and accessories that draw inspiration from around the world.
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The creative minds behind BoConcept blend elegance, a touch of beauty and simplistic designs to enhance sophistication and rich décor products in the home. Polishing off a line of furniture, BoConcept is adored for their modern, minimalist and innovative take on home designs. This concept has been driving their market since 1952. The Danish company showcases furniture and accessories enlighten sophistication with a futuristic flair into any room.


Feminine and fun, Marimekko embraces playful prints and pastel colors to cozy up any room. The Finnish company caters a range of home treasures such as fabric, clothing and bags and accessories. Marimekko seizes its Finnish roots to create smart decors with bold designs to craft any room with an audacious yet simple touch.

Ligne Roset

Quirky, minimal and utterly modern, the French home designs crafted by Ligne Roset bring an edgy yet fresh atmosphere into any room. The company includes an entire line of living, dining, sleeping, working, lighting, and outdoor décor products. Ligne Roset reins as a young and bold way to style a room by designing pieces that emphasize bright standout colors while using unusual forms and geometric angles to shape the furniture. Ligne Roset utilizes innovation in order to emphasize class and sophistication.


muji cooper square, new york

Basic color palettes fused with funky geometric designs come to life with the Japanese designs curated by MuJi. The store offers a variety of lifestyle products such as bath accessories, cookware and clothes. MuJi is especially adored for the affordable prices that lure in frugal decor shoppers. MuJi is a one-stop-shop for all home decor needs that adds a twist of cool, smart, and innovation to any living space.


Starting off as a kitchen supplies shop based in Italy, Alessi has now grown into an international store offering an entire line of home furnishings. Items such as eggcups, glass sets, décor baskets and so much more compose the inventory for those who seek intriguing and elegant designs in their home. Alessi produces products for the kitchen, bar, as well as electrical appliances, tables and personal items. Styles embody quirky shapes and primitive bright colors permitting a playful ambiance to warm the home.


Rich caramels, sophisticated mochas, basic blacks and a touch of crème is the general color palette for Aero designs, but the collection embodies rich reds or a pop of color for depth for certain selections. Aero home décor is famously known for embracing vintage style with traditional antique décor to light up a room with a royalty feel. The designs are traditional, manifesting a French and Italian influence. For 20 years, Aero has claimed Soho as its stomping grounds in New York while incorporating a ‘twin’ store Aero Design Studio in the same space.

Global Table

Global Table, Manhattan

Candles, plates, tea sets and vases originating from around the world reach Global Table to provide New Yorkers with modern ethnic style for home. furnishing décor items emphasize simple lines with vivid finishes, and most items are set at affordable prices. Unique cuts, playful colors and simplistic designs are the overall theme for the Global Table, enticing shoppers who seek cultural décor pieces that won’t overpower a room – or a banking account.

Demolition Depot

Famous for hailing an unusual selection of antique fixtures and architectural elements, the Demolition Depot based out of Harlem integrates all styles and designs into their store, offering home décor enthusiasts the opportunity to scout out rare, antique appliances that are well kept. The Demolition Depot is also known for including a wide inventory online for all categories of the home including appliances, artwork, fireplace accessories, doors, frames and beyond. The Demolition Depot is possibly the one rare opportunity where a shopper can purchase an Italian Statuary Marble over mantle, an oil painting of Chinese architecture and a bronze cross from a Bronx monastery in one place. Antique gurus and those seeking a one-of-a-kind touch for the home, the Demolition Depot has a selection that can’t be duplicated anywhere else.

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