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Where to buy interior furniture similar to Habitat in the UK?

Hi all,

We are in need of completely furnishing a new flat and need to buy lots of furniture. From beds, futons, couch, etc..

In the UK there is a store called Habitat that has relatively fair prices and good designs. Is there anything like this in Zurich?

We will of course be getting pieces from Ikea but they don't have everything we like. We also are keen to see other selections and designs from other furniture shops. I don't want to spend an extravagant amount of money on each piece but willing to look at options.

We went to another shop called Interio in Spreitenbach - maybe another furniture shop similar in the area?

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Old 21.03.2015, 09:37
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Re: Where to buy interior furniture similar to Habitat in the UK?

Habitat closed down around three years ago I think. Are they reopened?
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Re: Where to buy interior furniture similar to Habitat in the UK?

Pfister for more expensive stuff. Interio, TopTip, Micasa and Fly for more affordable options and Conforama for cheap and cheerful ( similar to IKEA) stuff.

There is also Maison du Monde which has some nice stuff too but maybe not in your area.
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Re: Where to buy interior furniture similar to Habitat in the UK?

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Pfister for more expensive stuff. Interio, TopTip, Micasa and Fly for more affordable options and Conforama for cheap and cheerful ( similar to IKEA) stuff.

There is also Maison du Monde which has some nice stuff too but maybe not in your area.
This is really helpful, thank you for the tips!!

MsWorWoo - the Habitat on Regent Street closed (and now there is a Burberry flagship store in its place) however there are loads of other locations around - next biggest one is the one in Tottenham Ct Rd.
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Re: Where to buy interior furniture similar to Habitat in the UK?

We recently furnished an apartment and also didn't solely want items from ikea. We used micasa, interio, maisons du monde, john Lewis export department through Oxford strre store and mobel egger in eschenbach.
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Re: Where to buy interior furniture similar to Habitat in the UK?

Kare in Duebendorf has some nice stuff.
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Re: Where to buy interior furniture similar to Habitat in the UK?

Have you looked in the furniture and homeware sections of the Jelmoli and Globus department stores on Bahnofstrasse, Zurich yet?
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Re: Where to buy interior furniture similar to Habitat in the UK?

Very close to Ikea and Interio in Spreitenbach are Micasa, Conforama, Pfister and TopTip, all in the same shopping centre within 5 minutes walk of each other. So you should be able to blitz them all in one go, if that's what you want to do. Fly was very interesting, but the one in Spreitenbach closed.

Micasa is not cheap...
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Re: Where to buy interior furniture similar to Habitat in the UK?

Yes, Fly is closing all stores in CH. But some good deals now if you get there before they close.
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Re: Where to buy interior furniture similar to Habitat in the UK?

Thanks everyone for the suggestions again. We've been going up to Dietlikon a lot as there's lots of furniture stores all in one area.

Just an FYI - if anyone else is in market for new furniture, if you're a member of Interio's points programme (it's free to join) - this friday 27th March they have a members event where from 15.00-22.00 they'll open late, buy items at 10% discount - they'll be serving canapes and prosecco too - I'll be there as I have a few things to get - might as well wait for the discount!
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Re: Where to buy interior furniture similar to Habitat in the UK?

Probably not much use for the OP, but Habitat have a shop in Annemasse, just outside Geneva. http://www.habitat.fr/shop/annemasse

The nearest for the Swiss-Germans seems to be in Strasbourg though...
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