15 Top Interior Design Resources: Furniture Marketplaces & Other Trade Tools
Looking for the best online interior design resources and tools? Look no further! These 15 furniture marketplaces and online trade-only services are sure to offer all you have been looking for and more! Source the most unique and luxurious furniture and decor, from the best new products to the most exquisite antiques. Find well-priced quality pieces from trusted vendors and portfolios of top interior designers. Be inspired by current and highly-curated interior design content. And streamline sourcing and interior design procurement services. Each of these interior design resources offers something slightly different, but they all have two things in common – great design and great features to help you be the best in interior design!
A Note for Designers: For the sites with public-facing access be sure to check out their Trade Programs for special design trade pricing and tools!
“Meritocracy in design and transparency in business”
New to the space, eporta is an all-in-one platform built to take interiors projects from sourcing all the way through installation at trade prices. With over 1,200 suppliers and 10,000 of top interior designers using the platform, eporta is definitely worth exploring!
“The Most Beautiful Crafts from Italy”
Born to arouse and celebrate a desire for beauty in everyday life, Artemest travels throughout Italy to bring the finest handmade artisan products. From home decor and fine art to jewelry, if you are looking for made in Italy craftsmanship this is the place to go!
“Shop the Most Beautiful Things on Earth”
If you are looking for the world’s most iconic pieces and signature works of art, look no further! 1stdibs offers an exceptional collection of highly vetted professional sellers and top of the line customer service. Prices are guaranteed lowest available and with full insurance and buyer protection, you can shop with confidence every time.
“Where Design Lover’s Buy & Sell”
In the market for vintage decor? Chairish is the leading online marketplace for design lovers to buy and sell chic vintage decor, furniture, and art. Each item is pre-screened to ensure it meets the highest quality standards, Chairish orchestrates shipping or you can pick up your piece in person. And with a two-day return window, you can trust every purchase you make on Chairish.
“A Decorative Arts Society, The New Online Home for the World’s Top Modernism and Antique Dealers”
So modernish and antique furniture and decor are on your sourcing list? Then DECASO is your go-to source. Developed in collaboration with the leading dealers in the world, DECASO offers an ultra-curated selection of authentic and truly exceptional items.
“When Inspired Design Morphs Something Useful Into an Object of Desire”
The ultimate trade-focused luxury furniture source, DeMorais International’s highly curated collection of unique pieces is sure to deliver on your most extravagant and bespoke design needs. DI’s portfolio of ten distinct European-based brands offers a large scope of products from furnishings and lighting to art, textiles, fur and custom rugs. With a team savvy in the ways of interior design, DI becomes your partner in design ensuring the highest level of service from quote to installation. DI takes the frustration out of the international ordering process and it a must know when it comes to interior design resources.
“Discover & Shop Luxury Interiors Online”
When it comes to sourcing high-end furnishings LuxDeco is a must! With a deep understanding that shopping for luxury furniture and home decor can be both challenging and time-consuming, LuxDeco’s curated selection means an enjoyable and effort-free shopping experience.
Steelyard (Formerly TODL)
“The product information resource exclusively for the professional interior designer”
Formerly known as TODL, Steelyard is a free platform for designers to search products and connect with the industry’s best brands and their trade programs. A one-stop-B2B-shop for opening trade accounts, requesting samples, quotes, and orders. Whether you’re looking for go-to giants or hunting for bespoke and emerging artisans, Steelyard is constantly working to provide you with an extensive selection of products and online tools to meet all your design needs.
Luxe Interiors + Design
“The Destination Where Design Connects”
Inspiring editorial, an extensive list of design resources including product and service providers, LuxeSource is a great source for inspiration.
Sotheby’s Home (Formerly Viyet)
“The marketplace for buying and consigning designer furniture”
What do you do with beautiful designer furniture, accessories, and artwork when it’s time to move on? That’s precisely the problem Sotheby’s Home (formerly Viyet) set out to solve. In 2018 Sotheby’s acquired Viyet making it one of the most powerful curated consignment marketplaces for design aficionados to buy and sell the best in pre-owned décor, antiques, and so much more.
“we upgrade your interior sourcing!”
nuucon is a smart solution for interior experts. Find emerging and bestselling brands. Get direct access to products all over the world without leaving your office. Streamline your order process and get free assistance from nuucon’s experts.
“Furniture, home decor, & more. Handmade just for you.”
In the world of interior design, customization is essential. On CustomMade’s marketplace you describe what you want, get quotes from makers and get it made.
“Cut Sourcing Time in Half”
Finally, a single place to browse, get quotes and purchase from over 1,000 different trade-only manufacturers! DesignerInc provides an all in one, trade-only place to search and filter through 1,000 manufacturers and over 200,000 trade-only items. No cost to you – just like a multi-line showroom, DesignerInc is paid by commissions from the manufacturer.
“The Platform for Architecture and Design”
This massive showcase for premium design products and materials is the number one online community for the trade. If you are in sourcing mode Architonic should most definitely be one of the interior design resources in your repretoire!
“Find the World’s Finest Interior Design Products & Professionals”
Products. Professionals. Journal. Dering Hall makes it easier to find and be found. On a mission to make great design accessible, Dering Hall is a source for inspiration, a curated list of high-end products and a great directory of top professionals.
Words by Anna Bimba