There are some excellent furniture warehouses in Shanghai, many of them concentrated along Hongqiao Lu on the way to the airport and in western Changning. There is also great value to be had on custom-made items or Asian-style reproduced antiques. Hunting for antique furniture bargains is a favorite pastime for many expats.

Design MVW

Chinese designer Ming Xu and French architect Virginie Moriette established the design services studio Design MVW in 2005, and opened their showroom in the former French concession where they showcase their projects as well as their award-winning furniture collection.

Fri 9:30am-6:30pm, Sat 10am-7pm
Puxi: 322 Xingguo Road

Asia View

Asia View is a favourite among expats for Chinese-style furniture, though the store is now devoted to furnishings from throughout Asia.

Puxi: 233 Shaanxi Nan Lu

Casa Pagoda

For many, Casa Pagoda finds the balance between East and West. They specialise in stylish home furnishings as well as modern and old-style interiors.

Puxi: 15 Taikang Lu, by Sinan Lu

Pop Shanghai

Pop Shanghai offers unique (one-of-a-kind) and original homeware products.

Puxi: Room 310, 3/F, Bldg 1, Highstreet Loft, 508 Jiashan Lu

Markor Furnishings

Markor sells a wide variety of styles such as Victorian, Roman and Rococo.

Pudong: 388 Fushan Lu

Kava Kava

Kava Kava uses traditional Ming dynasty furniture designs with brighter colours for the modern age.

Puxi: 639 Honggu Lu, by Qingxi Lu
Pudong: 1301 Yingchun Lu, Century Park

Home Mart

Home Mart sells everything you could need in a modern home.

Hongqiao/Gubei: 1245 Wuzhong Lu
Pudong: 3799 Pudong Nan Lu


Each location sells a wide range of standard electrical appliances.

Puxi: 986 Changning Lu
Hongqiao: 160 Tianshan Zhi Lu
Pudong: 2330 Pudong Da Dao


When Swedish furniture maker IKEA opened in Shanghai in 1999, you could say it took the city by storm. The customer flow in IKEA’s Xuhui location ranks third globally. Their Pudong location is the second largest in the world.

Puxi: 126 Caoxi Lu, by Zhongshan Xi Lu
Pudong: 550 Linyu Lu, by Hunan Lu

Hola Home Furnishing

Variety of furniture, home supplies and appliances

Puxi: 5/F, Cloud Nine Shopping Mall, 1018 Changning Lu
Pudong: B/1, Shanghai Super Brand Mall, 168 Lujiazui Xi Lu

Jun He Classic Furniture

Jun He carries all kinds of quality handcrafted Chinese furniture.

Pudong: 54 Sifang Lu

Mü Furniture

Award-winning German designer Jutta Friedrichs’ company offers functional and affordable pieces of art for both commercial and home use. For the more creative lot, they also offer custom design services and private projects.

By appointment only
Puxi: 796B Julu Lu, by Fumin Lu, entrance at the back of La Grange restaurant
6247 2765

Elm Workshop

Elm Workshop uses seasoned northern Chinese elm and Asian mahogany to produce clean and classic hand made furniture.

Tue-Sun 10am-5pm
Pudong: 1501 Jinsui Lu, by Jinhai Lu
136 8164 2555, 136 8168 4222

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