Crate & Barrel, the furniture and home decor brand that's inspired hundreds of thousands of design themes is the quintessential mid-tier sophisticated contemporary modern brand. That was a mouthful to say, but if any home furniture brand deserves it, it's Crate & Barrel. If your design taste is anything from rustic to contemporary, you've likely shopped with them or one of their sub-brands like CB2.
There aren't many stores with as massive of an inventory and a clear reliable design aesthetic as Crate & Barrel.Pottery Barn is their closest competitor but there are several other brands share some of the same characteristics that you've come to know and love.
Check out our list of stores like Crate & Barrel, explore their similarities as well as the differences that may pique your interest. Much like a design theme that benefits from mixing and matching textures and colors your home benefits from mixing and matching different albeit cohesive brands.
1. Design Within Reach
Design Within Reach is a wonderful alternative to Crate & Barrel if your design tastes veer more modern minimalist. Or, you may find a lot of charming additions to your space if you want to mix and match aesthetics. Design Within Reach is well-known in the interior design world for sleek pieces that look incredibly high-end but at mid-tier prices. Every piece in their collection has the potential to add an interesting European touch to your sophisticated contemporary space.
The Nove Table is available for $4,490.
2. French Connection
If Crate & Barrel is your go-to destination for bedding, home accessories, and tapestries then keep your eye on French Connection. French Connection is a fashion brand known for its highly coveted clothing and they transfer that impeccable taste over to their home collection. At French Connection, you'll find comparably priced if not cheaper home accessories that would blend flawlessly into a primarily Crate & Barrel decorated room.
The Brooklyn Accent Pillow is available for $40.
3. Soho Home
Soho Home is an upscale lavish furniture and decor brand known for outfitting fine dining establishments, high-end hotels, theaters, and homes. The London-based brand offers a pretty unique experience in that they many homes around the world, typically in the largest metropolitan cities fully decorated by the brand. What that means is they get to test their own furnishings against heavy use and traffic. Soho Home not only prides itself on crafting lush pieces but extremely functional ones as well.
The Knole 3 Seater Sofa is available for $14,000.
Luxury furniture and home decor brand Horchow's design aesthetic is quite similar to Crate & Barrel. However, Crate & Barrel's selection is a bit modern by comparison. Horchow's gratuitous use of brass and gold elements gives their pieces an heirloom or antique feel that'll elevate any space.
The Warner Square Coffee Table is available for $899.
Lexmod shares a lot in common with Design Within Reach, meaning a design theme that prioritizes solids to prints and sleeker profiles. Lexmod is another great option for either incorporating more Scandinavian-inspired furniture into your home and completely overhauling it. The modern home brand is on average more affordable than Crate & Barrel, so you'd certainly have a lot of fun doing it without breaking the bank.
The Reese Nailhead Upholstered Headboard for $200.
Anthropologie is notorious in the interior design community for sophisticated-bohemian decor elements that add a lot of flavor to your home and attract loads of compliments. Shop Anthropologie to add extra color, particularly Mediterranean earth tones and gold embellishments to your home decor.
The Pineapple Laundry Basket is available for $298.
Home furnishings from Horne will blend perfectly with a Crate & Barrel decor scheme. The high-end furniture brand employs similar neutral-toned swatches but their pieces are unapologetically more European. Their couches, beds, and chairs and more are all designed with really interesting lines and profiles that make every piece a statement piece. If you're looking for the final missing element in your room and have the budget for an investment piece, then Horne is where you should be.
The KILT Open 120 Low is available for $3,925.
Modshop is the modern retro interior design destination you need to know. Every piece in their inventory is a statement piece by nature whether it's an interesting dining set, striking couch, or beautiful credenza. For the Crate & Barrel fan, Modshop is here to deliver remarkable art deco pieces that liven up your home.
The Eden Rock Sofa in Mohair is available for $4,495.
9. The Citizenry
The Citizenry is one of the more under-the-radar brands on our list of stores like Crate & Barrel. The design enthusiast seeking truly inspired home furnishings, The Citizenry is a must-know brand. The Citizenry's collections are truly one of a kind. Every season they explore a different part of the world partnering with local artisans and designers to craft authentic globally-inspired decor.
The Tesso Lounge Chair is available for $1,395.
Burrow is the modern furniture brand focused on providing transparent pricing that's a fraction of industry-standard prices. And they do so without sacrificing design, or quality. While they're providing. Their collection is carefully curated and more streamlined than Crate & Barrel's but with substantial options for customization.
The Ridge Rug is available for $395.
11. Dot & Bo
Dot & Bo offers a similar shopping experience as Wayfair or Overstock.com. So, what that means is that with a little patience, you'll be able to collect some great, affordable finds that rival decor items at Crate & Barrel.
The Darlenis Velvet Ottoman is available for $126.
Made Trade joins our list of stores like Crate & Barrel as a sustainable everything brand that not only creates clothing, shoes, and accessories but also furniture and home decor. When it comes to interior design, it doesn't get better than a super-chic and modern design house that eats, sleeps, and breathes ethical eco-friendly trade.
The Masaya & Co. Nicarao TV Console is available for $1,300.