Spring often inspires a desire to freshen things up, whether that's buying a new house or sprucing up your old space.
This year, celebrate a new season with a change in your surroundings — literally. These five local furniture boutiques will help create the perfect home-sweet-home for your humble (or haute) abode.
Four Hands Home
If interior design isn't your strongest suit, Four Hands Home is the ideal starting point for creating a fresh look. Finding the balance between luxury and livability is made easy in its South Austin headquarters. The curated space features on-trend furnishings and classic elements along with some rule-breaking pieces. In addition to the massive showroom, Four Hands offers room-specific and seasonal look books to make the design process as effortless as possible. The showroom is open year-round to both the public and professionals.
Nestled in the Texas Hill Country, KKDW takes a unique, collaborative design process that results in exquisite spaces. The small but mighty team uses their multidisciplinary design skills to transform spaces and create furniture pieces that tread effortlessly between modern and classic. Visit and shop the showroom in Bertram, Texas, by appointment, browse the brand’s full inventory online, or book a welding workshop at their Hill Country headquarters to learn how to create your own custom furniture.
For the most unique pieces for your living room, office, or really any other place, look no further than Nannie Inez. Peruse luxurious French textiles, modern Danish furniture, abstract Swedish art, elegant Japanese office accessories, and American artwork in the perfectly curated South Lamar shop and website. In addition to objects for the home, Nannie Inez is stocked with an extensive apothecary including candles, perfumes, body products, essential oils and more.
Inspired by the evolution of the midcentury modern movement, NEST is the local hub for all things utilitarian — and fresh. The South Congress Avenue shop offers selections for the bedroom, dining area, outdoor spaces, and everywhere in between. Unwavering craftsmanship and luxurious materials can be found in every inch of the showroom. Aside from being a traditional furniture store, NEST invites customers to experience the space as a design resource, where experts assist in helping you pick new pieces with professional help.
Scott + Cooner
Scott + Cooner owners Lloyd Scott and Josy Cooner Collins bring the best in European furniture design to the Lone Star State, with carefully curated selections that marry opulence with functionality. Each piece has been vetted by the skillful eyes of this entrepreneurial duo, who have a combined 20 years of design experience, Beyond the typical home furnishings for the living room and dining areas, the downtown Austin boutique also specializes in transforming kitchens and closets into spaces worthy of an Architectural Digest spread. Customers can work with expert designers to plan and customize their ideal living spaces down to the most minute detail.