If you’ve outgrown assembling your own Ikea furniture but aren’t quite ready for costly custom-designed furniture, the two-year-old Joybird furniture company may fit your need for self-expression and your budget.
Joybird offers custom-made furniture, with more than 300,000 possible combinations of sofas, chairs, tables, desks and storage units in various finishes and fabrics.
The company’s furniture styles are inspired by midcentury designs from the 1950s and 1960s by Frank Lloyd Wright and Eero Saarinen. Prices depend on your choices and range from $679 to $1,000 for chairs, $1,200 to $3,000 for smaller apartment-size sofas and $2,000 to $6,000 for sectionals. Buyers can choose between a variety of fabrics and different colors of leather.
Buyers can customize their choices online, and while their product is being built they can receive emails showing real-time updates with photos of their furniture. Each phase of the furniture production is automatically scanned and photographed in the factory.
In case you aren’t certain how a piece will look in your home, Joybird offers a personal design consultant who will walk you through your customization decisions by phone. You can also request a free fabric swatch kit so you can check out the fabrics in your home. Joybird delivers and sets up your furniture and removes all the packing materials, definitely an upgrade from bringing home your own boxes of to-be-assembled furniture.
The company allows returns for up to one year after your purchase, which relieves a little of the pressure of choosing the perfect combination for your home.
For more information, visit https://joybird.com.
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