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Q: Buying furniture in Beijing - online or Ikea?

Hesitating on where to buy new furniture. I don't know why, but Ikea seems incredibly pricey - isn't Ikea supposed to be the poor man's furniture?

7 years 33 weeks ago in  Shopping - Beijing

 
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I get fake one of IKEA on taobao. Nice looking but quality isn't so good but ok to use still.

as I need it for the place I rent, so I wasn't looking for Sth high quality.

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You can use Taobao.com and look for Ikea fakes if you think the real ones are expensive.

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I would say neither. Try to check out some of the smaller furniture shops and second hand markets. There are a couple of cute shops along nvren jie which sell tables, chairs, drawers etc. which don't cost more than IKEA and are more original looking.

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If your looking for variety and good quality Ikea would be the place to look. If you think IKEA is expensive don't be surprised at the prices in other places. In IKEA you can get a whole set of furniture such as sofa, couch, reclining chair, table etc., 

Most other places won't sell sets like that, only individual pieces which if you do the calculations will be higher than the set itself. The best time to get furniture at IKEA is during the holidays or when they have 'BIG SALES' going on. surprise

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ikea best 

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Ikea blows. Go to Dongjiao market

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another option is http://www.instylemodern.com/

you can ask if they deliver overseas. they have great designs too

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ikea will be best.

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How about trying online shopping? furniture factory direct ship to your home. modern classic replica design furniture is cheap and very good quality,such as eames lounge chair, jacobsen egg chair,swan chair, bubble chair, hans wenger papa bear chair, etc. you can visit us www.delsonclassic.com   

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There's some amazing stuff you can buy online. High quality and cheap. Problem is, you need to surf Chinese websites for them. So, unless you have a Chiense partner, you're out of luck. As far as IKEA goes, don't trust them for a second http://answers.echinacities.com/question/done-over-ikea

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Through the use of internet anything can be carried out simply..When you are looking to buy furniture online you can get a number of benefits by following http://worldoffurnitures.com/ 

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depends on what quality you want.. If you can't spend a lot of money, then IKEA is like the best option in my opinion.

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neither of your suggestions  ...on line is silly...ikea sucks.....find a place that makes the stuff ...look around you....... often if you find the neighborhood, there will be a lot of options and prices are "negotiable"

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I get fake one of IKEA on taobao. Nice looking but quality isn't so good but ok to use still.

as I need it for the place I rent, so I wasn't looking for Sth high quality.

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The prices online are more competitive. You can have more choices. Ikea has its reputation. But you can still find the same level online.

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Ikea: the design is western and artistic.

Others: maybe cheaper but the design is can be weird if you're picky.

 

 

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