IKEA U.S. launches a furniture assembly service from TaskRabbit

You can now pay IKEA to help you put together its confusing furniture. The company announced this morning it’s rolling out the new TaskRabbit At-Home Assembly service in select U.S. markets wher

Furniture maker Floyd raises $5.6m to expand product line, move into new Detroit HQ

Detroit-based Floyd has announced a $5.6 million Series A funding round that will let the company expand its operations and release new products. The company has been in Detroit for the last five year

The Kronos Lift standing desk brings a little class to getting off your chair

I’ve been following the rise of standing desks for a few years now and still use one on a daily basis. The technology hasn’t changed much in the decade or so that they’ve become trul

Leesa mattresses are now in Pottery Barn

You can now find Leesa mattresses, one of the many mattress-in-a-box startups, at Pottery Barn online. Pottery Barn parent company Williams-Sonoma announced the partnership today, saying in a press re

Goodbye, photo studios. Hello, colormass virtual photoshoots

Berlin-based colormass, one of the startups presenting today at TechCrunch Disrupt as part of the Battlefield, has developed a platform that lets you recreate an IKEA-style experience for your own me

Tylko bags $3.1M to size up a bespoke furniture business

Bespoke shelves can sell themselves, given enough attention to design detail. That's the conviction driving Warsaw-based Tylko, which just closed a €3 million (~$3.1 million) Series A round aiming t

Hutch wants to virtually redesign your living space — then sell you the furniture

Everyone can recognize great interior design. But it's much harder to actually design a space and pick out all the items you need to make it look great. Hutch, a Los Angeles-based startup, is aiming t

WinkBeds’ new mattress has built-in heating and cooling

WinkBeds, a direct-to-consumer mattress company that competes with other mattress startups like Casper and Tufts & Needle, is launching a mattress with built-in heating and cooling functionality.

Made is opening its biggest showroom in Paris to diversify its sales

British startup <a target="_blank" href="">Made</a> is opening its largest showroom to date in Paris tomorrow. Made is a sort of Everlane for furniture. The company tries to cut as Is On The Block, Swiss Furniture Maker Vitra Likely Buyer

It looks like another chapter is in the works for Hem, the home design startup headed by Jason Goldberg that first emerged as a pivot from the design marketplace in 2014. We’ve hear

Urban Ladder, India’s Largest Online Furniture Store, Scores $50M From Sequoia And Other Investors

Urban Ladder, the e-commerce store that claims to be India’s largest online seller of furniture and home accessories, has stocked its coffers with $50 million in new funding led by Sequoia Capital a

Hem, Jason Goldberg’s Pivot From Fab, Is Buying Design Business

Hem, the Berlin-based home furnishings company that Jason Goldberg created last year as a pivot out of his flashy-but-challenged e-commerce portal, is close to sewing up another acquisiti Is An IKEA Run By Robots

Custom furniture is hard. Either you’re talking about something high-end with all sorts of frippery or something deliriously low-end like a countertop. What about the middle? The folks at Meble.

Interior Define Wants To Sell You A Better, Customized Couch

Interior Define, a Chicago-based e-commerce company wants to build you a better, and better-designed, couch for less, and has raised $1 million in seed funding to make that happen. The company, which

Press Fit Standing Desk Review: An Affordable Option With U.S. Manufacturing And Materials

A standing desk is a resource for the home office that's increasingly common, but they're still not affordable or convenient in most cases. The Press Fit standing desk began life as a Kickstarter proj

Guildery Helps You Decorate With Pre-Matched Fabrics, Digitally Printed On Demand

Unless you're an interior designer, one of the challenges with shopping online for furniture and other upholstered accessories is not knowing whether or not the colors and patterns you like actually g

Westwing, Rocket Internet’s Home Design Portal, Upsizes With Another $99M In Backing

Fab may have stumbled in its aggressive march on the European market, but the Samwer brothers and their Rocket Internet e-commerce incubator are using the moment to shore up its competitor in the onli

Stir, A Kinetic Desk Startup From An Ex-Apple Engineer, Raises $1.5M Led By Tony Hsieh’s Vegas TechFund

As the world continues to see more and more everyday objects become "hardware" controlled through <a href="

YC-Backed Move Loot Brings Furniture Consignment Into The 21st Century

Buying and selling anything online that can easily be shipped in a small box is easy, but what about bulky furniture? Move Loot, a Y Combinator-backed startup, wants to take the hassle out of buying a

Mobly, Rocket Internet’s Home Furnishings Site In Brazil, Raises Up To $20M From LatAm Media Giant Cisneros Group

<a target="_blank" href="">Rocket Internet</a>, the Samwer brothers' Berlin-based incubator that runs a <a target="_blank" href="">va
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