Investing in furniture is a smart idea – we all know that by now. Because who wants to spend their money on a lovely new bed to have to replace it just a few years later? One thing a lot of people aren't aware of, however, is that investment furniture pieces can be snapped up from pretty much anywhere if you've got observant eyes – especially from London-based furniture brand Made.com, that is.
For those who don't already know, Made are the makers behind practical, stylish and modern homewares for everywhere from your garden to your nursery and your kitchen. The majority of their furniture is made to order, too, and it's all made from high-quality materials that will last in your home for years to come. Think marble, brass, stainless steel, concrete...
See our ultimate guide on what to buy from the Made website, for those who want to re-style their interiors while we are in lockdown. In other words, keep scrolling for investment inspiration. These buys are both in the sale (meaning it's your last chance to buy them) and new in – therefore full price. Also, there's an extra 10 per cent off sale prices right now, just to entice you further...
See: Best sofa beds: 2021’s most comfortable design-led sofa beds
10 investment pieces you should buy from Made
1. Tiziana Nesting Coffee Table – for your living room
Why buy one coffee table when you can have two? This nesting table is made from marble, with an additional glass table on top – for more space for your Friday evening cocktail and canapes to sit. Pop your favourite coffee table books atop the glass table.
Tiziana Nesting Coffee Table | £299 at Made
With a powder-coated iron frame, this sturdy round table is the perfect fit for a living room – no matter how large your space may be. We're in love with the smoked glass – it'll be sure to make a statement, that's for sure.View Deal
2. Toriko Click Clack Sofa Bed – for your guest bedroom
Since when did sofa beds start to look this good? This Nordic-style beauty is thee perfect blend of cane and velvet – for a guest room or a living room.
Toriko Click Clack Sofa Bed | £749 at Made
This sofa bed is practical and stylish – the back simply folds down to transform into a cosy sleeping space. We love the black frame and the cane webbing, while the velvet green addition makes it catch your eye. It's also available in blue...View Deal
3. Pharo Pendant Lamp – for your dining room
Make a statement with this pendant lamp. Whether that be in your living room, dining room or bedroom, you can customise just how long you want the drop to be. We think the longer the better...
Pharo Pendant Lamp |
£139 £76.50 at Made
A design from Milan's uv√Åtelier, this modern yet striking pendant is luxurious and on trend – we are spotting sculptural lighting on our Instagram feeds a lot more these days. It's easy to see why when it looks this good...View Deal
4. Louis Sideboard – for your living room
This warm, neutral sideboard makes a stylish way of storing your placemats, records, important documents and pretty much anything else you want to hide in your dining or living room. With two cupboards and three drawers, there's plenty of space.
Louis Sideboard | £599 at Made
Made from warm walnut veneer with metal handles and legs, this mid-century modern sideboard boasts recessed handles – this is one of our favourite things about it. Super sturdy, too.View Deal
5. Julia 3 Light Floor Lamp – for your home office
Well, this is certainly eye-catching. A tortoiseshell lamp is something we never thought we'd love to have in our homes, but here we are. If you're after a statement lighting piece, this is it. Timeless, too...
Julia 3 Light Floor Lamp | £179 at Made
Three lamps in one, this floor lamp would be a lovely addition to a living room – or a home office. With a brass frame and glass tortoiseshell heads, it's eye-catching yet somehow simple. It won't take the limelight away from your sofa, yet your guests will be sure to comment.View Deal
6. Alska Oblong Serving Board – for your dining room
If you are searching for a new way to serve your cheese, then let this marble board (which even has gold feet) lead the way. Alternatively, you could use it for serving snacks or canapés, or for desserts...
Alska Oblong Serving Board | £39 at Made
This marble board will complement any table – whether surrounded by seating guests or standing family. A unique and lovely way to serve everything from cheese to bread, it's also on feet for easy carrying.View Deal
7. Isola Handtufted Wool Rug – for your bedroom
The pop of colour your living room needs, this abstract rug is perfectly coloured with pastel shades, to bring a sense of happiness into your home, without distracting eyes from your lovely sofa, unique artwork, shiny new coffee table and more...
Isola Handtufted Wool Rug | £349 at Made
Measuring a large (and lovely) 160cm by 230cm, this rug is plenty big enough to fill your living room – cover that wooden floor with something cosy and pretty.View Deal
8. Pavia Wide Chest of Drawers – for your bedroom
If you could do with another set of drawers – perhaps for storing your summer clothes – then this rattan set might just be the one for you. It's compact, yet wide, with six drawers and minimalist handles. Place it afront a statement wall and watch it blend in seamlessly.
Pavia Wide Chest of Drawers |
£399 £296.10 at Made
These lovely chest of drawers are made from engineered wood, foil and rattan – with six drawers (three on either side) there's plenty of space for your clothes and more. View Deal
9. Gabriel Marble Pendant Light – for your kitchen diner
Timeless and trendy, this pendant light would be a lovely addition above a dining table. Buy two or three for the full effect – it also comes in white. This green marble light boasts brass accents, too.
Gabriel Marble Pendant Light |
£49 £28.80 at Made
This pendant light will need to be properly fitted, and it requires a 60W bulb. It can be adjusted to suit the height of your ceiling, up to 120cm.View Deal
10. Simo Stainless Steel 16 Piece Cutlery Set – for the garden
This perfect cutlery set would be great for garden use – it's modern, comes in a set of 16 and it was crafted in Portugal. Wow your guests while al fresco dining – not just with the food.
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