If you’re a furniture enthusiast or simply in the mood to spruce up your home with beautiful and sturdy wooden furniture, you’ve come to the right place. Known for its rich cultural heritage, Malaysia is also home to skilled artisans who specialise in creating exquisite furniture.
Whether you’re more of a minimalist in search of something sleek and timeless, a modern design fan looking to elevate the look of your space or one that loves pieces exuding rustic charm, there is something for everyone on this list.
1. Sango Wood Co, Kuala Lumpur
Handcrafted in Malaysia using premium hardwoods, Sango Wood Co offer its customers stunning wooden creations that aren’t just furniture, but family heirlooms for generations to come. What sets Sango Wood Co apart is their unwavering commitment to ethical and sustainable sourcing. So, while you enjoy the timeless beauty of their collection, you can also sleep soundly, knowing that your stylish choices contribute to a healthier planet. From elegant dining tables to cute cutting boards, their catalogue will have you falling in love.
2. Dad’s Woods, Penang
Ask anyone who’s ever bought something from Dad’s Woods, and they will give you rave reviews, not just for their exceptional craftsmanship, but also their impeccable services. Founded in Penang by siblings, Khoo V-Ho and Giselle Khoo, the brand specialises in bespoke pieces that are beautiful and made from Malaysian timber.
Everything is executed professionally and seamlessly from the enquiry stage to the moment you receive a customised piece in your home. Their unique creations boast a refined aesthetic that will surely add an air of sophistication to any living space, making every penny spent truly worthwhile. When it comes to finding one-of-a-kind pieces, look no further than the exceptional artistry of Dad’s Woods.
Address: 90e, Gurney Drive, 10250 George Town, Penang
Contact: +6012 499 6631
3. Balak’s, Penang
Even though things are slowly moving on to a new normal and places are opening up, one thing remains certain: working from home is here to stay. This has led to people converting a part of their living space into a home office. If you’re on the hunt for functional work furniture that blends beautifully into your home and enhances productivity, then Balak’s is a wise choice.
Besides providing work-from-home solutions for remote work, collaborations with other esteemed brands, co-working spaces, and even graffiti artists fuel the brand’s creativity.
Address: Lot 5512, MK14, Jalan Parboi, 14100 Simpang Ampat, Penang
Contact: +6011 6245 3681
4. Rockwood Furniture, Selangor
Whilst searching for a wooden dining table, I came across Rockwood Furniture. Now, if you truly appreciate the beauty of wood, this is THE place to go, and for KL-ites, it’s great that there’s an actual store to go in and peruse over. Their designs aren’t over-the-top, and each piece is unique in its own way. What’s even better is the price you’re paying for great quality furniture pieces.
At an additional charge, you can also choose the preferred type of finishing you wish to have on your item, making your item even more personalised to suit your home’s taste. You’ll find just what you’re looking for, from small items like homewares and tableware to bigger ones like console and dining tables.
Address: Lot 3037, Jalan Penchala Hilir, Kampung Sungai Penchala, 60000 Kuala Lumpur
5. Art of Tree, Selangor
It’s wooden slabs galore and more at Art of Tree, and definitely a must-visit if you’re in the market for furniture made of wood. The brand prioritises eco-responsibility by using salvaged trees to create unique pieces of art. Whether it’s timeless designs for your home or functional office pieces you’re looking for, the options are endless.
If you genuinely want to learn more about the wood that goes into designing your chosen piece, visit their showroom to chat with the founders, who will be more than happy to share their knowledge. They also have cute cowhides for sale!
Address: 11, Jalan Utarid U5/12, Mutiara Subang, 40150 Shah Alam, Selangor
Contact: +6016 696 9671
6. Aden + Ren, Kuala Lumpur
Aden + Ren is a line of high-quality play furniture for children created by the same team behind Sango Wood Co. It’s a great option for parents searching for durable and safe play furniture for their kids. Let them engage, explore, and learn with pieces like the Rimba Learning Tower, Kancil Push Wagon, or the Tabur Climbing Arch.
Made from sustainably-sourced hardwood, the playthings will last long enough to pass to the next generation (or on to the next bubba, at least). The fuss-free and minimal designs also make them easy to blend in with the rest of your interior. Every purchase will receive a 5-year warranty as well!