Jill Fehrenbacher

New Website Chairish Lets You Shop for Pre-Owned Designer Furnishings Online

by , 10/23/13

Inhabitat's Clean Green Collection For Chairish

Who doesn’t love that incredible feeling of discovery when you stumble across an amazing, one-of-a-kind vintage furniture piece at an incredible price at a flea market? I remember finding a pair of red Eero Saarinen executive chairs for $50 at a garage sale in San Francisco, and 15 years later I still treasure those babies like they’re my children. For a time (around the turn of the millennium), eBay and Craigslist were my go-to places for finding vintage designer pieces online, but the glut of professional sellers (and scammers) that have flooded those websites over the past decade means it is pretty hard to trust the buying or selling process on those sites anymore. Happily, a brand new website called ‘Chairish’ has just launched to rescue us vintage design aficionados. Like the younger, hipper love child of eBay meets Design Within Reach, the cutely named Chairish is a carefully curated online consignment marketplace for design obsessed people to buy and sell exceptional pre-owned home furnishings.



Chairish, Inhabitat Collection

We’re so thrilled to be working with Chairish that we’ve teamed up to curate an ‘Inhabitat Collection’AND – we’re giving away a $500 Chairish shopping spree to one lucky Inhabitat reader! So peruse our Inhabicollection, and don’t miss out on the chance to get your hands on some one-of-a-kind design goodness! To enter the contest, click here.

Chairish carefully selects each piece that is put up for sale on the site, and helps owners sell their items with pre-packaged pick-up, storage, shipping and white-glove delivery. For buyers, it is a great place to browse a high-quality, curated selection of vintage and pre-owned design pieces for your home.
Inhabitat's Clean Green Collection For Chairish, Brass Sea Shell Bookends, Brocade Pillows
Vintage Brass Sea Shell BookendsFloral Linen and Silk Pillows

Chairish was started by husband and wife entrepreneur team of Gregg and Anna Brockway and launched this past spring. The couple came up with the idea as they were moving homes and they couldn’t figure out how to best sell their beloved furniture that wouldn’t fit into their new space. As they asked around they realized this was a common conundrum, so they launched Chairish to offer a solution.

I’ve only known about Chairish for a few weeks and already I’m hooked. From the charmingly punny name and cute graphic design, to the awesome, one-of-a-kind knick-knacks and art pieces you can find on the site, I’m sold. In in the spirit of promoting pre-owned design, I thought I’d round up an Inhabitat-themed ‘clean-and-green’ collection for your shopping pleasure. Here are some of my favorite pieces currently for sale on Chairish:

Inhabitat's Clean Green Collection For Chairish, Deer Origami Lamp, Wire Frame WastebasketLuminous Origami Reindeer Lamp + Vintage Industrial Metal Basket

Inhabitat's Clean Green Collection For Chairish, Chartreuse Vase, Wooden Bookshelf

Arteriors Homes Carmined Limed Oak Veneer BookshelfJohn Pomp Drop Vase in Citron

Inhabitat's Clean Green Collection For Chairish, Chartreuse Sham, Brass Bird

Chartreuse Room and Board ShamsVintage Brass Bird Sculpture

Inhabitat's Clean Green Collection For Chairish, Sofa + Pillows and Brass Bird

Mitchell Gold Cream Sofa +  Vintage Brass Bird Sculpture

 

Inhabitat's Clean Green Collection For Chairish, Geometric Leaves Wall Art, Wooden Side Table

Circular Metallic Mixed Foliage Screen Print + John Keal For Brown Saltman Nightstands

For more of our favorite Chairish design selections, check out the Inhabitat Collection, and don’t forget to enter our giveaway to win a $500 Chairish shopping spree!

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2 Comments

  1. Alyssa Alimurung Alyssa Alimurung October 16, 2013 at 1:08 pm

    Ah those quirky reindeer lamps are adorable!

  2. Diane Pham Diane Pham October 16, 2013 at 10:07 am

    I LOVE this shop concept. Can’t wait to scoop something up here :)

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