Four Hands (top) and IKEA   J.P. Bleibtreu

Best Furnishings - Home

TIE: IKEA, Four Hands

IKEA, the behemoth Scandinavian retailer, and Four Hands, the exotic import and manufacturing house with corporate headquarters in Austin, have won the hearts of our readers; each makes its first appearances in this poll, beating out some time-honored favorites. IKEA pleases the pocketbook with the simple-design approach of its exclusive lines, and Four Hands embraces quality and innovation from across the globe: If it were a radio station, its format would be world beat.

1 IKEA Way, Round Rock, 512/828-4532

Four Hands
2090 Woodward, 512/371-7575

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle