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Where to buy household furniture Lodz


fsylz 2 | 2  
2 Jan 2009 /  #1
Hi
I need to furnish an apartment so need basic furniture i.e. dining room table, bedroom furniture etc. Any tips on where to go?
Krzysztof 2 | 973  
2 Jan 2009 /  #2
I don't live in £ódź, so can't offer precise indications, but for starters you can try google (type "meble" +"£ódź" in google.pl) or use my search results from the querry - https://www.google.com/search?q=%22meble to see the shops that have their articles displayed online.

Some basic vocabulary for you:
meble kuchenne - kitchen furniture
kuchnia - kitchen (this word also means oven, so you may see some kitchen appliances)
sypialnia - bedroom
łóżko - bed
jadalnia - dining room
salon - living room
stół - table
stolik - smaller (usually also lower) table
półka - shelf
regał na książki - bookshelf
krzesło - chair
fotel - armchair
wymiary - dimensions
długość - length
szerokość / głębokość - width / depth
wysokość - heighth
oszklony - with glass
If you need info on materials (for example types of wood), ask.

a useful thing in small Polish appartments: ława - (don't know the English word, it's a table-like furniture, but it has always lower legs, and sometimes it's called "ławostół" or "ława rozkładana" then it's expandable so you can lift the top and also make it broader, then it looks almost like a normal size/heighth table

some pictures:
simple type (fixed dimensions):

mebletlok.pl

ława rozkładana (expandable) and/or podnoszona (lifted)
Wroclaw 44 | 5,387  
2 Jan 2009 /  #3
a useful thing in small Polish appartments: ława

I think "coffee table' fits
Switezianka - | 463  
2 Jan 2009 /  #4
some bigger stores I can think of:

Domus, Piotrkowska 190
Black Red White, Brukowa, very close to Aleksandrowska
and I heard there's something big in M1, Brzezińska 27/29

If you need any household facilities, I recommend Art-Dom, Kasprzaka 6
Prince 15 | 590  
3 Jan 2009 /  #6
Ikea

Rubbish

Black Red White, Brukowa, very close to Aleksandrowska

brw.com.pl/en_index.php
Wroclaw Boy  
3 Jan 2009 /  #7
IKEA.

Black Red White are over priced
Prince 15 | 590  
3 Jan 2009 /  #8
IKEA.

Ikea is rubbish everybody knows that ...

warsawvoice.pl/view/9817

There is no doubt that Poland has become a leader in furniture production over the past few years. This is one of the few products that Poland can boast internationally even though they are not always directly associated with Poland.

sausage 19 | 777  
3 Jan 2009 /  #9
Black Red White are over priced

nice website though!
Wroclaw Boy  
3 Jan 2009 /  #10
Ikea is rubbish everybody knows that ...

Ingvar Kamprad the owner of IKEA is the 7th richest man in the world he must be doing somehting right.
Prince 15 | 590  
3 Jan 2009 /  #11
Owner of Wal-Markt is rich too ...
Switezianka - | 463  
3 Jan 2009 /  #12
IKEA.

Can you tell me where is Ikea in £ódź? 'Cause as far as I know, there's none yet...
polishgirltx  
3 Jan 2009 /  #13
there is going to be open one in £ódź in '09...
Wroclaw Boy  
3 Jan 2009 /  #14
Owner of Wal-Markt is rich too ...

Well most tom, dick or Harry's can become rich off he back of a scam. The responsibility remains in the product name, reliability and durabilty of the product.
Prince 15 | 590  
3 Jan 2009 /  #15
The responsibility remains in the product name, reliability and durabilty of the product.

Ikea doesn't make good furniture ... check it yourself...
Wroclaw Boy  
3 Jan 2009 /  #16
I have spent around 200,000 PLN on furniture in Poland the first 30,000 PLN being on Bodzio, never again. I have spent and continue to use Black, Red, White for certain materials and only when they have discounts but for all round quality and price Ikea is my first choice.
Wroclaw 44 | 5,387  
3 Jan 2009 /  #17
Ikea doesn't make good furniture ... check it yourself...

I doubt that you'll find many manufacturers of low-cost furniture who build a long lasting product.

Ikea make furniture that can be affordably replaced at a future date. They don't want customers to visit the store once in a lifetime.

In my opinion Ikea furniture is probably built to withstand 5-10yrs fair-wear-and-tear.
Prince 15 | 590  
3 Jan 2009 /  #18
There are different polish furniture producers ... but as to Ikea I consider they producats as expenisve when I look on its quality.

Lets agree to disagree.
Wroclaw Boy  
3 Jan 2009 /  #19
Please advies on alternatives to save me money and time.

Thanks in advance.

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