Modern Art Furniture on Perak Road

Storefront of Modern Art Furniture.  Perak Road

Storefront of Modern Art Furniture. Perak Road

I have been on the hunt for some new furniture for the house because we have a new baby coming into our family.  My search has recently taken me to Modern Art Furniture, a furniture shop in Penang Malaysia located on 320 Q & V Perak Road.  They have a storefront that faces Perak Road, but if you look carefully, there are signs that lead you around the back to a car park and their four story showroom.

The store is pretty big and impressive.  The children’s furniture is upstairs on the second floor.  And so that is where the sales person lead me.

Children’s furniture, second floor

I’m in the market for a new crib, or as they call them here, baby cot.  There is quite a few, but only one that will convert to a toddler bed.  I came to this store because an expat friend got his here, and his daughter has been in the same bed all the way up to age 5.

As I was looking around I couldn’t help admiring the selection of car motif beds.  I guess these must be in high demand, I’ve seen several at the furniture shops I’ve visited so far.  If I had one, I wouldn’t have any trouble falling “fast asleep”.

Car Bed on display

Car bed on display at Modern Art Furniture – Perak Road Penang

 

Car bed on display at Modern Art Furniture

Car bed on display at Modern Art Furniture – Perak Road Penang

The quality of the furniture is pretty high.  The pieces I touched were made of real wood, not particle board.  Even the wardrobes on display were good and solid.  The children’s section has a large selection of bright and friendly designs, like rainbows and cartoon characters.

I did end up getting the baby cot which is priced around RM 400, so that’s pretty comparable to the price of a baby cot at IKEA in Kuala Lumpur, without having to make the drive down there.

There are several mattresses to choose from stuffed with various materials.  The cheapest one is the foam mattress, but there is one made with coconut fiber for RM 150.  I am going to do some more research about coconut fiber mattresses before buying one for my new baby.

Modern Art Furniture has a facebook fan page you can visit.  I will be adding a link to this post to the popular furniture shops post.