OKA Buying Guides

Whether you're looking to elevate your sitting room, dining room, bedroom, or bathroom, we have the furniture and homeware to complement your style and transform your space into a haven of beauty, comfort and creativity.

Start with the ambience: good lighting is essential if you are looking to set the right mood in your home. The perfect lamp shade can set an entire room apart, not just the lamp it stands on. Don’t forget guidance on those big purchases that form the building blocks of your space, such as your dining table and sofa.  Beyond your interiors, we offer a full garden collection featuring our favourite garden tables, seating as well as garden accessories.

We offer a wide range of exquisite homeware and unique furnishings, which is why we’ve created a series of advice-packed buying guides to help you find the perfect piece for you and to help elevate your home.



  1. The ultimate home bar

    The ultimate home bar

    Home bars are an excellent way to show off the sort of bottles worthy of display. We enlisted the help of Jack Guinness, Contributing Editor of British GQ, to bring you his take on our bar and hosting essentials.

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  2. Sofa Buying Guide

    Sofa Buying Guide

    Not sure what type of sofa to buy? Our guide is here with all the information you need.

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  3. A mirrored bedside table with a gold metal table lamp

    Find the Right Size Lamp for your Bedside Table

    With so many different lamps and lamp sizes to choose from, getting the perfect fit for your bedside table can be a challenge. OKA answers key questions to help you pick a table lamp that is both stylish and the right size for your space.

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  4. Country house dining table and chairs

    Our Guide to Choosing a Dining Chair

    We delve into the details, with the measurements, shapes and materials to consider when shopping for dining chairs.

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  5. A bright cottage sitting room with a cosy fireplace and sofa by the window

    How to choose a lampshade: the ultimate guide

    Choosing a lampshade to match a base is an age-old conundrum, but there are a few rules that can help when picking the size, shape, style and colour.

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  6. Buying guide for armchairs

    Buying guide for armchairs

    Patterned or plain? Low-back or high-back? Velvet or linen? These are commonly pondered questions when buying an armchair – let our useful buying guide assist.

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  7. Choosing the best cushion pad

    Choosing the best cushion pad

    We talk you through the various cushion pad sizes and shapes, as well as the best cushion pad filling for your space.

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  8. A cosy bedroom setting, featuring a navy blue headboard, patterned quilt and pillows and yellow pleated lampshades.

    The Ultimate Bed Buying Guide

    Many variables are involved in creating the ideal bedroom, but the most important element is the bed itself. Our helpful guide explains all you need to know.

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  9. Choosing the perfect sized dining table

    Choosing the perfect sized dining table

    We'll let you in on a secret: it all depends on how much space you have and how regularly you host.

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