Fernish: A brief history

As typical urban professionals, our founders - Michael and Lucas - loved the idea of moving: new home, new city, new job, new roommates, new furniture. But they didn't love the reality: The expense and hassle of moving existing furniture that might not match their new place, creating waste by kicking cheap furniture to the curb, or spending free weekends shopping for new furniture.

After working together at another Los Angeles-based startup, Michael and Lucas realized they had more than moving in common. They shared an entrepreneurial spirit and a belief that they could flip the home furnishings industry on its head in a sustainable fashion that fits the way we live today.

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Fact: Literally 100% of humans on the planet hate moving.
Meet the new way to create your dream space

We believe you deserve a space that feels and looks like home, whether you're there for a few months or a few years. Fernish gives you a fundamentally different option when it comes to creating that space. We offer high-quality, stylish furniture and decor through a flexible subscription model. Need a fully curated bedroom for a year? Check. Want to upgrade your dining room staples to fit those new roommates? We'll swap out your room in a week. Want to buy out that sofa you've fallen in love with? Go for it. And never pay more than retail as all previous payments count towards your buy-out.

Furnishing your space is now as simple, affordable, and as convenient as you've always dreamed it should be.

Let's create a greener future

By using Fernish you're also saying goodbye to “fast” furniture—cheaply made, self-assembled furniture that you're forced to throw away after a single use. Let's work together to cut down on the 9.8 million tons of furniture that ends up in a landfill each year. Our furniture is circular-ready®, which means it's durable and modular enough for us to give it a second life once you're done using it. We do this through a combination of parts (or fabric) replacement and an 11-step sanitation and refurbishment process. On top of that , the materials we use are sustainably sourced. We work closely with partners like Crate&Barrel and CB2 to make sure our product stands the test of time.

You may not own your place right now, but you should live like you do. And that's what we're here for.

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