O-House – Redefining South Korea’s Interior Home Decor

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O-House is a one-stop home decor mobile app from the Korean startup Bucketplace Co. It is a home furnishing and interior design platform that enables customers to easily source and purchase goods for their homes – with just one click!

The company believes that beautiful homes can change people’s lives for the better. It aims to make home decoration fun for customers. They can design their dream homes with the joy, ease, confidence, and comfort of their homes.

O-House has revolutionized the world of home furnishing and interior remodeling market in South Korea. You can explore a user-generated style gallery for design ideas, and it will help you discover your own design preferences. You can get the feel of things about how they will look in your own home before making the purchase. Along with being a marketplace for home furnishing products, O-House also offers home remodeling services.

Bucketplace Co.

Launched by Lee Seungjae in 2013, Bucketplace Co. is the company behind O-House. He started off with just 5 million won in 2013 and now the Korean startup has a cumulative investment of 88 billion won!

O-House App features a digital magazine like slick looks, interactive online community, and one-click shopping. It’s like a Pinterest, but only for home furnishing and decor. And it’s not just a platform like Pinterest as it offers option to shop directly from the app!

Following the footsteps of South Korea’s Kakao Talk, it is merging e-commerce with social media and growing by leaps and bounds! People can compare and read reviews of products, see how they look in other people’s homes, and then make purchases – all this without leaving the app!

In 2020, O-House did some really good business thanks to the pandemic forcing people to stay at home. Users did transactions of one trillion through the app which is triple the previous year. People are spending quite a bit on furniture and interior decor as they are forced to use their houses as a gym, cafe, and office.

O-House App

O-House won the Best App Award by Google Play in 2018. The app is downloaded by more than 15 million users since its launch. It has also won the Prime Minister’s Award at the 15th Korea Internet Awards in 2020.

Using the O-House app, you can enjoy the interior home decor and spaces of other user’s to your heart’s content. You don’t have to go out and explore the interior decor options. It’s possible to discover your own design preferences from the comfort of your home.

Within the app, there are options to select the type of home style – apartment, one-room, two-room, country house, etc. – and check the interior styles.

If you are curious about the product information in the interior photos, click the product tag to check the product information. And from there, you can purchase it at once!

The O-House App also provides a detailed step-by-step guidebook for beginners relating to topics such as self-interior, home decor, remodeling, housekeeping, cleaning, DIY, know-how for different themed decorations, and much more!

O-House App Marketplace

You can shop for home furnishing and interiors directly from the app. You can buy the best-selling products such as blankets, beds, and desks at super deals! Their collection of 8 million photos and reviews will definitely give you the confidence to make the purchase without worrying about anything.

You can sort the products based on different categories such as home-made essential items, popular home office & home cafe items, nursery decoration, and so on.

The best part, products from most interior brands including Market B, IKEA, Hanssem, Livart, and Modern House are available. And, these are various discounts on coupons and payment benefits for each brand! On weekends (Friday, Saturday and Sunday), you can get up to 90% ‘weekend special price’.

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