Midcentury modern is a trend that remains consistently in demand. Full of architectural allure and nostalgic, handsome detail, it's an aesthetic that is timeless and sophisticated. Because of its perennial popularity, it's actually quite easy to find both one-of-a-kind vintage pieces and contemporary reproductions to fill your home with furniture from the era. You just have to know where to look.
You can spend a day wandering through a flea market or a thrift store in hopes of finding a seriously unique item from the past, or you can visit online vintage treasure troves like Chairish and 1stDibs. If you're keen to find a new item inspired by the time period, there are also myriad retailers. Whether you're looking for big-ticket items like couches and armoires or you're hoping to score smaller pieces like mirrors and end tables, these are the places to know.
France & Son
France and Son is a modern design mecca for reproductions and contemporary works alike is our de-facto resource for beautiful, accessible design. Its impressive collection of Serge Mouille lighting reproductions is a dream in itself.
An online behemoth, 1stDibs should be the first stop on the web for any serious collector. From art to important vintage and anomaly pieces sourced from dealers around the globe, 1stdibs is an embarrassment of riches.
The easy-to-use search feature allows customers to search by a litany of criteria, from the country of origin to decade to price.
Venerable Los Angeles–based antique dealer Joel Chen is a favorite of celebrities and designers alike. Designer Kelly Wearstler named Chen’s Los Angeles showroom among the first places she takes a client for inspiration. The store’s online selection is ever-evolving and always immaculately curated.
We’re all about supporting the entrepreneurial spirit and artisanal influence of Etsy. From handmade contemporary creations to found vintage, the selection runs the gamut and includes incredible steals as well as bespoke furnishings you won’t find in stores.
Specializing in custom furniture, Joybird’s classic and sleekly handsome designs are a match for anyone looking to get the midcentury look without actual vintage. If you're hunting for hot-off-the-press sectionals in a rainbow of lush throwback fabrics, the company's high-quality craftsmanship and personal approach are as turnkey as it gets.
We especially love the ceramics and art selection of this notoriously chic L.A. storefront. Located in North Hollywood, the store specializes in midcentury modern furniture from Denmark and Sweden. You’ll find all the marquee names, from Hans Wegner to Peter Hvidt. The online inventory is updated consistently, featuring lighting, objects, furniture, and in-house restoration pieces.
Chairish has all the charm of a fantastic flea market: no fuss and easy delivery. Customers have the option to negotiate by placing an offer with the vendor, or they can buy pieces on the spot. The selection is well-edited, full of beautiful consignment pieces, vintage gems, and contemporary finds all at more accessible price points.
Dot & Bo
Another contemporary design brand turning out well-appointed reproductions and clean, modern silhouettes, Dot & Bo skews on the more wallet-friendly side of the fence. The company is a beautiful resource for sourcing confident, well-built pieces for first-time homeowners venturing beyond the IKEA nest.
Design Within Reach
The OG of midcentury reproduction storefronts, Design With Reach (DWR) hosts contemporary renditions of timeless classics from Charles and Ray Eames to Philippe Starck. The site boasts the world’s largest selection of authentic modern designs from designers past and present and is one of our favorite midcentury modern furniture stores.
Danish Design Store
Flush with a selection of Danish modern furniture from top designers, this Marina del Rey, California showroom offers a stunning online collection of contemporary brands. The minimalist appeal and broad range of home accessories keep it among our go-to resources.
The Hay contemporary brand is the epitome of edited, composed, modern cool. Often juxtaposing vintage-inspired silhouettes with pops of vibrant color and high-functionality, the designs mesh with any aesthetic.