Top 10 Online Mid-Century Modern Furniture Stores of 2017
The ultimate list of where to buy Mid-Century Modern online for US shoppers
Finding the right store to buy the right piece of mid-century modern furniture for your home or office can be tough. With so many different options it’s hard to know where to start or where else might be worth trying to find that perfect piece. As we love this style so much, we have compiled a list of some of the best online resources of mid-century modern furniture, lighting and décor. From Eames to Platner and from the smaller brick and mortar stores to the major online players, there is something to suit everyone.
Mid Century Møbler is definitely one of our favorites. It is the largest mid-century furniture dealer in Northern California. Their amazing warehouse in Berkeley, California is vast and full of the best genuine mid-century furniture ever produced. Their online store is equally wonderful and easy to use. Whether you’re looking for the perfect mid-century credenza or a hand crafted Danish modern lounge chair to fit your home or office, you’re sure to find it at Mid Century Møbler.
Another wonderful store is The Modern Vault. Based in Newport Beach, California, owners Shelly Haywood and Lisa Cameron opened the Modern Vaults doors in September 2013 in order to bring more options for mid-century furniture and accessories to the Orange County area and beyond. It is a creative curation of unique and fabulous mid-century furniture and accessories. You can find some absolute gems both online and in-store.
1stdibs is a must for any mid-century modern enthusiast. This auction site was founded in 2001 by Michael Bruno who hand-selected a few dealers from Paris’ legendary antiques market, Marché Aux Puces. It has since grown into the global destination for those who must have ‘first dibs’ on treasures — from around the world — that would otherwise be inaccessible. Be prepared to folk out big bucks for these original and often rare pieces however.
For those looking for that mid-century look without the sometimes eye-watering mid-century costs, Joybird offers a great alternative. Creating handcrafted, well designed furniture at fair prices. They offer customized furniture to customers to meet their exact needs. Giving you both off-the-shelf and bespoke furniture.
Founded in 1998, DWR is one of the originators of the mid-century modern furniture market. Its mission statement was to make authentic modern design accessible. Many people still debate that statement as much of the furniture is actually inaccessible to most people. That being said, however, DWR is a fantastic resource of timeless classics. The easy to use site boasts the world’s largest selection of authentic modern designs from the world’s most renowned designers. From Eero Saarinen to Eames, from Le Corbusier to Philippe Starck, they’ve got you covered.
Based in North Hollywood, California, MidcenturyLA imports mid-century modern furniture from Denmark and Sweden for sale across the United States. With an impressive catalogue of furniture and decor from designers such as Hans Wegner, N.O. Moller, Erik Buck, Arne Norrell, Kai Kristiansen, Arne Vodder, Tove & Edvard Kindt-Larsen, Peter Hvidt, Orla Morlgaard-Nielsen, Ib Kofod-Larsen…we could go on. Although you can’t buy online directly, their website is well designed and easy to use. So make a ‘favorites’ list and head to LA.
Danish Design Store has been around for 11 years. The products available have either reached iconic status, are well on their way, or are much-heralded newcomers. If you’re looking for furniture by legendary designers Hans J. Wegner or Arne Jacobsen, or you want a new and exciting piece by the new generation of Danish designers, Danish Design Store is a great place to explore and shop
Greg Finney founded 2Modern in 2003 and it has grown into a leading retailer of modern furniture, lighting, and home accessories. 2Modern has a great selection of 20th Century classics as well as featuring many new designers and manufacturers. Their website is sleek and easy to use, making for a great shopping experience. A wonderfully curated collection of beautiful modern design.
Yliving is part of the YDesign Group, an online-led retailer offering the best in modern and contemporary lighting and furnishings to consumers and trade professionals. YLighting, is their flagship brand. Launched in 2001, it is the leading modern lighting retailer in the US and offers more than 10,000 designs from top international brands. YLiving was then launched in 2009 to provide modern furniture and accessories. You could browse these sites for hours.
Hive Modern has a magnificent selection of mid-century classics and contemporary new-comer’s. Over the last few years it has evolved to become a trusted authority in the modern home furnishings industry. As an official retailer of many of the best brands including; Alessi, B&B Italia, Cassina, Flos, Fritz Hansen, Herman Miller, Kartell, Knoll & Vitra to name just a few.
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