Our Go-To Shops for Midcentury Modern Furniture

Updated 04/16/19
Midcentury Modern Furniture
Jessica Helgerson Interior Design

Midcentury modern is a trend that remains consistently in demand. Full of architectural allure and nostalgic, handsome detail, it is an aesthetic that remains forever 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's also a myriad of retailers to shop from. Ahead, you'll find all of the best midcentury modern furniture stores for sourcing incredible décor for your home. Whether you're looking for big-ticket items like couches and armoires, or if you're just hoping to score smaller pieces like mirrors and end tables, these are the places to know.

Keep scrolling for our inside track on the best online sources for that perfect midcentury vibe.

France & Son

What: This modern design mecca for reproductions and contemporary works alike is our worst-kept secret. (We’ll tell anybody.) Our de-facto resource for beautiful, accessible design, its impressive collection of Serge Mouille lighting reproductions is a dream in itself.

France & Søn MSC-SP3 Three Arm Spider Sconce $800 $250
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France & Søn Spanish Chair $3999 $1299
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1stDibs

Who: 1stdibs

What: This online behemoth is 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 country of origin to decade to price.

Milo Baughman Expanding Bar/Serving Cart $3600
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Hans Wegner Cigar Oak Lounge Chairs $3592
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JF Chen

Who: JF Chen

What: Venerable Los Angeles–based antique dealer Joel Chen is a favorite of celebrities and designers alike. 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.

George Nelson Coconut Chair and Ottoman
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John Follis Model #F7 Bisque Unglazed Architectural Pottery
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Etsy

Who: Etsy

What: 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 from incredible steals to bespoke furnishings you won’t find in stores.

STOR Solid Walnut Record Cabinet with Pull-out Shelf $1700
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Dorsey Antiques Mid-Century Lalangs Mobelfabrik Rosewood Desk $3995
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Downtown

Who: Downtown

What: Located in Los Angeles’s prestigious La Cienega design district, Downtown is among our favorite local midcentury modern furniture stores. The classic selection will satisfy even the most discerning of tastes, with a cleverly curated best-of-the-best offering plucked from every decade.

Don Shoemaker Custom Don Shoemaker Dining Table $36800
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Toni Zuccheri Pair of Large Sconces for Venini $4200
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Joybird

Who: Joybird

What: 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 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.

Joybird Braxton Bench $1099
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Joybird Aubrey Sofa $2099
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MidcenturyLA

Who: MidcenturyLA

What: 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.

MidcenturyLA Mirror 364 $595
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MidcenturyLA Table Lamp 431 $450
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Chairish

Who: Chairish

What: 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 remarkably accessible price points.

Milo Baughman Satellite Chaise $12000
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The A-List Early Knoll Tulip Base With Oval Top $2800
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Dot & Bo

Who: Dot & Bo

What: 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. 

Jeff Linenkugel Sails $260 $133
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Dot & Bo Cooper Dining Chairs Set of 2 $547 $280
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Design Within Reach

What: The OG of midcentury reproduction storefronts, Design With Reach hosts contemporary renditions of timeless classics from Herman Miller 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.

Vico Magistretti, for Oluce Atollo Table Lamp $915
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Design Within Reach Parallel Wide Cal. King Bed in Leather $7150
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Danish Design Store

What: Flush with a selection of Danish modern furniture from top designers, this Marina del Rey 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.

Greta Grossman Grossman 62 Series Desk $3999
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Børge Mogensen Spanish Chair $3700
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Hay

Who: Hay

What: This 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.

Hay Eiffel Side Table
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Hay Élémentaire Chair
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This post was originally published on January 14, 2016, and has since been updated.

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