The definition of mid-century furniture is difficult to pinpoint. It’s minimal, yet bold; neutral, yet colorful; modern, yet retro. Most of all, it’s on everyone’s inspiration board. If you’re ready to dive into one of the most popular home decor styles, here’s where to start, literally.
One of the most expansive collections of furniture, art, and everything in between, First Dibs is kind of like Craigslist’s rich cousin who lives in Europe. It can get pricey, but the selection is worth it digging through.
With a century of business under its belt, Herman Miller helped create American Modernism home design. It’s heavy on quality pieces, sustainable practices, and innovation, plus a huge inventory that also ships globally through authorized dealers.
With an in-store inventory refreshed weekly, this NYC-based shop also has an online selection of affordable pieces and rarities. If you’re going to go mid-century, see it from a New Yorker’s lens.