If you’ve been keeping up with our Modern Homes Portland blog, you know we believe in the relevancy of mid-century design in the modern age. In the last few weeks, we’ve looked at iconic moments and people intrinsic to its’ history and we’ve looked at design in the mid-century style. Now, if you’re wondering, where to start – Look no further! Below I’ve included some of my favorite places in the Portland area to search for mid-century and mid-century inspired gems, in all price ranges, from boutiques to big retailers, vintage to custom-built. Click through to check out each of these great Portland retailers and comment below if you have any Portland spots, we mid-century fanatics shouldn’t miss!

In-Store and Vintage

  1. Lounge Lizard: An eclectic emporium showcasing an ever-changing variety of mid-century furnishings, decor & lamps.
  2. The Good Mod: Buy, sell, and repair mid-century modern furniture, or make custom furniture perfectly fit for your space!
  3. Urbanite: Portland’s best designers, all under one roof!
  4. Portland Furniture: Located in the historic Nob Hill neighborhood of Northwest Portland, Portland Furniture is one of Portland’s most unique furniture boutiques featuring beautiful custom made sofas, sectionals, chairs, and beds, along with a wide array of accent tables, rugs, lighting, art, and accessories. 
  5. World Market
  6. Rejuvenation: Portland 10,000 square feet of lighting, hardware, furniture, décor, one-of-a-kind salvage and restored antiques, as well as special pop-up shops featuring local artists and a café.
  7. Hawthorne Vintage: Hawthorne Vintage features over 7,000 square feet of quality mid-century home furnishings.
  8. Red Snapper (Milwaukie): Quality, authentic and restored Danish and American mid-century modern furniture and design 
  9. Vintage Pink: A collection of Portland’s best vintage dealers, located in the popular Hawthorne District. Featuring Mid-Century Modern, Danish, Retro, Industrial and Kitsch treasures.
  10. Hive Modern: Modern designer furniture from Artifort, Bensen, Carl Hansen, Flos, Fritz Hansen, Herman Miller, Kartell, Knoll, Vitra and more
  11. Design Within Reach: Offers the world’s largest selection of authentic modern furniture, lighting, and accessories from designers past and present.
  12. Hip PDX: Portland modern furniture, lighting, and accents for your home.


For those readers not in Portland, are who may require direct shipping, here are some great options to purchase mid-century inspired gems from the comfort of your living room! 

  1. World Market
  2. West Elm
  3. CB2
  4. Wayfair
  5. Anthropologie
  6. All Modern
  7. Ebay
  8. Target

Marisa Swenson

Modern Homes Portland 



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