We all strive to make our home a sanctuary and luckily L.A. is a design lover’s dream destination, with some of the globe’s best home decor and vintage stores right in our backyard. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite go-to showrooms and design studios that embody the SoCal lifestyle, whether your preference is a breezy, eclectic aesthetic, modern rustic, Venice beach chic, or nostalgic mid century flair. If you’re looking for one special statement piece or a total revamp, these spots offer endless opportunities to explore and be inspired. Happy treasure hunting, and cheers to making the home of your dreams!
Tumbleweed and Dandelion
This Abbott Kinney boutique has been a Venice gem since 1997, offering home decor, interior-design services, custom furniture, and staging. They call their look “Venice Beach cellar style” which embodies their shabby-chic, boho inspired, effortless chic vibe. The store has items you never knew you needed in every corner, from beachy outdoor wood pieces to lush fabrics to their signature handmade “Venice Beach” soy candles! @tumbleweedanddandelion | https://tumbleweedanddandelion.com/
Serena and Lily
SoCal effortless design that blends classic influences with modern lines are always plentiful at Serena and Lily’s two L.A. showrooms in West Hollywood and the Pacific Palisades. They believe home should be a welcoming oasis, and their “well-traveled” and livable look is casual and coastal, relaxed yet refined. Their huge selection of outdoor furniture will get you ready for all the best summer gatherings. @serenaandlily | https://www.serenaandlily.com/
Amber Interiors eclectic design style and affinity for found objects has made them pioneers of the chic, laid back California aesthetic. A neutral palate, rustic wooden antiques, and case study pieces reign supreme at this full-service residential design firm. Their mission is to approach each project with a holistic vision, and can help pick out your dream furniture, fabrics, and accessories, create custom pieces, or even transform your space from the inside out by collaborating with architects and builders. http://amberinteriordesign.com/
HD Buttercup’s 100,000 square foot flagship store in the landmark Helms Bakery Building is a destination in itself. Wander around the iconic Culver City furniture emporium and see which of the curated pieces speak to you. They offer thousands of options, from classic to modern, vintage to industrial loft style, so go in with a plan or just explore with an open mind and adventurous spirit! https://hdbuttercup.com/
If you’re serious about your Danish mid-century design and its designers, you’ll love the collections at Denmark 50 on Melrose. Their showroom and warehouse space houses over 12,000 square feet of authentic restored pieces with a big array of Hans Wagner chairs, Verner Panton tables, and even vintage Danish rugs, art, and more! http://denmark50.com/
All of the mid-century modern furniture, lighting, and accessories at Amsterdam Modern are vintage, shipped directly from Amsterdam and sourced from all corners of Holland. Their 10,000 square feet warehouse is in the Hi-Fi district, adjacent to Downtown L.A., and although they primarily sell to the trade, decorators, and film productions, they also sell directly to the public and will ship their gems around the world. http://www.amsterdammodern.com/
West Coast Modern LA
Treasures abound at their two locations in L.A. and Palm Springs, with authentic mid-century modern pieces available for sale and for staging. They also offer custom handcrafted furniture options and specialize in restoration, reupholstery, and refinishing so you can spruce up some of your own vintage finds. https://westcoastmodernla.com/
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