Palm Springs Midcentury Modern Shopping
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Midcentury Modernism - Shopping in Palm Springs California
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Here you'll find Palm Springs midcentury modern design shops and popular vintage shopping and store locations here - great places to shop for midcentury modern classics! Palm Springs is home to one of the world's largest collections of mid-twentieth-century modern design, architecture, furnishings and homes. Here you'll find a complete guide to Palm Springs midcentury modernism shopping - Palm Springs is filled with great design shops - mod, retro and upscale vintage stores you can visit to remember your Palm Springs Vacation.
A popular vacation destination for midcentury modern enthusiasts, celebrities and design style-setters, Palm Springs is home to dozens of great modernism shops - both upscale and thrift stores - that offer great pieces of the past, from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s era. Many vintage and midcentury shops are found in Palm Springs with the greatest number of modernism shops located on North Palm Canyon Drive's uptown design district located between Alejo and Tachevah Streets.
Listed here are a local insider's guide to the best midcentury modern shopping in Palm Springs - from the well-known shops to off-the-beaten-path stores.
Mid-century Palm Springs
Vintage Modern Stores
A La Mod Mid-century Shop
Location: 844 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, Ca 92262
Phone: (760) 327-0707
Formerly known as "Palm Springs Consignment," a la Mod is the new name and at a new location. This Palm Springs modern store offers mid-century furniture, artwork, and mid-century accessory items. Owners have been in this line of business in Palm Springs for about 10 years.
Boulevard - BLVD
Location: 800 N Palm Canyon Dr Suite A
Palm Springs, Ca 92262
Newly opened in October 2010 by a Hollywood set decorator Jay Hart and business partner Clay Kline, Boulevard is a must-see midcentury modern boutique on your Palm Springs modernism shopping trip.
The store is beautiful, well edited and focuses on "beyond Eames," though you will find a few well selected Charles and Ray Eames furniture items for sale here. "What we love the most are designers of the 1960s and 1970s," said owner Jay Hart. "We strive for 40% high end vintage midcentury modern furniture and 60% new."
You could describe this Palm Springs store as eclectic minimalism with great midcentury modern influence. The store features furniture, lighting, and accessories.
Location: 463 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs CA 92262
VENTURA opened in February of 2010 and showcases items from the turn of the century to the present. Ventura offers mid century modern, art nouveau, folk art, arts & crafts, bauhaus, art deco and one-of-a-kind objects. The shop also showcases artists work that deserves special recognition.
20 First Vintage & Modern
Location: 1117 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs Ca 92262
Phone: (760) 327-5400
20 First in Palm Springs features mostly furniture, vintage sofas, retro chairs, lamps, light fixtures, sputnik chandeliers. Also offers vintage Brown Jordan patio and poolside furniture.
Vintage Oasis — Palm Springs Mid-Century Furnishings & Accessories
Location: 373 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Unit A, Palm Springs Ca 92262
Phone: (760) 778-6224
Offering an eclectic Mix of Mid-Century Modern and retro-reissues. Featuring furnishings from the 1940's to the 1960's. Lighting, Pottery, Indoor & Outdoor furniture Some new production pieces as well as mid-century modern vintage. Open 3 days a week, Friday thru Sunday.
Hedge Midcentury Indoor-Outdoor
Patio Furniture, Garden Items, Fine art, Vintage Midcentury Art, Landscape Design Elements
Location: 68929 Perez Rd,
Cathedral City, Ca 92234
Phone (760) 770-0090
Owners of this small scale shop offer terrific quality accessories, garden ornaments, patio furniture, artwork and more. Unique items for accessorizing indoor and outdoor. Tasteful modern and mid-century modern. Beautiful accessories and artwork. Small furniture items. Owners have great taste and well-selected items. Great finds. Upscale. Many reasonable prices but some rare and unique retro items priced slightly on the high-side. Owners of this store also offer excellent midcentury modern landscape design services.
Location: 1117 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, Ca 92262
Phone: (760) 327.5400
Hollywood Regency modern furniture, classic modern pieces ranging from dining chairs, side chairs, tables and unique and rare art and wall hangings can be found at Mod Springs on Palm Canyon Drive in uptown Palm Springs.
Mod Springs Palm Springs owners Greg Ledesma and partner Glenn Clarke offer a variety of vintage classics such as Knoll and Herman Miller as well as trendy and rare one-of-a-kind mid-century modern items. Craftsmanship and quality are hallmarks at this Palm Springs store. Quality trumps quantity here.
Retrospect Palm Springs
Location: 666 North Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, Ca 92262
Phone: (760) 416-1766
Offering restored mid-century furnishings, dining tables, chairs, artwork. Here you'll find vintage Knoll, Herman Miller and other well-known designs.
Dazzles - Mid-century Shop
Location: 1035 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, Ca 92262
Phone: (760) 327-1446
Dazzles in uptown Palm Springs offers nice quality vintage furniture, accessory items, artwork, rattan, plus an extensive selection of bake-lite jewelry. Dazzles owner Mike Sauls has been in business in Palm Springs for about 10 years at this same location.
Dazzles in the Palm Springs uptown design district is also well known for offering a wide selection and great variety of unique and vintage costume jewelry from the twentieth century era. Here you'll find colorful and fun costume jewelry — striking pieces of earlier eras of design with simple lines and glamorous times.
Dazzles offers mid-century goodies in all price ranges, so be sure to stop in this Palm Springs mid-century modern shop, located set-back slightly from the street (to the west) on Palm Springs' North Palm Canyon Drive. Dazzles mid-century modern shop has something for just about everyone's budget so you can take home a piece of retro Palm Springs - possibly a souvenir or gift that is wearable?
Trina Turk Residential - Home Furnishings & Accessories
Location: 895 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, Ca, 92262
Phone: (760) 416-2856
On your Palm Springs vacation, be sure to check out the new Trina Turk Residential. This home accessory and home furnishings store, located along Palm Canyon Drive, is a brand extension of Trina Turk clothing. This store was newly opened in 2009, located in a separate street-front shop directly north of the well-known fashion designer and Palm Springs resident Trina Turk.
At Trina Turk residential you'll find new mid-century modern style furniture, new sofas, chairs, side tables, planters, accent pillows designed with bright and bold patterns that Trina Turk is known for. You'll also find gift items, books, and more. Tasteful one-of-a-kind items that are new, bright, bold and beautiful.
Studio One 11: Art, Design
Location: 2675 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, Ca 92262
Phone: (760) 323-5104
You may notice Studio One 11 on the outskirts of north Palm Springs on your way into town. It is located just a few blocks south of the Visitors Center on North Palm Canyon Drive. Studio One 11 on North Palm Canyon Drive features one-of-a-kind unique & rare mid-century furnishings, art and home accessories from the 1930s to the 1970s.
Modern Way - Mid-century
Vintage furnishings & retro accessories from the 1950's to late 1970's.
Location: 745 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, Ca 92262
Phone: (760) 320-5455
Modern Way in downtown Palm Springs specializes in unique and high quality vintage 70s mod furniture, retro outdoor patio furniture, loungers, tables, artwork, rugs, Lucite furniture items, dining tables, sofas, side tables and rare over-the-top mod items.
At Palm Springs Modern Way, you might even find a Jetson's-like space-age television set in a white console or a 70s era organ! Owner Courtney Newman is one of the founding members of the Palm Springs Modern Committee and Modern Way is one of Palm Springs first mid-century modern shops in business for more than 10 consecutive years.
Route 66 West — Palm Springs
Vintage Bakelite and designer costume jewelry
Location: 465 N. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, Ca 92262, Phone: (760) 322-6669
Open Thursday thru Sundays 11-5 or by appointment
Located in the heart of the mid-century modern architectural center of the USA along Palm Springs fashionable North Palm Canyon Drive's design district, Route 66 West offers 20th Century modern objects d'art, bakelite and designer costume jewelry. Midcentury aficionados will enjoy the geometric, carved or reverse carved bangle bracelets, fine laminated cutlery sets, decorative boxes or mid-century era radios, Route 66 Antiques "offers the collector a plethora of plastic possibilities."
Mid-century Palm Springs- Modern Shops
Location: 426 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone: (760) 416-2856
Specializing in Mid-Century Decor. Interior design service available for all decors.From Baughman to Eames, Saarinin to Jensen, you'll discover the finest mid-century modern furnishings, art , textiles and accessories at the fairest of prices at Swank Interiors.
Location: 515 North Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone: (760) 864-1300
Located at the gateway to Palm Springs' uptown Art and Design District, Just Fabulous is an upscale gift boutique and book store catering to the local community as well as weekenders and tourists. Just Fabulous has a wide array of merchandise to suit everyone's needs including fabulous coffee table books, imported music, signature home decor from designer Christopher Kennedy, the Assouline Corners collection, Googie art by Nat Reed, candles, clocks, novelties, Palm Springs souvenirs, the best greeting cards from around the world, and much more.
Just Fabulous has become a favorite destination known for special events and book signings too! Guests include Dionne Warwick, Geri Jewell, Peter Bart, Anne Rice, Greg Gorman, Elaine Paige, Stefanie Powers, Michael York, Adrienne Barbeau, Leslie Jordan, Julius Shulman, & Meredith Baxter to name a few.
Home modern furniture showroom and interior design.
Location: 803 North Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone: (760) 325-0300
Founded in 1999 by Mother-Son design duo Lottie and Mike Valles, Interior Illusions has catapulted itself into being Southern California's hottest shopping stop for design and furnishings. It is known as a staple resource to LA's premier designers and architects, but has shed its trade-secret-only status and become one of the area's most coveted places to shop for furniture, accessories, and lighting for all Angelenos.Sleek-and-sexy design brand's credo of "when only the best is good enough." Los Angeles' most famous celebrities and its top tastemakers have been taking the Interior Illusions package of designer products and implementing it into their homes as well as businesses via Interior Illusions own design services.
Design Within Reach
Location: 800 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, Ca 92262
Discover the source for enduring, purposeful and innovative furniture and accessories. At Design Within Reach, you will find authentic modern design accessible. "Within reach" means things not found elsewhere. It means in stock. By giving customers access to the best in modern design — including iconic works that have been in production since the mid-20th century as well as innovative items designed today — we made design within reach.
Just Modern Inc.
Location: 901 N Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Just Modern Inc. is a Palm Springs based, retail store specifically for the modern enthusiast shopper. Just Modern Inc. product lines are mid-century modern inspired. They carry home accessories, fiberglass planters, ceramic pots, light fixtures, one-off art pieces, vintage framed photographs and stylish personal items. Just Modern Inc. specializes in unique, mid-century modern inspired home accessories, art furniture and decor. Founded in 2011 by J. Chris Mobley and Stewart Penn, Just Modern Inc.'s goal is to bring you the best products at the best prices.
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Modernism Stores in Palm Springs
Location: 457 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, Ca 92262
Phone: (760) 323-4576
When Martha Stewart visited Palm Springs in Spring 2009, she paid homage to the owner of the Galleria building by visiting his shops and the owner's private residence, too. The Galleria shops of Palm Springs are an absolute gold-mine treasures for designers, mid-century modern enthusiasts, vacationers, Palm Springs locals, collectors as well as casual shoppers strolling along Palm Canyon Drive. Located near the popular Blue Coyote Restaurant.
On your shopping visit to downtown Palm Springs, you'll definitely want to visit the Galleria, an open-air window-shopping style vintage Palm Springs building that is made up of several different shops, covering an impressive range of mid-century style design.
At the front of this building of charming boutique-style midcentury modern stores, you'll find an amazing collection of items for sale that were hand selected by the talented owner Jim Gaudineer who has amazing design eye and impeccable taste, covering a broad range of fine vintage art, accessories, pottery, small furniture items, lighting, sculpture and thoughtfully selected design-oriented books.
The Galleria shops are so well presented and merchandised, you may think you're in a museum of vintage modern design, but here you can buy the gorgeous hand-selected pieces.
Proprietor Jim Gaudineer's collection includes art and accessories from mid-century master designers as well as talented unknowns.
Also in this building is Phil Hawkins Fine Art and Antiques and, another impressive store, Bon Vivant, featuring quality pottery, glass, art, jewelry, and assorted housewares - offered at some of the most reasonable prices in Palm Springs.
Bon Vivant Mid-century Gallery
Location: 457 North Palm Canyon Dr., Suite 3,
Palm Springs, Ca, 92262
Phone: (760) 534-3197.
Bon Vivant features beautiful hand-selected pottery, Blenko glassware, tasteful home accessory items, gorgeous vases, mid-century pottery such as Bauer, Franciscan Ware and Gladding, McBean Wares. This small but mighty mid-century era shop also features charming small-scale artwork, small vintage furniture items.
Bon Vivant shop owners Patrick and James have great design eyes and pick beautiful items that will inspire you. Items are priced reasonably and respectfully. Great care is taken in selection of items that are featured for sale here.
This charming and cozy Palm Springs gallery is a must see. It's a favorite stop for Los Angeles designers looking for great accessory items at terrific prices. It's said that Jonathan Adler shops here and many other big-name celebrity style-makers, stylists and designers. Yet this store is an "under-the-radar" well-kept secret. Be sure to check it out.
Victoria's Attic & Antique Mall
67777 East Palm Canyon Drive
Cathedral City, Ca 92234
Phone: (760) 328-7999
If you're looking for a great variety in mid-century pottery, artwork, accessories, small furniture items, vintage Eames, desks, patio furniture, lucite items, Bauer, Fiesta, midcentury modern pieces of all kinds it's worth the 10 minute drive from downtown Palm Springs to Victoria's Antique Mall Shops on Highway 111 in Cathedral City just a few blocks east of Target on the opposite side of the street.
Victoria's features 63 individual vintage dealers and many of them have terrific deals and great finds from the mid-20th century era. Set decorators, set designers and design trend-setters take note, this is a great vintage midcentury modern shop just a few minutes from Palm Springs close. Plus, the shopkeeper here, yep, her name is Victoria, is friendly and warm. This slightly out-of-the-way midcentury store is one of the Desert's best kept secrets for vintage Palm Springs midcentury modernist best shopping and the prices are reasonable!
Palm Springs Original Revivals
Midcentury Modern Thrift Shop
Location: 611 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, Ca 92264,
Phone: (760) 318-1892
Revivals Palm Springs Resale Mart is located in the "Sun Center" strip-mall style shopping center at 611 South Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs, just a few doors down from the main (larger) Revivals store.
At Revivals in Palm Springs you'll find a mix of mid-century modern items at very good prices such as mid-century modern art, pottery, vases, dinner ware, books, vintage clothing, small to mid-size furniture home decor items and home accessory items.
This store features both donated items for sale and consignment items to the merchandise mix available here is updated daily. Resale Marts provide high quality, gently used household items, clothing and more.
The Palm Springs Revivals store carries a unique blend of second-hand items that are of high quality, nice design, carefully selected pre-owned items not usually found in resale marts.
In all, there are 3 locations for Revivals Thrift Stores, featuring a variety and mix of styles and design genres, and all offer good deals on mid-century modern items and vintage clothing - very reasonable prices and excellent selection of quality items that changes daily from the large donor pool that Revivals attracts from the Palm Springs area.
Proceeds from sales at all five Revivals Resale Marts benefit Desert AIDS Project.
The best selection of quality items of mid-century period are usually found at the two Palm Springs locations.
3 Palm Springs Area Revivals Locations
Re-sale Thrift Stores:
Each location features a variety of mid-century modern vintage items for sale.
Revivals Gallery Upscale Thrift Store, Location: 611 South Palm Canyon Drive (Gallery), Palm Springs, Ca, 92264, Phone: (760) 318-1892**
New! Bigger Revivals
Desert Thrift Super-Store
Now Open in Palm Desert, Ca, 7 days a Week.
Newly opened Fall 2011
Location: I-10 Freeway at Monterey exit,
Palm Desert Costco Shopping Center
Address: 2800 Dinah Shore Drive, Palm Desert, Ca
Phone: (760) 318-6491
Hours: Monday to Saturday, 9:30 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Sunday: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Featuring Brand New, Old/Second-Hand, Plus Consignment Items
Midcentury Modern 20th Century Furniture. Housewares. Accessories. Clothing.
Appliances. Accent Items. Set Decoration Finds. One-of-a-kind Vintage Treasures.
With three distinct departments in its newest and largest store, the "big Revivals super store" in Palm Desert, Ca features 20,000 square feet of shopping space - open 7 days a week in the Costco shopping center in Palm Desert.
What You'll Find in the new
"Big Revivals Palm Desert Super Store"
Value-priced pre-owned: This section features a big selection donated vintage and mid-century modern furniture, clothing, shoes, books, hand-bags, jewelry, electronics, small and large appliances, house wares, and one-of-a-kind finds.
Consignment items: This department includes a great selection of furniture, art, fine crystal, china, silver, and a wide variety of quality pre-owned merchandise.
New merchandise: Quality, affordable furniture — beds, tables, sofas, an abundance of attractive brand-new items at low prices. Items attractive micro-fiber leather and sofas starting at $499, quality area rugs, lamps, art, jewelry, watches, and handbags. These new items are selected with quality, value and good design in mind.
Also in the new merchandise section you can see the new Michael Amini collection, a newly created furniture that's called "Hollywood Swank," designed by Jane Seymour.
Want to Donate Items to Revivals? If you're interested in consigning goods at a Revivals store, it's recommended that you bring or send photos of your chosen items for an initial appraisal. For a free pick-up by Revivals of your donated items, phone (760) 323-3662.
Want to Volunteer at Revivals? Volunteer positions for cashier, sacker, floor attendant, or other positions, please call Melanie Jones, volunteer coordinator for Revivals, phone: (760) 318-6491.
Revivals Main Store, Original store
Location: 611 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, Ca 92264, Phone: (760) 318-6491*
Revivals Cathedral City Hwy 111Location: 68401 Highway 111, Cathedral City, Ca 92234, Phone: (760) 969-5747*
Revivals Palm DesertLocation: 72750 Dinah Shore Dr., Palm Desert, Ca 92234, Phone: (760) 346-8690*
**Revivals Gallery Thrift Store Gallery, Palm Springs Hours: Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
*All other Revivals Thrift Store Hours: *Monday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
"Modern Home" Palm Springs
Location: 2500 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, Ca 92262, Phone: (760) 320-8422
Palm Springs style interior design resource store for modern homes — featuring vintage-style built-in wall clocks, mosaic tiles, wall coverings, and more. Here you will find design inspiration for remodeling or upgrading new or mid-century modern homes.
The Estate Sale Company & Consignment Shop
Consignment Furnishings - all design styles and periods.
Location: 4185 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, Ca 92264
Phone: (760) 321-7628
The Estate Sale Company is a large consignment shop (75,000 square feet of consignment items for sale) with a wide variety and big selection of furniture, artwork, jewelry, featuring upscale and gently-used merchandise. The Estate Company occupies three combined buildings and features a large selection that changes daily. Here you'll find tables, sofas, china, jewelry, outdoor patio furniture, fine art, paintings, pottery, and large scale items.
While The Estate Sale Consignment & Thrift Shop Style Store offers all design styles and genres, you'll find great midcentury modern and retro items among the merchandise mix available here.
The Estate Sale Thrift Store Consignment Shop in Palm Springs offers furniture from the 50s, 60s, 70s with a Hollywood-glamour design style including furniture and accessories in Vinyl, Chrome, Lucite, from Designers such as: Eames™, Herman Miller™, Knoll™, Mies van der Rohe™ and other mid-century design greats plus lesser known design talents. Moderate prices. Large scale items and smaller items as well. A great place to shop, a local favorite.
M Modern Gallery
Modern art and art events.
Location: 2500 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, Ca 92262
Phone: (760) 416-3611
Will Stiles - Modern Clothing
Location:875 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, Ca. 92262 Phone: (760) 327-9764
Trina Turk Clothing Boutique and Mr.. Turk
Modern sportswear for women & men. Plus home accessories and home accent items available at Mr. Turk, new, and located next door to Trina Turk.
Location: 891 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, Ca 92262 Phone: (760) 416-2856
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Angel View Boutique
Location: 462 Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, Ca 92262(760) 322-2440
Angel View is hidden in the back of the Angel View Prestige Boutique (with its own separate entrance behind (east of) North Indian Canyon Drive.
Palm Springs Angel view thrift shop can be a great spot for finding great midcentury bargains, with newly donated merchandise arriving daily. This thrift store is a true thrift store - warehouse style - and features great glassware, dishes, vases, vintage midcentury lamps, vintage outdoor patio furniture, big selection of mens and womens clothing, furniture items, pottery, lighting, paintings, books, vintage record albums, small electrical items, and more. If you love treasure hunting at Thrift Stores, be sure to include this Palm Springs Angel View shop to your list of places to stop.
Location: 8401 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Phone:(760) 202-1009
Location: 68-929 Perez Road, Cathedral City, Ca.
Phone: (760) 328-1330
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