Voted #1 for vintage modern
Readers of Vancouver’s popular weekly arts and entertainment newspaper The Georgia Straight voted AtticTreasures the best place to shop for used mid-twentieth century Modern furniture and home accessories. This funky store on cosmopolitan Commercial Drive has been selling quality second-hand pieces to design enthusiasts since 1989. Attic Treasures’ antique furniture and furnishings from the 1940s, ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s are affordable and sustainable alternatives to new items available at stores featuring high-end contemporary design.
The real deal
Whether you’re looking for that perfect chair, table or dinner set, authenticity is key. Attic Treasures specializes in “gently used” furniture and accessories in mint or almost mint condition. From tubular steel to bent wood to the slick lines of Scandinavian Modern, items are generally in very good condition and require little if any refurbishing. The store provides comprehensive information on how to care for your purchase so that you can enjoy it for years to some.
Famous names in design
Attic Treasures carries original designs by Eames, Wegner, Juhl and other well known American, Danish and Swedish Modernist designers. Professionals from the city’s bustling film and television industries regularly rent pieces from the store.