Based out of Portland, Hive
continues to be a top online pick for design enthusiasts of all kinds, with a carefully edited collection that includes Bauhaus design from Breuer and Gropius, Scandinavian classics from Wegner, as well as peak performances from Jean Prouve, Eames, Cherner, Nelson and recent creations from the Netherlands...From the website: We like to think of hivemodern.com as the web-stop for the savvy design enthusiast.... bringing the rare and unusual plus time-tested icons of design directly to your front door. Our manifesto is really quite simple: to share the joys of Good Design while providing value and excellence in service to our patrons. Whether you simply enjoy browsing the product pages to see what's new, or dive directly in and order a quantity of Eero Aarnio Ball Chairs, we hope to foster a fun web-based environment where people can delight in Good Design on their own terms.
We find their website to be very accessible and easy to navigate. The prices are pretty much full retail, and you can also search by manufacturer or designer. A great store.
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