The 5 Best Sources for Finding Authentic Art Deco Decor
It’s officially the ’20s again, and we’re throwing it back to the Roaring 1920s all week. Whether you love Jazz Age decor, historic homes, or just learning how people lived 100 years ago, we’ve got you covered. Cheers, old chap!
If the start of the new decade has made you even more into Art Deco style than you ever were before, then you might be wondering where to shop to get the look. We’ve got you! These five shopping destinations have all the decor you need to embrace a little bit of 1920s style in 2020.
You’ll find a mix of genuine antiques and period repros from this Portland, Oregon, based emporium. In recent years, they’ve leaned into mid-century style, but a quick search for “Deco” yielded 135 results, ranging for lighting to hardware and beyond. This is a good place to find Deco furniture and accessories, too. Right now, they have chairs, tables, a clock and more all in this streamlined style.
Buy: Art Deco Pedestal Table, $650 from Rejuvenation
House of Antique Hardware
This specialty retailer has a dedicated Art Deco section where you can shop period reproductions of everything from door, cabinet, and window hardware to switch plate covers, faucets, and hooks. You’ll be impressed by the range of their finishes, including their “Antique-By-Hand” option, a proprietary five-step finishing process shown here that replicates the time-worn patina of genuine antique hardware.
Buy: Streamline Deco Toggle Switch Plate, $21.29 at House of Antique Hardware
Vintage Lighting & Fan Shoppe
If authentic period lighting is what you’re after, then this shop is a gem. Husband-wife duo Craig and Teresa Glandon painstakingly restore and sell hand-painted Art Nouveau and Art Deco lighting fixtures as well as fans and finials. Give them a call if you’re looking for something obscure—they just might be able to track it down for you.
Buy: HP 2 Bulb Flush Mount, $329 without bulbs at Vintage Lighting & Fan Shoppe
Apartment Therapy’s own marketplace has so many offerings across different decor styles and furnishings categories, including Art Deco pieces. You can sort results for something that’s hyper local or open up your search to sellers willing to ship. Whenever you’re shopping for vintage, remember to try different search terms to yield more options. “Art Deco” items, for instance, could also be under the term “Streamline Moderne,” which was a subset of the larger design movement.
Buy: Art Deco Dresser, $795 from Apartment Therapy Bazaar
Liz’s Antique Hardware
If you’re into design and live in Los Angeles, then you’ve probably visited this antique hardware and lighting brand’s brick and mortar outpost on La Brea. And if you don’t, not to worry. You can go online to browse selected inventory from the store’s epic vintage door, window, and furniture hardware collection as well as lighting and accessories, all ranging from the 1860 to 1970s. Liz’s also has their own contemporary line if that’s more your speed. Some of those new pieces have a distinct Deco influence, too.
Buy: Doorplate, $28 from Liz’s Antique Hardware