Roots Inc: Eclectic Decor in Chestnut Hill

Roots Inc: Eclectic Decor in Chestnut Hill

Sarah Coffey
Feb 23, 2011

Store History

  • Founded: 2009
  • Founded by: Heather Stauffer
  • Headquarters: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Just outside of Philadelphia in Chestnut Hill is a small shop that carries major modern brands — Chilewich placemats, Fatboy ottomans, Thomas Paul serving dishes — as well as out-of-the-ordinary art like paper mache animal heads and insect displays by Christopher Marley.

Owner Heather Stauffer describes the shop's aesthetic as a healthy balance "between a traditional and modern demographic." Alongside a few big-ticket furniture items, Roots focuses on lighting, gifts, and accessories. It's the kind of well curated store that's a good stop for a housewarming present or a quick pick-me-up for your home.

Any first-hand reviews of Roots? Let us know in the comments below.

Floating Feather Ornaments, $9
Paper Mache Animal Heads, around $175 - $300
Fatboy Ottomans, $90
Insect Artwork by Christopher Marley, around $200 - $1,000
Thomas Paul Pillows, $80 - $120
Artichoke Lamps, $550
Modern Servingware, $15 - $120
Chilewich Placemats and Runners, $12 - $44

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