By Julia Brenner

Published on April 23, 2017

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Photography by URBANCASE STUDIO

Seattle will forever be an effortlessly cool city. If you’re lucky enough to find yourself paying a visit, these are the best stores for home design shopping—from vintage treasure hunting to a modern furniture studio in a converted warehouse. Grab a Starbucks (local coffee humor), and enjoy!

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Totokaelo

(1523 10th Avenue)

This is a gorgeous showroom of refined minimalist style featuring independent artists and designers. While the store is primarily known for its exceptional selection of clothing, they also carry beautiful homewares and textiles.

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Adorn

 (7003 3rd NW)

If you’re looking for a place to browse all things gorgeous—from stunning tableware to luxe wallpaper and textiles—be sure to visit Adorn. You’ll find beautiful items for the home sold without pretense.

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Pirkko

 (1407 1st Ave)

This shop specializes in Finnish and Scandinavian design, such as items from Iittala, Ilse Jacobsen, Onni + co, Oleana, and Swedish Hasbeens. Pirkko has also become a must-visit design store for its selection of Marimekko—it is the spot to check out the latest and greatest in Marimekko’s patterns and homewares.

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Glasswing Shop

 (1525 Melrose Ave)

This is a design-forward clothing and homegoods store located in an industrial storefront with a very “Seattle” vibe. Be sure to check out their rotating selection of plants and tastefully curated gifts.

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Digs

(2002 NW Market Street)

Located in the Ballard neighborhood, Digs offers a rotating selection of Mid-Century inspired furniture and home decor, including a very hip children’s section.   

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Capers

(4525 California Ave SW)

The owners of Capers pride themselves on celebrating the work of local artists and designers, and if they are unable to source an item locally, they state that they always carry “handmade items produced under good conditions and traded fairly at reasonable prices.” This is a wonderful shop for unique home decor items and gifts.

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ten22home

(4258 Fremont Ave N)

A must-visit for fans of Mid-Century style. They feature a rotating collection of vintage furniture, decor, and lighting.  

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Freemont Vintage Mall

(3419 Fremont Pl N)

Be prepared to lose yourself for a while (or the whole afternoon) in this maze of a store filled with vintage treasures that range from the sublime to the ridiculous. You’ll leave with an Arc lamp, a tiny piano, or a super fly faux fur—or all of the above!  

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Urban Case

(3220 1st Ave S)

To see what’s happening in Seattle’s modern design scene, take time to visit the Urban Case showroom and studio located in a converted 1907 warehouse. Here, you can peruse the latest creations from current local designers and makers.

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Revival Shop

 (233 Broadway E) 

Revival Shop is the incredibly hip, community-oriented store opened by owner and buyer Ashley Busacca and co-owner Ryan Darcey as a way to support local artists and designers and encourage sustainable buying habits. Revival carries a vibrant mix of new and vintage clothing, homegoods, art, and jewelry. Be sure to check out their website for their weekly mixtapes.

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Modern Design Sofas

(55 University St)

This gorgeous 6,500 square-foot showroom in the heart of Seattle is filled with high-quality, modern furniture that is primarily American made and priced competitively. It’s a great stop for serious furniture buyers and post-brunch window shoppers alike.

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Loft 63

(609 Stewart St)

Loft 63 carries a wide selection of Mid-Century Modern and contemporary pieces for the home. Tailored to the style of the “modern urbanite,” this is the perfect store for anyone looking to furnish a cool urban apartment, home, or office space.