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Where to Shop for Mid-Century Modern Style in Toronto

We’ve selected ten of the best spots to find that coveted credenza or long-shot lounge chair.

By Julia Landolfi

There’s nothing quite like finding that vintage style holy grail – the one that’s almost too good to be true. Some might even call it fate. Whether you prefer to thrift or shop new, Toronto’s design scene has what you need. From kitchen tables and chairs to bedroom dressers, these shops fuel the revival of mid-century modern style furniture — a trend we can’t help but love. We’ve put together a list that is sure to satisfy any furniture connoisseur looking for the best places in the city to find mid-century modern looks.

Light wood dining room table with chairs and shelf mid-century modern style furniture

 

Must

This French-Canadian brand offers a refreshing new take on mid-century modern style furniture, without compromising on any of the original trends aesthetic features. Using materials like chestnut and oak, the exposed wood grain designs makes these brand new pieces look like they were pulled straight out of the 1940’s, without any of the wear and tear. Must‘s wide range of sleek designs and organic shaped furniture deem this shop the perfect place for any current mid-century modern style furniture enthusiasts.

mid-century modern style bedroom brown stained wood dresser

MFKTO

The small business has been in the game for over 20 years, and specializes in putting out new products inspired by the classic mid-century modern era. Using the same traditional solid woods like oak and ash, MFKTO takes no shortcuts when it comes to staying true to the mid-century modern style. Their intricately detailed craftsmanship ensures that no matter the product, each piece of furniture will bring quality and style to spruce up any old interior.

 

Teak buffet table and cabinet with deep stained wood and light wooden drawers

GUFF

Toronto’s GUFF purchases and sells authentic antiques – ideal for anyone searching for mid-century furniture rich with historical roots. The shop houses hundreds of one-of-a-kind treasures and carries a multitude of styles influenced by mid-century Scandinavian. With its constantly changing inventory and affordable prices, there’s never a wrong time to visit GUFF.

Roche Bobois dining room setup with deep stained wood tables and chairs with yellow padding

 

Roche Bobois

This showroom located in the heart of Toronto offers a wide product range of brand new mid-century modern style furniture, adorning any size condo or house. The brand works closely with design Studio Sacha Lakic who are known for incorporating aerodynamic smooth lines and graciously curved forms in many of their designs, which are exactly what mid-century modern style furniture is all about. Each of Roche Bobois’ luxury furniture items are available in multiple colours and finishes, so you can embrace the vintage style without having any compromise on select features.

Studio B white padded lounge chair with brown stained wood frame

Studio B

The 16,000 square foot luxury showroom was created to be a place for designers and architects with a discerning taste for only the finest products and styles. Much of the selection is heavily influenced by mid-century modern designs, with an added flair for those looking to combine their love of vintage styles with a modern touch. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the King Street East store and catch the most exclusive mid-century modern style designs.

stylegarage truss chair with light teakwood frame and white fuzzy cushions

Stylegarage

Born and raised in the bustling city, this proud Canadian showroom has developed a brand identity recognized for its classic take on modern and mid-century modern style furniture. The Ossington Avenue shop has developed hundreds of mid-century style items with a bold modern twist sure to be an asset to any interior that needs a little more love.

Structube Suzanna bedside table light sanded wood and white bottom drawer with safety pin legs

Structube

With several locations throughout the city, this modern furniture business is both easily accessible and extremely affordable. Featuring a “small budget” section on their website, Structube is the ideal place to shop for mid century modern style furniture, without having to worry about breaking the bank to furnish your aleady-quite-expensive Toronto apartment.

Mid-Century Modern wood rocking chair in grassy field

Studio 1484

This Parkdale hidden gem carries a wide range of eccentric mid-century modern home decor and furniture. If you’re searching for authentic vintage pieces, Studio 1484 never fails to capture the hearts of the old souls. With a diverse selection of riveting collectable items, you’ll want to keep coming back as they constantly put out exciting new (or technically, old) items to choose from.

Article Dining room collection brown stained table and chairs set with white wall interior and painting

Article

Skip the middle man fees and have furniture sets delivered right to your doorstep, straight from this Toronto warehouse. With an abundance of mid-century modern style items available, you can travel back in time when furnishing your home with Article. Additionally, the brand offers the choice to purchase from hundreds of preset bundles, turning those stressful and costly home design projects into a smooth sailing operation.

 

Elite MKT modern vintage style dresser light wood stain

Elte MKT

Designed in Toronto and crafted world-wide, MKT’s designs reflect modern day values with pieces that are built to last. Being the sister company of Elte, you can find the same stunning Scandinavian style pieces at MKT for a fraction of the cost – but never a fraction of the quality.

For more mid-century modern shops, check out our Where to Shop section.


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