11 Best Home Décor Shops in Seattle
April 22, 2018 - garden totes
Room and Board
University District, 2675 NE University Village St.; 206.336.4676
American-made-furniture classical Room Board has been around given 1980, yet landed in Seattle in late 2012, opening an expanded store in University Village. “We have combined complicated furnishings designed to be practical, undying and comfortable,” says RB code relationship and pattern associate Elaine Thompson of a store’s attempted and loyal offerings. The store is famous for investing in a artistic Seattle village with events like a engineer showcase, that facilities Seattle-based conform and appendage designers who are invited to restyle a room in a RB showroom. To knowledge a store is to shun a dispatch and discord of U Village. Just take a escalator adult to a ethereal showroom, laid out in a vast loop by category—including kids and outdoors—and breathe.
EYE CANDY: Ted Kennedy Watson has won awards for visible merchandising; a layers of products in his shops (Watson Kennedy Fine Home is graphic here) entice customers to learn a ideal appendage for their home. Photograph by Ted Kennedy Watson.
Watson Kennedy Fine Home, Downtown, 1022 First Ave.; 206.652.8350
Watson Kennedy Fine Living, Pike Place Market, 86 Pine St.; 206.443.6281
Ted Kennedy watson knows a Seattle lifestyle. Going clever for a past 20 years, his Watson Kennedy Fine Home and Fine Living shops seamlessly mix new things with selected items—not startling for a leader of a National Retail Excellence Award for Visual Merchandising. “The shops are set adult by color, covering after covering after layer,” says Watson of his home benefaction and appendage selections, that operation from Diptyque candles to selected sets of patterned china, and all in between. With clever French and English influences, a shops simulate Watson’s polished curations, permitting business to learn what appeals to them most.
Photographs by Ravenna Gardens; Haris Kenjar (Luxe); Kelly Lemon Photography (Oscar)
Madison Park, 2806 E Madison St.; 206.405.2828
Like an individualist aunt with artistic taste, this Madison Park emporium pulls off a specific demeanour many of us couldn’t dream of putting together with such character and grace, interjection to owners and interior engineer Kelie Grosso. Not each square requires a low pocketbook, yet a altogether cultured is one of ultraluxe—but not in a cookie knife kind of way. Grosso, who non-stop a boutique in 2006, travels a world—from Marrakech to New York City to Paris (her number-one shopping destination)—for products and inspiration. You’ll find all from antique oyster forks to animal-leg finish tables to jewel-toned velvet couches—creating a enterprise for all sorts of pleasing things we didn’t know we needed.
Oscar and Co.
Kirkland, 702 Market St.; 425.803.2121
Situated on a desirable travel dilemma in downtown Kirkland, Oscar Co. is a value trove of selected finds set adult to resemble an lively flea market. “We concentration on collections and categories,” says owners Dawn Oscar, who non-stop a emporium 4 years ago. In further to a few name seat pieces, we can also find pottery, textiles, baskets, industrial accessories and fixtures, and a few oddities. There’s also an endless collection of china pieces and glassware for business wanting to chuck an superb soiree.
GREEN THUMB: There’s copiousness of greenery during Ravenna Gardens yet business also adore a preference of home accessories and outside furniture. Photo by Ravenna Gardens.
University Village, 2600 NE University Village St.; 206.729.7388
Whereas vital garden stores like Swansons and West Seattle Nursery surpass in their extent of offerings, this partially petite U Village emporium is a personal favorite for a well-curated collection of plants (delivered daily by internal growers) for both indoors and out. Bring greenery into your home in a form of a customizable terrarium, smart tender or shaggy houseplant, or supplement to a pleasing outside space with colorful, select French Fermob square furniture. And even if your ride is some-more brownish-red than green, a impossibly associating staff can support we in picking out suitable plants for your vital space—and your gardening ability level. As owners Gillian Mathews says, “Not everybody has a garden, yet everybody can pierce inlet into their home.”
South Lake Union, 300 Dexter Ave. N; 206.622.1608; Moving to Capitol Hill, 1526 Bellevue Ave.
If we demeanour for stylish seat emporium Inform Interiors in South Lake Union and usually see an dull space, don’t despair. At press time, a shop—with a beautifully designed North American- African-, Japanese- and European-made pieces, whose complicated silhouettes review like works of art—had announced a pierce to Capitol Hill, yet not a relocating date (though Apr is likely). The new location, a bigger space usually down a travel from hip spots like Melrose Market, will continue to lift a artistic collections, such as Knoll armchairs and Tom Dixon side tables. Longtime co-owner Allison Mills is being assimilated by new co-owner Hillary Rielly who sums adult a store’s select truth this way: “We usually sell what we totally trust in, and during that indicate it no longer becomes selling.” In a new location, design periodic in-store events, such as talks by designers, and an additional assisting of home accessories, from Finnish dinnerware to large-format Taschen art books.
CREATIVE CLASS: Filled-to-the-brim Three Birds is a ideal place to emporium for home gifts and decorations. Photograph by Lindsay Kerekes.
Queen Anne, 2107 Queen Anne Ave. N; 206.686.7664
This friendly Queen Anne emporium is a arrange of place we should all have in a behind pocket—a undoubted one-stop emporium for when we need a small housewarming benefaction or birthday present. The importance here is on artistic home decor, from smart macramé wall hangings to pleasing colored glassware, classical Northwest design to beautiful anniversary decorations. Owner Robin Johnson says open is an generally fun time to pitch by a shop—it’s when a goodies she picked out during a New York benefaction shows start display adult on a shelves.
CLEAN LIVING: The cultured during Digs shows off a shop’s complicated seat and home accessories. Photo by Digs.
Ballard, 2002 NW Market St.; 206.457.5709
We can’t assistance yet puncture Ballard seat emporium Digs. Owners and spouses Ben Knudsen and Gretchen Bjork Knudsen non-stop emporium on a neighborhood’s categorical drag in 2013, and they continue to offer a beautiful preference of mid-century complicated seat pieces, and an collection of eye-pleasing housewares, accessories and gifts—many done by internal designers. “We try to curate equipment that are good designed and still functional, with a thought of shopping reduction and shopping better,” says Knudsen of a bright, open space, that is also a good mark for receiving a small “design therapy.” Knudsen credits Digs’ success to his associate Ballardites for embracing and ancillary their internal businesses.