WandaVision: 7 Vintage Furniture Stores to Explore for a Retro Interior inspired by the Disney+ Series
If you’ve been keeping up with Marvel’s WandaVision on Disney+, the surreal sitcom reality that Wanda Maximoff and her android husband Vision are living through is part of the bizarre puzzle that’s coming to an end.
Storyline aside, here’s another thing that might have captured your attention: the retro decor of the couple’s home that serves as a crucial backdrop. Each episode features a new decade with the house and set taking on inspiration from each era.
If the charming vintage homeware and furniture pieces peppering the series have caught your eye, you might be desiring a home filled with such classic statement pieces too. Look no further; these vintage furniture retailers listed below carry unique mid-century pieces that are iconic and one of a kind.
With a focus on iconic Danish designs, 1b2g was started from the personal collections of founder Lynette Wong. Her prized finds can be found in The Modern Space, a shared venue between 1B2G and specialist art advisory firm Art Agenda. “I wanted to show off these amazing pieces alongside fine art and this organically gave birth to The Modern Space,” quips Wong, on the collaboration with Art Agenda.
1b2g can be found at The Modern Space, 315 Outram Rd, #05-04 Tan Boon Liat Building; 1b2g.sg
Specialising in mid-century modern furniture from the ’50s to ’70s, this store features pieces personally sourced by the founders in various parts of Europe. These include chairs authored by Danish heavyweights such as Hans J. Wegner, as well as some unexpected finds from designers of the same period including Erling Torvits, H.W Klein and Illum Wikkelsø.
Copan is located at 1 Jln Kilang Timor, #05-02 Pacific Tech Centre; copan.co
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Swedish sisters Emelie and Ellen Hedén have long admired the patina of antique pieces; they too, decided to turn their shared passion into a career with the opening of their vintage store. Featuring pieces hand-picked from Sweden, the showroom is a treasure trove of surprising finds, which include furniture and lighting pieces as well as decorative items such as vases, display plates and mirrors.
Möbler is located at 350 Orchard Rd, Isetan Scotts; moblerscandinavia.com
4/7 Journey East
Admirers of Asian-style vintage pieces should seek out the selection here. Besides retailing contemporary collections from brands including Qeebo, United Strangers and District 8, the store also carries lovingly restored finds that convey art deco and mid-century modern influences; these pieces were produced in Southeast Asia and originally commissioned by wealthy expatriate families during 1920s to 1960s. journeyeast.com
Journey East is located at 315 Outram Rd, #03-02 Tan Boon Liat Building; journeyeast.com
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Known for its selection of Danish modern classics, the showroom has been retailing Scandinavian vintage furniture from the ’40s to the ’70s since its founding in 2013. The store is also able to source and style a selection of pieces specially for your home, if there’s a specific design that you’ve long been searching for.
Noden is located at 211 Henderson Rd, #02-02 Henderson Building; nodenhome.com
6/7 Hock Siong & Co.
Vintage furniture enthusiasts will be familiar with this well-loved local retailer. A long-time favourite turf for many, the family-run furniture store is known for its charming refurbished furniture pieces. Treasure hunting is incredibly fun and rewarding here; expect to find anything and everything from mid-century cabinets to ornamental doorknobs.
Hock Siong & Co. is located at 153 Kampong Ampat, #01-03 Junjie Industrial Building; hocksiong.com.sg
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7/7 Lorgan’s The Retro Store
Head over to Lorgan’s for timeless, classic pieces. The store offers a cornucopia of vintage pieces, from mid-century Scandi furniture to original pop art and retro decor. Make sure to clear some space in your house before heading down to the store—you’ll definitely want to pick up one or two of their eclectic finds.
Lorgan’s The Retro Store is located at 160 Paya Lebar Road, #02-07 Orion Building