Best of Philly

Best Furniture Store

2017 BEST Reason to Go to Walnut Street

Thos. Moser

As indie boutiques continue to shutter along this vaunted shopping row, this newly opened handmade furniture haven gives us hope. Hit it up for subtly curvilinear bed frames, leather-wrapped seats, and writing desks so inviting, they’re sure to inspire productivity.

1605 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA | 610-995-9500 | Website

2017 BEST New Furniture-Store Concept

Lema Studio

140 North 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA

Located next to sister store Bulthaup studio, this new 5,000-square-foot closet, furniture and wardrobe showroom gives new meaning to try and buy: Spend the night in one of three immaculately furnished on-site lofts (book through Airbnb) before making a purchase. Read more »

2016 BEST Fancy Furniture

Studio 882

101 Applied Bank Boulevard, Glen Mills, PA

Bigger doesn’t always mean better, but in the case of this Delco design store — which in June upgraded from a 3,000-square-foot showroom to a cavernous, gallery-like 12,600-square-foot space — bigger actually means best, if only because there’s extra room for more than 75 lines of high-end furniture and home decor, artfully arranged in vignettes… Read more »

2016 BEST Modern Furniture


33 North 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA

How to turn your home into a place that looks as if it’s been plucked from the pages of a modern-design magazine: Let owner Jinous Kazemi walk you through her collection of Ligne Roset couches; customizable wall hutches by USM Modular Furniture; and decadent leather armchairs, side tables and headboards by Poltrona Frau — and… Read more »

2013 BEST Mid-Century Modern Furniture Store

Mode Moderne

159 North 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA

Vintage originals from all the heavy hitters Eames, Saarinen, Knoll, Herman Miller along with new versions of licensed classics, make up the stock at the Mid-Century Modern shop Mode Moderne. (They’re also experts at refurbishment.) Read more »

2013 BEST Modern Furniture Store


113 South 16th Street, Philadelphia, PA

For modern design the way God intended it (i.e., not space-agey, sterile or silly), head to Usona. Read more »

2013 BEST One-of-a-Kind Furniture Store

Pocono Modern

1550 State Route 903, Jim Thorpe, PA

If one-of-a-kind pieces are more your leaning, Pocono Modern’s furniture has ski-lodge leanings and clean lines, and is made from some of the prettiest woods we’ve ever seen. Read more »