We offer distinctively curated Mid-Century Modern furniture, lighting, art and décor by the finest artists and designers of the period.
The story of 20th Century Interiors' arrival in Denver is really a tale of two cities – or maybe three. Our sister store in Portland, Oregon is helmed by Benson Scott, who has been an important mentor to us. Benson was a pioneer and major player in the Mid-Century collecting and reselling scene in San Francisco for 25 years before moving to Portland in the fall of 2016 and directly imports authentic vintage originals from Denmark several times a year. As a result, our resources and connections reach far beyond Denver to the West Coast and Europe, and we’re here to put them to work for you.
20th Century Interiors | Denver founder J Kendel Johnson grew up in the 60s and 70s in a family retail furniture business in southwest Oklahoma, and he loved going to furniture market in Dallas with this father to see the innovative and evolving designs of the period. Along the way, he also became fascinated with his aunt and uncle’s antique furniture business. Going picking with them – which they always called “scrounging” – felt like high adventure. Establishing his own showroom featuring his most recently discovered works by the most-revered and admired designers of the period was a natural next step in his life-long love of Mid-Century Modern design.
WHAT WE OFFER
Scandinavian Modern, Brutalist, Bauhaus, Post-War, Mid-Century Modern. We specialize in acquiring first-quality furniture, lighting and décor by the 20th Century’s most influential and revered American and European master designers and craftsmen.
Our important, signature pieces have stood the test of time, owing to their innovative design and impressive, functional comfortability.
Many vintage furnishings are simply better than today’s newer productions, because of their higher-quality
source materials and more exacting
We're ready to help you create a whole-house look you’ll love - or find that one special piece you can proudly build a room around.
Let us know what you're looking for and we'll let you know when we've found it!
We can help stage your Mid-Century home for maximum appeal.
Many items are available for short-term home-staging, or video, film or still photography projects, and event rental.
Contact us for details.
Retail • Consignment
• To the Trade
If you’re in Denver or Portland, please come shop our stores in person. Wherever you are, you can visit our offerings anytime online.
We also welcome exceptional pieces - via direct purchase or consignment - and we’re happy to evaluate items in advance of private sales, downsizing or simply a change of scene. We know from experience that avid collectors are both good buyers and good sellers.
We also enjoy building new relationships with a growing number of interior design professionals.
Let's work together to satisfy your dreams!