With many shops across the country opening up following lockdown orders, IRL shopping excursions are starting to become possible again. And designer-owned home decor stores and specialty design boutiques are the exact types of retailers that very much need customers right now—whether for a socially distanced shopping session or an online order.
With the spirit of supporting small businesses in mind, AD PRO has rounded up the best home decor stores across the United States, selected by the editors of AD with the help of several trusted designers. Bookmark for a post-quarantine trip and prepare to discover something new from the expert shopkeepers who run them.
Todd Nickey and Amy Kehoe are the talented duo behind one of Los Angeles’ most popular resources for decorators. Designer Catherine Kwong notes, “When I shop in L.A., they are always a must-visit as the store is curated from an interior designer’s perspective.” The new space, which opened in March, features work from Plain English, Howe London, and the Urban Electric Company, in addition to the furniture, home furnishings, and vintage jewelry for which the shop is known.