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38 San Francisco Home Goods Shops to Know Right Now

San Francisco has a wealth of home design stores, and these are the very best

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Selecting the top 38 home decor shops in San Francisco is no easy task. We could easily find dozens of outstanding shops in just one neighborhood, but picking and choosing from the entire city? Let's just say we lost a few nights' sleep while finalizing this list.

To help narrow down the contenders, we restricted the list to San Francisco proper. (Yes, we heart Ikea and Erica Tanov, but they're outside the city.) The final 38 includes a combination of vintage and consignment dealers like Mid Century Mobler and Leftovers, budget-friendly chains like Muji and CB2, and high-end retailers like DZine and the NWBLK.

Keep in mind that this isn't a ranking. The 38 are in alphabetical order. Did we miss your favorite home goods spot? Is there a new store we should know about? Hit us up in the comments or at sf@racked.com.

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Past Perfect

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More than 30 independent dealers fill this 9,000 square foot shop with vintage modern finds. And if you don't find what you're looking for on Lombard, visit the Stanyan Street location, a tiny Golden Gate Park-adjacent shop filled with covetable furniture, lighting, wall art and lots more. [Photo]

Jonathan Adler

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Mr. Adler is the king of modern goods, and at this outpost you'll find furniture, knick-knacks, rugs lighting and more in his signature poppy colors and modern shapes. [Photo]
This shop focuses mainly on the kitchen—from tabletop items to furniture to cookware, and we dare you to find a more stunning array of products. It's also the perfect source when you need a gift for a friend whose favorite room is the kitchen. [Photo]

Sue Fisher King

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This legendary interior store has been a landmark on Sacramento Street since 1978. Its namesake owner is loved for her amazing taste and sense of humor, which is reflected in the store's unparalleled selection of furniture, tabletop items, lighting, gifts and more. [Photo]

Hudson Grace

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Hudson Grace is a beautiful showcase of owners Monelle Totah and Gary McNatton's extensive backgrounds in retail and design. Look for oversized, functional ceramics, glass and wood serving pieces, modern Italian and classic French flatware, linen napkins in 21 colors, European found objects and tons more. Also look for their store at the Marin Country Mart, and their latest in Palo Alto. [Photo]

THE FUTURE PERFECT

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David Alhadeff launched The Future Perfect in Brooklyn, before expanding to San Francisco, (the only West Coast outpost). The store stocks Future Perfect's own line of furniture, as well as pieces by Piet Hein Eek and Russell Pinch; lighting by Lindsey Adelman and Charles de Lisle; and accessories from Lobmeyr, Artel, Michele Quan and Fort Standard. [Photo]

Zinc Details

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This Fillmore shop is neatly packed with lucite lamps, modern kitchenware, colorful textiles, and lots more contemporary housewares that are perfect for either keeping or gifting. [Photo]

Cavalier Goods

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Local superstar interior designer Jay Jeffers opened this gorgeous showroom last year, and is home to unique finds such as feathered resin skulls by Parisian couture artisan Laurence Le Constant and Nason Moretti glassware and Paul Benson bespoke bar carts. You'll also find a smattering of gorge jewelry and coffee table books. It's a do-not-miss for interior mavens. [Photo]

Eden & Eden

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We love any store that brings us to Jackson Square. This one features beautiful linen pillow cases, tables and chairs made from wood and metal, and accessories galore—plus shop their amazing vintage clothing selection while you're there. [Photo]

Maker & Moss

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From the previous owners of Bae Home, this new home goods source carries home decor and furnishings with a focus on natural shapes and materials, plus artist-made products including topographical maps and other wall art, leather sofas, tabletop items and tons more. [Photo: Patricia Chang]

The Perish Trust

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This unique Divis shop specializes in obsolete but beautiful goods. Think old typewriters, well-worn suitcases, civil war figurines, and maybe a gun lamp. [Photo]

Kenneth Wingard

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If your home is in need of a serious dose of cool, this is your place to shop for vases, wall hangings, picture frames, clocks, mirrors and more. [Photo]

H.D. Buttercup

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This enormous showroom is a favorite of interior style bloggers, and has loads of new furniture, lighting and decorator pieces for every room in the house, and for nearly every style preference. [Photo]

Big Daddy's Antiques

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Entering Big Daddy's expansive warehouse is like walking into an interior designer's dream. And in fact it's a go-to spot for prop stylists, set designers, and interior designers alike looking for unique pieces, for which owner Shane Brown scours U.S., European, and Asian markets. [Photo]

Monument

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If midcentury modern is your thing, you won't find a more pristine, gorgeous place for home goods. They've done all the restoration work for you, and you pay for it, but the pieces are impeccable. [Photo]

Aldea Home

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Would you like a bed that rocks like a rocking chair? This is your Mission spot to find such a thing as well as a curation of pleasing items for the rest of your home. [Photo]

The Apartment

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This inexpensive antique furniture store is a place to go when you don't know what you want, and are in the mood to hunt around. Don't forget to check out the upstairs. The proprietor is sweet and helpful. [Photo]

Paxton Gate

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It's one of the most unique shopping experiences in the city. From taxidermy to preserved bug wall art to beautiful potted plants you've never seen before, visitors will most certainly be asking: "Where did you get that?" [Photo]

Heath Ceramics

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Beautiful, handmade ceramics are only part of the story at Heath. You'll also find tile for your kitchen or bath, textiles, lighting, candles and lots more. [Photo: Patricia Chang]

MUJI 無印良品

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This Japanese retailer will set you up with everything you need for your kitchen and bath, and tons of additional items you had no idea you wanted. [Photo]

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This cooperative art studio and retail store is a welcome bright spot in the foggy Sunset. You'll find beachy ceramics, glassware, plants, art and fresh-cut flowers on Fridays. [Photo: Patricia Chang]
Acacia stocks items that are beautiful as well as functional, and almost everything in the shop is sourced locally— a fitting detail for a store that has 415 for a street number. The co-owner also owns Heliotrope, so there's a killer section of skincare products. [Photo: Kim Lucian]

B&B Italia

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This showroom is your resource for iconic pieces like the iconic B&B Charles sofa or the Pesce Up 5 chair. The overall feel is less art space, more minimalist home, so B&B Italia is a quasi-practical stop for interior inspiration. [Photo]

Black & Gold

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Duboce Triangle isn't exactly a design destination, but this petite vintage furnishings shop is worth the trip. Stop by for an outstanding selection of furniture, lighting, and objets d'art. [Photo]

Blu Dot

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The exterior of this Valencia Street shop is one of the cutest on the block, but the furniture and found objects on the inside are just as delightful. [Photo]
Crate & Barrel's hip little sister is a fantastic source for apartment living. (You'll be hard-pressed to find anything in here that won't fit up a wonky San Francisco staircase.) CB2 is also a solid option for whimsical plates and tabletop items when you're shopping with a budget. [Photo]
It's easy to lose yourself among the luxe vignettes in this Design District showroom. While you can certainly go to check out all the best Italian furniture, insiders know that DZine is the place to go in Northern California for Boffi kitchens. [Photo]
This is your spot for high-impact, reasonably-priced home goods. You'll find European and American designers as well as South American, Asian and African pieces—everything from couches and chairs to vases and other small beauties for your shelves. [Photo]
This venerable San Francisco department store has been serving locals for more than 150 years, selling everything from everything from jade and freshwater pearls to cut crystal, tabletop design, and home décor. [Photo]

Hedge Gallery

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Hedge specializes in both present day contemporary designers and artists and highly sought after vintage pieces. It's practically a museum of outstanding design. [Photo]

Leftovers

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Furniture, art, decor: this Van Ness consignment store has a little bit of everything. If the temptation of walking through the showroom is too much, you can browse the selection on Flickr before you visit, and call the store to purchase items by phone. [Photo]

Mid Century Mobler

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With 5000 square feet of showroom space, this is the largest mid-century furniture dealer in Northern California. The store specializes in authentic Danish Modern and American furniture from the 1950s and 1960s, purchasing whole containers of the best pieces from Denmark. The selection is as plentiful as Costco, if Costco were filled with rosewood credenzas and teak buffets. [Photo]

Park Life

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The magic of Park Life has always been the unique pieces, particularly the artist collaborations. Owners Jamie Alexander and Derek Song work with artists to create affordable versions of art that everyone could enjoy. They also publish books —usually catalogs of art work— under their imprint, Paper Museum Press. [Photo: Kim Lucian]

Propeller Modern

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To add a local, modern flair to your home, try Propeller in Hayes Valley. Lorn Dittfeld's shop is one of the must-see spots on the street, and the staffers are a dream to work with. [Photo]
Co-owners Will Lenker and James Spinello opened Stuff in 2011 to give the city a fun and hip shopping destination. To the uninitiated, it may seem a little cluttered and, perhaps, a little daunting, but just a couple of steps inside you'll find a store filled with modern vintage delights. Bonus: There's free parking. [Photo: Kim Lucian]

Terrasol

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Terrasol has a solid selection of decor and gift items, including Christmas ornaments, candles, figurines, and holiday decor. In addition to the shop, Terrasol offers home landscape design and maintenance services and commercial Christmas decorating. [Photo]

THE NWBLK

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If you want pieces that beg the question is-it-furniture-or-is-it-art, you've gotta visit The NWBLK. The highly-curated, high-end selection —think chandeliers that cost more than cars— is sourced form the most innovative artists and designers currently practicing. [Photo]

Z Gallerie

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Though the home decor chain is known for its selection of mirrored furniture, it's also a gold mine of accessories. Pillows, placemats, seasonal items: Z Gallerie has plenty of options that won't break the bank. [Photo]

Past Perfect

More than 30 independent dealers fill this 9,000 square foot shop with vintage modern finds. And if you don't find what you're looking for on Lombard, visit the Stanyan Street location, a tiny Golden Gate Park-adjacent shop filled with covetable furniture, lighting, wall art and lots more. [Photo]

Jonathan Adler

Mr. Adler is the king of modern goods, and at this outpost you'll find furniture, knick-knacks, rugs lighting and more in his signature poppy colors and modern shapes. [Photo]

March

This shop focuses mainly on the kitchen—from tabletop items to furniture to cookware, and we dare you to find a more stunning array of products. It's also the perfect source when you need a gift for a friend whose favorite room is the kitchen. [Photo]

Sue Fisher King