danish modern


Chris Howard's Antiques and Modern located in Berkeley, CA is the premier dealer of authentic mid-century Danish furniture serving the San Francisco Bay Area. Specializing in mid 20th century handcrafted furniture with an emphasis on rare Scandinavian design of the 1930's - 1960’s in teak, rosewood, oak, beech, and walnut, Chris Howard has over 25 years experience in antiques restoration and Scandinavian designed furniture and oversees the conservation, quality control and logistics of each item. We import vintage designer furniture directly from Denmark on a regular basis, and continue the Scandinavian handcraft tradition locally with a team of top-notch craftsmen bringing new life to these timeless designs with period accurate restorations, and upholstery. Every piece of furniture is selected based on it's quality, uniqueness and potential to restore. With over 8000 sq.ft of combined spaces, the massive collection can be viewed at the Adeline and Ashby Ave compound in Berkeley, and at our Annex, "Danish Modern Warehouse" located five minutes away. The collection is showcased on 1stdibsDecaso and in our Midcentury Furniture Store as they become restored. Items are accurately photographed to show their true condition. We encourage you to visit the showroom and see the quality firsthand. Much of what we offer can not be published online due to local copycats. 



Antiques & Modern HQ located at the corner of Adeline & Ashby in Berkeley, CA directly across from the Ashby BART Station. The compound consists of two buildings connected by a yard, next to Jacks Antiques (established in 1946). This is the creative center to Antiques & Modern allowing clients to view items finely restored by our team of in-house craftsman. Both showrooms are accessible via Jacks Antiques Wednesday through Sunday 11-5pm. Parking is available on Emerson Street.



954 60th STREET OAKLAND -SAT. SUN 11-4pm

The warehouse has the bulk of our inventory and is the receiving location for containers of vintage furniture from Denmark. Customers can select items prior to their restorations and customize in fabrics of their choosing. Located just five minutes from the Adeline & Ashby showroom, the space is packed full of original midcentury Danish modern furniture including dining tables, dining chairs, lounge chairs, sofas, coffee tables, secretaries, dressers and plenty of rare, important and unique designs.  The warehouse is open Saturdays and Sundays from 11-4:30pm or by appointment during the week.


Antiques & Modern provides top-quality professional wood restorations using period Scandinavian finishing techniques, which is included in the purchase of all inventory. Custom upholstery options are available upon request on lounge chairs, sofa and dining seats. Clients can select from our vast collection of period accurate fabrics, designer textiles, premium leathers, and we welcome designers COM. Our full-time staff of in-house craftspeople are constantly working on furniture projects to assure items are delivered in the best possible condition. Occasionally we accept outside refinishing projects based on quality and schedule availability. Projects are limited to Authentic Danish modern design from the 1930's-60's. 



Antiques & Modern works with numerous white glove shipping companies in the United States to assure all items arrive in perfect condition. Prompt shipping to New York is available for a minimal charge. Local shipping is available for Berkeley, Oakland, San Francisco and San Jose. For a shipping quote please email amodern@comcast.net with item title, and destination. We will respond within 24 hours with a quote.