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Retro Modern Furnishings will hold a reception for Artspace artist, Kelly Sheppard Murray,  this coming May First Friday from 6-9 pm. Her work will be on view in the store through the end of of the month. Kelly Sheppard Murray  is working on a project to create and share a sculpture each day. To create…

Join us for a special after-hours workshop on advanced techniques for personalizing your space with air plants. The workshop is being taught by Aisha Sanders of Urbane Terrain on Thursday, March 16th from 6-7:30 pm. There are only 12 spots available for this exclusive event! Sign up online here. Each workshop participant will make a unique terrarium, hanging…

Join us for a Valentine’s Day themed First Friday this Friday, February 3 from 6-9 pm! We will have wine and chocolate, and we will be featuring a sneak peek of the work of local artist and designer, Olivia Hockaday. Olivia graduated from the NC State’s College of Design. Her paintings range from abstract acrylic…

Happy New Year! We were looking back at our photos from the year and wanted to share this vintage coffee table that we refinished. This was one of those fun projects where we got to create a special stain mix to restore the original look. We have learned and accomplished so much this year! We could…

During First Friday Raleigh’s Gallery Walk from 6-9 pm for our “Meet the Maker” event featured local jewelry designer, Sarah Tector of S. Tector Metals. Sarah considers her jewelry as small “sculptures”. She creates clean, geometric, and architecturally influenced pieces in sterling silver, cast bronze, powder coating, and other mixed materials. Although, she specializes in custom…

It’s Fall and cool weather is here!  The store is changing and we have lots of recent arrivals to share, from chairs to dining sets and great gift items! Just in!  Six Vintage Eames/Herman Miller Swivel Chairs! They are great for an office or for sure as dining chairs. These hexagon coasters are new to…

Starting Labor Day through Monday, September 12th we are having a sale! We need to do a little housecleaning to make way for new products coming this Fall. Therefore, select products will be up to 40% off. We just love this mid century style coffee table designed and handcrafted in the USA by Tronk Design. It was…

Join us Friday, September 2nd from 6-9 pm during Downtown Raleigh’s First Friday Artwalk. We will have a pop-up shop featuring All Things Design, a husband and wife team from Four Oaks, NC.  Katie is a designer, a crafter and a lover of all things creative. Her formal background is in graphic design, but she…