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Antiques by Design - Welcome

Antique Furniture for Sale

Welcome to Antiques By Design. Founded in 1993, we are a well-established antique store with a warehouse located in Chilliwack, British Columbia. We pride ourselves in handling the finest quality furniture specializing in Antique American furniture. We handle Victorian upholstery, Victorian Mahogany and Walnut furniture with an emphasis on quarter sawn carved oak and Mission furniture.

We always have such well known American makers such as R J Horner, Karpen, L & J G Stickley, Gustav Stickley, Limberts, Harden and other fine quality Furniture craftsman. We love what we do and believe antique furniture should be functional, last through generations, bring you enjoyment and be an investment for your future.

Our forte is offering the highest quality unaltered vintage and antique furniture pieces still in exceptional original condition or professionally restored.

 "Fine Quality Antique Furniture ~ Built For Life"

Unequaled character by today's standards. We understand where you may be at...that making a major purchase of furniture on the internet is a leap of faith!

    This is why we are very discriminating about what we buy & sell. We personally check each piece to ensure it is legitimate, great quality and ready to be functionally enjoyed in your home on a daily basis.

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    Imagine this piece in your space...Let this be the inspiration for your décor. No one else you know has one like it because there is only one! Made long ago by true craftsman with pride in their workmanship. We cannot remember anyone saying they were disappointed they purchased a great item, we do however recall many times the statement that "I should have bought that and sorry I hesitated"

    These articles are becoming more difficult to find. If you are ready to make a purchase Great! If you need more time we offer a convenient no interest 12 month layaway plan. Feel confident in your decision to purchase with us as we also offer a money back guarantee to ensure satisfaction.

    Please read our customer Feedback or Testimonials. For further information on our Layaway Plan and Guarantee go to our Services Page. If you have any questions email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Dennis 1 604 316 1933.

About Our Inventory

We are constantly updating the antique furniture inventory listed for sale on our website, adding new arrivals and marking pieces sold, keeping it current so please check back often. If you are looking for a particular piece click on the Join Now button under Subscribe on the home page. You will receive our New Arrivals Newsletter each month. Our shop is located in Chilliwack, in the Lower Mainland of Beautiful British Columbia, Canada. We are open by appointment or by chance.

Shipping & Delivery

We list the estimated shipping price on each item but please call 1-604-316-1933 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to confirm. We ship to most areas across Canada and throughout the United States. Smaller packages weighing up to 100 LBS we ship by Greyhound Package Express to the closest terminal to your address which is where you will pick up from. For all larger pieces we ship by blanket wrap movers to your address.

Customer Feedback

  • The table was in exceptional condition and exactly how you described it. What a pleasure to find an antique dealer who takes such care with their furniture ... and their customers! Thanks so much!
    Amy Copland Smithers, BC
  • Hi Tammy! A quick note to let you know our lovely desk arrived in pristine order.
    Neil Jobin Calgary Alberta
  • Hello Dennis and Tammy,
    The 6 Chippendale dining chairs are very beautiful, and the 60" mahogany round paw foot table leaves us speechless. You guys are the real deal! I wouldn't hesitate to buy from you again (and again!!).
    Angela Calgary Alberta
  • Tammy,
    We received our dining table and couldn't be any happier! It is beautiful. Delivered safe & sound. Thank you so much.
    Debbi & Bruce Menifee California

  • Very nice item shipped promptly and received in perfect condition.

  • Another fantastic purchase from this Seller. Best packing, shipping, EVERYTHING!!

  • great to deal with as always...highly recommend

  • GORGEOUS item! I just LOVE it! VERY nice seller too! Thanks so much!

  • Excellent place to shop

    Laurel Hollick   Indian Head Saskatchewan

  • Hi Just wanted to let you know that we received the settee in perfect condition. It is exactly what I expected and fits perfectly in my front entrance.
    Thanks Sherry Regina Saskatchewan

  • Just wanted to let you know that Gary just delivered the settle and I love it!!!
    Thanks so much 
    Cindy Buchholz Woodland Hills California

  • Dear Tammy,
    We love our new, old side board, it is beautiful. Thankyou for your help in picking out and delivering. Take care
    Maxine Chilliwack BC

  • Tammy, I love the cabinet, it fits perfectly in the spot and thanks to all of your detailed measurements covers up the holes the previous owner left when the bidet was removed.
    Lynn Prospect Heights Illinois
  • Table arrived very quickly and was fantastic - lived up to its pictures and more

  • Hi Tammy and Dennis,
    Furniture arrived on Friday in perfect condition and I love all three pieces. Thanks again, everything worked out great. You have the most beautiful pieces of quality antique furniture.
    Myrna and Bob Eston Saskatchewan
  • Hi Tammy, I am thoroughly enjoying the desk and table. It has completely transformed our living room! I look forward to an opportunity to add to our collection before too long.
    Regards, Dale South Surrey BC

  • Tammy,
    Our remodel is ongoing so neither is installed yet but that should happen in the next couple months. However, they are more beautiful than the pictures even showed. Thank you,
    Kirsten Deutsch Boise Idaho
  • Hi Tammy,
    The chair arrived this afternoon. It is beautiful and everything your pictures showed. I am very satisfied so thank you very much!
    Patti Bailie Mesa Washington
  • "Thank you for the fantastic book case. We are very grateful to know that some dealers take the time to protect the items they ship. It was truly a pleasure purchasing from you." Thank You!
    James & Rosemary
    from Panama City, Florida

  •  It is a delight to deal with someone who looks after the customer. I would not hesitate to recommend Antiques by Design.
    Andrew Gay, Vancouver.

  • Hi Tammy and Dennis Thanks so much again for bringing our table to Edmonton. We have it set up and it looks very nice. Over the weekend we had company and had 11 people sitting comfortably around the table!
    Lorna & John Stephen

  • Hi Tammy,
    We wanted to say thanks again for bringing our table to Calgary for us the other weekend. It looks absolutely stunning in our space!
    Nancy Bichel Calgary Alberta
  • I am very pleased with the office chair I purchased. The quality was excellent. It was packagedwith care for shipment and arrived promptly at the bus terminal only 2 miles from home. I havean antique oak desk that the chair pairs up with well.
    Tom Salida Colorado

  • Table arrived and I love it. Another great piece of furniture received from your company.
    Kathy North Caldwell New Jersey
  • Hi Tammy, Yesterday I received the desk and its lovely, better than what I expected. Thanks again,

    Eduardo Miami Florida

  • We are very please with the 3 piece birds eye maple furniture we purchased from you. A local antique dealer also viewed them & commented on their high-end quality.
    Regards Roger & Deanne Price Priddis Alberta
  • I picked up my rocker last night and we love it! Thanks very much and I look forward to making more purchases. It fits right in with out other furniture and we'll be looking out for another heavy man's rocker (wavy arm).
    Innes and Margot Fraser Calgary Alberta

  • Hi Dennis,
    I also wanted to say how much I have appreciated working with you and your attention to customer service as we dealt with this problem with UPS.
    Sincerely, Tod Saint Louis Missouri

  • Tammy,
    Our remodel is ongoing so neither mantel is installed yet but that should happen in the next couple months. However, they are more beautiful than the pictures even showed. Working with you both was great and you always responded quickly.
    Thank you,
    Kirsten Boise Idaho
  • Thanks again for the superb quality and delivery, those guys were awesome! Look forward to your updates every month...(UUUGGGH shamefully)
    take care
    Douglas and Jacqueline Bristow Golden Spirit Acres Innisfail, Alberta

  • "Beautiful desk! Great pack job & promptly shipped. I am very pleased. Thank You!"

    Jim from New York
  • L&JG in near perfect original condition. Excellent, swift shipping. AAAAA++++++

  • Just wanted to let you know, I picked up the chair today.In perfect condition. Thank you very much. Hope you had a Merry Christmas and have a Happy New Year.
    Bob Prescott

  • I am so impressed with the level of service I received and I will definitely be a repeat customer and look forward to next months newsletter! Thank you again.
    Lisa Moffat

  • "Furniture was delivered today.  It is absolutely beautiful.  I have purchased many antique pieces but antiques by design is the best for quality, communication, etc." Thank you again,
    from North Caldwell, New Jersey

  • I was blown away by the obvious "over the top" care that was taken in preparing the chair for shipping across country! it's beautiful to look at and comfortable to sit in. I am a happy repeat customer who I know will be making additional purchases in the future.
    Danny Lawson Goddard Kansas

  • FABULOUS antique chest EXACTLY as described...SUPERB service and shipping advice

  • I appreciate all your help in making this a simple transaction...Thank you! Look forward to buying from you again....
    Stephanie Oroville, California

  • Thanks! Yes it is beautiful and I love it. Thanks for the information.
    Audra Saint Leonard, Maryland
  • Tammy:
    I am very pleased with the hall tree. You did an excellent job of packing and shipping it, and it arrived without a hitch.
    Menny Oceanside California
  • Absolutely gorgeous!!!!! Love the chest!!! THANK YOU SOOO MUCH!!!

  • Our furniture arrived today and we couldn't be more pleased. The table and chairs are beautiful and fit our house perfectly. Thanks too for getting it here prior to our Thanksgiving, we will enjoy!
    Mike and Peggy Hill Ellijay Georgia
  • I wanted to let you know that the 2 chairs and settle arrived safe and sound on Thursday. They are all absolutely stunning. I have already fallen asleep twice in the rocker! Thanks so much
    Regards, Gary and Karen Rose Bay Nova Scotia


  • I would like to thank you very much for all your help through the process and efficiency in dealing with the delivery matters. Thank you also for taking good care of the bench during my travels, your cooperation and good spirit were most valuable and made this purchase a most enjoyable experience. Kind regards,
    Sergei Edmonton Alberta
  • Picked up the hall stand and we are very happy with it. On our way home we dropped it off at the cabin and it looks great in the hallway. Thanks for sending the stand to our son in Regina, everything worked out very well.
    Myrna Hauta Saskatchewan
  • A wonderful rocker. Thanks for going that extra mile, the best packing job ever

  • What about the furniture you ask? It's just awesome! To fill up a room with furniture that I was seeing for the first time was a bit overwhelming to say the least. A kid in an oak candy store.
    thanks again.
    Kurt Baldwin New York
  • Here we go again. I bought them out of their Mission stuff! :-)))))))

  • Looking forward to seeing your show in Calgary next month. Please send details of when and where it will be. Thanks.
    Rob Nelson Raymond Alberta

  • Hi Tammy,
    It's been a pleasure to deal with you again as on all the previous occasions and I am sure there will be more of such experiences yet to come. Thank you and regards,
    Sergei Edmonton Alberta
  • Hello Tammy,
    The furniture looks amazing! Do you by any chance have 2 more matching dining room chairs? If at all possible, it would be nice to get 1 regular chair and 1 captains chair.
    Ida Geransk Abbotsford, BC
  • We have not installed the mantle yet, but it is leaning against the wall in the place where it will go and looks splendid! I sit in the rocker every evening, it is just a great piece. 
    Steve Denman Island BC

  • "Fantastic seller! ~ Awesome customer service! ~ The best of the best! ~ 5 stars! "
    Mitzi from Indiana

  • Hi Tammy,
    The table arrived safe and sound, it is a beautiful heirloom piece, and we are now using it as our boardroom table at our small downtown Toronto law firm.
    Gary Toronto Ontario

  • A real pleasure to deal with, the table is GORGEOUS!!! thanks for all the help

  • Received the furniture today and all is great. No damage at all and amazingly just one guy, tough as nails, brought everything in himself and put it all back together. Now this furniture is the nicest thing in my house! Thanks again for all you've done to get this furniture to me safe and sound.
    Kim Jorgensen Vermilion Alberta

  • Tammy and Dennis,
    The cabinet is really beautiful and I am very happy with it. Thank you for everything,
    Best regards, Janet Englewood New Jersey
  • I received it in perfect condition and am sitting in it as I write pulled up in front of the fire. I would be sure to recommend you to anyone.
    Maureen Sutton Cold Lake Alberta

  • I especially liked the regular open communication! Keep up the good work. Who knows I may see other furniture on your website and be calling on you again. Best Regards,
    Kevin Duncan BC
  • Tammy I have received the chair Tuesday, May 28th, and it came in very good condition. I am very happy with it. Thank you very much.
    Carol St Albert Alberta

  • Hi Tammy We love the bed frames we bought and my grand children love them too. Your husband did not have to do that but he did.
    Cheers Margaret Port Coquitlam BC
  • Here is the settle in place with its view of Mt. Baker. It also shares the room with the daybed also from Antiques by Design. We love them both and appreciate the extra seating with family and friends visiting.
    Jeannine Vancouver, BC
  • Gorgeous sofa; repeat buy from wonderful sellers; everything as described...A+++

  • Hi Tammy,
    Picked up coat tree today and it arrived safely and I love it.
    Thanks Again,
    Kathy North Caldwell New Jersey

  • It was a pleasure doing business, and would highly recommend you to all our friends. Dennis and Tammy, thanks so much!
    James and Linda Troy, New York

  • Have received the coat stand and we are very pleased. It fit in perfectly.
    Dennis is the packer extraordinaire, 'course in your business you have to be.
    Merle and Viona Krause Medecine Hat Alberta

  • We received our bookcase today and are so very pleased with it. It's just beautiful! Very happy with overall purchase and delivery. Thank you so much.
    Bruce & Debra Menifee, CA

  • Hi Tammy,
    I absolutely love my new/old table! Also thanks for the care guide and if I need anything else I will definitely call!
    Barb Parksville, BC
  • Tammy, We picked up the desk today and it arrived in perfect condition! The desk looks great and it will fit in well with our other pieces. Thanks again,
    James Traylor Kansas City KS

  • Prompt and courteous dealers. Items wrapped and packaged with great care. Thanks

  • Just wanted to let you know that the Dolphin Oak Bench made it to California safely and that we are very Happy with it. Thanks again for all your help in the purchase of it and getting it to us safely.Regards,
    Dan Staton Danville California
  • It's a beautiful piece of furniture. The delivery and set up went very smoothly. I recommend your company to everyone who comments on the table.
    Sue Sitter Altamont Interiors West Vancouver BC
  • "5 star transaction. 100+ yr old sideboard arrived safely in MINT condition!"
    Mark from Michigan

  • Your website is one of the best, but after visiting your store I can honestly say that all of the furniture is even more spectacular in reality than in the pictures. We'll be back..
    Dr. Mary McDowell and Willy Zawadzki

  • Thank you. It's a beautiful piece of furniture and the seller was wonderful
    Robyn Brody Rupert Idaho

  • Dear Tammy,
    Very happy with the daybed. Comfortable and elegant. Lovely refinishing.
    Richard Vancouver BC
  • Hi, we finally got down to Regina and picked up the mantel and took it to the cabin. I love it, it will look great once we get it installed. We are very happy with our purchase and the smooth transaction.
    Myrna Hauta Eston, Saskatchewan

  • I will be viewing your web site for more beautiful pieces and telling my friends of the wonderful services you and Dennis provide          
    Mike Towery Princeton Kentucky

  • HI Tammy, The piece has arrived and it looks great. Just like the photos. Thanks for being patient with me.
    Lynn Noonan Wheat Ridge Colorado

  • Hi Tammy,
    The bookcase was delivered last evening, But all I need to say about the bookcase can be summed up in one word--AWESOME!
    Arlo Corbin Kentucky

  • Thank you for packaging the chairs well, they are in great condition. Much appreciated,
    Monica Sylvan Lake, AB

  • A+++ Item even better than described & Shipped Promptly. Thank you very much!!

  • The table was delivered to Windsor intact and looks better than I expected from the photos, meaning it looks great.
    Regards, Jeff Cohen Windsor Ontario

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