Where to Buy Modern Minis

Updated: 2/4/15 This is a work in progress of artisans and shops selling modern miniatures. Please send me websites I have missed, this is just a start and by no means exclusive. To be added, please send me photos of modern miniatures you sell and your website/store at ModernMiniFan (at) gmail.com. I have broken up the listings into these categories:

Established Modern Artisans | More 1:12 Artisans | 1:6 Artisans | 1:16 & 1:18 Artisans | 1:24 Artisans | Online Retail Shops

Established Modern Artisans

Founders of today's modern miniature movement who have been pushing the industry forward for years, and have independent websites dedicated to modern miniatures. Listed alphabetically. All photos from respective websites, unless otherwise credited.

Delph Miniatures
Margaret Shaw and Kathy Holden
West Yorkshire, England
delphminiatures.co.uk

Delph Miniatures was founded in 1991, by mother-and-daughter team, with the goal to produce quality British-made 1/12th scale miniatures for collectors.
delphminiatures.co.uk
ELF Miniatures
Elizabeth LePla
London, England
elfminiatures.co.uk

"High quality modern dolls house furniture"
ELF Miniatures is renowned for hand crafted custom kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms and countless kits. The shop also stocks mass produced items like Miele and Reac Japan, as well as food, household items, clothing, toiletries, toys and appliances. 1:12, 1:16, 1:24 and 1:6 scales. (bathroom and bookcase photos by Annina Gunter)
elfminiatures.co.uk
minimodernistas
Doris Nathanson
California, US
minimodernistas.com

"Truly modern, mid-century and contemporary dollhouse furnishings. Very Cool."
Doris' high quality, hand crafted furnishings and accessories are inspired by the some of great modern designers like Eames, Saarinen, Nelson and Pfister. Her signature clean lined and mid-century modern style is instantly recognizable. 1:12, 1:18, 1:24 and 1:6 scales.
minimodernistas.com
PRD Miniatures
Paris Renfroe
Las Vegas, Nevada, US
prdminiatures.com

"Modern 1:12 scale furniture and design"
Paris is well known for his handmade, one-of-a-kind pieces and M112 Pod dollhouses. His background as a full size furniture designer lends authenticity and sense of scale and proportion to his designs. His wife, Lisa (an artist as well), also contributes artwork and linens. Paris does a lot of custom work, kitchens, bathrooms, as well as outdoor furniture; if you dream it, he can build it. PRD Miniatures also builds custom houses, as seen on my Where to Buy Modern Dollhouses page.
prdminiatures.com
Kim Selwood
Helensburgh, UK
kimselwood.co.uk

Retired architect, Kim recreates classic furniture pieces spanning the Art Noveau, Arts and Crafts and Modernist movements. His collection includes over 300 examples of classic twentieth century furniture design in miniature, with his work in museums and private collections across Europe, US and Japan. 1:12 scale, also 1:24 upon request.
kimselwood.co.uk
Peter Tucker
Vancouver, BC Canada
roomboxes.com
Blog: Musings on Modern Miniatures

Peter builds handmade furniture from Arts and Crafts to modern eras from his own designs, and creates many custom pieces from photos or sketches. Peter is well known for his custom roomboxes and also builds doll houses. His florescent and LED lights are all original designs. 1:12 scale, others upon request. Peter also builds modern roomboxes and dollhouses, as seen on my Where to Buy Modern Dollhouses page.
roomboxes.com
The House That Jacq Built
Jaqueline
Hertfordshire, UK

A fresh new look to the world of miniatures. A contemporary range of 1:12 accessories that will complement any modern dolls house adding character and style to the rooms. Many of the products are handmade with realism and quality being a priority.
(She closed website and now sells on ebay) stores.ebay.com/jacqueline4514JacqsModernDollsHouse

More artisans specializing in modern miniatures

Listed alphabetically. All photos from respective websites. If you would like to be added, please send me pictures of the modern items you sell and your website to modernminifan (at) gmail.com.

3StarStudioArts
1:12 scale
Three Star Studio Arts
Philadelphia, PA
They also sell dollhouses. etsy.com/shop/ 3StarStudioArts
Alebrukreais
1:12 scale (requires painting)
shapeways.com/shops/Alebrukreais
AlicesMiniatures
1:12 scale
Alice
Leicester, England, United Kingdom
etsy.com/shop/ AlicesMiniatures
Amatheria
1:12 scale
Pablo Leal
Seville, Spain
etsy.com/shop/ Amatheria
AmazingMiniatures
1:12 scale
Ann
Massachusetts, USA
etsy.com/shop/ AmazingMiniatures
Blog: Amazing
Miniatures.com/blog

archit
1:12 scale (and 1:24 scale) etsy.com/shop/ 3StarStudioArts
AsiaFile
1:12 scale
Kailua Kona, Hawaii
Digital retro patterns for printing
etsy.com/shop/ AsiaFile
Boutique Miniatures
1:12 scale
Izmir, Turkey
etsy.com/shop/ BungalowMiniatures
Bungalow Miniatures
1:12 scale
Don Clark
Cincinnati, Ohio
etsy.com/shop/ BungalowMiniatures
by Barb
1:12 scale
Dollhouse miniatures handcrafted by Barb
miniatures-by-barb.com
Blog: bybarbminis.blogspot.com
Cabin Fever Hobbies
1:12 scale
Barb and Romee
Hutchinson, MN, US
etsy.com/shop/ Amatheria
dale's dreams
1:12 scale
Dale
Collingswood, NJ
etsy.com/shop/ dalesdreams
Blog: dalesdreams. blogspot.com
Debby's Creations
1:12 scale
Debbys Minis
Hagerstown, MD
etsy.com/shop/ debbysminis
Dotsan
Vijay
shapeways.com/ shops/dotsan
Although incredibly cool, not all items are 1:12 scale. The Wired Life Small collection is perfect for 1:12 scale.
Fran Made Minis
1:12 scale
Fran
Atlanta, GA
etsy.com/shop/ FranMadeMinis
giginstudio
1:12 scale
Gigi Walker
Detroit, MI
etsy.com/shop/ giginstudio
InTheTwelfthScale
1:12 scale
Gabrielle
Adelaide, SA, Australia
etsy.com/shop/ InTheTwelfthScale
JSMiniatures
1:12 scale
Manchester, UK
etsy.com/shop/ JSMiniatures
Blog: blog.jsminiatures.co.uk, Store: jsminiatures.co.uk
kivaford
1:12 scale

etsy.com/shop/ kivaford
lilu by zuri
1:12 scale
Chiangmai, Thailand
etsy.com/shop/ lilushop
Maggie Melinda Custom Miniatures
1:12 scale
Janet Harvie
Cambridge, ON, Canada
etsy.com/shop/ janetharvie
website: maggiemelindacustomminiatures.ca
MenutmonShop
1:12 scale
Amparo
Valencia, Spain
etsy.com/shop/ MenutmonShop
MIAIM
1:12 scale
Elaine Shaw
London, England
miaimminiatures.com
A small company dedicated to bringing dollhouses back in fashion. Well known for their discontinued Clearview dollhouse and new MiPad dollhouses, Elaine now has modern furniture and decor for the every room in the house. The MiPad dollhouses can be seen on my Where to Buy Modern Dollhouses page.
MIMOstudio
1:12 scale
Asami
Los Angeles, CA
etsy.com/shop/ MIMOstudio
Blog: asamimo.tumblr.com
Mini Designer Chairs and stuff
1:12 scale (and 1:24)
shapeways.com/ shops/KShop
Miniatures Forever
1:12 scale
Ana Anselmo
etsy.com/shop/ miniaturesforever
Blog: miniatures forever.blogspot.com
Miniatures from Avalon
1:12 scale
Ronda Vallejo
Kansas City, MO
etsy.com/shop/ MiniaturesfromAvalon
MiniModels
1:12 scale
Avi
Isreal
etsy.com/shop/ MiniModels
minisx2
1:12 scale
Patie
Hilo, Hawaii
etsy.com/shop/ minisx2
Mitchy Moo Miniatures
1:12 scale
Pepper
Sunderland, England
etsy.com/shop/
MitchyMooMiniatures

Blog: mitchymoominiatures.blogspot.com, flickr: flickr.com/photos/41648637@N07/
Modern Dollhouse
1:12 scale (some items require painting)
Marion Russek
shapeways.com/ shops/MarionR
Blog: marionswiss. blogspot.com
Modern Mini Houses
1:12 scale
Megan (Mini Dork, yup that's me)
Bay Area, CA
Shop: shapeways.com/shops/ModernMiniHouses
Blog: modernminihouses blogspot.com, flickr: flickr.com/photos/modernminihouses/
ModPodMiniatures
1:12 scale
Cyd Raduchel
Indianapolis, IN
etsy.com/shop/ ModPodMiniatures
Blog: minimodpod. blogspot.com
Multiforminiatures
1:12 scale
Nick Orloff
Culver, IN, US
etsy.com/shop/ Multiforminiatures
otterine
1:12 scale
Brae
Chicago, IL
etsy.com/shop/ otterine
Blog: otterine.com/blog
Phillip Nuveen Design
New York, NY
etsy.com/shop/ PhillipNuveenDesign
Also sells dollhouses.
Website: phillipnuveen.com

1:6 Playscale (Barbie) Artisans

Listed alphabetically. All photos from respective websites. If you would like to be added, please send pictures of the modern items you sell and your website to modernminifan (at) gmail.com.

ELF Miniatures
1:6 scale
Elizabeth LePla
London, England
"High quality modern dolls house furniture" (see detailed listing above)
elfminiatures.co.uk
Maryann Roy
1:6 scale
Welcome Home
Harwinton, CT
"Neo-Retro Furnishings for today's Fashion Dolls"
Blog: maryannroy.wordpress.com, website: maryannroy.com, flickr: flickr.com/photos/welcomehomefurnishings/
MenutmonShop
1:6 scale
Amparo
Valencia, Spain
etsy.com/shop/ MenutmonShop
miniChair
1:6 scale
New York, NY
etsy.com/shop/ miniCHAIR
miniio
1:6 scale
Leszczynska, Warsaw (Poland)
miniio.com
MINIMAGINE
1:6 and 1:4 scale
"furniture, accessories and outfits for fashion dolls"
Milena
Poland
minimagine.com
Etsy: etsy.com/shop/ MINIMAGINE, Blog: lalkami.blogspot.com, facebook, pinterest
minimodernistas
1:6 scale
Doris Nathanson
California, US
"Truly modern, mid-century and contemporary dollhouse furnishings. Very Cool." (see detailed listing above)
minimodernistas.com


1:16 - 3/4" scale and 1:18 - 2/3" scale

Listed alphabetically. All photos from respective websites. If you would like to be added, please send pictures of the modern items you sell and your website to modernminifan (at) gmail.com.

ELF Miniatures
1:16 - 3/4" scale
Elizabeth LePla
London, England
"High quality modern dolls house furniture" (see detailed listing above)
elfminiatures.co.uk
Lundby
1:18 scale
Micki Leksaker, Beban Nord and Ann Morsing
Gemla, Sweden
"The Lundby doll's house is a classic that has evoked play and tickled the imagination of generations of children ever since its launch in 1947." Lundby dollhouses can be seen here on my Where to buy Modern Dollhouses page.
lundby.com or US distributor cheekymonkeytoys.com
Minimii
1:16 scale
Denmark
Linda Stenberg and Claus Højer Hansen
minimii.com
Minimii creates beautiful miniature houses with furniture and accesories designed by great architects and designers. Their first production is a true copy of Arne Jacobsen's Charlottenlund House. Lighting, wallpaper, carpets and art are in the works. Minimii currently sell miniature models of Arne Jacobsens classic furniture. Future productions will focus on other famous modern designers.
minimodernistas
1:18 scale + other scales
Doris Nathanson
California, US
"Truly modern, mid-century and contemporary dollhouse furnishings. Very Cool." (see detailed listing above)
minimodernistas.com
Multiforminiatures
1:16 - 3/4" scale
Nick Orloff
Culver, IN, US
etsy.com/shop/ Multiforminiatures
3StarStudioArts
1:16 scale + other scales
Three Star Studio Arts
Philadelphia, PA
They also sell dollhouses. etsy.com/shop/3StarStudioArts
urban girl dollhouse
1:16 - 3/4" scale
Columbus, Indiana
urban girl dollhouse can be seen here on my Where to buy Modern Dollhouses page.
etsy.com/shop/urbangirldollhouse

1:24 scale (or smaller)

Listed alphabetically. All photos from respective websites. If you would like to be added, please send pictures of the modern items you sell and your website to modernminifan (at) gmail.com.

3by3D
1:24 scale
shapeways.com/ shops/3by3D
3StarStudioArts
1:24 scale
Three Star Studio Arts
Philadelphia, PA
They also sell dollhouses. etsy.com/shop/ 3StarStudioArts
AB3D
1:24 scale
Anshuman Bhatia 3D Designs
also sells 1:48 scale
shapeways.com/ shops/AB
Mini Designer Chairs and stuff
1:24 scale (and 1:12)
shapeways.com/ shops/KShop
minimodernistas
1:24 scale + other scales
Doris Nathanson
California, US
"Truly modern, mid-century and contemporary dollhouse furnishings. Very Cool." (see detailed listing above)
minimodernistas.com
Pretty Small Things
1:24 scale + other scales
shapeways.com/ shops/ prettysmallthings
Steve Beebe
1:144 scale models and miniatures
stevebeebe.com
(center photo by minimodern.blogspot.com)

Online Retailers

Listed alphabetically. All photos from respective websites. If you would like your store to be added, please send me pictures of the modern items you sell and your contact info to modernminifan (at) gmail.com.

Dolls House Emporium
Ripley, Derbyshire, England - dollshouse.com
US online website - dheminis.com

"The world's leading supplier of dolls' houses and miniatures"
DHE has two showrooms in Ripley, Derbyshire and Carlisle, Cumbria as well as a US distributor based in Alaska. They also sell many modern and contemporary dollhouses shown on my Where to Buy Modern Dollhouses page.
HBS/Miniatures.com
Atlanta, GA, US - miniatures.com

"discount dollhouses & more from Hobby Builders Supply"
HBS has a store in Atlanta, GA and they also sell a few modern and contemporary dollhouse kits shown on my Where to Buy Modern Dollhouses page. (Here are links to stools, planters/vases and fireplace)
Kaiser Craft
Austrailian based company. Check website for stores and websites that sell products in your country.
www.kaisercraft.com.au
(In the US I used www.scrapbook.com and searched for "kaisercraft flourish")
Minismodernas
Rosa, Spain - www.minismodernas.es

"Aquí encontrarás miniaturas a escala 1:12 de los modelos más icónicos realizados por los grandes maestros del diseño y objetos únicos, elaborados por los mejores artesanos de distintos países, seleccionados por su inmejorable relación de calidad y precio." Blog: minismodernas.blogspot.com.es

Please check back, more websites to come.

If you would like to be added, please send pictures of the modern items you sell and a link to your online store to modernminifan (at) gmail.com.