• Various Room Room Scenes Rustic Twist
    This is a prime example of interior decorating
    done by Chuawrin Tuntisak who is the co-owner
    of The Golden Triangle.
  • The Power Room
    "The Power Room" features a robust
    Power Desk and a Roman torso sculpture.
    This room scene also features a graceful
    British Colonial bookcase from Thailand.
  • Bold Bedroom
    A magnificent bedroom decorated and
    arranged by Chuawrin Tuntisak displaying
    his artistic expertise and ingenuity.
  • Architectual & Garden
    The Golden Triangle also provides marvelous
    pieces for your architectual and outdoor
    needs. We provide one of a kind items that
    are unique in designs and rare to find.
  • Marvelous Rooms
    With over 23,000 square feet of space
    The Golden Triangle has many different room
    scenes that will take you into another world.
    Come in and experience it for yourself.

About Us

Located just blocks from Michigan Avenue, The Golden Triangle is one of Chicago's largest home furnishings stores and a national resource for fine Asian and European antiques.

Established in 1989 by Douglas Van Tress and Chauwarin Tuntisak, The Golden Triangle originally sold artifacts and antiques from just one country - Thailand. Over the years, the store expanded its offerings to include collectables from all over Asia and increasingly, Europe. Since 2006, the store has featured modern furnishings made from reclaimed exotic hardwoods as well as contemporary Chicago-made case goods and upholstered sofas and chairs. The store's inventory is richly eclectic --a satisfying blend of ancient and modern, rustic and refined that transcends chronological and national boundaries.

The most distinctive aspect of the store is its physical layout and design. Under Tuntisak's art direction, what was once an 18,000 square-foot warehouse along the Chicago River was transformed into an architectural "village" complete with authentic building facades arranged around a tree-lined interior court yard. Moving through the nearly block-long space, the visitor passes through distinct architectural and historical zones --a British Colonial veranda house, a serene courtyard, a Chinese scholar's house and a modern wing housing pieces from all periods and places.

The architectural vignettes have a dual purpose: to show the beauty and function of each piece and to show how they can be used in a modern home. Though it is helpful to see a store's inventory online, Antiques are tactile things and reward direct inspection. Wood, stone and ceramic and glass engender distinct feelings and impressions that cannot be fully recorded in a photo. Likewise, the rich patina that develops on the surface of a piece is difficult to capture electronically. As interesting and informative as you may find the website, the owners do hope to meet you in person, face-to-face, as you begin your collecting and decorating adventure.

A final note: in addition to being an antique store for collectors, The Golden Triangle is a deep resource for individuals that simply love beauty and want to surround themselves with quality furniture and art that offers lasting satisfaction. One friend of the store described it as "a furniture store disguised as an antique store" due to the high level of practicality found in most of the pieces. And as a furniture store in Chicago, The Golden Triangle offers a host of services to make the buying experience pleasant and enjoyable. The store ships anywhere, can modify pieces according to customer need, convert objects into lamps, reupholster, refinish, restore, mount and frame as needed. Design assistance is also available for those who want to confidently decorate rooms or whole houses.

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Latest News

AUGUST 5 - 8

Summer Design Weekend & International Warehouse Sale


We're opening the doors to our adjacent warehouse space, where you will discover rare finds and never-seen-before pieces, marked down up to 60% off for a limited time only.

Enjoy free local delivery (within city of Chicago) for all purchases made during sale dates.


What's Summer without a little fun? Our Friday Happy Hour will give you the chance to unwind after your work week, explore the newly decorated showroom, and visit our sale during extended store hours


Soak in the Summer's most valuable design tips from some of Chicago's top Interior Designers. How do you furnish and plan an outdoor space? What's the best way to accessorize a Summer tablescape? Find the answers to these questions and more during this insightful program.

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