The best in 20th-century design, from jazz age cool to space race chic.. In Short Lovers of good design may experience sensory overload when entering this small storefront just off U.S. 1 in Fort Lauderdale. The place is packed with retro cool furnishings: Scandinavian streamlined side tables, art deco ashtrays and mod plastic fantastic lamps. Space Modern specializes in vintage designer furniture from the 1930s to the 1970s. The owners have an impeccable eye for outstanding design and only deal with top quality merchandise.