ATTIC is a search and discovery tool focused on vintage, antique, restored and artisan goods. The servce was originally launched to serve Washington DC, Maryland (including Baltimore) and Virginia. It has since expanded to a total of 14 major U.S. cities, with more to come. ATTIC indexes more than 1,000 local stores, dealers and boutiques to allow users to quickly discover products in their city and surrounding region.
Audience & Topics
Individual Consumers, Collectors, Interior Decorators and Designers, Fashionistas
Furniture, Home Decor, Interior Design, Fashion and Clothing
Press Coverage and Awards
-Philadelphia Inquirer / Philly.com
"It's highly unusual for us to help a business, but we loved what ATTIC was doing to feature mom'n'pop furniture shops around DC!"
-Shana Glickfield, Dean, DC Chapter of the Awesome Foundation
"...find that perfect piece of furniture and support a local business."
"...a new website that will help you find the best vintage, antique, and restored furniture in D.C."
"Focusing on vintage, antique and used furniture in the Washington DC area, Attic DC offers a wide range of beautiful furniture for every home."
Roles & Deliverables
User interface and user experience (UI/UX) design
Responsive web application with custom data harvesting, indexing and consumption services
Technology & Tools
Hourly and Daily Updates
ATTIC indexes the latest furniture postings from hundreds of local stores every hour, allowing avid shoppers and collectors to see the latest inventory in near real-time. All from a single source. Prior to ATTIC, a similar outcome required checking hundreds of websites, Instagram feeds, Etsy stores and Flickr accounts.
Cloud + API = Performance
ATTIC utilizes a variety of technologies to offer an incredibly fast user experience for mobile and desktop environments alike. Smart caching, several CDN services, and additional cloud-based services, packaged and seamlessly coordinated make it all possible.
ATTIC's inventory — new listings for vintage and used furniture products that change as often as every hour — makes it the perfect candidate for a mobile application. On the bus, waiting in line, sipping coffee, those are all great opportunities to see what's new. ATTIC delivers with a fully responsive, mobile-optimized web application.