Want something really different and daring? Dara Modern has it all. Dara Modern offers hip furniture and home accessories. “We offer products not currently found in Utah,” says owner Dustin Matinkhah. “These range from chic pet accessories and unique kitchenware to modern Italian furniture.”

This chic furniture store carries fresh brands such as Kartell, Alessi, Amura, Driade, Bernhardt Design, Menu A/S, Iittala, Calligaris, Ferm Living and more. “We are constantly looking for new brands that currently have no presence in Salt Lake City, or Utah for that matter,” says Matinkhah.

“Years ago, I built a modern home and found it difficult to find the contemporary furniture and products I wanted to furnish it with locally,” says Matinkhah. “So, I purchased most items online or out of state. I saw a growing market that lacked the resources.” As Salt Lake City and surrounding areas continue to grow and become more diverse, appreciation for well-designed products has grown as well. Now, Dara Modern fills that gap.

“Customers love coming to us to find great pieces for their homes as well as unique and well-designed gifts,” he says. “Customer service is our number one priority, and we will do everything we can to make sure you find exactly what you are looking for.”

Dara Modern
Dustin Matinkhah, Owner

“For the most part, I veer away from trends, preferring instead an elegant, timeless aesthetic.” – Dustin Matinkhah, Owner

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We carry some brands that have never been available in Utah before. As more people move here, we’re seeing an elevated style and upward trend of a more modern aesthetic overall.


We’re over the moon about our new shop. It’s our largest location with more than 4,000 square feet of showroom space, high ceilings and ample natural light. Come see the furniture, accessories and homeware you can’t get anywhere else


We’re bringing something new and different to the state: a sophisticated, understated approach to design informed by the creative vision of each homeowner

939 S. West Temple, Salt Lake City

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