Cracked the Code

Can’t shake the idea that antique stores are just a retail version of your grandmother’s attic? Uncommon Objects has cracked the code for taking antique shops from clutter shacks to cool: Everything on the floor, and the walls, and dangling from the ceiling, is tempting, whether it’s undeniably hip or just undeniably fascinating. (Stuffed rattlesnake, anyone?)
- GQ, 2013

Quirky Souvenirs

Quirky souvenirs, like a duck decoy or antique beaver top hat, abound at Uncommon Objects, a sprawling emporium with a flea market aesthetic.
- New York Times, 2009

Best Treasure Trove

Best Treasure Trove: Uncommon Objects, for vintage Mexican religious objects, jade Buddhas, cuff links, 20's Parisian cigarette cases.
-Harper's Bazaar, 1997

American Weirdness

It is as if some guiding intelligence picked only the very best and strangest items from Austin’s citywide garage sale and put them in one place.{…}the contents uniformly celebrate homemade American ingenuity and weirdness.
-Tribeza, 2007

Roaming the Alcoves

You can spend hours roaming alcoves of vintage dresses, framed Joan Crawford movie posters, and antique jewelry at Uncommon Objects. Discover a 1910 rosewood-key xylophone next to a train transformer and an old electric guitar, or hunt for the souvenir baby spoon that complements your collection.
- Texas Monthly, 2005

The Mundane & Grotesque

It’s 360 degrees, everything can be an art material…even the mundane and grotesque.
-Brilliant, 2005

Fascinating Loot

"Cool displays" of "quirky oddities" inspire hours of "browsing" at this SoCo "destination", a "conglomeration of vintage and antiques dealers" offering "tons" of "treasures", from "midcentury furniture to taxidermy", "mysterious gadgets" to "fantastic" jewelry - indeed, it's part "hoarder's paradise", part "museum"; the staff is "friendly", and while prices can get "expensive", with so much "fascinating loot", no one leaves "empty-handed."
- Zagat, 2014

Chic SoCo Style

Gorgeous antiquities of every conceivable form and function can be had at this venerable establishment. Uncommon Objects takes a whimsical but sophisticated approach to collecting. Uncommon: an integral part of the chic SoCo style.
-Austin Chronicle, 2000

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