Larry Adams and Mark LaFleur are seasoned antique professionals who regularly travel Europe in search of the next greatest thing. With over 35 years experience, and a trained eye for antiques, their exclusively hand chosen collection is guaranteed for quality, authenticity and style.
Mark LaFleur, born in Vancouver, helped initiate the opening of the Antique Warehouse back in 1989. His background includes an honors degree from the Parsons School of Design in NYC. where his background was mainly design. His love of France and French antiques stems back to an early age when he first went to school in Paris in the early 1970’s. His connections and relationships with the French were developed early at this time and have been instrumental in allowing he and Larry forays into homes and other venues the average buyer would never find. Mark also speaks fluent French.
Larry Adams, also a native Vancouverite, is one of those self taught entrepreneurs that began restoring and selling furniture at the tender age of 19. His career started at ‘Second Time Around Antiques’ where he was quickly made manager of the store. In 1989, Larry decided he wanted to begin his own business hence the creation of ‘The Antique Warehouse’. Larry has more years in the business than anyone at the Antique Warehouse. His faithful clients have always appreciated Larry’s honesty and integrity with many of his clients going back to the Antique Warehouse’s original beginnings and before.
So who holds the Fort when Larry and Mark are away?
Gareth Davies is the manager of the Antique Warehouse. He joined the Antique Warehouse over 14 years ago, and is an invaluable part of the team. His knowledge of period English Antiques is extensive and knows just about everything about their construction and authenticity.