About Us - 1stDibs

The Most Beautiful Things on Earth®

1stDibs is a leading online marketplace for extraordinary design. Since 2000, we have captured the magic of the Paris flea market, connecting those seeking the most beautiful things on earth with highly coveted sellers and makers in vintage, antique and contemporary furniture, home décor, art, fine jewelry, watches and fashion.

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Our Mission

To enrich lives with extraordinary design

How We Work

1stDibs is a one-of-a-kind online marketplace that connects design lovers to more than one million extraordinary pieces — from furniture and fine art to jewelry and fashion. We feature listings from our trusted network of sellers around the world, each of whom has been thoroughly vetted by our in-house experts. Plus, our best-in-class platform allows buyers to interact with these sellers throughout all stages of the transaction, including item inquiries, price negotiations and customization requests.

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Why Shop 1stDibs?

It’s a Place for Discovery

An eclectic, high-quality collection of more than a million pieces allows for endless browsing possibilities.

We Curate Weekly

Thousands of new items are added to the site each week, and our team of experts handpicks the finest to showcase.

Our Sellers Are Trusted

We work with prestigious sellers around the world who are respected professionals in their fields. Learn more here.

Enjoy Exceptional Support

Our dedicated specialists will answer your questions and assist with order-related needs.

The 1stDibs Promise

A Price-Match Guarantee, comprehensive Buyer Protection, insured global delivery and more are part of the 1stDibs Promise.

How to Shop 1stDibs

We are an e-commerce platform. Unlike auction sites, we empower shoppers to interact directly with sellers and make immediate purchases securely on 1stDibs.

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Create an Account

Save favorite searches, and receive emails with shopping suggestions, promotions, editors’ picks and more. To enjoy these features on the go, download the 1stDibs app here. If you’re a design professional, we encourage you to sign up for our exclusive Trade 1st Program to enjoy exclusive pricing and benefits.

Learn more here.

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Connect, Converse & Negotiate

Communicate directly with knowledgeable sellers for item details, additional photos and price negotiations.

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Get Expert Support for Unique Requests

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Flexible Pricing and Payment

There are many ways to buy on 1stDibs: Purchase the perfect piece with a click, or negotiate a price. Then, check out securely by credit card, PayPal or wire transfer.

Our Executive Team

1stDibs is a leading global marketplace for design lovers, and our team shares their passion. We are industry veterans, committed to creating an innovative platform that empowers shoppers to enrich their lives with extraordinary design.

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David Rosenblatt

Chief Executive Officer

As CEO of 1stDibs, David Rosenblatt draws on his extensive industry experience and entrepreneurial spirit to create a digital platform that inspires and excites the luxury shopper.

Prior to his position at 1stDibs, David served from 2005 until 2008 as CEO of DoubleClick, the leading provider of online marketing technology.

David sold the company to Google in 2008. Following the acquisition, he stayed on as Google’s President of Global Display Advertising through 2009.

David serves on the boards of Twitter, IAC and Farfetch.

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Favorite Section:
Americana

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Alison Lipman

Chief People Officer

As the Chief People Officer at 1stDibs, Alison oversees all people functions for the company, with a focus on aligning the business strategy with the people strategy and creating a great employee experience.

Alison has held people leadership roles in such tech companies as Amazon Web Services; Shopbop, an Amazon company; and Shutterstock. Prior to her time in tech, Alison worked in the investment banking industry, initially focusing on diversity and inclusion and later moving to focus on strategic business partnerships.

Alison holds a BA in psychology from American University and an MS in industrial and organizational psychology from Baruch College. She has also completed a certification in organizational coaching at NYU.

Favorite Creator:
George Nakashima

Favorite Section:
Mid-Century Modern Interiors

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Melanie Goins

General Counsel

As General Counsel of 1stDibs, Melanie oversees all legal matters for the company, with an emphasis on compliance and marketplace trust.

Before joining 1stDibs, Melanie served as General Counsel of Care.com, where she managed the legal, government relations and safety functions. During her tenure, Melanie advised the company on M&A transactions, governance matters and strategic product innovations. Melanie began her legal career at WilmerHale and previously served as General Counsel of Catalant Technologies.

Melanie holds an AB in social studies from Harvard College and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Favorite Creator:
Elizabeth Catlett

Favorite Section:
Women's Jewelry

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Nancy Hood

Chief Marketing Officer

As the Chief Marketing Officer at 1stDibs, Nancy oversees all marketing functions for the company, including Brand, Customer Acquisition, Retention and Merchandising.

Nancy has held marketing and business leadership roles at such digital brands as Soundcloud, PayPal Credit and Audible, an Amazon company. Prior to her time in the digital space, she spent more than a decade at American Express, where she held multiple marketing and general management positions, including Vice President of Customer Acquisition and Vice President/GM of Strategic Card Partnerships. Throughout her career, Nancy has worked to support the growth of creators and makers, small businesses and female entrepreneurs.

Prior to her career in business, Nancy practiced law at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and worked in the arts. A graduate of New York University School of Law and Bowdoin College, she lives in Brooklyn with her family.

Favorite Creator:
Etel Adnan

Favorite Section:
Lighting

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Ross Paul

Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer at 1stDibs, Ross is responsible for building and maintaining the scalable systems necessary for the company’s rapidly growing business.

Ross joined 1stDibs from MLB.com, where he served as Vice President of Engineering, helping to develop innovative programs like its stat-casting application, real-time pitch classifier and live mobile streaming-video platform, as well as products for connected devices, including video game consoles, Roku and Internet-enabled TVs. Previously, he worked for Lockheed Martin’s Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.

Favorite Creator:
George Nakashima

Favorite Section:
Toys and Games

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Sarah Liebel

Chief Revenue Officer

As Chief Revenue Officer at 1stDibs, Sarah Liebel oversees sales and operations teams at the company, including Customer Experience, Logistics, Business Operations, Trade & Private Client sales.

Prior to joining 1stDibs in 2015, Sarah was most recently at Groupon, a global e-commerce marketplace focused on supply from small businesses, where she held a number of roles, including leading deals on the corporate development team, to her last role running sales and operations at ideeli, a fashion flash-sales e-commerce site that Groupon acquired. Prior to her tenure at Groupon Sarah held a variety of finance, strategy and operations positions at numerous technology companies.

Sarah holds a BS from Tulane University and an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two children.

Favorite Creator:
Charlotte Perriand

Favorite Section:
Inspiration from our designers

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Tu Nguyen

Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer at 1stDibs, Tu is responsible for overseeing the company’s financial strategy and investment allocation. She also leads its capital-raising and M&A efforts, including the recent acquisition of Design Manager.

Prior to joining 1stDibs, Tu was with the Strategy Consulting practice at Deloitte London. She advised major financial institutions and government agencies across Europe and Asia on market-entry strategy, M&A, financial transformation and financial regulations and policy.

Tu holds a BS from the London School of Economics and Political Science and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Favorite Creator:
Gabriella Crespi

Favorite Section:
Geometric Design

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Xiaodi Zhang

Chief Product Officer

As Chief Product Officer at 1stDibs, Xiaodi Zhang oversees the company’s product-strategy-and-management, user-experience, site-design and item-quality teams.

Before joining 1stDibs, Xiaodi was the Senior Director of Product at Gilt Groupe, where she helped launch several site initiatives that resulted in a significant increase in purchase conversion and inventory sell-through. Prior to that, Xiaodi spent six years at eBay in various leadership roles throughout the company’s Buyer Experience, Search and eBay China divisions, where she helped launch numerous key products across all of eBay’s 37 markets.

Favorite Creator:
Hans Wegner

Favorite Section:
Photography

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Anthony Barzilay Freund

Editorial Director

As 1stDibs’ Editorial Director, Anthony Barzilay Freund oversees all digital and print content, including 1stDibs’ weekly Introspective magazine, The Study blog and The 1stDibs 50, an annual celebration of interior design’s most compelling talents. He also serves as 1stDibs’ Director of Fine Art. Prior to joining 1stDibs in 2010, Tony was Editor in Chief of Art+Auction magazine and, before that, the longtime Arts and Culture Editor at Town & Country.

Favorite Creator:
Guillerme et Chambron

Favorite Section:
Drawings and Watercolor Paintings