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 a worldwide network of trusted sellers, each of whom has been thoroughly vetted by our in-house experts. Our best-in-class platform allows shoppers to buy directly, negotiate a price or bid on items at auction and enables them to interact with 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, trusted global delivery and more are part of the 1stDibs Promise.

How to Shop 1stDibs

We are a design marketplace that enables shoppers to discover beautiful things and interact with top sellers from around the world. Shoppers can make purchases directly, negotiate a price or place bids on items at auction.

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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 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 with one click, negotiate a price, or bid on items at auction. 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.

Favorite Creator:
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Favorite Section:
Americana

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Tom Etergino

Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer at 1stDibs, Tom is responsible for the
company’s financial strategy and investment allocation. He also leads
its capital-raising, investor relations and M&A efforts.

Prior to joining 1stDibs, Tom held various C-level positions at
DoubleClick, The Street, Refinery29, and eMusic, amongst others. He
has over 30 years of experience building and leading finance teams of
both public and private companies with significant operating scale and
complexity. Tom began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he
spent 8 years, including two internationally where he consulted
companies on moving towards western financial practices.

Tom holds a BS from Washington & Lee University and is a CPA (inactive)

Favorite Creator:
George Nakashima

Favorite Section:
Contemporary Art

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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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Carol Lattouf

SVP, Operations

As Senior Vice President of Operations at 1stDibs, Carol is responsible for the company’s global customer service, shipping, buyer protection, private client sales, and trade sales teams.  She is focused on developing and executing strategies to deliver exceptional service for 1stDibs’ luxury buyers and sellers, while elevating the operational performance of the company.

Prior to joining 1stDibs, Carol was with Deloitte Consulting’s Strategy and Operations practice. She advised major retailers and consumer goods companies on digital strategy, international growth, logistics, and operations management.

Carol holds a BBA from Goizueta Business School of Emory University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

Favorite Creator:
John James Audubon

Favorite Section:
Auctions

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Matthew Rubinger

Chief Commercial Officer

As Chief Commercial Officer at 1stDibs, Matt is responsible for the acquisition, management and growth of inventory across all categories and regions. He is focused on building long-term partnerships with 1stDibs sellers, ensuring that the very best merchandise from around the world is represented, as well as overseeing growth strategy and category expansion.

Prior to joining 1stDibs, Matt held several senior leadership roles at Christie's in Hong Kong, London and New York, most recently as global head of corporate and digital marketing, reporting to the CEO. Previously, he launched and ran the Handbags & Accessories business at Christie's, Heritage Auctions and Portero.com.

Matt lives in Greenwich, CT with his wife and son.

Favorite Creator:
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Favorite Section:
Auctions

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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:
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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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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:
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Favorite Section:
Drawings and Watercolor Paintings