Iconic Designs

The 5 Most Famous Danish Lights

The people who brought you “hygge" are also masters at lighting.
black leather armchair and ottoman

The 16 Most Popular Mid-Century Modern Chairs

You know the designs, now get the stories about to how they came to be.
fashion logos

The Stories behind the Most Famous Luxury Fashion Logos

From Chanel to YSL, the logos of some legacy fashion houses spark instant brand recognition and have come to symbolize a kind of luxury that feels at once aspirational and attainable.

How to Spot a Fake Hermès Birkin Bag

The iconic Birkin bag is much coveted — and often copied. Find out how to tell the real deal from a convincing fake. Of course, you don't have to worry about this on 1stDibs, where every Birkin is highly vetted.
Eero Aarnio Ball chair

The Ball Chair, Eero Aarnio’s Space Age Masterpiece, Was Almost Never Made

Now considered emblematic of 1960s mod aesthetics, the Finnish designer's famous creation was far from an overnight success.

The Lasting Appeal of Bulgari Serpenti Jewelry

Beloved by style icons for decades, these snake jewels show no sign of slithering out of the spotlight.
Hermes Birkin Bag

Why the Hermès Birkin Bag Is a Surprisingly Savvy Investment

More than a fashion statement, this iconic style continually appreciates in value.
Barcelona chair

Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Chair Shook Modernism and Charmed Hollywood

The enduring appeal of the Barcelona chair is in the details.
Paul Newman Rolex Daytona

How Paul Newman Made the Rolex Daytona the Epitome of Cool

In the early 1970s almost no one wanted Daytonas. Now Jay-Z gives them out as party favors.

Arne Jacobsen’s Egg Chair Scrambled the Idea of What a Wingback Could Be

The curvaceous Egg was designed to cradle the body and offer privacy. Later, it became the seat of choice for bosses in movies, too.
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