Cara Greenberg

African Travel Plans on Hold? This Ardmore Leopard Vase Brings the Beauty of the Savanna to You

African Travel Plans on Hold? This Ardmore Leopard Vase Brings the Beauty of the Savanna to You

It’s an excellent example of the sought-after ceramics coming out of South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province.
The 1stDibs Guide to 2024 Interior Design Trends

The 1stDibs Guide to 2024 Interior Design Trends

Every year, we ask hundreds of interior designers worldwide about the colors, decor, furniture and art that are on their mood boards now — and will be found in the chicest spaces in the coming months. Here are the latest results.
These 1970s Chairs Have Attracted Fans as Diverse as Jackie O. and Jocelyn Wildenstein

These 1970s Chairs Have Attracted Fans as Diverse as Jackie O. and Jocelyn Wildenstein

Karl Springer’s opulent disco-era designs maintain their polished allure.
Learn Why Designer Maarten Baas Set This Charles Rennie Mackintosh Chair on Fire

Learn Why Designer Maarten Baas Set This Charles Rennie Mackintosh Chair on Fire

What happens when you do something to a piece of furniture that you shouldn’t? It becomes an entirely new object.
Cara Greenberg Wrote the Book on Mid-Century Modern Furniture. Here Are Her Auction Finds

Cara Greenberg Wrote the Book on Mid-Century Modern Furniture. Here Are Her Auction Finds

The author and design expert was among the first to define the style and coined its alliterative name. She shares her favorite pieces on 1stDibs Auctions — including some steals.
Zoë Powell’s Magnolia 05 Vessel Is Handmade from Clay She Unearthed Herself

Zoë Powell’s Magnolia 05 Vessel Is Handmade from Clay She Unearthed Herself

The free-form stoneware piece is inspired by the magnolia tree and its associations with home.
These Museum-Worthy Star Armchairs Are Exemplars of 1980s Design

These Museum-Worthy Star Armchairs Are Exemplars of 1980s Design

Meticulously crafted in Germany, the limited-edition seat has been acquired by several institutions, including the Met in New York.
Our Guide to the Top Interior Design Trends of 2023

Our Guide to the Top Interior Design Trends of 2023

We asked hundreds of interior designers worldwide to assess the current state of their art and read the tea leaves for the coming year. Here’s what we learned.
Paavo Tynell’s Snowflake Chandelier Warms Up Any Room

Paavo Tynell’s Snowflake Chandelier Warms Up Any Room

This circa 1950 piece by the legendary Finnish lighting designer spent the past several decades in a family's home in Michigan.
Handmade with Lab-Grade Glass, This Decanter Holds Your Favorite Cocktail Concoctions

Handmade with Lab-Grade Glass, This Decanter Holds Your Favorite Cocktail Concoctions

Artist Simone Crestani conjures the fascination you remember from Chemistry 101.
A Derrick Adams Double Portrait Brings Out the Interior Lives of His Subjects

A Derrick Adams Double Portrait Brings Out the Interior Lives of His Subjects

Adams has skyrocketed to art superstardom with his exuberant depictions of Black life. Here's what makes his work important to our times.
This Interior Painting Offers a Vivid Glimpse of Japanese Home Life in 1881

This Interior Painting Offers a Vivid Glimpse of Japanese Home Life in 1881

Harry Humphrey Moore painted his scene at a time when japonisme had entranced the West. But unlike some of the genre’s over-the-top caricatures, his composition merges poetic poignancy with unblinking realism.
Sight Unseen’s Magna Chair Channels the Greatness of Ancient Rome

Sight Unseen’s Magna Chair Channels the Greatness of Ancient Rome

Who knew aluminum could be so sexy?
What Makes a Gem-Encrusted Chess Set Worth $4 Million?

What Makes a Gem-Encrusted Chess Set Worth $4 Million?

The world’s most opulent chess set, weighing in at 513 carats, is literally fit for a king and queen.
Duffy London’s Megalith Coffee Table Is an Homage to a Sci-Fi Icon

Duffy London’s Megalith Coffee Table Is an Homage to a Sci-Fi Icon

The furniture maker plays with perception, constructing dramatic pieces that bend reality.
With Cini Boeri’s Clever 1960s Corner Cabinet, There’s No Need to Choose Sides

With Cini Boeri’s Clever 1960s Corner Cabinet, There’s No Need to Choose Sides

The Italian designer’s playful piece offers an elegant storage solution.
Marie Burgos’s Milo Bean Ottoman Is Portable, Versatile and Downright Huggable

Marie Burgos’s Milo Bean Ottoman Is Portable, Versatile and Downright Huggable

This little pouf can be a seat, a floor pillow or a footrest and comes in Caribbean-inspired fabric colors.
In Guadalajara, These Luscious Side Tables Are Chiseled from Volcanic Rock

In Guadalajara, These Luscious Side Tables Are Chiseled from Volcanic Rock

Use them as tables or stools, indoors or out.
This 1920s Chair Is the Love Child of Mysticism and Czech Cubism

This 1920s Chair Is the Love Child of Mysticism and Czech Cubism

Commissioned for an estate in Germany, it was influenced by the teachings of an Austrian philosopher with an interest in the occult.
This Rare Set of 100 Alessi Vases Includes Designs by Scores of International Artists

This Rare Set of 100 Alessi Vases Includes Designs by Scores of International Artists

Alessandro Mendini, Michael Graves, Ettore Sottsass and other design luminaries contributed to this unusual collection of porcelain wares representing a time capsule of late-20th-century decorative art.