NYC-based designer Cynthia Rowley has garnered legions of fans who appreciate her witty take on women’s fashion and colorful, versatile pieces. Named a CFDA Designer of the Year, Rowley continues to innovate with a global brand that has grown to include fitness, eyewear, and handbag collections. A passionate art collector, Rowley has collaborated on projects with Richard Phillips, Rachel Feinstein and Will Cotton, and, together with her husband Bill Powers, founded the art-retail site Exhibition A. Having shared her style wisdom on the likes of Project Runway, The Late Show With David Letterman and the Today show, this week she brings her expertise to 1stdibs, selecting her favorite picks and offering her Top 10 Design Commandments on our blog, The Study. More
Discover Cynthia Rowley's favorite pieces
William T. Georgis, "Whalebone Marquise", Armchair...
William T. Georgis
"Whalebone" Contemporary armchair by William T. Georgis in velvet with polished lacquered bronze supports Edition of 20 May be made to order in COM fabric, with supports in a ...
Right Angle Chair by Russell Buchanan
Small chair made of corrugated cardboard and marble emulsion. Small production series, studio handmade to order. Made by architect Russell Buchanan.
Extraordinary Carpet In Hand-knotted Wool By Annie...
Annie Frykholm (1872-1955) was a leading figure among 20th-century Swedish weavers, receiving accolades for her submissions for the Paris Exposition of 1925 and the subsequent exhibit o...
A Brutalist Bronze Sculpture/Stool
Organic bronze sculpture that can be used as a floor sculpture or stool. Also good for a table top.
Marc Bankowsky, "Pieds de Bouc", Stool, France, 20...
"Pieds de bouc" Stool by Marc Bankowsky with patinated bronze legs and Mongolian lamb upholstery.
Wonderful Set 7 English 19th Century Coloured Glas...
A wonderful collection of seven beautifully coloured glass pharmaceutical jars, English c.1800 to 1850. Each with a gilt panel baring the name of the individual tincture, and four with ...
McCollin Bryan Tinted Lens Table
Lens table with amethyst tinted resin top backed by acrylic mirror on brass base.
Turkish Angora Oushak Rug Tulu Stripes
Exquisit turkish Angora wool Tulu rug. Perfect condition and lusterous shiny wool. Very heavy Quality, pile lenght about 3 inches.
Holly Johnson Antiques & Interior Design
Small Coffee Table by Danny Lane
A small Coffee Table by Danny Lane. The top of fractured glass above three fractured glass supports. Signed and numbered 2830. Modern England 66cms w x 61cms d x 55cms h
Mid-Century Set of Six Gold Foil High Ball Glasses...
A fine set of six 1960s oval-cut high ball glasses in excellent condition.
Chic 1970s, Italian Murano Art Glass Decanter
Chic 1970s, Murano art glass perfume decanter, attributed to Luigi Onesto. Wonderful triple Sommerso technique in the body of the decanter and the stopper. Beautiful coloration in wine ...
Sandra Davolio Vessel
Artist’s initials to underside. Sandra Davolio is an award winning ceramist and her work is in the collections of several international museums.
"Red Wall Loop" by Merete Rasmussen
Merete Rasmussen is an award winning ceramic artist and her work is represented in several international museums.
Brutalist Torch-Cut Brass Wall Sconce by Tom Gree...
Tom Greene, Feldman Lighting Co.
1970's Hammered Brass Brutalist Wall Sconce. The sconce features back lite panels and two-tier construction by Tom Greene for the Feldman lighting company. Torch-Cut Brutalist Pendant ...
18k Gold & Black Enamel Cartier Pocket Lighter
18k gold plate and black enamel Cartier lighter featuring a rectangular body with beautiful black enamel inlay with gold border. Interlocking "C" Cartier logo along on the front. St...
Pair of Blowball Crystal Sconces in the Manner of ...
Gold, Brass, Crystal
A pair of wall lamps, exclusive 24-carat gold-plated model. This wall lights are big and have 6 sockets each. Produced in Vienna in the 1970s, in the manner of Emil Stejnar. Very beaut...
Comme Des Garcons Wool Stripe Top
Comme des Garçons
Peggy Moffet for Comme Des Garcons wool long sleeve top with multi-colored stripe top.
Salt and Pepper Shakers by Ward Bennett
Cast signature to underside of each example: [Ward Bennett].
Amazing Set of Sascha Brastoff Dinnerware
Here is a beautiful set of Sascha Brastoff dinnerware in the Surf Ballet series in pink. The lustreware glaze is unique to each piece and has pink gold and white striations. The set mak...
Brutal Planter By Paul Evans
Directional, Paul Evans
Brutal planter by Paul Evans.
Gucci Backgammon Sets
Beautiful, colored leather and Bakelite pieces. Slick and fun. A great gift idea for the backgammon player in your life.
Lucite, Brass and Glass Bar/Tea Cart
A stunning lucite and glass designer bar/tea cart with brass accents on quality casters
Ben Seibel for Jenfredware Brass Star Tray
Ben Seibel for Jenfredware Brass Star Tray, circa 1950s.
Vintage Belgian Bicycle with Fender Skirt
Metal, Leather, Rubber
Tres Chic! Vintage Belgian bicycle which needs a serious tune-up but is currently a fabulous object. Has a headlight that in not operating currently and a very unique looking rear fend...
'Tells-U-How' Style Art Deco Cocktail Shaker
An unusual cocktail shaker in the style of the iconic Asprey "Tells-U-How" with a silver-plated sleeve which can be rotated to display the gilded inner body with stamped recipes includi...
Set of Six Kosta Boda Glass Paper Weights
Glass, Blown Glass
A Kosta Boda Glass 6 Figurine Set of a family from the 1970's. Designed by Ann and Goran Warff. Aunt Fiddle;1983 Uncle Bill; 1977 Fredsarett; 1984 Lisa; 1972 Lars; 1972 The famil...
Jean Vendome Diamond Gold Bracelet
18k Gold, Diamond
A Chic bracelet by Parisian designer Jean Vendome. The 1"wide 18k yellow gold Bracelet made up of six abstract free form hinged panels with approximately 3.5cts of mixed cut white diam...
Patchwork Coffee Table by Paul Evans
A well executed and designed table by Paul Evans. The table is comprised of hammered sheets of mixed metal, copper, tin, steel. The metals are burnished and scratched revealing surface ...
Bartolozzi & C. Sterling Silver Cup
Bartolozzi & C.
This one of a kind hand made sterling silver cup was sculptured by Maestro Bartolozzi of Florence, Italy. Signed with Marker's mark to base.
Pair of Paul Evans Cityscape Hexagonal Chairs
Paul Evans Cityscape Hexagonal Club Chairs for Directional Furniture Co. Set of 5 available. It would be extraordinary to find a pair but to have FIVE is surely unprecedented. The...