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Declan Kearney

Creative Director, Maiyet

Declan Kearney is the recently appointed creative director of sustainable luxury brand, Maiyet. Prior to his current role, Kearney served as design director of ready-to-wear labels Alexander Wang and Jason Wu. The Northern Irish designer attended the prestigious fashion program at London's Central Saint Martins university, with previous stints at Halston, Calvin Klein and Phi. He joined Maiyet this spring, with the intention of bringing an elevated, high-fashion perspective to the brand’s sustainable apparel, accessories and jewelry. Known for its ethical approach to production, Maiyet works with artisans in developing countries like India and Colombia to promote self-sufficiency and entrepreneurship. Fresh off the heels of his inaugural collection for the brand, Kearney shopped 1stdibs. Scroll down to see his favorite items, including a Michel Boyer credenza and a 1990s Chanel helmet.

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Kate Moss Breeding
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Dealer Location: Vienna, AT
Kate Moss Breeding
Rankin
Nude portrait of supermodel and icon Kate Moss. Rankin unites spontaneity and perfection in a unique and exciting concept. He likes things to be natural, but not simple. Sometimes he c...
Christofle ‘Perspective’ Tea Service
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Dealer Location: Armadale, AU
Materials & Techniques: Silver Plate
Christofle ‘Perspective’ Tea Service
Christofle
Silver Plate
Christofle silver plated tea service designed by Bernard York comprising 4 pieces a teapot, milk jug, sugar bowl & serving tray. The set is in excellent condition & is presented in it...
Desk Radio by Dieter Rams
By Braun, Dieter Rams
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Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Beech, Steel
Desk Radio by Dieter Rams
Braun, Dieter Rams
Beech, Steel
A spare modernist desk radio devoid of extraneous detailing having a distinctive slanted powder-coated sheet steel front and honey-toned beech wood on the sides.
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Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Brass, Velvet
1950s Curved Velvet Wingback Armchair
Brass, Velvet
Vintage champagne silk velvet curved wingback armchair on brass tapered legs. Italy, 1950s.
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Dealer Location: Stockholm, SE
Materials & Techniques: Silver
Sterling Silver Bracelet for Hans Hansen’s Eft., D...
Hans Hansen
Silver
Bracelet for Hans Hansen’s Eft., Denmark. 1980s. Heavy sterling silver.
1990's Chanel Helmet
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Dealer Location: Toronto, CA
1990's Chanel Helmet
Chanel
1990's white Chanel helmet that can be used (as stated by sticker on inside of helmet) for mountaineering and ice climbing. Plastic shell with styrofoam interior. Adjustable black buckl...
Sculptural Lacquered Side Table, circa 1970s
Wonderful form and good quality. Newly lacquered in high gloss dove white.
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Dealer Location: New York, NY
Medium: Archival Pigment Print
Grace Jones at Compo Beach, 1973
Bruce Laurance
Archival Pigment Print
Signed by the photographer.
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Dealer Location: Riverdale, NY
Metal: Sterling Silver
Rare Elsa Peretti Sterling Swirl Brooch
Sterling Silver
Elsa Peretti rare sterling swirl brooch/pendant for Halston circa 1970s. Heavy sterling mount 2" in diameter. Beautiful quality. Excellent condtion.
Vladimir Kagan Serpentine Sofa
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Dealer Location: San Francisco, CA
Materials & Techniques: Wool, Walnut
Vladimir Kagan Serpentine Sofa
Vladimir Kagan
Wool, Walnut
A serpentine sofa by Vladimir Kagan for Kagan-Dreyfuss. Walnut base with a supporting foot of Lucite. Newly restored in a heathered grey boiled wool with double top stitching.
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Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Brass, Glass, Chrome
Impressive 1970s Interlocking Brass and Chrome Fra...
Brass, Glass, Chrome
Custom fabrication brass and chrome interlocking bookshelf with four glass shelves, high quality. USA, 1970s. Pair available, priced individually.
1970s RAAK Ten-Globe Chandelier
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Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Brass, Crystal
1970s RAAK Ten-Globe Chandelier
RAAK
Metal, Brass, Crystal
Vintage RAAK ten-globe crystal and brass chandelier, Netherlands, 1970s. 40" diameter, adjustable heights.
Memphis Style Mazairac Boonzaaijer
By Pierre Mazairac, Karel Boonzaaijer
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Dealer Location: LA Arnhem, NL
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Fabric
Memphis Style Mazairac Boonzaaijer
Memphis Group, Pierre Mazairac, Karel Boonzaaijer
Metal, Fabric
Rare chair in memphis style designed by Mazairac and Boonzaaijer for Castelijn in 1986. The forms "line" "circle" and "quadrant" are mixed to this design. A chair with many looks.
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Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Nickel, Lucite
Giant Italian lucite and nickel silver ice bucket ...
Nickel, Lucite
This is one of the most unusual ice buckets we have seen.These are typically all lucite. This model is oversized and has an amazing nickel silver clad top with a recessed screw motif. T...
very rare unworn 1960's PIERRE CARDIN sunglasses w...
Pierre Cardin
Unworn sunglasses from Pierre Cardin dating to the 1960's. Made in France. Excellent/new condition with original case and box.
Swan Lady In Bronze
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Dealer Location: Greenwich, CT
Medium: Bronze, Concrete
Swan Lady In Bronze
Joel Urruty
Bronze, Concrete
Bronze polished with cast white concrete base
Asprey & Co. English Art Deco Green Shagreen Box
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Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Bone, Shagreen
Asprey & Co. English Art Deco Green Shagreen Box
Asprey International Limited
Bone, Shagreen
Polished shagreen box with banding around top and sides by Asprey, London. Stamped: "ASPREY/ LONDON MADE" on leather underneath, hinge stamped "LONDON MADE". *Variety of other Engli...
Paper Cutout Blanket.
George Platt Lynes
Paper Cutout Blanket. Signature/Stamp: Platt Lynes hand stamp - 229 East 47 Street. New York.
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Dealer Location: Santa Barbara, CA
1970's Christian Dior Mint Green Sunglasses.
Christian Dior
These are just so fresh and cool! Mint green 70's shades from Christian Dior. Classic style where the top piece extends a bit over the lenses. Tinted: to give a lovely view of the wo...
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Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Sterling Silver
AWARD WINNING International RONALD PEARSON Sterlin...
International Silver, Ronald Hayes Pearson
Sterling Silver
Please visit Lauren Stanley in New York City. A fine vintage 1961 sterling silver flatware set by International Silver of Meriden, CT, in the highly collectible Vision pattern design...
Leather and Silver Ashtray circa 1960
A stylish leather and continental silver ashtray circa 1960. Dimensions: 19.5 cm or 7¾ inches (diameter). Bentleys are Members of LAPADA, the London and Provincial Antique Dealers Ass...
Danish Midcentury Teak Frame Chandelier with Milk Glass Shades by Holmegaard
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Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Milk Glass, Teak
Danish Midcentury Teak Frame Chandelier with Milk ...
Holmegaard
Milk Glass, Teak
A vintage chandelier, produced in Denmark circa 1950s and 1960s by Holmegaard, with five milk glass cylindrical shades, each with a pointed teakwood top, suspended by white cords from a...
Vladimir Kagan Rocking Chair
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Dealer Location: New York, NY
Vladimir Kagan Rocking Chair
Vladimir Kagan
Contour rocking chair by Vladimir Kagan. Sculpted walnut frame with dark velvet upholstery. A Classic Kagan design from 1953. This example dates from the mid-1970s.
Mobach Vase
By Mobach
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Dealer Location: Brooklyn, NY
Materials & Techniques: Ceramic
Mobach Vase
Mobach
Ceramic
Sophisticated bronze and brown glaze with lightly shimmering metallic areas. Rare and exceptional form. Signed.
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Dealer Location: Elmwood Park, NJ
Materials & Techniques: Teak
Danish Modern Rolling Teak Bar Cart
Arne Vodder
Teak
Mid Century c.1960'd Danish modern rolling teak cart/bar.
Large Globe Pendant by Doria Leuchten Germany
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Dealer Location: Amsterdam, NL
Materials & Techniques: Blown Glass, Chrome
Large Globe Pendant by Doria Leuchten Germany
Doria Leuchten
Blown Glass, Chrome
Large globe light by Doria Leuchten Germany. Hand blown textured glass with seven (7) bulbs. Diameter of the sphere: 15.7 in. (40 cm), height from ceiling till drop 34.2 inches (87 cm)....
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Dealer Location: Greenwich, CT
Medium: Metal, Bronze, Acrylic Paint
Difference and Repetition #4
Won Lee
Metal, Bronze, Acrylic Paint
An abstract bronze, limited edition signed and numbered, sculpture by Won Lee Korean-born sculptor Won Lee lives and works in Toronto. For his studio, he uses an older house with a s...
Spectacular Large Locking Decanter Hallmarked, Lon...
Stylish Locking Decanter with faceted cut glass stopper, silver collar and lock, hallmarked London 1909. Dimensions: 12 cm/4¾ inches (width) x 7 cm/2¾ inches (depth) x 32 cm/12½ inches...
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Dealer Location: Brooklyn, NY
Materials & Techniques: Glass
Murano Clam Form Lamp
Barbini
Glass
Sinuous opaline glass form with translucent yellow rim. Single medium base socket.
Rare and Unusual Mazandaran Flatweave
A stunning example of Mazandaran kilim distinguished by a very minimalist composition of the open field antique rose panels, the central of which contains a lighter coloured square at t...
'Maroc' Carpet by Verner Panton
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Dealer Location: Milan, IT
'Maroc' Carpet by Verner Panton
Verner Panton
Clearly influenced by Berber weavings and part of a special group of carpets commissioned in Morocco, 'Maroc' exemplifies in its simplicity the Op-Art style of Verner Panton. The plain ...
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Dealer Location: Culver City, CA
Materials & Techniques: Birch
Pair of Model 31 Armchairs by Alvar Aalto
Alvar Aalto
Birch
Pair of model 31 armchairs by Alvar Aalto. Birch plywood laminate on a cantilever structure. Designed for the Paimio Sanitarium.
Murano Deep Bowl
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Dealer Location: New York, NY
Murano Deep Bowl
Murano deep bowl in shade of plum, orange, clear. Height: 4 1/2" Width: 8 1/4" Base: 4"
Danish Modern Wall Unit
By Rud Thygesen and Johnny Sorensen, Hansen & Guldborg Møbler
By Rud Thygesen and Johnny Sorensen, Hansen & Guldborg Møbler
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Dealer Location: Brooklyn, NY
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Wood, Teak
Danish Modern Wall Unit
Rud Thygesen and Johnny Sorensen, Hansen & Guldborg Møbler
Metal, Wood, Teak
Handsome and versatile with unlimited configurations to suit your space and function. The system consists of four cabinets, three 12" deep shelves, three 8.75" deep shelves, one 16" dee...
Origin
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Dealer Location: Santa Monica, CA
Medium: Pigment, Polymer
Origin
Gregg Renfrow
Pigment, Polymer
Drawing from the ever-changing nature of California light, Gregg Renfrow works in translucent layers, pouring mixtures of polymer and pigment over sheets of cast acrylic. A disciple of...
George Nelson for Herman Miller Card Cabinet
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Dealer Location: Pasadena, TX
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Aluminum, Plastic, Walnut
George Nelson for Herman Miller Card Cabinet
George Nelson
Metal, Aluminum, Plastic, Walnut
A Mid-Century Modern library card catalog cabinet designed by George Nelson and made by Herman Miller. An extruded aluminum base, walnut veneer sides, and thirty drawers. We have two of...
Rosewood Dresser by Svend Langkilde
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Dealer Location: Brooklyn, NY
Materials & Techniques: Wood, Rosewood
Rosewood Dresser by Svend Langkilde
Svend Langkilde
Wood, Rosewood
Rich tone and vibrant grain. Eight drawers with finely detailed inset pulls. Thin edge frame. Handsome and functional, with original finish.
Formulation : Articulation Portfolio II Folder 17 ...
Josef Albers
Screen Print
Silkscreen by Josef Albers from his classic work, "Articulation : Formulation," published by Harry N. Abrams, 1972, and printed by Ives - Stillman. The individual images are unsigned. A...
Vladimir Kagan Sofa with Rosewood Base
By Directional, Vladimir Kagan
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Dealer Location: Houston, TX
Materials & Techniques: Mohair, Rosewood
Vladimir Kagan Sofa with Rosewood Base
Directional, Vladimir Kagan
Mohair, Rosewood
Vladimir Kagan sofa newly upholstered in mohair with rosewood circular bases. Directional, circa 1970. Mohair, rosewood.
Prisma Art Vase by Kaj Franck
By Kaj Franck, Nuutajarvi Notsjo
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Dealer Location: Oslo, NO
Materials & Techniques: Glass
Prisma Art Vase by Kaj Franck
Kaj Franck, Nuutajarvi Notsjo
Glass
Exceptional modernist vase by glass artist Kaj Franck. Model 'Prisma' for Nuutajärvi Notsjö -65. In excellent vintage condition with excellent shading and lines.
Diana Vreeland - Frank Lloyd Wright, AZ #3. DIANA ...
Louise Dahl-Wolfe
Silver Gelatin Print
Diana Vreeland - Harper’s Bazaar - Frank Lloyd Wright House, AZ #3 Published in color Harper's Bazaar January 1942. PROVENANCE: Diana Vreeland Estate Photography Collection. - Exh...
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Dealer Location: Armadale, AU
Metal: Gold
Georg Jensen Gold Necklace Designed by Bent Gabrie...
Gold
Rare Vintage Georg Jensen gold necklace. Design no. 115 designed by Bent Gabrielsen Reference : Drucker, J. Georg Jensen, Schiffer, 1997, USA illus. p.154 necklace illustrated in t...
Rare and unusual French silver and Shagreen Table ...
These are super rare. They were made either for the windows of High end Jewelry store windows or for the connoisseur collector . The idea of course was to make anything set under the gl...
Anonymous Lambskin Lounge Chair
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Dealer Location: Copenhagen, DK
Anonymous Lambskin Lounge Chair
Hans J. Wegner
Expressive lounge chair with arms and legs of stained beech upholstered with brown long haired lambskin. Made and designed by unknown Danish cabinetmaker app. 1940s. Fine condi...
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Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Walnut
Pair of Wedge Top Magazine Tables by Jens Risom
Jens Risom
Walnut
A pair of wedge form magazine tables in walnut, model no. T-539, by Jens Risom. American, circa 1950.
Annie Leibovitz: Photographs, 1970-1990
Annie Leibovitz: Photographs, 1970-1990
Annie Leibovitz
FIRST EDITION, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY LEIBOVITZ on title page: "For Tom Mauldin and Ray Levin / best wishes". A collection of Annie Leibovitz's most classic photographs. These photo...
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Dealer Location: Pasadena, TX
Materials & Techniques: Aluminum, Acrylic
Vintage Large Verner Panton for Louis Poulsen Glob...
Verner Panton
Aluminum, Acrylic
A large, original, and early production globe light designed by Verner Panton and made by Louis Poulsen. An icon of Mid-Century Modern design. A 20" plastic globe with multicolored and ...
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Dealer Location: Litchfield County, CT
Pierre Cardin Mod Fringe Necklace
Pierre Cardin
Pierre Cardin golden geometric tube fringe necklace. Signed with the P logo on the clasp. The chain has a great weight and feel. It has a versatile design and quality construction. Wid...
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Dealer Location: Sydney, AU
Materials & Techniques: Glass, Iron, Teak
Mid-century teak, metal and glass fondue set, Denm...
Digsmed
Glass, Iron, Teak
A large fondue set with a 'lazy susan' teak stand holding 8 glass dishes, centered by a static stand for the fondue pot and burner. The teak stamped 'Digsmed Denmark', c.1960. The cast...
Hand-Hammered Patinated Brass Door Handles
Hand-Hammered Patinated Brass Door Handles
Pair of large, scroll shaped door handles. Hand crafted.
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Dealer Location: London, GB
Materials & Techniques: Brass
Carl Auöck Little ashtray and snuffer/cigarette h...
Carl Auböck
Brass
A great little brass ashtray accompanied by a great little independent cigarette holder that also doubles up a cigarette snuffer. Both made in the 1950s as a pairing destined to be toge...
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Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Brass
1970s Brass Eyeball Lamp
Brass
Brass eyeball lamp, USA, 1970s.
Homefire Wall Lamp
By Salome De Fontainieu
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Dealer Location: Paris, FR
Materials & Techniques: Metal, Brass
Homefire Wall Lamp
Salome De Fontainieu
Metal, Brass
Sculpture lamp in limited edition and completely handmade, titled, signed and numbered by the artist for the gallery. Brushed brass and charcoal patina on brass. Measures: 15.7 x...
Comma Lamp
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Dealer Location: Chicago, IL
Comma Lamp
Black and white sheet aluminum lamp on teak legs. Very nicely made, sculptural form uplight with diffused illumination over white panel. Probably Scandinavian. Please use Contact Deale...
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Dealer Location: Santa Monica, CA
Medium: Silver Gelatin Print
Wonders of Water
Lillian Bassman
Silver Gelatin Print
signed and number in pencil on verso
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Dealer Location: New York, NY
Medium: Silver Gelatin Print
Dior Kerchief and Glove, Paris
Irving Penn (b.1917)
Silver Gelatin Print
This photograph is an Edition of 9 and is signed by the photographer.
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Dealer Location: New York, NY
Materials & Techniques: Glass, Chrome, Wood
1970s Concealed Bar Coffee Table
Glass, Chrome, Wood
Chrome and black glass coffee table with concealed bar - French, 1970's.