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Markham Roberts

Interior Designer

New York City-based interior designer Markham Roberts is the founder of Markham Roberts Inc.. A graduate of Brown University, Roberts spent six years working for the legendary Mark Hampton before opening his eponymous firm in 1997. Called “a master of timeless American style” by Vogue, Roberts' work has been featured in Veranda, Elle Decor, House Beautiful, House & Garden, Town & Country and The New York Times. In both 2014 and 2016, Roberts was named to the AD100, Architectural Digest’s prestigious list of the world's top interior designers and architects. Roberts is also the author of Decorating: The Way I See It, a monograph that documents his ability to work in any design vernacular using an inventive mix of styles, colors, patterns and time periods. This week, Roberts shares his favorite items from 1stdibs.

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Vintage Bar Table in the Style of Joe Colombo
Vintage Bar Table in the Style of Joe Colombo
Joe Colombo, Kartell
Vintage 1950s Italian
Glass, Plastic, Wood
Large-Scale Teak Root Table
Large-Scale Teak Root Table
20th Century Balinese Primitive
Burl Wood Side Table with Metal Base
Burl Wood Side Table with Metal Base
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern
Metal
Rock Design Parchment Side Table
Rock Design Parchment Side Table
Vintage 1980s North American Mid-Century Modern
Resin, Goatskin, Parchment Paper
Jørgen Christensen Settee, Attributed
Jørgen Christensen Settee, Attributed
Vintage 1930s Danish Scandinavian Modern
Garden Seats in the manner of William Kent
Garden Seats in the manner of William Kent
William Kent
21st Century and Contemporary English George I
Gesso, Paint, Teak, Wood
John Keal Lounge Chairs
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John Keal Lounge Chairs
John Keal
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern
Canvas, Oak
Late 19th-Early 20th Century Middle Eastern Damascus Armchair
Late 19th-Early 20th Century Middle Eastern Dam...
Antique 1890s Asian
Mother-of-Pearl, Wood
Set of Eight Dining Chairs in the Manner of Frances Elkins, circa 1960
Set of Eight Dining Chairs in the Manner of Fra...
Frances Elkins
Vintage 1950s
"Pillow" Sconce in Onyx and Bronze by Achille Salvagni
"Pillow" Sconce in Onyx and Bronze by Achille S...
Achille Salvagni
2010s Italian
Onyx, Bronze, Bronze
Unusual Large Swedish Bowl from the Early 19th Century
Unusual Large Swedish Bowl from the Early 19th ...
Unknown
Antique 1820s Swedish
Iron
Napoleon III Tilt-Top Table with Glass Beaded Top
Napoleon III Tilt-Top Table with Glass Beaded Top
Antique Mid-19th Century French Napoleon III
Wrought Iron
Mid-Century Modern Brutalist Dresser by Lane
Mid-Century Modern Brutalist Dresser by Lane
Lane Furniture
Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern
Striped Green and White Murano Glass Bulb Form Ceiling Mount Fixture by Salviati
Striped Green and White Murano Glass Bulb Form ...
Salviati
Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern
Murano Glass
Six Arm Lucite Feather Chandelier
Six Arm Lucite Feather Chandelier
Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern
Lucite
Textured Glass Pendant with Wood and Brass Detail by Kalmar
Textured Glass Pendant with Wood and Brass Deta...
Kalmar Lighting
Vintage 1960s Austrian Mid-Century Modern
Brass
Frosted and Clear Murano Glass "Gord" Shaped Pendant with "Vein" Pattern
Frosted and Clear Murano Glass "Gord" Shaped Pe...
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Italian
Nickel
Pair of Rattan "Circle" Chairs with Metal Bases
Pair of Rattan "Circle" Chairs with Metal Bases
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern
Beveled Glass Surround Mirror
Beveled Glass Surround Mirror
Vintage 1980s Italian Mid-Century Modern
Glass
Pair of Italian Neoclassical Terra Cotta Urns
Pair of Italian Neoclassical Terra Cotta Urns
Antique 19th Century Italian Neoclassical
Fine and Rare English Aesthetic Movement Cabinet
Fine and Rare English Aesthetic Movement Cabinet
James Shoolbred
Antique 19th Century British Aesthetic Movement
Brass
American Modern Folding Tray Table
American Modern Folding Tray Table
Vintage 1970s American Modern
Bronze
Swedish Grace Dining Table by Otto Schulz
Swedish Grace Dining Table by Otto Schulz
Boet, Otto Schulz
20th Century Swedish Art Deco
Walnut
Murano Stacked Pebble Lamp by Vistosi
Murano Stacked Pebble Lamp by Vistosi
Vistosi
Vintage 1960s Italian
Glass
Fine and Rare Japanese Edo Lacquered Footed Tray
Fine and Rare Japanese Edo Lacquered Footed Tray
Antique 19th Century Japanese Edo
Giltwood
Study of a Draped Figure by Lord Frederic Leighton
Study of a Draped Figure by Lord Frederic Leighton
Frederic Leighton
Antique 1880s British Pre-Raphaelite