NEW YORK, NY.- 1stdibs
, the leading global destination for collectors and dealers of beautiful things, is opening an enhanced New York showroom experience, relocating from its first-ever brick-and-mortar concept at the New York Design Center at 200 Lexington to The Terminal Stores building located at 271 11th Avenue. The new showroom will make its debut in January 2019.
The 44,000-square-foot space will be accessible to both the design trade and consumers, bringing the 1stdibs experience to life through more than 50 dealer spaces, special events, and must-see exhibitions.
The new showroom space signals how were evolving as a company, and it is important that our offline experience is tightly integrated with our online experience. For instance, the new showroom will offer the ability for shoppers to scan an item to instantly display that item on their phone, see detailed product information, and save that item for future viewing, said David Rosenblatt, Chief Executive Officer of 1stdibs. Overall, were focused on providing valuable resources--online and off--to the design community, and the new showroom supports that goal.
Whats more, the new showroom will offer on-platform benefits to designers including Trade Rewards, Buyer Protection, and 1stdibs-facilitated shipping.
1stdibs is the world's leading online destination for rare and desirable objects. Founded in 2001 to bring the Paris flea markets online, the website today is the go-to source for those who have a passion for the most beautiful things on earth. By bringing together the best furniture, fine art, jewelry and watch dealers from more than 600 cities around the world, 1stdibs offers an exclusive inventory not available anywhere else online.