Anthropologie's Antiques Buyer

Anthropologie's Antiques Buyer

Sarah Coffey
Sep 2, 2008

Ever wonder what it would be like to be the antiques buyer and gallery director for a store like Anthropologie? You can find out on 1stdibs in an interview with Keith Johnson, who holds this amazing position. Johnson's good eye scored him a job that sends him on international flea market expeditions where he shops for the store, brings back one-of-a-kind items, and chooses the pieces that will inspire Anthropologie's new home decor lines...

The article also profiles Johnson's personal partner and business colleague Glen Senk, the CEO of parent company Urban Outfitters. Johnson's taste leans more towards flea market finds, while Senk's is more modernist, but our favorite quote of the article sums up their decorating philosophy...

From Glen Senk: "In all our years, we've never had a style disagreement. Because we both know there's never a wrong answer." Words of wisdom for anyone who shares an apartment with a friend or partner.

To read the whole article from 1stdibs Style Compass, click here.

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