Barbie Doll

Designed By

Ruth Handler, an American businesswoman, and inventor design the Barbie doll in 1959. Hander was inspired by watching her daughter play with paper dolls. Her daughter would play make-believe with the dolls pretending that they had different hobbies and careers. Barbie was invented to inspire young women to be whatever they wanted to be.

Want
COMING SOON

ERA

1950s

MATERIAL

Plastic

CATEGORY

Uncategorized

MORE
TO EXPLORE

Spanish Chair

Børge Mogensen

Egg Chair

Arne Jacobsen

Akari Light Sculptures

Isamu Noguchi

Curate your collection. Join for free.

Our spaces are reflections of who we have been, who we are, and who we are becoming. We believe that the objects we surround ourselves with have meaningful impact on the lives we lead, and it is our mission to empower people to find and experiment with objects that move them, resourcefully, sustainably, and freely.