Leyden Lewis, Founder of the Leyden Lewis Design Studio

Leyden Lewis is the creative force behind the Leyden Lewis Design Studio, a Brooklyn-based interior design firm. A trained architect and fine artist with roots in Trinidad and Tobago, Lewis’ work melds classical European Modernism with an urban sophistication, creating “poetic and culturally sensitive spaces and furniture.” His work has been featured in Architectural Digest, New York Magazine, House Beautiful, and NBC’s Open House TV. For the last two years running, Lewis has also been included on Elle Decor’s A-List Top 125 Designers in the World. His own personal home, a gallery-like Brooklyn 800-sqft loft has been widely profiled by design blogs and magazines and perfectly embodies the Home as art® philosophy. Check out some of their work below.

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“Chair-One” first introduced when I participated in @kbshowhouse is the first of several pieces included in my ongoing design experimentation: “OBIA”⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ OBIA OR “Obeah” is a system of spiritual and healing practices developed among enslaved West Africans in the West Indies. Obeah is difficult to define, as it is not a single, unified set of practices; the word "Obeah" was historically not often used to describe one's own practices. Obeah is similar to other Afro-American religions such as Palo, Haitian Vodou, Santería, and Hoodoo in that it includes communication with ancestors and spirits and healing rituals.⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #furniture #furnituredesign ⠀ #architectureofthebody⠀ #interiordesign #interiors #interiorarchitecture #architecture⠀ #spiritual #creation #oftheearth⠀ #metaphor #poetry #thebody .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ “Chair-One” available by custom order.

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The hinge, the pivot, the twist of the show is in “Verb” the functional sculpture/table @bymakingdesign .The matte light-bronze platforms designed for the exhibition ground the diversity of crafts in the show. “Beyond the Mask: storytelling in Black art and design” A @badguild gallery exhibition in High Point, Now through September 30th, 🙏🏾@dadagoldberg @aspiredesignandhome @plantseven ⠀ 📷@keithisaacsphoto ________⠀ Exhibition Designed and Curated by @leydenlewisdesignstudio ⠀ ____________⠀ @jomofurniture⠀ @marieburgos.design⠀ @studiolani⠀ @baughaus⠀ @bymakingdesign⠀ @malenebatelier⠀ @glenyse⠀ @creativehunt⠀ @ceyadams⠀ @yaeletvalerie⠀ @johannahowardhome⠀ @blackpepperpaperieco⠀ @niquicarter⠀ @freyabramblecarter⠀ @julioleitaoworks⠀ @harlemtoilegirl⠀ @lionellewisart⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #artexhibition #fineart #design #blackdesign #blackart #artshow #designshow #beyondthemask #hpmkt #buildwithbadg #badguild⠀ #beyondthemask #plantseven #aspiredesignandhome #millcollective #hpmkt #artanddesign

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