AD and BIDN have introduced The Iconic Home 2021, the second edition of a virtual showhouse that celebrates the talent of Black designers.
Launched September 27, The Iconic Home is a sustainability-themed virtual show house of Architectural Digest and the Black Interior Designers Network.
A list of 13 leading Black Interior Designers, each of whom was assigned with designing a specific room within the residence, brought together the 2.0 version of The Iconic Home. This year’s project is celebratory of not only a more sustainable industry but also of the talent of Black designers, aiming to ground a change in the industry of interior design – making it more diverse, more inclusive, and more representative.
Former celebrity chef turned into interior designer, Travis London is the founder and creative director of Studio London who has been designing colorful homes from coast to coast. Member of the Black Interior Designers Society, Travis London designed the dining room and bar of Architectural Digest’s The Iconic Home. The zingy eatery features the Cocoon Suspension Lamp by Hommés Studio.
BLACK INTERIOR DESIGNERS NETWORK
Founded in 2010, the Black Interior Designers Network is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion within the interior design industry by highlighting designers of color and supporting Black designers with business development opportunities.
The Black Interior Designers Network works to create a rich network of resources for members, colleagues, suppliers, manufacturers, and media entities that showcase the breadth of Black interior designers’ creativity, influence and professional contributions, ultimately helping to close the opportunity and income gap of the minority community.
Elizabeth Graziolo is the Black architect of this year’s edition of The Iconic Home. The 12 Black interior designers that followed Graziole and their assigned work rooms are DuVäl Reynolds in the mudroom and garage, Rasheeda Gray in entry and salon, Mikel Welch in the library, Arianne Bellizaire in the kitchen and pantry, Danielle Colding in the great room, Joan Goodwin in the primary room, Alvin Wayne in the primary bathroom and closet, Andre Hilton in the guest’s suite, Breegan Jane in the kids room, Keia McSwain in the stair hall, Sara Zewde in the landscape and, finally, Travis London in the dining room and bar.
THE ICONIC HOME
The Iconic Home, the virtual showhouse presented by AD and the Black Interior Designers Network is to open to tour since September 27 which you can do on AD’s website.
The home is a modern retreat focused on indoor-outdoor living. Elizabeth Graziolo is the architect behind the house, created a narrative to guide the design: Two fathers, a novelist and a floral designer, have moved to upstate New York to raise their young daughter. Each designer crafted a space within the home, keeping this narrative in mind.
The architecture, along with the interiors and landscape, focuses on a host of sustainable innovations that create stunning interiors that remain eco-friendly.
DUVÄL REYNOLDS’ MUDROOM AND GARAGE
RASHEEDA GRAY’S ENTRY AND SALON
MIKEL WELCH’S LIBRARY
ARIANNE BELLIZAIRE’S KITCHEN AND PANTRY
DANIEELLE COLDING ‘S GREAT ROOM
JOAN GOODWIN’S MASTER BEDROOM
ALVIN WAYNE’S MASTER BATHROOM
ANDRE HILTON’S GUEST SUITE
BREEGAN JANE’S KIDS BEDROOM
KEIA MCSWAIN’S STAIR HALL
SARA ZEWDE’S LANDSCAPE
TRAVIS LONDON’S DINING ROOM AND BAR
FEATURING HOMMÉS STUDIO’S COCOON SUSPENSION LAMP
Structure in Gold Polished Stainless Steel;
Amber Colored Glass;
Globes in white glass.
Due to the handmade production of blown glass, some air bubbles may appear.
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