Black Interior Designers, Inc. (BID) presents the extraordinary work of 50 interior designers and offers a behind-the-scenes look as they share their inspirations, expertise, and thoughts on what it means to be a designer of color working in the industry today.
Foreword by Amy Astley, Editor-in-Chief of Architectural Digest
In 2010, Black Interior Designers, Inc. began to unite, connect, and promote Black designers, bringing their projects into the spotlight. In Iconic Home: Interiors, Advice, and Stories from 50 Amazing Black Designers, BID creative director June Reese lends her thoughtful eye and powerful writing, weaving together inspiring interiors and the fascinating personal stories of each featured designer.
Featuring 50 industry stars, with notable names such as Justina Blakeney, Faith Blakeney, Adair Curtis and Jason Bolden of JSN Studio, Bridgid Coulter, Corey Damen Jenkins, Forbes Masters, General Judd, Keia McSwain, Brigette Romanek, Reese tells their stories and shares their challenges and triumphs. Design philosophies and creative influences are brought to light and are illuminated with wonderfully designed spaces in a range of styles. The result is a behind-the-scenes look at what it means to be a person of color creating work in the design industry today.
Includes Color Photographs
About the Author
Founded in 2010, Black Interior Designers, Inc. (BID) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion within the interior design industry.