Founder and Creative Director Leyden Lewis is a trained architect with a background that encompasses the culturally rich Caribbean heritage of Trinidad and Tobago, urban sophistication, and classical European Modernism.
Leyden Lewis Design Studio has been included in the Elle Decor’s A-List top 125 designers in the world in 2019 and 2020, as well as features in Architectural Digest by Carly Olson, New York Magazine – The Cut by Wendy Goodman, a TV feature on Open House TV on NBC, House Beautiful by Hadley Keller.
100 UN Plaza
As a fine artist, his work has been exhibited widely and has received much acclaim, in 2004, Leyden Lewis was invited by the curator Thelma Golden to participate in the Harlemworld: Metropolis and Metaphor show at the Studio Museum in Harlem.
7th & Ave C Residence
Critic Herbert Muschamp referred to Lewis’s work as “the poetic heart” of the exhibition. When it is desirable, Leyden Lewis Design Studio assists and consults with building art collections for clients.
Beyond The Mask Exhibition
Through a collaborative process, the studio creates magical spaces and experiences that embody the essence of each client(s) that we work with. Joy and laughter fuel me, my sensitive nature allows me to see the beauty and potential in all aspects of life and to incorporate that into a multidisciplinary thought practice.
BA+DG Dining by Design
Through the process of creative alchemy, we bridge the worlds of art, architecture, design, and performance, often seen as distinct practices, resulting in environments that are timeless, poetic, and meaningful to our clients who unavoidably become our collaborators.
Leyden Lewis Design Studio is a full-service design firm that over the last three decades has built a wide range of experience in private residential projects as well as multi-dwelling buildings for real-estate developers, commercial spaces and institutional projects, art consulting, and exhibition curation.
Columbus Circle Residence
The studio’s diverse range of projects includes luxury residences on Manhattan’s famous Museum Mile and a contemporary art-filled winter retreat at the Breakers Row in Palm Beach, Florida.
5th & 82nd St Residence
Full-scale architectural renovation of a nineteenth-century Victorian brownstone located in the historic district of Park Slope, Brooklyn. And an art gallery inspired apartment at 100 UN Plaza, recently featured in New York Magazine
5th & 83rd St Residence
Leyden Lewis Design Studio also assists and consults with building private art collections for clients.