Leyden Ynobe Lewis is the Founder and Creative Director of the Leyden Lewis Design Studio.
His design aesthetic is at once rooted in a rich classical Modernism coupled with ancient traditions and methodologies. As a trained architect and artist, he operates from a deep interest in art and the history of design to tell a new, modern story that engages with the cultures of the past and present and allows for a fluid integration between and engagement with art, architecture, and design.
The studio provides services for private high-end residential commissions, multi-family luxury housing developments, real estate developments, and commercial spaces. Leyden and his Studio also offer art advisory and curatorial services.
Leyden has been included in the Elle Decor A List as one of the top Interior Designers since 2020 and Architectural Digest’s AD-100 since 2021. He has the honor of being a Kips Bay Decorator Show House alumnus. And has exhibited at the Studio Museum in Harlem and at NYU’s 80WSE.
Leyden is a Founding Member of the Black Artists + Designers Guild (BADG).
Leyden received his Bachelor of Fine Art in Architecture from Parsons School of Design, The New School.
and continues to teach at the Parsons School of Design at The New School and the New York School of Interior Design.
Leyden Lewis Design Studio has been published in Elle Décor, Metropolitan Home, the New York Times, Interior Design Magazine, NY Magazine’s The Cut, The Washington Post, the Daily News, House Beautiful, and Design Hunting, among many more.