Keita Turner is an interior designer who creates Enduring Fashionably Classic Designs. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, Turner has an extensive background in both fashion and interior design. Her award-winning full-service firm offers expertise in residential, commercial, and retail interior design and has produced bespoke environments for numerous high profile clients across the country.
In 2019, Turner exhibited design work at one of the premier philanthropic industry events, Design Industries Foundation Fight AIDS (DIFFA) Dining By Design, in collaboration with the Black Artists + Designers Guild (BAD Guild). In 2016, Turner's firm designed a pop-up shop at the Architectural Digest Design Show in alliance with the Harlem Candle Company. It was a highlight to see Turner’s interview with the International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., air January 1, 2016, on the AKA Network, for the second season of “Conversations”.
In 2015, Turner was invited to endorse and promote The Home Depot products by partnering with both the home improvement retailer and Ebony Magazine to create custom Best Dressed Home national advertorials that ran in the spring and fall of 2015. In 2014, Turner was invited, along with a handful of New York City's top interior designers, to unveil stylish room vignettes on the new 9th-floor furniture gallery at Macy's Herald Square.
In 2014 and 2013, Turner exhibited in New York City’s most popular interior design fundraising event - Housing Works’ Design On A Dime benefit, as a featured top designer, charged with creating unforgettable room vignettes. Beginning in 2011, Keita Turner served as a member of the Interior Design Committee for Young Collectors Night at the 58th, 59th, 60th, 61st, 62nd, 63rd, and 64th Annual Winter Antiques Show and is recognized as one of the country’s finest designers on a committee chaired by Wendy Goodman, Design Editor of New York Magazine.
Chosen as a member of the 2020 High Point Market Style Spotters team and invited as a Fall 2019 featured designer in the Alden Parkes' HPMKT bi-annual Showhouse In A Showroom, Turner's contributions to the field of interior design have not gone unnoticed. Recently, Turner was named one of five finalists in the Interior Design category and received Honorable Mention in the 2017 5th Annual New York Cottages and Gardens Magazine Innovation in Design Awards (NYC&G - IDAs). In the Fall of 2017, Turner was named an African American Top 20 Interior Designer by the Black Interior Designers Network (BIDN). Turner's work received Honorable Mentions in the 2012 International Design Awards (IDA) competition for two of her State Farm Agency commercial office projects.
Named the 2nd prizewinner of the 2007 International Design Awards (IDA) for Residential Interior Design, a runner-up winner in The Rohm and Haas Paint Quality Institute’s Prettiest Painted Rooms in America national design competition in 2006, a featured designer in the Essence Magazine Designer Showhouse in 2005, featured in a group exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Summer 2005, and inducted into the African American Design Archives (AADA) at the prestigious Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Turner has been featured and quoted in print and online publications including The New York Times, The New York Times Style Section, The Wall Street Journal, Architectural Digest, Elle Decor, House Beautiful, Vogue, New York Cottages and Gardens, Domino, Business Of Home, Better Homes & Gardens, HGTV, Good Housekeeping, New York Spaces, New York Post, Curb NY, New York Social Diary, Ebony and Essence, as well as seen on ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, BETJ and AKA Network broadcast channels.
Turner has added home décor product design to her repertoire, with her fashionable vintage and contemporary pillow collection, Livvy & Neva.