Keita Turner is an award-winning and nationally published interior designer who creates Keita Enduring Fashionably Classic Designs.
Born in Houston, Texas and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, Turner is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and has an extensive background in both fashion and interior design. Her acclaimed full-service interior and product design studio, Keita Turner Design, offers expertise in residential, commercial, and retail interior design, with a focus on full-scale renovations, new build construction, and fully furnished surroundings. Working closely with architects, builders, contractors, artisans, and custom furniture makers, Keita Turner Design has produced bespoke environments for numerous high-profile clients across the country and beyond. With over twenty years of experience guiding her clients and helping them realize their design dreams, Turner produces interiors characterized by a confident, chic and ageless elegance that invigorate, inspire, calm, and balance the senses. Turner's business is about creating transformative, fashionably enduring designs that are clean and functional, warm and inviting, suitable and inspirational, but most importantly that uplift the human spirit.
Using the client's lifestyle as her canvas, Turner designs environments that both adapt to and convey the motivations, ethos, and habitudes of her clients. Turner personally understands the effects an environment can have on one's
life or business. Keeping that design perspective in mind, Turner develops surroundings that will play a valuable role in the life her clients want to lead. Turner's goal as a design professional is to provide her clients with satisfaction, balance, order, esthetics, productivity, challenge, and spiritual abundance.
Turner and her design work have been featured in The New York Times, New York Magazine, The Wall Street Journal's Off Duty, Architectural Digest, Elle Décor, House Beautiful, Traditional Home, 1stDibs Introspective, Sweet July, Vogue, Domino, Essence, Better Homes & Garden, Good Housekeeping, New York Cottages and Gardens, Curbed, Brownstoner, and Design STL, to name a few.
Turner is included in the Andrew Martin Interior Design Review Book Volume 26, which features works from the world's top 100 interior designers of 2022. Turner was recently named a Traditional Home Magazine NEW TRAD Rising Stars of Design 2022 and an HGTV Designer of the Year 2022 Nominee and Category Winner. An honorary co-chair of The Winter Show 2022 Design Council, a member of the House Beautiful Magazine Advisory Council for 2020-2021, a High Point Market Style Spotters Alumni 2020 team member, a founding member of the Black Artists + Designers Guild (BADG), a New York Cottages and Gardens Magazine Innovation in Design Awards (NYC&G-IDA) recipient, a Black Interior Designers Network (BIDN) Top 20 Designer Awards recipient, a 3-time International Design Awards (IDA) recipient, an inductee into the African American Design Archives (AADA) at the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, and an advocate for several philanthropic industry institutions including The Winter Show, Design Industries Foundation Fight Aids (DIFFA), and Housing Works' Design On A Dime (DOAD), Turner's contributions to the field of interior design have not gone unnoticed.
Turner has added home décor product design to her repertoire, with her fashionable vintage and contemporary pillow collection, Livvy & Neva. After an official brand launch in 2020, Livvy & Neva has received national press mentions in Home Textiles Today, Ballard Designs 'How To Decorate' Podcast + Blog, Architectural Digest Pro, Elle Décor, Town & Country Magazine, and Culture Magazine. To top off the end of 2020 and the beginning of 2021, House Beautiful Magazine named the Livvy & Neva pillow collection and online store to their annual roster of THE BEST HOME STORES IN AMERICA to Shop Now.