March 28, 2022
What They’re Specifying: Kiyonda Powell
“The on-brand pink acoustic shade material made this fixture a must for the Oakland, California, office of Black Girls Code (BGC), a nonprofit tech organization that works with young women.”
“The warmth of the brass frame grounds the space and creates balance in contrast to bright white and bold colors.”
Bay Area Toile wallpaper
“Since the office is in Oakland, a wallcovering with area icons (especially Angela Davis!) was a fun way to reference the Bay Area.”
Rive Droite chair
“To echo the playfulness of seating in BGC’s existing New York office, a Cappellini chair by Patrick Norguet adds a fun Pucci fabric here in Oakland.”
Bon Pouf ottoman
“I scattered cubes and poufs around the space for quick huddles.”
Caribbean Galaxy Sisters, giclée print on paper
“For a client drawn to Afrofuturism, this piece by Yermine Richardson made for a soul-stirring focal point in the conference room.”
Engineered Plycore flooring
“The oak pattern provided a foundation for the rest of the design.”
“It makes one area feel like a living space; and the pattern is reminiscent of coding ‘chatter.’ ”
“Clusters of three tables are perfect for informal team gatherings.”
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