Linda Allen is a visionary interior and lighting designer; most respected for her thoughtfully detailed custom interiors and modern sense of nostalgia that create a personal design philosophy for her clients. Layering light, texture and materials, Linda creates spaces that tell a story, enticing the senses and emotions. She gained insight that the power of story and lighting can shape and inspire from her design work with Disney Imagineering creating custom light fixtures for Disney’s theme parks; further enhancing the experience of being immersed in a well-designed environment.
She created and patented Live. Anywhere; the first Luxury Outdoor Wireless table and floor lamps to compliment Fine Living Furniture. Now, she combines her knowledge of design and lighting to create complete hospitality-like environments for her residential clients.
Linda’s background includes growing up as a competitive figure skater and earning her Bachelors degree in Architectural environmental Design with a focus on lighting. She first apprenticed with Award-winning architectural lighting design firms before diving into the world of commercial and residential interiors. Linda gained insight that the power of lighting can shape and inspire; further enhancing the experience of being immersed in a well-designed environment.
The client’s Linda has included a host of custom interiors for high-profile and “behind the scenes” entertainment clients including Magic Johnson. Linda’s work has been featured on Network design shows and has been named to the Library of Congress as an African American “Artmaker” as part of the History Makers. She is part of BADG (Black Artists + Designers Guild).
Her design work and Lighting have also been highlighted in National Publications, including Luxe Interiors + Design, Better Homes & Gardens, Interiors, Essence, LA Times, Robb Report, Elle Decor, Traditional Home, and Architectural Digest AD.