Travis London is an American celebrity chef. He was born in Los Angeles and is of both Mexican and African American descent. Home Decor Ideas share with you his Fabulous Miami Home. With most furnishings purchased at retail stores, Travis London’s house offers an exciting blueprint for style-minded homeowners on a budget. “I’m big on getting something cheap and making it more high-end,” he says. As one might therefore imagine, he had many key items customized by upholstering them in fabrics that fully transformed their look and feel. Notably, the home also serves as a de facto show house for his budding design business, Studio London Co.
“When things came to a stop, I got to actually think about who I am and how I want to express that in this house. It took a different turn and ended up the way it is [thanks to me] having that time of self-reflection.” After some rehabilitation work—the walls needed to be primed and sanded, and the uneven crown moldings were taken down—the designer was ready to turn his vision into a reality.
“A house is always a reflection of where we are in our life,” says Travis London
“Color is everything for me—it gives me hope,” – Travis London.
As for the art, there’s a clear running theme—most of the paintings and prints showcase Travis London and his dogs: Sebastian, Pierre, and Stella. “This is the only time that I get to have 30 photos of me on the wall,” he says. “The times that people celebrate you and your life are so few and far between as you become older.”
He commissioned pieces from artists Lex Marie, Sasha-Loriene, and Kendra Dandy, and framed some of his own black-and-white iPhone images.
“I chose all Black female artists. I was raised by my mom, and I believe in always supporting women first.”
Other design gestures throughout the home, such as a Drop It Modern wallpaper in the office which showcases gestural faces, pay homage to female creatives.
The resulting interiors are a testament to Travis London’s more-is-more take on life: Awash in bright hues and animal prints, the rooms were decorated to reflect the various moods he cycles through, from playful to sophisticated, and flirtatious.
Travis London considers himself a masterful product finder: “I source 1stdibs, I go to markets, I’m online, I’m on eBay… I find stuff in every corner of the world,” he says. He paired vintage finds and beloved knickknacks with furnishings from CB2, RH, and Anthropologie.