Celebrating 10 Black Women & Men Making An Impact on the Atlanta Home Industry
Monet Masters and Tavia Forbes, Forbes + Masters
Helmed by acclaimed enterprising designers, Monet Masters and Tavia Forbes, Forbes + Masters is a full-service interior design team that specializes in curating the essence of you or your brand into custom-tailored residential and commercial spaces from coast to coast. A 2019 Tour of Kitchen & Bath Showrooms Influencer partner, you can see their tips from the tour here. Plus, follow them on Instagram at @forbesmasters to see their beautiful designs and stay up to date on the latest trends.
Myles Cardenas, McKinley Homes and Edge + Hill
Egypt Sherrod, Egypt Sherrod Real Estate Group
HGTV show host, speaker, author, and powerhouse CEO, Egypt Sherrod‘sradio shows has been syndicated in more than 60 cities in the U.S.She’s also landed critically acclaimed interviews with Prince, Oprah, Tyler Perry and more. Sherrod takes her time to educate homeowners and homeowners-to-be by offering helpful tips and tidbits through her book, blog and social media platforms. See her 5 Renovation Tips to Boost Your Home’s Value here and visit EgyptSherrod.com for her book, blog, and more.
Joe Washington, Joe Washington Speaks
Erika Ward, Erika Ward Interiors, LLC
Erika Ward, owner and principal designer of Erika Ward Interiors, LLC, specializes in educating homeowners on the benefits, both financial and intrinsic, of a well-designed home. Dubbed one to watch, Ward crafts timeless interiors, which have been seen in Better Homes & Gardens, House Beautiful, and more. Read our latest article detailing her approach to global-inspired design here. You can also follow along with Ward on Instagram at @mrserikaward.
Courtney Stewart, Right Hand Foundation
Irene Kagika, Atlanta Habitat for Humanity
Barbara Elliott and Jennifer Ward-Woods, Decorating Den Interiors/The Sisters and Company
Throughout their 22 years in business, Barbara Elliott and Jennifer Ward-Woods have seen their brand, grow into a million-dollar design firm—all while maintaining a strong family bond. This award-winning designer duo has been featured multiple times as a winner of our Kitchen & Bath Designer contest and were recently a 2019 Tour of Kitchen & Bath Showrooms Influencer partner. You can see their award-winning project here and follow @thesistersnco on Instagram for even more design inspiration.