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Sean Anderson's Cozy, Soulful Style

The self-taught designer takes a multi-layered approach to create soulful interiors.

Sean Anderson, a self-taught designer, presents a style that offers enduring interiors for inspired living. His design philosophy is rooted in the pursuit of creating customized, soulful spaces that tell the unique story of those who inhabit them. Modern sensibilities provide a foundation while antiquities and curated details imbue a raw refinement. Carefully layered neutrals, sophisticated dark walls, a mix of modern and traditional styles finished with masculine touches are hallmarks of Anderson's style. In 2013, his Memphis-based firm Sean Anderson Design was founded. Since then, Anderson's work has received national recognition by publications such as Elle Decor, Architectural Digest, Departures, Traditional Home, and Luxe Magazine. Read along to discover why top publications can't get enough through a collection of his handsome interiors featuring our lighting.

Sommerard Triple Arm Floor Lamp by AERIN | Photographer: Rett Peek Photography

Kirby Woods

Sean Anderson infuses a Memphis home made for gatherings with organic appeal where rich textures invite relaxation. The designer uses a natural palette of earth tones and layers the space with cozy fabrics, stones, metals, and woods to add warmth and interest.

Old Creek

Sean Anderson took his signature color palette from floor to ceiling in his own home, resulting in a style mashup of moody gothic meets rural country. The dark tones inject the space with mystery and masculinity. Curated objects like animal horns nod to Anderson's childhood and are an expression of the designer's personality.

Cornice Small Lantern by Chapman & Myers | Photographer: Haris Kenjar Photography

Cornice Small Lantern in Blackened Rust by Chapman & Myers  |  Photographer: Haris Kenjar Photography

Dorchester 18" Picture Light by Chapman & Myers | Photographer: Haris Kenjar Photography

Melange Table Lamp by Kelly Wearstler | Photographer: Haris Kenjar Photography 


Sean Anderson's love for dark rooms is seen throughout this Tenessee home. Sophisticated furnishings with a mix of classic and contemporary silhouettes in contrasting fabrics allow the darkness of the walls and ceiling to feel light and welcoming.

Melange Table Lamp by Kelly Wearstler | Photographer: Haris Kenjar Photography 

Melange Table Lamp by Kelly Wearstler | Photographer: Haris Kenjar Photography 

Henley Task Lamp in Polished Nickel by Thomas O'Brien  |  Photographer: Haris Kenjar Photography

Henley Task Lamp by Thomas O’Brien | Photographer: Haris Kenjar Photography 

Vestavia Hills

In this Alabama home, a modern rustic villa, Sean Anderson pairs natural materials with sleek surfaces and rich textures to create a harmonious dialog of raw refinement.

McClain 18" Hardwired Picture Light by J. Randall Powers | Photographer: Haris Kenjar Photography 

McClain 18" Hardwired Picture Light in Bronze by J. Randall Powers  |  Photographer: Haris Kenjar Photography

Iron Torch Sconce by Chapman & Myers | Photographer: Haris Kenjar Photography 


Possessing a masculine spirit, this Tennesse home blends practicality with casual elegance. Through contrasting textures and tones, Sean Anderson makes a bold presentation of his multi-layered approach

Lola Small Desk Lamp by Ian K Fowler | Photographer: Haris Kenjar Photography 

Photographer: Haris Kenjar Photography

Photographer: Haris Kenjar Photography

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