Brad Ford ’89, is a high-end interior designer based in New York City.
With a highly edited vision and a strong hand, Brad has developed a spare, modern
aesthetic with a warm soul. Ford holds a degree in Interior Design from the Fashion
Institute of Technology and a degree in Business and Economics from Hendrix College.
He honed his skills under leading New York designers Thad Hayes and the late Jed
Johnson. In 1998 he established Brad Ford ID with an emphasis on residential spaces.
Brad was named one of America’s Top Young Designer’s by House Beautiful and Traditional
Home. Most recently he was listed as part of the next generation of design in Departures
Magazine. The International Furnishings and Design Association recognized him as
one of the Rising Stars of Interior Design and Charles Cohen along with the Decoration
& Design Building in New York awarded him the 2012 Star on the Rise award.
Brad is a member of the Design Leadership Network, and also serves on the board
of the Collective, an innovative design fair in New York City. He has also been
a spokesperson for innovative brands including Samsung, Bulliet Bourbon and Nest.
Brad is a committed advocate for DIFFA and The Alpha Workshops, charities focused
on raising money and awareness for those living with HIV/AIDS.