Trystin Kier Francis is an award winning multi disciplined Architectural, Interior, and Production Designer, writer, show-runner, and film and television producer. This gifted artist founded the Kier Company a design and lifestyle brand in 2006. He holds a bachelor of arts degree in Communications from Benedict College, a diploma of Interior Design from the Interior Design Institute, and is a candidate for a Master of Architecture degree from the University of the District of Columbia.
He has worked on numerous independent films and television pilots, he's a past contributing designer to the"House Calls" column featured in the local living section of the Washington Post, he recently designed the first floor of the Mayoral residence of current D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, is a recipient of the 2013 Envest Foundation’s top “40 under 40 in philanthropy, recipient of the 2013 Washington City Paper’s Readers Poll Best of D.C. “Best Interior Designer” award, and is the past recipient of the 2016 DC Hall of Fame Society “Capital Probe” award.
Trystin is recognized among Washington, D.C.’s elite Black professional's in “Who’s Who in Black Washington”. He has made an appearance on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) appearing opposite comedic actress Kym Whitley on “Raising Whitley” and was a co-host on the District of Columbia Cable Network series “the O”. His clients have included local and national politicians and some of the biggest names in entertainment. Trystin is America’s designer.