Robin Wilson is a U.S. lifestyle brand, author, designer and real estate developer - the entrepreneurial founder of a licensed brand focused on Clean Design protocols. Named to the Inc. magazine Female Founders 100 List in 2020, she is a world-class thought leader on hypoallergenic, sustainable and eco-conscious options for the B2B and B2C marketplace. (Wikipedia)
MEDIA – a two time #1 Amazon bestselling author, Robin has been featured on multiple news segments as an expert on eco-friendly design and allergy-focused segments. She has hosted an LX-TV Open House segment for Earth Day and been featured on HGTV's "Selling New York", among other television programs. Recent profiles include Inc. magazine, Bloomberg, NPR and NY Business Journal discussing brand trajectory.
WELLNESS ENTREPRENEUR – Robin's life mission is to help the 60 million Americans who suffer from allergies or asthma (1 in 4 people). With her Clean Design protocol, she works to educate consumers about hypoallergenic, sustainable and eco-friendly lifestyle options. With a personal medical journey of allergies and asthma, she is an expert on creating an eco-healthy lifestyle. To achieve her goals, she has written two books, spoken to media and audiences about simple solutions for their personal ecosystem - home!
LICENSING – The company created two distinct brands focused on B2B and B2C marketplace – and continues to license with major manufacturers with quality products from soft to durable goods. The focus on ‘everything home’ allows synergies to develop for consumers who follow the Clean Design protocol.
BRAND IMPACT – In 2010, Robin became the 2nd black woman with products sold at Bed Bath & Beyond. One year earlier, she became the first woman to have a line of custom cabinetry sold nationwide at 400 retail shops - with licensed brand sales over $82 million (wholesale). She launched a custom furniture line at the 2013 International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF). She was named a brand ambassador for Panasonic USA and partnered with a leading pharmaceutical firm to create a national media campaign as an expert on clean design for a hypoallergenic lifestyle.
Her interior design work has included the White House Fellows office, President Clinton's Harlem office, Laureate Park/Lake Nona developer work and numerous private residence projects across the United States.
ACCOLADES: Robin has won book awards for both of her books, and for her film projects with the 2012 short documentary "Home with Robin" winning laurels at two film festivals. In 2017, Ms. Wilson delivered the keynote address to High Point Market, titled "Design Disrupters" in a TED-talk style video that continues to be viewed online. Her commentary is valued by media outlets regarding allergies, asthma, clean design, diversity, wellness and eco-friendly design.
Born in Austin, Texas, Robin lives in the NYC area and is the proud mom of a daughter.
She has a Masters degree in Real Estate Finance from New York University; and a Bachelors degree from the University of Texas at Austin.
Robin selected to the INC magazine 2020 Female Founders 100 list
Robin was a judge for the 2020 U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED "Home of the Year" competition with global entries from several companies.
Robin is an unpaid ambassador since 2010 for the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) which is one of the leading partners with medical experts and consumers for information.
Ms. Wilson was on Board of Directors for the Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC), and continues as a Green Design ambassador for the organization.
Robin is an unpaid ambassador for the sustainable non-profit, Renovation Angel, which takes luxury kitchens and prevents them from entering a landfill.
Robin was a guest judge on Queen Boss, a competition TV show for women entrepreneurs of color - similar to Shark Tank.
Brand with $82+ million sold (wholesale): cabinetry, textiles, furniture, towels, books, etc.
Design + Build. Concept consulting for single-to-multi family, developers & hospitality in "clean design" focus.
Development team for multifamily and single family fix/flip with a focus on modular and eco-friendly practices.