Seed Brklyn, a new concept store opened by artist Christophe Roberts, A fusion of fashion, community, culture and art under one roof. Known for his work as a multidisciplinary sculptor, graphic artist and creative visionary, Bahamian-American Roberts intends to “seed” or give back to the community through this new venture.
The three-in-one position is at 173 Brooke Lin BedStuy’s Bedford Avenue houses a coffee shop, two shopping floors and a gallery space that displays digital works on screen. Roberts spent five years developing the concept into a retail destination and a community space that was not historically home to luxury stores. “We’re called Seed because we’re in a land where almost nothing like this exists at this level,” Roberts told Vogue. “So we want to plant a seed that then informs and hopefully inspires other like-minded creative businesses [to grow].”