Watch as Viola Davis gives visitors a tour of her "definitely a sanctuary" LA mansion
In particular, the "color and culture" of South Africa, where Viola Davis worked on "The Woman King," served as inspiration for her home, she revealed.
The doors of Viola Davis' spotless Los Angeles home with her husband Julius Tennon were unlocked.
The Oscar-winning actress, 57, and her husband, 69, gave Architectural Digest a tour of their home designed by Michaela Cadiz, showcasing its tranquil pool, high ceilings, lots of greenery, and distinctive artwork.
The living room's black and white-patterned couch and the striking light fixture are two additional eye-catching features.
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Our idea of a home is a sanctuary, and this place is unquestionably one, according to Viola, who described the house she has shared for five years with her husband and their 12-year-old daughter Genesis.
The video's colorful accents are unavoidable, and she revealed that they were inspired by her time in South Africa, where she shot The Woman King with Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, John Boyega, and Sheila Atim.
We were working on The Woman King in South Africa while the renovation was taking place, and we were inspired by the incredible color ...
...and culture there, the How to Get Away With Murder actor said in the YouTube video that was released on Wednesday, January 5.
One standout feature was her roomy closet, where she undoubtedly prepared with a variety of shoes, dresses, and other items for important red carpet events.
Julius, who has two children from a previous marriage, said, "I always want to go big and bold, but not too bold, not garish." She added that they both wanted to feel a sense of pride in their heritage in their home.
Viola continued by saying that each piece, like the Aboriginal . art and the African-American art, which is deeply rooted in the African-American folktale that our people can fly, tells a story on its own.
The house was a visual and spiritual feast, according to Michaela.