Nicole Gibbons is an interior designer, tastemaker, blogger, on-air personality best known for her fashion-forward point of view on style for the home. Her eponymous design firm, Nicole Gibbons Studio LLC, specializes in high-style interiors that combine timeless sophistication with a fresh, modern edge
and her distinctive design sensibility is eclectic and multi-layered, blending classic with modern, old with new, high with low and boldly mixing together rich color, pattern and texture in fresh ways that excite. Nicole believes that every space should include a touch of vintage and incorporates everything from family heirlooms and fine antiques to inexpensive flea market finds to add personality and soul to a room.
As a highly sought after expert, Nicole has been featured many other top design and lifestyle outlets including HGTV, TLC, InStyle, House Beautiful, Traditional Home, Real Simple, Better Homes & Gardens, Apartment Therapy, Lonny, The Nest, Elle Decor and and is an online contributor for Domino magazine. She has also collaborated on special projects with top home and lifestyle brands including Target, One Kings Lane and Pier 1 Imports.
Nicole regularly shares her approachable decorating tips, trends, product finds and inspiration on her popular blog, So Haute, which launched in January 2008 and serves as a guide to stylish living for décor obsessed readers in more than 135 countries around the globe. Nicole’s mission is to inspire her audience to design a life they love and to do it with style.
A unique set of influences have helped shape Nicole's aesthetic and continue to inform her point of view. She grew up both the daughter of a decorator and a child of the MTV Generation and spent more than a decade working in the fashion industry before embarking on a full-time career in design. Nicole finds just as much inspiration on the Fashion Week runways and in the sartorial choices of her favorite celebrities and pop culture icons as she does from design history, the arts, architecture and her adventurous world travels.
Originally from Michigan, Nicole earned her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and currently splits her time between New York City and Los Angeles. With a lifelong passion for design coupled with a fun, unpretentious approach to decorating and a strong media presence, this designer-to-watch is quickly earning a reputation as the voice of decorating for a new generation of passionate home enthusiasts.