For the past decade, renowned interior designer to the stars and prominent fashion accessory designer, Nikki Chu, has been known from Miami to LA for her exceptional flare, sleek designs and eclectic taste. Filled with a passionate love for design, Chu has accomplished a vast range of interior projects as well as fashion collaborations with some of the most accredited names in the industry.
A Design Star is Born
Born and raised in Toronto, Chu embraced her passion for design at a young age and followed her dreams to the International Academy of Design in Toronto, Ontario to learn the tricks of the trade. She soon found herself in Miami as Creative Director for Tinsley Advertising, one of the top 10 leading advertising agencies in Southern Florida. Chu’s innovative mind and distinctive style won her two gold national Addies Awards for the company. Her portfolio rapidly expanded, and soon she was overseeing interior design projects for Hollywood stars. Seeking the ‘Nikki Chu’ aesthetic, Access Hollywood sought the acclaimed home designer for a post-election special featuring Chu’s design ideas for Sasha and Malia Obama’s bedrooms. Since then, she has been considered the lifestyle and design expert for several TV networks such as HGTV, Fine Living, Food Network, Lifetime, Oxygen & E!
Collaborations & Accolades
As a highly regarded interior designer and known trendsetter, Chu has collaborated with several top names for special projects and cross-branding opportunities including NFL for Women, NIKE, Pepsi, Fox Racing and Creative Recreation Shoes. During her career, Chu has been awarded several honors for her outstanding accomplishments in her respective field. She was nominated for Best Product Designer for the 25th Annual Arts Awards and recognized for Best Home Textile via Villa Home Collections and also, won best of show for her new home line at the textile trade show in Atlanta.
The Nikki Chu Brand
Nikki Chu’s philosophy is to create spaces that are personalized, comfortable, yet stylish, with touches of glamour. She mixes modern lines with updated and simplified ethnic patterns to create her unique vision. Her fashion-fused style offers sophisticated designs that represent the best of today’s trends. In 2016, Nikki’s self titled home collection “Nikki Chu Home” launched consisting of fashion bedding, basic bedding, rugs, wall decor and interior paint which are available at retailers including Bed, Bath & Beyond, Wayfair and Amazon. Her multi-brand empire continues to grow, as well as her special projects.