About Nicole

Nicole Crowder is the independent furniture designer and upholsterer behind Nicole Crowder Upholstery based in Washington D.C. She has been upholstering furniture for clients since 2013.

Nicole Crowder Upholstery is a boutique design and upholstery studio that designs custom and statement furniture hotels, restaurants, design firms, and mixed-use spaces. Nicole sources, concepts, and reupholsters modern furniture and mixes it with contemporary and eclectic textiles from around the world. Her designs are inspired by style, culture, the color palettes and textures found in nature, and her ancestry.

Nicole's work has been featured in Design*Sponge, Modern Luxury DC, The Washington Post Express, Washington Life Magazine, Washingtonian, DC Modern Luxe magazine, Apartment Therapy, and has been sold in West Elm in Washington, D.C. In March 2019 she was named to Washington Life Magazine's 40 Under 40 Washingtonians.

Previously Nicole was a Photo Editor for The Washington Post and Netflix.