Nichole is an accomplished Interior Designer, entrepreneur and author. In 2012, Nichole founded the design and development firm that now bears her name - following several successful years as a freelance designer, while simultaneously pursuing her Master's Degree at Iowa State University. Prior to moving back to Iowa in 2010, Nichole lived in Westchester County, NY, where she most recently held the position of Senior Visual Manager for the lifestyle retailer, Anthropologie, overseeing the staff responsible for visual merchandise design, development and production design, at several NY & CT area stores.
She began her career as design assistant to the Editor-at-Large for Traditional Home Magazine. Nichole has a degree in Art History for University of Iowa and an MFA with honors in Interior Design from Iowa State University. She is the author of, The Anthropologie Effect.
Skylar Adamson: VP & Senior Designer
Skylar is an award-winning renderer, draftsman and exceptionally gifted Interior Designer. His project portfolio spans several design disciplines, including: Retail, Hospitality and Residential. Prior to joining Nichole Staker Design Group, Skylar tenured with the prestigious Champalimaud Design in New York City, where he gained a wealth of specialty design experience. In 2012 he entered Iowa State University to pursue his Master's Degree, while also working as a graduate Teaching Assistant in the School of Interior Design. He joined NSDG as a Senior Designer in 2014, and was recently promoted to VP of Design & Development. Skylar holds a BFA in Technical Theatre, Set Design and an MFA in Interior Design from Iowa State University.