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Tina Nicole
Tina Nicole
Guest Occupation
Celebrated luxury-furniture designer
Guest Biography


A very special memoir, DREAM DESIGN DISRUPT by TINA NICOLE, is a must read for anyone with a yearning to “do” things their own way and a desire to live their best life. 

It may seem counter-intuitive for a celebrated luxury-furniture designer to create a book designed to encourage us to exit our comfort zones, but in DREAM DESIGN DISRUPT, author, creative entrepreneur, and award-winning Los Angeles-based furniture designer TINA NICOLE challenges readers to do just that. In this beautifully produced and boldly original memoir of a life in design, Nicole explores the personal joys, professional rewards, occasional frustrations, loss and fierce growth that come from disrupting low expectations, embracing big bold change, and pursuing a meaningful and memorable life-at home, at work, and at play.

As an award-winning furniture designer, licensed attorney, and co-founder of the fashion-forward, LA-based home design brand Nathan Anthony, this native Californian moves through life with the kind of confidence and competence that makes her impressive list of achievements look easy. But the behind-the-scenes stories, strategies, and inspiration Nicole shares in this boundary-breaking memoir/art book/style statement make it clear that this multifaceted woman’s greatest teacher is hard-won, hands-on experiences, inner grace, and pure grit.

Enriched with multiple personal photographic images, evocative original illustrations, and essential, straightforward life lessons applicable to students, entry-level professionals, or mid-life career switchers who dream of customizing their own lives, DREAM DESIGN DISRUPT inspires us all to summon the courage to embrace change, reach for our dreams, exceed our highest expectations, and make everyday life a beautiful, meaningful, memorable adventure.

About Nathan Anthony:

Founded in 2005, Nathan Anthony produces award-winning contemporary furnishings at its own factory in Los Angeles. Lead designer Tina Nicole made the World’s Leading Design Names list 2018, and has been recognized for design excellence with five consecutive International Product Design awards in 2018, 2017, 2016 and 2015 by design et al’s International Architecture and Design competition in the U.K. She has also been recognized as a Best of Year 2017 Honoree by Interior Design, and by the American Society of Furniture Designers (ASFD) with 2016 and 2012 Pinnacle Award nominations.