About Tina NicoleByline BIO: Tina Nicole is an award-winning LA furniture designer, creative entrepreneur, and author. Tina achieved international acclaim with her groundbreaking designs for her company, Nathan Anthony Furniture. Her new art book and memoir, “DREAM DESIGN DISRUPT,” inspires readers to forge the life of their dreams. Learn more at www.lovenathananthony.com.
Broadcast BIO: Have you ever yearned to discover, or rediscover, the power of your own creativity? Our guest was once a little girl who filled her hours sketching, coloring, and decorating dollhouses after the death of her mother. She went on to become an attorney, an internationally acclaimed LA furniture designer, a creative entrepreneur, and an author. Learn more at www.lovenathananthony.com. Welcome, Tina Nicole. Your new book, “DREAM DESIGN DISRUPT,” is both an art book and inspirational memoir. Why did you combine the two?
Full BIO: Tina Nicole is an award-winning LA furniture designer, creative entrepreneur, and author. Her new art book and memoir, “DREAM DESIGN DISRUPT,” combines striking art with Tina’s personal story of persevering through struggles to achieve international acclaim. A visually stunning memoir, it encourages readers to find inspiration in the beauty around them and forge the life of their dreams.
Tina is Creative Director and CEO of Nathan Anthony Furniture, a company she and her husband Khai Mai founded in 2005. Their mission is to create beautiful, unforgettable furnishings that light up the room; delight the hearts of others with new fabrications, sculptured shapes and artful touches; excel at craftsmanship and construction; operate from a space of love and gratitude; and craft responsibly in Southern California.
Tina holds a Juris Doctor Degree from Loyola Law School, a Bachelor’s Degree in English from UCLA, and an Associate of Arts Degree in Merchandise Marketing Management from Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. She sits on the Board of Directors for the Burbank Youth Vocal Arts Foundation. Memberships include The California Bar Association, Female Founders Collective, Women's Leadership Development Network (WithIt), The International Society of Furniture Designers and The Sustainable Furnishings Council. In her free time she enjoys travel, window shopping, visiting museums and cathedrals, live theater, beach cruising, working out, poetry, writing, dancing, painting, and creating things. Her volunteer work includes the performing arts program at Burbank High School, and delivering or cooking food for Ascenicia: Lifting People out of Homeless, Glendale, CA. She lives with her husband and son in Burbank. Learn more at www.lovenathananthony.com.