Clients :

University of Cambridge
Kew Gardens
Whitworth Gallery
Oxford University Press
United States Postal Service
+ more


Nicole is an enthusiastic freelance Art Director and Creative Team Lead with 20 years industry experience. During this time she has designed and art directed large corporate websites (V&A, WPP, Siemens, SkySports) and multi-million pound e-commerce sites (Boots). Her passion for print and book design has led her to work with cutting edge contemporary artists and curators to design and produce highly original artist books and exhibition catalogues. Nicole is co-founder of the internationally acclaimed multi-disciplinary studio 'Kapitza', renowned for it’s innovative and pioneering font, colour and pattern design. Studio output includes three critically celebrated pattern art books, of which 'Organic' was nominated for the prestigious Designs of the Year award. Kapitza also gained recognition for an extensive font foundry with e-commerce store, a cutting-edge interactive pattern app as well as a diverse range of bespoke consultancy services for clients from advertising, branding, packaging design, fashion, homeware and publishing.