Meet Nia

 

Nia Collins, ASID

Founder, Principal Interior Designer
CAPS I & II, IDCW, NKBA, NCIDQ #01193
WA Certified Contractor #COLLIDI006JS

 

Nia is a long-standing member of the Seattle design community. Her work has appeared in numerous national, regional and local publications, and she is a frequent speaker on interior design topics for both trade and consumer events.

She was chosen to represent Seattle Design Center in its prestigious Studio Designer program, and has been with the group since 1997.

Nia is currently serving as the 2013 – 2014 President of the Washington State Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), having previously served as President in 1999-2000 as well. Additionally, she has served on the Board of Directors, as Communications Director and has held various board positions for WA State ASID since 1998.

She was selected by the Seattle Interiors Show to create a room vignette, and to participate in the “Meet The Designer” experience in 2001, and 2002. Nia served as a judge for the Kitsap County “Parade of Homes,” in 2007.

In 1999, Nia served as a judge for both the Seattle Homes and Lifestyles ‘Home of the Year’ and the Seattle Design Center’s ‘Design Awards Competition.’ Also in 1999, Nia created a “Penthouse Showcase” for Urban Lifestyle, a joint collaboration between the Seattle Design Center and the Concord Condominiums.

In March of 2010, Nia was the featured headliner at the Tacoma Home Remodeling Show, where she was asked to create a room of inspiration for the public to view.

She is certified through the National Council for Interior Design Qualifications (NCIDQ), and is a member of the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), the Interior Design Coalition of Washington (IDCW), and the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID).

Nia graduated cum laude from Cornish College of the Arts, with a Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design.