Nicole Sassaman

Senior Practice Director, Design Strategy and Branding

Nicole is the Senior Practice Director of Design Strategy and Branding committed to ensuring the continuity of the client’s creative vision and design throughout all phases of the engagement through initial concept through transformation of the project completion and launch. Nicole’s globally recognized expertise showcases her true talent to create signature spaces that feature the individuality of each and every client.

Nicole Sassaman is one of the leading tastemakers in the design, real estate and entertainment industries worldwide. She is widely known as a top real-estate developer, designer, and television host who has now released two critically acclaimed books, Design Life, and most recently, and 100 Sassy Tips.

Nicole has been featured on HGTV, Fine Living, and the Style Network, dishing her favorite ‘Sassy’ tips and tricks for design ideas for a diversity of clients from individual real estate owners to corporate and global clients. She is known for her design philosophy that anything is possible and sees every wall as a door. Nicole is a true “Jill-of-all-trades” and hands on in many areas including but not limited to welding, furniture making, wood work and is known to be fully equipped with her Gucci tool belt.

She has designed and sold more than 100 residences in Los Angeles, including luxurious high-rise buildings in Century City and high-end homes in the Hollywood Hills, Beverly Hills and Malibu, including the Greta Garbo Estate. Nicole recently completed a total renovation of the “Barbie” penthouse in Century City and is currently furnishing homes in The Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas.

She is widely known as a top real-estate developer, designer, and television host who has recently released two critically acclaimed best selling books, Design Life and 100 Sassy Tips.