Nicola Holden Designs

Founded in 2008, Nicola Holden Designs creates luxury contemporary interiors that are infused with passion and creativity, telling the client's unique story through the language of design.

The London-based practice has a portfolio that spans commissions in London and the Home Counties, Cheshire and Southern Africa. Whether a private residence or commercial space, we are committed to achieving the best design solution possible. Our friendly, approachable and collaborative method ensures a seamless and enjoyable design journey for the client.

At Nicola Holden Designs, we are passionate about the fact that great design enhances health, wellbeing and one’s quality of life. We strongly believe in the importance of using colour psychology and the power of well-designed lighting schemes to achieve this.

We look forward to working together with you.

Nicola Holden

Nicola is an influential designer whose interiors are synonymous with glamour, eclecticism and humour. Her ever-evolving style is underpinned by the vivid colours and natural textures of her childhood in Zimbabwe and her love of international travel. Nicola has a natural talent for fusing furniture and art to create bold yet chic contemporary interiors that don’t take themselves too seriously. Nicola passionately sources unique items from independent suppliers around the world, adding depth to her designs.


Nicola’s background in manufacturing gives her a keen eye for practical solutions, ergonomically functional design and beautiful craftsmanship, bringing an inimitable attention to detail to every project. These practical elements are effortlessly blended with her innate sense of beauty.

Nicola is recognised as an influential ambassador of the interior design industry, regularly writing about design for magazines and blogs.

Nicola Holden in London, Greater London, UK on Houzz