About

NICOLEHOLLIS conceives timeless interiors that elevate the human spirit. This award-winning collective of interior designers, interior architects, and furniture designers is led by creative director and principal Nicole Hollis in partnership with her husband, CEO Lewis Heathcote.

NICOLEHOLLIS offers a holistic approach to the art of living through residential, hospitality, and product design. The studio’s portfolio of clients includes global leaders and notable innovators who appreciate the ability to create a home that supports and enhances their family's chosen lifestyle.

A belief in the meritocracy of good ideas underpins NICOLEHOLLIS’ desire to channel the spirit of collaboration, both within the firm and when working with clients, architects, and artisans. Curating pared-down spaces with great attention to their context and purpose reflects the studio’s design philosophy.

NICOLEHOLLIS has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Architectural Digest, GQ, 1stdibs Introspective, and other publications. In 2017 and 2018, the studio was named a Rising Giant by Interior Design. In 2018, Interior Design also named the studio a Hospitality Giant. In 2016 and 2018 the studio was featured on the Luxe Interiors + Design Gold List. Other honors include the 2017 Fantini Design Award, two Designer of Distinction awards from the San Francisco Design Center, three California Home + Design magazine awards, five Hospitality Design magazine awards and a prestigious Gold Key Hospitality award for its work on Seattle's Palladian Hotel.

Leadership

Awards

2020

CALIFORNIA HOME + DESIGN MAGAZINE AWARDS
RESIDENTIAL INTERIOR DESIGN AWARD
PACIFIC HEIGHTS, SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Interior Design Magazine Design Giants
Honoree #93

2019

INTERIOR DESIGN MAGAZINE HOSPITALITY GIANTS
HONOREE #56

INTERIOR DESIGN MAGAZINE DESIGN GIANTS
HONOREE #91

CALIFORNIA HOME + DESIGN MAGAZINE AWARDS
WINNER — BEST HOTEL DESIGN
ANGLER’S HOTEL

AIA SF DESIGN AWARDS
WINNER — ARCHITECTURE
KONA PARADISE EDGE, KONA, HI

SAN FRANCISCO DESIGN CENTER
DESIGNER OF DISTINCTION
NOMINEE — RESIDENTIAL/CONTEMPORARY

2018

INTERIOR DESIGN MAGAZINE BEST OF YEAR AWARDS
WINNER — BEST COUNTRY HOUSE
THOUSAND OAKS RANCH, THOUSAND OAKS, CA

INTERIOR DESIGN MAGAZINE HOSPITALITY GIANTS
HONOREE #61

INTERIOR DESIGN MAGAZINE RISING GIANTS
HONOREE #24

LUXE INTERIORS + DESIGN GOLD LIST
HONOREE

CALIFORNIA HOME + DESIGN MAGAZINE AWARDS
WINNER — BEST RESIDENTIAL INTERIOR
TIBURON BAY VIEW, MARIN COUNTY, CA

2017

INTERIOR DESIGN MAGAZINE RISING GIANTS
HONOREE #42

FANTINI ANNUAL DESIGN AWARDS
WINNER
NOE VALLEY RESIDENCE, SAN FRANCISCO, CA

2016

INTERIOR DESIGN MAGAZINE BEST OF YEAR AWARDS
FINALIST — OFFICE
FIRM’S OWN, SAN FRANCISCO, CA

SAN FRANCISCO DESIGN CENTER
DESIGNER OF DISTINCTION
NOMINEE — CREATIVE SPACES

HOSPITALITY DESIGN MAGAZINE AWARDS
FINALIST — BEST LIFESTYLE GUESTROOM
THE BUCHANAN HOTEL, SAN FRANCISCO, CA

LUXE INTERIORS + DESIGN GOLD LIST
HONOREE

2015

GOLD KEY AWARDS
WINNER — BEST GUEST ROOM UPSCALE
PALLADIAN HOTEL, SEATTLE, WA

GOLD KEY AWARDS
FINALIST — BEST LOBBY UPSCALE
PALLADIAN HOTEL, SEATTLE, WA

HOSPITALITY DESIGN MAGAZINE AWARDS
FINALIST — BEST BOUTIQUE/LIFESTYLE HOTEL
PALLADIAN HOTEL, SEATTLE, WA

HOSPITALITY DESIGN MAGAZINE AWARDS
FINALIST — BEST BOUTIQUE/LIFESTYLE GUESTROOM
PALLADIAN HOTEL, SEATTLE, WA

SAN FRANCISCO DESIGN CENTER DESIGNER
OF DISTINCTION
WINNER — RESIDENTIAL/TRANSITIONAL

CALIFORNIA HOME + DESIGN MAGAZINE AWARDS
BEST RESIDENTIAL INTERIOR — +3,000 SQ FT
KONA COAST RETREAT, KONA, HI

2014

HOSPITALITY DESIGN MAGAZINE AWARDS
FINALIST — OTHER CATEGORY
HALL WINES TASTING ROOM & WINERY, ST HELENA, CA

CALIFORNIA HOME + DESIGN MAGAZINE AWARDS
BEST RESIDENTIAL INTERIOR — +3,000 SQ FT
PACIFIC HEIGHTS TUDOR, SAN FRANCISCO, CA

2013

SAN FRANCISCO DESIGN CENTER
DESIGNER OF DISTINCTION
WINNER — CREATIVE SPACES