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Nia J. Collins, ASID, CAPPS II
Nia formed Collins Group Design,Inc. in 1991 to merge the disciplines of residential home design and interior design in one agency.
provides creative vision, client interaction, and project overview services on every Collins Group Design project.
has a talent at creating and sourcing luxury products suited to her
clientele's sophisticated lifestyle.
She is a long-standing member of the Seattle design community.
work has appeared in numerous national, regional, and local publications, and she
is a frequent speaker on interior design topics for both the trade and consumers.
Nia was chosen to represent Seattle Design Center through its prestigious Studio Designer program and has been with the group since 1997.
is also a featured remodeling professional on HomeSavvi.com, a home remodeling website with informative articles, professional advice, and other resources.
is currently serving as the 2013-2014 President of the Washington State Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers
She formerly served as President from 1999 to 2000.
Nia has served on the organization's Board of Directors from 1998 to 1999 and has also served as the Communications Director of the local ASID Chapter from 2009-2011.
was the Featured Designers at the 2010 Tacoma Home Remodeling Show.
was selected by the Seattle Interiors Show to create a room vignette and participate in a 'Meet the Designer' experience in 2001 and 2002.
In 2010 she served as a Judge for the for the Colorado State Chapter of ASID's Crystal Awards.
In 2007, she served as a judge on the Kitsap County 'Parade of Homes', and in 1999, Nia was asked to serve as a judge for both the Seattle Homes and Lifestyles,Home of the Year and Seattle Design Center's Design Awards Competition.
That same year, Nia
created a 'Penthouse Showcase' for Urban Lifestyle, a joint collaboration between Seattle Design Center
and the Concord Condominiums.
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 American Society of Interior Designers (ASID).
Nia graduated with honors, from Cornish College of the Arts with a Bachelor's Degree in Interior Design.