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An artistic collaborative of artists, designers, makers and craftsmen focused on the creation of unique experiences and conceptual environments.  Building moments to be explored and remembered through the conception and creation of custom art installations, interior design, events, set design, styling & visual merchandising.

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JUNEBUG WEDDINGS "Nikole Nelson of BLKCORAL designed a scene inspired by the mid-century furniture inside Hound and Quail, abundant with color and curated details." Source: http://junebugweddings.com...  

JUNEBUG WEDDINGS

"Nikole Nelson of BLKCORAL designed a scene inspired by the mid-century furniture inside Hound and Quail, abundant with color and curated details."

Source: http://junebugweddings.com...
 

PACIFIC BUSINESS NEWS "career in six words: Cross disciplinary artist, Driven creative, Courageous."  

PACIFIC BUSINESS NEWS

"career in six words: Cross disciplinary artist, Driven creative, Courageous."
 

JUNEBUG WEDDINGS "Event stylist BLKCORAL designed a breathtaking tablescape with an airy, casual essence" Source: http://junebugweddings.com...  

JUNEBUG WEDDINGS

"Event stylist BLKCORAL designed a breathtaking tablescape with an airy, casual essence"

Source: http://junebugweddings.com...
 

PAIKO "It's about time we featured the Wonder Woman behind the 2014 remodel of Paiko's interior! Meet Nikole Nelson, designer, maker, and founder of BLKCORAL. An artist and Mama, who splits her time between the Hawaiian Islands and the isle of Manhattan..." Source: www.paikohawaii.com/blog...  

PAIKO

"It's about time we featured the Wonder Woman behind the 2014 remodel of Paiko's interior! Meet Nikole Nelson, designer, maker, and founder of BLKCORAL. An artist and Mama, who splits her time between the Hawaiian Islands and the isle of Manhattan..."

Source: www.paikohawaii.com/blog...
 

HONOLULU MAGAZINE "The handcrafted strands are made from vintage Indian silk saris and braided in the ancient Hawaiian ti leafing style...the perfect earthy jewelry pieces to complete your unique Island look" Source: www.honolulumagazine.com/Lei-Chic/A...

HONOLULU MAGAZINE

"The handcrafted strands are made from vintage Indian silk saris and braided in the ancient Hawaiian ti leafing style...the perfect earthy jewelry pieces to complete your unique Island look"

Source: www.honolulumagazine.com/Lei-Chic/A...

INTERIOR DESIGN "Interior design is a growing specialization because companies need to differentiate their environments in an increasingly competitive market...Office installation by Nikole Nelson, an alumnus of Savannah College of Art and Design." Source: http://www.interiordesign.net...

INTERIOR DESIGN

"Interior design is a growing specialization because companies need to differentiate their environments in an increasingly competitive market...Office installation by Nikole Nelson, an alumnus of Savannah College of Art and Design."

Source: http://www.interiordesign.net...

NEW BALANCE NYC "..her ability to engage with a brand and creatively interpret it from numerous angles is crucial when telling a story."

NEW BALANCE NYC

"..her ability to engage with a brand and creatively interpret it from numerous angles is crucial when telling a story."

DESIGNBOOM "...a hybrid of technical and organic, the focal sculpture features converging angled boxes filled with depictions of individual moments in time throughout the brand's history." Source: http://www.designboom.com/architecture...

DESIGNBOOM

"...a hybrid of technical and organic, the focal sculpture features converging angled boxes filled with depictions of individual moments in time throughout the brand's history."

Source: http://www.designboom.com/architecture...

SCAD "...inspire her designs for a wide range of global brands. These projects are often larger than life..." Source: http://issuu.com...

SCAD

"...inspire her designs for a wide range of global brands. These projects are often larger than life..."

Source: http://issuu.com...

AERAS "American designer and artist Nikole Nelson has impressed New York with her new project, the design of athletic brand’s New Balance New Experience Store."

AERAS

"American designer and artist Nikole Nelson has impressed New York with her new project, the design of athletic brand’s New Balance New Experience Store."

VMSD "This is a branded environment from a company that has developed a new way of building and designing performance, not just simply another cool shoe store."

VMSD

"This is a branded environment from a company that has developed a new way of building and designing performance, not just simply another cool shoe store."

DESIGN STORES "This retail store in the flatiron district of new york city allows shoppers to experience the brand's iconic shoe line and manufacturing process in a deconstructed manner."

DESIGN STORES

"This retail store in the flatiron district of new york city allows shoppers to experience the brand's iconic shoe line and manufacturing process in a deconstructed manner."

ALREADY TV "The build out of the store was a collaborative effort between New Balance’s retail design team and artist/designer Nikole Nelson, who fitted out the space with distinctive structures and eye catching displays."

ALREADY TV

"The build out of the store was a collaborative effort between New Balance’s retail design team and artist/designer Nikole Nelson, who fitted out the space with distinctive structures and eye catching displays."

I AM ARCHITECTOR "She has created inspired and exclusive decorative elements that symbolize the emergence and evolution of fashion brands."

I AM ARCHITECTOR

"She has created inspired and exclusive decorative elements that symbolize the emergence and evolution of fashion brands."

HOUSE OF BRINSON "Nikole has the amazing capability to take any space and completely transform it with texture and color. I would see some sets in publications, but none as well done as Nikole's work." Source: http://www.houseofbrinson.com...

HOUSE OF BRINSON

"Nikole has the amazing capability to take any space and completely transform it with texture and color. I would see some sets in publications, but none as well done as Nikole's work."

Source: http://www.houseofbrinson.com...

THINGS IS COOL "Designer Nikole Nelson, a Maui native, created a cover for the spring issue of Running With Heels Magazine that is nothing short of impressive. She built a lush bloom of flowers from over 50 pairs of deconstructed shoes." Source: http://www.thingsiscool.com...

THINGS IS COOL

"Designer Nikole Nelson, a Maui native, created a cover for the spring issue of Running With Heels Magazine that is nothing short of impressive. She built a lush bloom of flowers from over 50 pairs of deconstructed shoes."

Source: http://www.thingsiscool.com...

FASHION PULSE DAILY "Nelson has managed to successfully design and create a fantastical garden filled with beautiful flowers made from over 50 pairs of shoes to give a surreal experience of natural beauty, providing its viewers with the scent of inspiring metamorphosis." Source: http://fashionpulsedaily.com...

FASHION PULSE DAILY

"Nelson has managed to successfully design and create a fantastical garden filled with beautiful flowers made from over 50 pairs of shoes to give a surreal experience of natural beauty, providing its viewers with the scent of inspiring metamorphosis."

Source: http://fashionpulsedaily.com...

RUNNINGWITHHEELS.COM "A talk with Manhattan-based set designer Nikole Nelson, proved to plant the seed (no pun intended) and the idea of the “shoe flower” was born. ‘The concept was waiting to be captured,’ says Nelson. ‘The minute it was out of my mouth I knew it had already taken on a life of its own." Source: http://www.runningwithheels.com...

RUNNINGWITHHEELS.COM

"A talk with Manhattan-based set designer Nikole Nelson, proved to plant the seed (no pun intended) and the idea of the “shoe flower” was born. ‘The concept was waiting to be captured,’ says Nelson. ‘The minute it was out of my mouth I knew it had already taken on a life of its own."

Source: http://www.runningwithheels.com...

LOBLER & DELANEY "Nelson teamed up with RWH team and noted photographer William Brinson to create a cover with a difference that could truly be a scene straight from the New York Botanical Gardens…the only difference is, the flowers are actually made of shoes." Source: http://loblerdelaney.co.uk...

LOBLER & DELANEY

"Nelson teamed up with RWH team and noted photographer William Brinson to create a cover with a difference that could truly be a scene straight from the New York Botanical Gardens…the only difference is, the flowers are actually made of shoes."

Source: http://loblerdelaney.co.uk...

ZINKMAGAZINE.COM "Imagine your favorite shoe collection turned into a fantasy garden...Running With Heels iPad Magazine makes this dream a reality. Shoes are in bloom for this spring issue where Manhattan-based set designer, Nikole Nelson, deconstructed over fifty pairs of heels…"

ZINKMAGAZINE.COM

"Imagine your favorite shoe collection turned into a fantasy garden...Running With Heels iPad Magazine makes this dream a reality. Shoes are in bloom for this spring issue where Manhattan-based set designer, Nikole Nelson, deconstructed over fifty pairs of heels…"

WHATSWEAR MEDIA INC. "When top business owners, jet-set designers and creative managers need to launch their collections, retail outposts, design labs and upscale offices - who do they turn to? Nikole Nelson of course."

WHATSWEAR MEDIA INC.

"When top business owners, jet-set designers and creative managers need to launch their collections, retail outposts, design labs and upscale offices - who do they turn to? Nikole Nelson of course."

ZINK MAGAZINE "Featured Contributor Nikole Nelson: Build it to inspire. Experience design surrounds you, immersing you in an alternative environment, engaging all the senses. Look at everything from multiple perspectives, dissect the details and see the elements in a unique light each and every time."

ZINK MAGAZINE

"Featured Contributor Nikole Nelson: Build it to inspire. Experience design surrounds you, immersing you in an alternative environment, engaging all the senses. Look at everything from multiple perspectives, dissect the details and see the elements in a unique light each and every time."