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About Nicole

Nicole Crowder is the independent furniture designer and upholsterer behind Nicole Crowder Upholstery based in Washington D.C. She has been upholstering furniture for clients since 2013.
When she's not rummaging through antique stores, Goodwills, and estate sales for unique chairs, she continues to serve as a Contributing House and Hotel Tour photographer for interior-designed-based website Apartment Therapy. You can view her portfolio of images here. Nicole was also previously a Photo Editor for The Washington Post, Netflix, and AARP.

About Nicole Crowder Upholstery

Nicole Crowder Upholstery creates custom-designed statement pieces made to enhance any home, office, hotel, or studio. Nicole sources and hand upholsters one-of-kind vintage furniture and mixes it with contemporary and eclectic textiles that best suit a space. Drawing on inspiration from fashion, travel, design, architecture and everyday surroundings, her collections are constantly rotating, and new pieces are added to the inventory often.  With an affinity for details and surprise design elements, Nicole Crowder Upholstery merges the practicality and need for seating in your daily life with a shared affinity for stand-out furniture. Her work has been featured on Design*Sponge, Washington Post Express, Washingtonian, DC Modern Luxe magazine, Apartment Therapy, and has been sold in pop-up markets in Washington D.C including DC MEET Market and Thread Market at Union Market.
Individual client work is happily welcome. To inquire about a price quote and to get started on your custom upholstery project, please e-mail


We are proudly located in Washington, D.C at 2950 Van Ness St NW.
Studio Hours:
M-F: 9 am- 5pm
Saturday + Sunday: Closed
Tel: 651.468.1433