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Nicole Azevedo

Graduate Student, MDes Program


Photograph of Nicole Azevedo


Curriculum Vitae
  • Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art & Humanities/​Minor in Psychology, New College of Florida (Honors College of the Florida University System)
  • Associates of Applied Science in Accessory Design, Fashion Institute of Technology

As a fashion designer and film/television production designer, Niki has engaged the art and commerce worlds internationally. As a non-profit professional, Niki has traveled the world in an effort to make a difference. Now, as a MDes student, she aspires to transform means of production to both resolve global inequity and advance sustainability. At the Fashion Institute of Technology Niki earned an AS in Accessories Design and Fabrication. Niki also completed studies at the New College of Florida where she earned a BA in Fine Arts. Following her education, she applied her business acumen with a love of design to open a designer collective in SoHo in New York, called Burrow. After several years she returned to the creative helm as independent designer and creative director for international firms.