Nolen Niu Founder & CEO of Nolen Niu, Inc.
September 28, 2015•81 min
Nolen Niu is an American Industrial Designer recognized for his holistic approach to design and clean, provocative aesthetics. After receiving his Bachelors of Science in Industrial Design from the world-renowned Art Center College of Design, in Pasadena, California, Niu developed private furniture lines, custom one-of-a-kind pieces, mass production furniture, residential and retail spaces for corporate, private and celebrity clientele. In 2005, Niu ventured out globally and began developing a collection of upholstered goods under the Nolen Niu brand. He was one of only a few American designers to achieve selection and awarded the opportunity to exhibit at the 2006 Salone Satellite Milan Furniture Fair where he debuted his first collection, which received enthusiastic reviews from the international community. In conjunction with his selection for the Salone Satellite, he was one of ten designers chosen to be showcased at the ICFF Studio / Bernhardt Design joint venture exhibit, a jurie