GET TO KNOW NICOLE DELACRUZ
ABOUT THE FOUNDER
Nicole DelaCruz is a wife, mother of two, and Interior Designer currently practicing in Wantagh, New York, and its surrounding areas. Since founding her company, IQ Design, she has quickly become known for her fresh color choices, eye to spot new trends, and expertise in mixing pattern and texture to create beautiful, elevated spaces.
Nicole's well-rounded approach to design is evident in her ability to create environments which reflect her clients’ individual style and personality. Collaborating with the industries finest design professionals, she brings her clients vision to life. Influenced by the drama, art, and design of New York City, Nicole adds a touch of glam, beauty, and originality in her designs. Nicole believes the key to making your home beautiful is to surround yourself with things you love. She takes great pride in creating well-balanced, curated spaces both on time and on budget.
Nicole’s passion for learning led her to further her knowledge in color and undertones by becoming a True Color Expert. She received training of the highest caliber and learned a simple, yet powerful system for consistently selecting the perfect colors for projects each and every time, with ease and confidence. Her passion for the environment led her to become Vegan Design Certified, expanding her practice to include luxury cruelty-free interior design for health and emotional wellness. She is a member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and The Interior Design Society (IDS). Nicole stays current on all of the latest interior design and decorating trends by attending CEU courses and designer markets across the country.
Prior to her education and professional practice as an Interior Designer, Nicole graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology with a BFA in Fashion Design. While establishing her career in fashion she came to realize her true passion was Interior Design. After many successful years in the Children’s Wear industry, she was ready for her NEXT chapter!
Nicole DelaCruz is the ONLY Long Island Interior Designer with over twenty years experience as a Fashion Designer/ Merchandiser. She combines her knowledge of design team management and a passion for fostering a positive work environment with high creative standards into every one of her interior design projects.
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