When I was a little girl I was called Nina Nou and although I’m still fairly little, I completed my MA at the RCA in 2003 and went on to work as a designer in the USA and in Germany for many years, first for Puma and then for Adidas.
I decided to wave goodbye to the world multi-national companies and set sail on my own so I could create a range of products with designs that show the wonderful magical creatures; four legged, feathered, furred or finned, that live with us in our world.
Maybe it was all those trips to London Zoo as a child, maybe the woolly lion jumper I had when I was three, maybe all those walks on the Heath, in the countryside and the forest, that gave me such a love of the natural world. I just can’t help but draw animals.
Although my designs are specifically for children to love, to dream with and to keep, I am sure you will love them just as much.
I live in London with all my lovely friends and family, and work from my small and cosy studio in Hackney.
Look carefully, and you may find my favourite dog Ziggy, hiding in some of my designs. (naughty Ziggy!).
Photo Credit @andydonohoephoto