Nicole Stallings-Blanche is a Brooklyn-based designer and aspiring art director originally from Miami. Nicole graduated from Syracuse University with a B.F.A in Communications Design. At Syracuse, Nicole was a Posse Foundation Scholar, a Renée Crown University Honors student and minored in Entrepreneurship & Emerging Enterprises.
Nicole most recently worked with Beardwood&Co., a fully integrated branding agency focused on strategy, design and innovation. During this time, she collaborated on design projects for Danone, SC Johnson, Colgate-Palmolive, Choice Organics Tea, Helen of Troy and Child Mind Institute.
During her sophomore year of college, Nicole was selected as one of five Jeff Ubben Posse Fellows. Through this fellowship, she had the opportunity to shadow and be mentored by Daniel H. Weiss, CEO and President of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Following this experience, she studied abroad in London and then interned at 360i, a leading creative and media agency in NYC.
Nicole is a proud recipient of a Creative Quarterly 62 Graphic Design Award and the 2021 Creative Quarterly 100 Best Annual. While at Syracuse, she was recognized with a Syracuse University Scholar Award, College of Visual and Performing Arts Scholar Award, and the Elizabeth & Alan Dye Award, given to the outstanding senior in Communications Design.
Nicole Stallings-Blanche has experience in branding, exhibition design, packaging design, publication design, web design, advertising, and copywriting. Nicole aims to use design and business strategies to support companies and organizations that place priority on sustainability, education and inclusion.
Resume available upon request