Kim Nadel is an award-winning NCIDQ certified interior designer and LEED Accredited Professional specializing in eco-luxurious interiors that offer relaxed and inspired coastal living.
Originally from Montreal, Kim was advocating eco-friendly ideas and educating her peers on environmental responsibility long before "green design" became a hot topic. As early as 1999, Hospitality Design named her one of “The Industry 20: Leaders in Innovation and Influence. Her career took off in New York where she worked on projects including New York City's first green condominium highrise, the Ritz-Carlton Penthouse sales offices, as well as planning the flow of space for Aveda salons nationwide.
Kim received her Masters degree in Interior Design from Pratt Institute and studied Furniture Design at the Domus Academy in Milan. She served on the MFA faculty of the New York School of Interior Design and introduced green design into the studio curriculum.
The book she co-authored,The Green Pages: The Contract Designer’s Guide to Environmentally Responsible Materials and Products, was a requisite for Conde Nast 4 Times Square building tenants. Her work, illustrating the principles of Vastu, an ayurvedic approach to holistic design, was published by Abrams in the book Space Matters.
Now based in San Diego, Kim's coastal home project, 119 Living Studio, was one of 12 homes selected on the 2012 Dwell Modern Home Tour. She is currently designing full scope luxury residential and hospitality projects in San Diego and Los Angeles.