Meet Nicki Huggins
Nicki Huggins is a furniture and interior designer who has appeared on television which includes HGTV and A&E, as well as national syndication. An avid historian of vintage American outdoor furniture, Nicki created the company RetroPatio in 1998 to restore mid-century spring chairs and glider sets. Nicki now designs and manufactures chairs, both indoor and outdoor, based on her favorite little-known American design gems from the 1930′s and 40′s. Nicki Huggins will debut The RetroPatio Collection in Fall 2015. All RetroPatio Collection furniture is Made in the USA.
Nicki is the lead designer in “Fix It and Finish It, a daily syndicated design show which Antonio Sabato Jr hosts. In the series, Nicki remodels one indoor room or outdoor space a day for 120 lucky American families. Nicki combines her expertise as a seasoned television producer along with her unique design voice in her work on the “one reno a day – 120 renos a year,” series.
An early adopter of green technology, Nicki Huggins installed the first domestic wind turbine in Los Angeles county in 2008. She lives in a converted airplane hanger in the Santa Monica Mountains.
Nicki has a degree in Art, specializing in photography and a BA in Clinical Psychology from Florida State University. She has also attended Southern California Institute of Architecture, SCI-ARC (furniture design), UCLA (Writing) and The Entertainment Academy SMC. She lives in Los Angeles, CA and Watersound, FL.