Nike Onile is a spatial artist/designer + master of holistic design. Believing that good design is created for all the senses, her keen eye + relentless passion to explore the humanity in design has earned her a reputation amongst a new generation of placemakers shaping Canadian cities, as hailed by FLARE magazine.
As Principal of Studio Ode, formally 800 SQ FT, her unique approach is underpinned by storytelling + an obsession with honouring the history of the objects she works with. A world-class traveler, Nike is known for bridging design elements with the stories of her clients; capturing simple human essence + evoking the most wondrous of emotions in the spaces she creates. Ensuring that no matter where someone’s house is, they feel “at home,” Nike stops at nothing to get to the root of what brings her clients the strongest sense of belonging.
Frequently featured in magazines like House + Home Magazine, Conde Nast Traveller, Nuvo, Refinary29 – to name a few – she also shines as a regular design expert on Cityline, Canada’s longest running daytime television show. With notable brand collaborations, she shares additional expertise on holistic design, small spaces + the art of slow living.