Nicole Craanen2017-09-12T18:17:42+00:00

Nicole Craanen

Architect and Design Consultant

Since 2016, Nicole Craanen has been building relationships within the architectural and design community to help create greater awareness for Brothers Interiors. She has over a decade of experience, with a special emphasis on Biophilic Design.

As a world traveler and lover of the outdoors, Nicole was inspired to study Biophilic Design, creating spaces that are in sync with what is natural to human well-being ( Biophilic design examines ways to enhance the well-being of employees, patients or students. Ultimately, it can help a company achieve bottom line goals and enhance employee recruitment and retention.

Her background as a commercial interior designer allows her to collaborate and consult with architects, designers, and companies in a variety of industries. She is also a facilitator for the Milwaukee Living Building Challenge Collaborative that’s focused on community transformation through sustainable design.

Nicole has a Master of Fine Arts from UW-Madison, National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ), WELL AP credentials, and is a LEED Green Associate.  She lives in suburban Milwaukee and enjoys hiking, travel and photography in her spare time.

Positioning Statement

Relationship builder who specializes in Biophilic Design, which focuses on enhancing human well-being by delivering healthier, more supportive environments to help increase performance, healing, satisfaction, and productivity.