Nicole M. Doan



Nicole Doan is a New York-based designer whose work primarily focuses on the application of humor, play, and color in architecture. After completing her B.Arch at Cal Poly Pomona and M.Arch II at Yale University, Nicole started working for Andrew Franz Architect, where she carries out her interest in color and craft. In addition to architecture, Nicole engages in writing, building furniture, film photography, casting candles, and making soap. She aspires to explore different ways that architecture tools and methods can be applied to everyday life, objects, and experiences.


B. Arch
Cal Poly Pomona (2010-2015)

M. Arch II
Yale University (2017-2019)

Publications & Writing:
“Return to Work: Face to Face” (June 2020)
Paprika! Volume 04, Issues  8-17 (November 2018-April 2019)
“Quick Trips Through the Multiverse” Paprika! (April 2019)
Not Your Average Seat (December 2018) 
Retrospecta 41 (August 2018)
“Now You See Me, Now You Don’t” Paprika! (August 2018) 
“Sue Me, I’m an Architect” Paprika! (February 2018)
My Los Angeles (June 2017) 
“All Hail the Strip Mall,” Burrasca Issue No. 3 (November 2015)

Short Films:
Night (June 2014), production assistant
The Machine (June 2014), director and film editor