In 2008, Indianapolis native Nikki Sutton founded LEVEL, an interior design studio specializing in contemporary interiors for both residential and commercial environments. The same year, she launched Nikki Sutton Style, a sister company providing photography and wardrobe styling for commercial photographers. Prior to that, she served a design director of the interiors group at Axis Architecture.
As a tireless advocate of design awareness and appreciation in Indianapolis, Nikki serves on the board of The Design Arts Society at the IMA and as a committee chair for the newly formed Indianapolis Fashion Collective. Recently, she has served on competition juries for Keeping Indianapolis Beautiful's Monumental Affair, The American Institute of Architects Awards, the 2011 Monument Circle Idea Competition, Cincinnati Magazine's Best of Design, and Indianapolis University's Scholarship Awards.