Nicole Lavelle

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Rural Futures Deck

A card deck for generative, collective imagining, brimming with poetic inspiration. 

Co-created with Hi-Vis Agency and Springboard for the Arts’ Rural Regenerator Fellows
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Tokyo Seeds

At a design residency with Japan’s national train company, I researched and pitched community engagement strategy to the company’s culture leaders.

Yes, it was a little bit like MTV’s The Real World for designers.

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End of Life Times

A community newspaper exploring death and dying, in an effort to live more fully.

For Reimagine
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Personal Voice Workbook

A workbook for introspection, exploration, and finding your voice. 

Dropbox.Design Culture Kits, open-source resources for the design community. 

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Diversity and Inclusion Toolkit

A multi-faceted tool for taking steps towards more diverse and inclusive culture at work and beyond.
Dropbox.Design Culture Kits, open-source resources for the design community. 

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Team Values Toolkit

A toolkit for teams to align and establish common values.

Dropbox.Design Culture Kits, open-source resources for the design community.

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Research at Dropbox

As the dedicated designer for the Research Team at Dropbox, I helped user researchers transform their complex findings into clear, narrative artifacts for product teams. 

I also created a tangible library of engaging tools and materials for co-creative user research workshops.

Illustration by Rob Moss Wilson


Virtual First User Journeys

Day-in-the-life maps to help employees understand their new relationships to the office.


Future-of-Work Consulting

Creative consulting on ways to nurture community and build culture for newly decentralized teams. 


Company Culture Workshop

An engaging, social, and playful workshop for every single employee of a large biotech corporation, to help drive meaningful adoption of new company-culture tenets.


21st Century Design Skills

A mainstage presentation on the Future of Work, for Dropbox Staff Researcher Jennifer Brook.

Presented at the the Awwwards Conference

Open Engagement

Design direction for six iterations of an annual art conference, all with an eye for flexible, living identity systems and DIY modes of production.

Complete design archive coming soon!

Jennifer Brook Identity

Visual identity and website for a brilliant multi-hyphenate design practitioner.

With Multi Studio

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Yes, I love making decks. The more complex the information, the better. The bigger the ideas, the better!

Sample slides from pitch decks, thought leadership, workshops, toolkits, All-Hands, visioning, and funding rounds.



Playful visual projects for artists, musicians, creative businesses, and cultural organizations. Branding, merch, illustration, graphics.