Nicole Lavelle

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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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Rural Futures Deck

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

With Hi-Vis Agency
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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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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. 


Research at Dropbox

For four years, I was 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 delightfully tangible library of engaging tools and materials for co-creative user research workshops.

Illustrations by Rob Moss Wilson

Tokyo Seeds

A Design Residency with Japan’s national train company. I pitched community engagement strategy to the company’s leaders. 

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

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Corporate Culture Workshop

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

Twenty-First Century Design Skills

A mainstage presentation for the Awwwards Conference, for Dropbox Design Researcher Jennifer Brook.

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Jennifer Brook Identity

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

With Multi Studio

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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 in progress.


A collection of playful projects for artists, musicians, creative businesses, and cultural organizations. Branding, merch, illustration, and graphics.