Nifelle Design Fine Interiors in Portland, Oregon

Jennifer Leonard

Principal / Owner

Jennifer Leonard, a second-generation interior designer, founded the Portland, Oregon based firm Nifelle Design Fine Interiors in 2005.

Featured in national and regional publications such as Luxe, Portrait Magazine, Gray, The Oregonian, Oregon Home, Sunset, and Angie's List (perennial winner of the Super Service Award), Jennifer's work is recognized for its classic and timeless elegance and livable practicality. Based from Nifelle Design's studio and showroom on Mt. Tabor, Jennifer's projects range from Hawaii to the Hamptons.

Nifelle Design's mission is to create beautiful, functional, and authentic spaces that reflect each individual client. Jennifer is proud to lead a service-oriented firm known for listening to its clients' needs and achieving their goals in a collaborative manner. This approach has often led to long-term relationships with clients, who return to Nifelle Design for their next project.

Nifelle Design Fine Interiors in Portland, Oregon

Kristina Bonadurer

Senior Designer

Kristina has brought our clients' projects to life through her renderings, including drafting and hand sketching, since 2012. She attained her B.S. in Interior Design from Oregon State University in 2007 and has experience in various facets of the design industry. As Senior Designer, Kristina applies her first-hand knowledge of fabric and custom furniture when creating the ideal spaces for our clients. When not on the job drafting and designing, she enjoys all that comes along with being a new mom, as well as working on her own mid-century home, running and traveling.

Hayley Dunning

Junior Designer

As a recent graduate of Oregon State University with a B.S. in Interior Design, Hayley has been assisting with Nifelle Design projects since 2016. She is an invaluable asset and we never tire of her cheery disposition and can-do attitude. When not working, Hayley enjoys spending time with family and friends, exploring the outdoors, reading and, as any good Nifeller, coffee!

Nifelle Design Fine Interiors in Portland, Oregon

Vanity Saechao

Office Manager / Expeditor

Since 2010, Vanity has ably managed the wide variety of tasks necessary for a dynamic design firm. Vanity has the uncanny ability to anticipate client and staff needs, and her diligence helps to keep all projects, and the office, running smoothly. On the rare occasions when not working, Vanity enjoys various arts and craft projects. She is also a great cook, inspired by the cuisines of her Mien mother and Cambodian father, who named Vanity after a Thai spelling bee champion.

Nifelle Design Fine Interiors in Portland, Oregon

Kipper The Dog

Unpaid Intern

Kipper joined Nifelle Design in Spring of 2011, after partially completing an advanced degree at Guide Dogs for the Blind in Boring, Oregon. Kipper was "career changed" by GDB due to minor arthritis in an elbow. However, Kipper has excelled in his new role at Nifelle Design, and provides constant ‚Äčinspiration and support, along with endless Instagram material.