About Us

How we Think, Work and Create...


NICHOLS DESIGN GROUP, Inc. was established in 2011 by Mike Nichols after working professionally as a Landscape Architect, Urban Designer and Planner in the San Diego region since 1997.


Mike established the firm with the following core principles:


  • Develop the highest quality and innovative design solutions for each project


  • Generate thoughtful connections with nature that promote stewardship of the natural environment

  • Commincate, respect and provide exceptional service to all Clients


  • Always be accountable and constantly exceed expectations


We are proud to work with a wide-range of Clients who desire quality, innovative thinking and attention to detail; from residential property owners to large corporations and governmental agencies.  


In every project, we are dedicated to deliver creative thinking and problem-solving to produce unique, and thoughtful designs by providing:


  • Inspirational and creative thinking


  • An award-winning and experienced Team


  • Flexibility and adaptability to project parameters


  • A broad range of services to meet the needs of individual Clients and project types


  • Certified quality control and management


Every project starts with you. 


We understand that no two projects are exactly the same.


We carefully assess and address our client’s specific needs and desires on a case-by-case basis and tailor a specialized approach for every project  - there is no "cookie-cutter" approach!


To best meet the needs of each individual client and project:


  • We start by listening to our clients to gather information on their project goals and objectives, the site programming, the project schedule and the budget


  • We investigate and analyize the project area and its context within the surrounding community and consider its relationship with the natural and built environment


  • We deploy our team of experinced designers, consulting engineers and licensed contractors to provide you with the best professional services available




We look forward to learning more about your vision for your individual project and developing a strategy together to make it become a reality.

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