Nikki Gabriel has a unique textile design career that spans across small artisan studio practice to industrial knitwear design roles in Australia.  She launched her own knitwear label in 2003, and since then has been commissioned by many high profile Australian designers for the design and production of bespoke knitted product for fashion, interiors, professional dance and theatre costume; collections that have travelled to Paris and New York Fashion Weeks, and costume included in performances around the globe.  Her work has been exhibited alongside Issey Miyake and Walter Van Beirendonck and she currently resides in New Zealand while she continues to produce her knitwear collections, which is supplied to select high-end fashion stores in limited quantities.