Meet the team
Ami Baxter has a passion for design of all things, approaching design based around color theory, balance of finishes, mood control and history of design. Along her travels and education, Ami has grown a passion for Italian & U.K. fabrics, romantic lounge areas and spaces with natural light pouring in. She has developed her creative eye mixing fabric textures with finish details to complete the balance of each environment. Ami Baxter Design was founded in 2005 with the intention to have a personal connection and relationship with it’s clients. Ami has flourished her firm by designing a variety of commercial & residential spaces; from senior living to innovative team building spaces to vacation homes and outdoor living spaces. She excels in color design,space planning, finish selection and specifications and furnishing design details. When not in the studio, Ami is racing after her kids (Fuschia 7, Scarlett 5 & Harrison 1), hiking and traveling. Ami aspires to create spaces that evoke a sense of welcome, balance of the senses and furnished to suit the architecture.
Shayla Knutson lives in the heart of downtown Fargo, ND. When not in the studio, she is surrounding herself with friends and family, and working on her blog Sweetly Simply Life. Shayla makes an amazing executive assistant to Ami because she has natural gifts for organization and creativity. She tackles a lot of the behind-the-scenes project management at Ami Baxter Interior Design. Shayla’s administrative approach and ability to prioritize tasks allows clients to have a personal relationship with the team. Shayla enjoys baking, time with Mochi (1yr Shiba Inu), cooking for Cam (just married!) and blogging.
Emily Nickel is currently finishing up her degree at Minnesota State University of Moorhead, and is majoring in Public Relations with an emphasis in Marketing. She lives downtown Fargo, ND, with her husband Hunter, and together they love to adventure and travel. She loves to try new things, paint and create, and be outside. Emily is always up for a challenge, which is why she enjoys interior design. She combines her gifts in communication and innovation to market and promote Ami Baxter Interior Design.