My Story

Current Life

Nicholas Ryan Ingram (born February 11, 1989) is an American creative professional, web designer, and jeweler. He is the founder of the creative agency Black Mansion Design Studio and provides creative consulting around the United States. As a Boise Metro Chamber’s Small Business Advisory Council member, Nicholas advises and empowers Boise small business owners with creative consulting.

Early Life

Nicholas Ryan Ingram was born on February 11, 1989, in Madison, Wisconsin. His grandfather, Cecil D. Ingram, was a Senator in the Idaho State Legislature. His other grandfather Kent Hadley was a major league baseball player, playing for the Kansas City Athletics and the New York Yankees. Raised in Idaho, Ingram attended Fairmont Jr. High School and Capital High School in Boise, where he studied arts and architecture from 2005-2007. Nick decided to enter college at Boise State University from 2017-2019. He began studying brands and products with an emphasis on marketing. The college offered courses on innovation & new product development. Before exiting in 2019, Nick was able to study category management, project management, and brand management.

Career

Finest Jewelry

After High School, Ingram decided to embark on several businesses, the first being Finest Jewelry. The jewelry company was run entirely from Ingram’s Instagram account and sold on his Shopify website Wearethefinest.com. The company started its operation in Boise, Idaho, and relocated to Los Angeles, California. Ingram quickly found himself amongst celebrities in Los Angeles such as Asap Rocky, Swae Lee, Andy Dick, Matthew Espinosa, Nash Grier, and Dillon Rupp.

Black Mansion Design Studio

Ingram founded Black Mansion Design Studio on January 12, 2020. The launch of Black Mansion Design Studio has sparked exciting energy throughout the small city of Boise, Idaho. Through professional creative consulting, Nicholas Ingram has caught the attention of local advertising and creative agencies.

Personal Life

Ingram attributes his design aesthetic and approach to business through the color black. In a recent interview with the California Herald, Ingram said, “I want to see myself recognized as a successful leader and designer in the contemporary creative world. My dream is to grow my agency into one of the most prolific and exciting agencies in Boise, ID, and potentially the Northwest. In the future, I want to continue elevating our services to cater towards a better-looking future..”