Hi! My name is Nikky Starrett. I’m the founder and designer of Pomp & Sass. My goal is to make it easy to shop for your new textile designs. That’s why I’ve gone the extra thousand miles to create this beautiful online shopping platform. When you log into the storefront you will save time by shopping my high value designs before instantly downloading your files. If ever you require assistance, I’m here to help! Feel free to connect with me at any time through the contact page.


When you buy from a small business an actual person does a little happy dance. That’s me! Then I share the love by donating a portion on every sale to a charity.



At POMP & SASS Textile Design Studio we create beautiful repeating designs. Our goals are to be a dynamic studio focused on saving our customers time. We distinguish ourselves with our online storefront that enables our customers to quickly make their purchase then instantly download their files.

We believe in the integrity of our original designs. Our culture is one of kindness, flexibility, professional development and optimism.

Compassion is key in all aspects of life. We actively support our local charity of choice by donating a portion of every design sold.


“A buyers job is getting harder every year. Shopping should be fun! So I’m bringing that back and making it more convenient and easy. ”

~ Founder Nikky Starrett 



In 2011 Nikky graduated with her bachelors of applied arts degree of illustration from Sheridan College, Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning. Since then she has worked as an in-house designer for a multi-million dollar home goods wholesaler called Home Dec Far East as well as freelance for various international clients.

With a goal of contributing a high end resource to her industry, she launched this design studio. Founded after the successful Pomp & Sass Kickstarter Campaign in October 2016. See HERE for more about the Kickstarter.

Creating high value repeating surface patterns is a true joy and passion for this Canadian lady. With a life goal of contributing only quality workmanship, her work is fulfilling. It also allows her the flexibility raising her beautiful baby girl requires. When you purchase from Pomp & Sass you’re not just getting excellent art, convenient shopping and high value, you’re supporting a family.

When Nikky’s not designing textiles you can find her teaching at Sheridan Colleges Pilon School of Business as well as other various classroom and online platforms such as her online introduction to watercolour painting classThe Textile Design Lab hosted her as a guest expert in 2016. CH Design included her as part of their 52 expert collection with How to Purchase Textile Designs in September 2017. On November 1st 2017 TalentTalk will launch with Nikky article The Perks of Working with Creative Small Businesses.

Volunteering in her community and doing kind works for others is always a joyful way she spends her time. Nikky has built her life and business around providing high quality services and acts of kindness. Please see the mission statement above to read about the Pomp & Sass compassion program.

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