Nicole Lund

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Title: Senior Commerce Editor, Real Simple
Location: Brooklyn, NY

Nicole Lund is the senior commerce editor for Real Simple. She reviews home and lifestyle products, including decor, furniture, cleaning, kitchenware, and beauty products. Her work has also appeared on fellow Dotdash Meredith sites The Spruce and MyDomaine.


  • Nicole has bylines in Real Simple, The Spruce, MyDomaine, Apartment Therapy, and Kitchn.
  • Prior to Real Simple, she was the commerce editor for MyDomaine; she was also on the commerce team at Apartment Therapy.
  • She graduated from the University of Delaware with a bachelor's degree in English.


Nicole Lund is the senior commerce editor for Real Simple. She is the former commerce editor for MyDomaine, where she wrote about the best and most stylish products across the home space, particularly furniture, bedding, and decor. Prior to joining Dotdash Meredith, Nicole was the commerce editor at Apartment Therapy, where she wrote about major sales, product launches, and home product reviews. She also spearheaded Apartment Therapy's testing franchise, The Best List.

Nicole is a shopping expert in the home space, and specializes in bedding, furniture, and decor. Since joining Real Simple her expertise has expanded to include cleaning, kitchen, beauty, and fashion products. She has hands-on testing experience with dozens of products, including vacuums, sheets, and pillows, and has researched, written, and edited a variety of gift guides.

Nicole has been with Dotdash Meredith since 2020. She is a Pittsburgh native who is now based in Brooklyn, NY.


Nicole graduated with a B.A. in English with a focus on professional writing from the University of Delaware.

About Real Simple

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