Lauren is a design researcher for MAYA’s Creative Environments practice where she strives to create meaningful connections between people and place. With a multidisciplinary background in anthropology, studio art, and interior architecture, her educational foundation is rooted in both creativity, research, and human centered design allowing her to understand the aesthetic and human aspects of projects while also finding new, innovative solutions for spaces.
Previously, Lauren has worked as a retail designer and wayfinding designer, where she furthered her understanding of spatial experience both from the brand and user point of view.
MIA (Master of Interior Architecture), Chatham University
BA Anthropology & BA Studio Art, Centre College
Outside of MAYA
In the yoga studio, practicing and teaching, or in the woods, camping and wandering.
Quote That Inspires Me
“Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.”
Favorite Places to Visit
Bodh Gaya, India
Culebra, Puerto Rico
Asheville, North Carolina
Movies I Love
Midnight In Paris. Stumbling into a conversation with Gertrude Stein would be a dream come true.
First Thing I Built
I would build forts under the ping pong table with moving boxes for rooms and hallways to other areas of the basement.