Lauren Everett

Experience Designer

Lauren is a Experience Designer, specializing in physical and digital space, 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.”
-William Morris

Favorite Places to Visit

Ubud, Bali
Bodh Gaya, India
Kathmandu, Nepal
Culebra, Puerto Rico
Asheville, North Carolina
Lexington, Kentucky
Montpelier, Vermont

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.

Blog Posts

Carnegie STEM Girls Tour Their Future at MAYA
Dec 11 2017 in Human-Centered Design

Girls from the Carnegie STEM Girls Program came to our space to imagine what their future might look like in STEM.