As a frequently published authority, Lauren’s diverse career galvanizes the worlds of luxury brands, hospitality, design, and technology. A seasoned executive with almost 30 years’ experience, she honed her unique immersive approach working with innovative global companies such as Yahoo, IMG, Saks Fifth Avenue, Omnicom, Hilton Hotels, Corbin and King, and Universal Studios amongst others.
Lauren’s decades of strategic work have formed her visionary, integrated lifestyle brand positioning and communications approach, scene-setting storytelling and deep dive, sensory driven design strategy which codify and amplify her holistic approach in everything she does. She was recognized by the industry as “One of the Top Women in Hospitality” by Code Hospitality Magazine for her impeccable taste while consistently creating seamless lifestyle brand experiences using her high touch methodology.
With a passion for putting the consumer first, Lauren strives to create a more meaningful and emotional, curated brand experience through design and immersive environments with a forward-thinking sense of purpose, empathy, and drive.
Born in New Orleans, Lauren was surrounded by an eclectic cultural array of architecture, history and art which formed her early influences. She has lived in New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Rome, Madrid and London – each experience uniquely shaping how she views the world and design as lifestyle. For the past decade, Lauren has helped design luxury hotels and restaurants bringing new F&B concepts, inspired design and approaches to wellness, and also designed, created, and executed an extensive food and homewares line which was distributed globally through Harrods, Net-A-Porter, Selfridges and more, garnering over 300 million media impressions in its first year.
Lauren has been extensively featured in many publications including The Financial Times, New York Times, GQ, Forbes, Harper’s Bazaar, Wallpaper, The Times, Vogue, and House and Gardens to name a few. Lauren is based between London and Los Angeles and is fluent in Italian.