Lauren is a graphic designer from Iowa, living in Baltimore, Maryland. She received her MFA in Graphic Design at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) and her BFA in Studio Art at the University
of Iowa, where she learned to appreciate design through the grid-like pattern of cornfields. Her writing has been published in AIGA Voice and in Ellen Lupton’s book, Graphic Design Thinking (2011). In addition to design, she enjoys vintage maps,
coffee, and outdoor adventures.