Lauren fell in love with visual storytelling at a young age as a ballet dancer, excited to inhabit another world on the stage. Rhythm, patterns in choreography, spatial relationships in dance still influence her approach to design. She earned a BFA in Set Design for theatre at the Conservatory for Theatre Arts and Film at SUNY Purchase. Upon graduating in 2004 she moved to NYC and began her career by Art Directing and Asst. Art Directing for TV and film.
Lauren just wrapped ‘Canary’ (2020), an elevated horror film about love directed by Evan Glodell, and produced by Coatwolf and the Russo Brothers. Her most recent features include'The Mortuary Collection' (2020), a fantasy/horror feature anthology directed by Ryan Spindell. 'Nightmare Cinema' (2019), a feature anthology directed by Joe Dante, Mick Garris, David Slade, Ryuhei Kitamura, and Alejandro Brugues. 'Wildling' (2018), a dramatic thriller, directed by Fritz Böhm, produced by Maven Pictures, starring Bel Powley, Brad Dourif, and Liv Tyler. 'Public Disturbance' (2018) a Lionsgate comedy directed by Danny Lee. Recently released projects include the LA-unit design for alien Sci-Fi, 'Beyond Skyline' (2017), directed by Liam O'Donnell and starring Frank Grillo. ‘Domain' (2017), a Sci-Fi thriller, directed by Nate Atcheson was recognized with awards for Production Design at Other Worlds Austin and FilmQuest. 'Invisible' (2016), the first Virtual Reality series, produced by Doug Liman, Samsung, Jaunt, and Condé Nast.
Lauren lives under the Hollywood Sign and works regularly as a local in New York. She is represented by the Gersh Agency and is a member of the Art Directors Guild and USA 829.