As a child growing up in the mountains of West Virginia Laura was always playing outside, building tree houses & drawing floor plans on the street with colored chalk. In the 8th grade the head of the interior design department for Carleton Varney School of Art & Design did a presentation for her class, she was hooked. After convincing/blackmailing her parents into letting her go to the University of Charleston to study Interior Design & Art, Laura found her groove. She soon went to work for a design firm designing retail stores and showrooms all over the country. After moving to NC and starting a family Laura freelanced. While working at the Guilford Building on the 4th floor, she would look out and dream of a store front studio in downtown Greensboro. “If we were on the street with a store front people would know Who we are and What we do.”
After years of hard work , raising 2 small children & finding the most amAzing partner who had the perfect mix of CRAZY/BRAVE she has made a dream into reality
Laura’s self described style is Modern, Organic, with Painterly Mix of Color.
When she is not designing at Vivid you can find her hanging out with her family and friends, somewhere outside enjoying a cup of coffee, a glass of wine, reading a book or if she is really lucky out on her “treehouse” like screened in porch with a paint brush in hand.