Interior & Design Consultant
With more than a decade of editorial experience as the current travel editor at Wallpaper* magazine, Lauren has travelled the globe, becoming one of the foremost authorities in luxury hospitality, with a particular focus on design and architecture. She works with hospitality companies (both new developments or re-launches) on their strategy, brand identity, content creation, concept development and design direction, advising on trends and connecting them with the best partners - be it design studios, architects, artists, photographers or chefs - to help shape their vision and bring it to life. She also works as an interiors curator, helping to enhance visual aesthetics through thoughtful design details.
Earliest Travel Memory: Family road trips from my home city of Johannesburg to the Cape, where we spent every Christmas.
Travel Moment I wish I Could Relive: Spending time with the amazing mountain gorillas in Rwanda and Uganda.
Dream Holiday Destination: It would have to be Antarctica.
Desert Island Dish: A bowl of steaming ramen, ideally eaten on the tiny southern Japanese island of Taketomi.
Best Piece of Advice: Luck comes from hard work.
Alternative Career: I have the dream job!
Something You Don’t Know About Me: I met my husband in Cambodia and our second date was in Buenos Aires.