Lauren Amelia Hughes
I can't remember when I developed an interest in visual arts, but I have been told it was around the time I developed the necessary motor skills for crayon holding. Once I graduated to more sophisticated mediums, like colored pencils, I began taking art classes. I stuck with the pencils and found a love for illustration that has continued throughout my creative career.
I studied graphic design and web development at Boston University after receiving a degree in International Business from the College of Charleston. I have worked across a spectrum of industries from fashion to marketing to textile design. My constant driving force is a passion for sharp, creative visuals.
I am currently based in Los Angeles and work as a graphic artist in the fashion/apparel industry. I am fascinated by fashion trends and love conducting trend research. As a former retail buyer, I design with the customer in mind. My goal is to find the sweet spot between what looks fresh and novel and what is familiar enough to be commercially successful.
My work is inspired by everyday life and the world around me. I focus on color, movement, proportion and, most of all, balance. I believe successful design is all about contrast. My work is feminine with a hint of masculinity, and traditional with a touch of irreverence.