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Lauren Michelle Smith is an award-winning designer specializing in book design, branding, and art direction.

Born and raised in the Midwest, Lauren made her way back after spending several years living in California, Kentucky, and Tennessee. Chicago has now been home for 6+ years.

When she’s not designing, you can find her antiquing with her husband, buying too many plants, and cuddling with her dog, Alfie.


select CLIENTS


Chronicle Books
Pozen Family Center for Human Rights
Callisto Media
University of Chicago Press
American Library Association
Princeton University Press
University of Texas Press
Erikson Institute
Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine

recognition

Association of University Presses

The Design Observer Group

Society of Illustrators


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