Group Design Director
Laura is a Professional Interior Designer who oversee’s the design and detail in each project. Having graduated with a Bachelors of Applied Interior Design from Mount Royal University in Calgary Canada in 2006 she went on to complete her LEED accreditation for green building. In 2012 Laura was awarded ‘Middle East Young Designer of the Year’ at the Commercial Interior Design Awards. She has extensive experience with high rise residential projects in New York and Montreal, Office and Government design/Project Management experience in Western Alberta and residential, hospitality and education experience in Qatar and the UAE. She has worked for internationally renowned design firms Escobar Design, Kasian and Godwin Austen Johnson. Her most noted projects include the LEED Gold Edmonton Federal Building renovation, Bennet Jones Law offices Edmonton, Palm Tree Court Jebel Ali suites, Chedi Hotel Khorfakkan, Al Bait Hotel Sharjah (2015 Hotel Design of the Year, CID Awards), Jewel of the Creek Hotel Apartments and Restaurants Dubai, Cranleigh School Abu Dhabi, GEM’s schools Qatar/UAE and Al Wajba Palace Doha.
Having Started her Blog “Luxury Interiors” in 2008 she has become an industry voice through all social media channels including Pinterest, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram . She has written for countless magazines and websites and regularly attends international design shows to stay on top of industry trends. Laura enjoys visiting factories and understanding the construction process and quality of finishes and techniques. Her thorough understanding of green building, finishes, space planning, styling and detailing is a valuable asset to the team.