Laura is a woman on a mission.

Senior Account Director

A self-proclaimed fan of family, fun and food, Laura loves restaurants (especially The Homestead Inn) and spending time with her children. She also loves to play tennis, read novels, and watch the Mets. Though she has the name of a tomb-raiding fictional character, she's never seen the movie. Since joining Taylor in 2008, she's kept our staff and clients heroically in-the-know.

Before Taylor: Served as project manager and accounts director of Construction Consulting Group, Stamford, for 11 years, and as co-director of the Stamford Public Library's Visiting Books Program. Earned her MBA from the University of Connecticut and BA from the University of Rhode Island.

Recommended digital field trips: Waze

Favorite IRL field trips: Her honeymoon in Greece

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Thierry Mugler: Couturissime

My family and I recently had the privilege to travel to Montreal, Canada over the 4th of July holiday. Since it was extremely hot while we were there, we decided to visit the Montreal Museum of Art and enjoy an air conditioned venue instead of the oppressive heat and humidity outside. We were pleasantly surprised… Read More

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Getting Back to Civics

In light of the fact that we recently had mid-term elections, I thought it would be timely to share a website that was created at the suggestion of the retired Supreme Court Justice, Sandra Day O’Connor. The website is: https://www.icivics.org. Her rationale for creating this website was because she felt that younger people weren’t turning out to… Read More

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Jihan Zencirli’s balloon installation

I have had the distinct privilege of attending the New York City Ballet on a regular basis for the last 20 years due to my good friend, Cathy, having a subscription with wonderful seats in the second tier of the David Koch Theater. It has truly been one of the great pleasures of my life.… Read More

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The Roycrofters

I am currently reading a very interesting book by Erik Larson called Dead Wake about the sinking of the Lusitania (a luxury passenger ship) by a German submarine during World War I. What’s so interesting about the book is that the author writes in the style of fiction, even though this is a true story… Read More

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Capturing Characters

Regardless of who you voted for in the presidential election, there is a certain illustrator out there who is able to capture the essence of the person. His name is Robert Carley—from Darien, Connecticut—who has been sketching presidents for many years. A recent article in the Sunday Art & Style section of the Stamford Advocate… Read More

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The Rise and Fall of Tower Records

Before there was Napster, iPods, iTunes, Pandora or other digital forms of music, there was Tower Records. During the recent blizzard, I had the opportunity to watch a documentary about the rise and fall of Tower Records, produced by Colin Hanks, the son of Tom Hanks. Most of the documentary consisted of interviews with the… Read More

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Trends for 2014

With 2014 starting, it’s always interesting to see what the predictions are for the New Year. Be sure to check out Time Magazine’s January 13th issue, which calls attention to all the new happenings. The articles are accompanied by very cool, icon-style illustrations for each trend sector. Some exciting new things to watch out for… Read More

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Preserving Art History

For my designer colleagues, especially those who are interested in packaging and labeling, I ran across an article in the Stamford Advocate regarding the new exhibit at Southport Galleries which is running through July 28th. Entitled “The Jar Memory Prints,” it showcases the work of Serge Clement and Marina Kamena from Westport. Their sole focus… Read More

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You Say You Want a Devolution? Seen in Vanity Fair

When I opened up the January issue of Vanity Fair magazine, I noted with interest an article titled “You Say You Want a Devolution.” “The face of American culture used to change radically every decade or two,” writes Kurt Andersen, “but 1992 and 2012 look disturbingly alike.”  So, in light of Taylor Design’s 20th anniversary,… Read More