Lauren Epstein is a Photo + Creative Director, Stylist and Visual Consultant living and working in New York City. She has worked with brands and publications such as Martha Stewart, Target, Conde Nast, Pure Wow, Hearst Publications, Scholastic and Time Inc. Previously, Lauren was the Photo Editor of Real Simple Magazine and New York Magazine, where she produced and art directed photo shoots in the categories of Fashion, Beauty, Food, Interior Design, Travel and Still Life.
Lauren is the owner and co-founder of Maypole, a design studio with a unique product line available in numerous stores and at www.maypolenyc.com
She has received numerous awards and nominations from The Society of Publications Designers, American Photography, American Society of Magazine Editors and the Art Director's Club. Lauren has appeared as a guest lecturer at The International Center of Photography, NYU's Summer Publishing Institute, and The Fashion Institute of Technology.
Lauren lives in Chinatown with her college sweetheart and two delicious daughters.