Lauren Hartstone is a freelance director and designer based in New York.
She holds a BFA degree in visual communication from Washington University in St. Louis, where she concentrated in graphic design. Her work spans advertising, film, broadcast, and branding. Lauren has worked as a staff creative director at both Gretel and Imaginary Forces, where she led projects for clients such as Google, Coach, Spike TV, HBO, BET, Pepsi, and Smirnoff. She has worked on titles for several shows and films, earning two Emmy nominations for main titles Boardwalk Empire and The Pacific. She has also worked with studios Loyalkaspar, Stardust, and MTV Networks, and her work has been featured in Creative Review, Brand New, IdN, Fast Company, and PromaxBDA.