The Greek word, Meraki: doing something with soul, creativity, or love — when you put “something of yourself” into what you're doing, whatever it may be.
The Lady Behind the Vision
With The Creative Clique, I wanted to design a life I loved. Be my own boss. Set my own rules. Inspire others. Be creative.
Creative Director + Graphic Designer + Big Margarita Fan
I’m Laurie. I’m the owner/lead designer behind The Creative Clique. I warmly welcome you to my site, and I can’t wait to share all of the fun projects that I’ve been working on lately. A little bit about me? I’m a San Diego based Creative Director + Graphic Designer and mom of 3 (including my pup, Diego).
Currently obsessed with iced coffee, everything Kate Spade, Cadillac margaritas with lots of salt, exploring our sunshine city with my family.
I have been designing for over 10 years, and my love for graphic design all started in high school with my Yearbook class elective. I pursued my passion at the Art Institute, and earned my bachelor of arts in Graphic Design. I eventually landed a job in San Diego as the Creative Director of San Diego Magazine and Exquisite Weddings Magazine, where I designed editorial pages, directed photo shoots, and spearheaded branded projects from start to finish. I’ve always had big dreams of starting my own design studio in San Diego where I could work with blooming businesses and help them execute their branded strategy from start to finish. And here we are today…