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 and here we are today…