Lauren Stephenson

Lauren Stephenson

Illustrator and DesignerBourne End, United Kingdom
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Lauren Stephenson

Lauren Stephenson

Illustrator and DesignerBourne End, United Kingdom
About me
A designer and illustrator with an ideas-led approach. Produces creative content with brands from LUSH to BeYou. Strong abilities to take concepts from sketch to beautifully crafted visuals through digital savviness or traditional techniques. Hands-on experience with the Adobe CC Suite, including Adobe Photoshop and InDesign. Looking to use the skills I have in a designer role.
  • Positive Pocket Mirrors
    Positive Pocket MirrorsNumbered limited-edition makeup mirrors to bring people happiness and boost women's confidence with cheerful illustrations Designed by me and produced by Awesome Merchandise! To take care of our planet, everything I use is made in the UK and packaged in my home �
  • Put your cups in the air
    Put your cups in the airThis was designed as a collaboration for BeYou products where they have offered me to be part of their Menstrual Cup Campaign later in the year. This is important to reduce stigma around periods in a playful illustration, reduce fear plus cups produce zero waste!
  • Proworks Winter Bottle Designs
    Proworks Winter Bottle DesignsI designed these bottles recently for a Proworks competition upcoming to Christmas. I chose to illustrate winter animals, e.g. reindeer and penguins, to create a playful and fun product.
  • Ray of Sunshine Sticker Sheet
    Ray of Sunshine Sticker SheetWhere things are changing at the moment I thought this would be the perfect time to create some sunshine stickers, as part of a stationary set. I hope it brightens up your feed!
  • LUSH x AUB Collab: The Future Of Packaging
    LUSH x AUB Collab: The Future Of PackagingAs part of a grad project between AUB and Lush, we have created some products! Designed to be inclusive of motor and visual impairments and save the planet... Go, team! Stela Bonova drew the Strawberry Shampoo with the Grip Attachment, and Amy Rose Perkins drew the Raspberry Soap with Pop Up Tin Packaging
  • Business Card Revamp
    Business Card RevampIf you like bright colours & fun designs then I think you'll love these business cards! It kind of looks like an egg, but hey, I'm okay with that
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Projects credited in
  • Arts University Bournemouth, BA (Hons) Illustration
    Arts University Bournemouth, BA (Hons) IllustrationThe BA Illustration course at AUB is founded on an inclusive notion of illustration, that recognises the breadth of practices, and contexts within which it operates. Here, students define their own universe whilst building the skills to enable them to adapt to the rapidly expanding and diversifying field of contemporary illustration, whether those are drawing, print, digital or time-based practices. AUB illustration students are resourceful and agile creatives who maintain a clear sense of th
    LADY GARDENIllustrations as part of my contribution to the amazing ‘Lady Garden’ publication. A book highlighting the importance of female intimate hygiene, whilst also showcasing the ‘LUSH Me’ range and pointing out the flaws within current sex education schemes and existing misconceptions around vaginal hygiene.
  • Lady Garden
    Lady GardenA collection of images I created for the publication 'Lady Garden' by Sophie McPherson. The publication is a guide for women of all ages and nationalities on personal hygiene depicting taboo topics and giving useful tips. The work I've created was responding to existing texts or Sophie's ideas. I got to create a variety of female characters as well as work on spot illustrations of all kinds of objects.
Work history
    Etsy logo
    Etsy logo
    Small Business OwnerEtsy
    Bournemouth, United KingdomFreelance
    • Sell 10 prints a month on average plus use excellent time management, communication and flexibility skills to deliver client briefs • Product photography, image retouches & colour correction for sleek visuals • Quality control to proof artwork and packaging to meet the print specs, finishes & labels
    Junior Digital CreativeBeauty & The Boutique
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    • Composed adverts & visual assets across digital marketing channels and screen sizes following brand guidelines • Created and presented Powerpoint presentations • Pitched and developed creative editorial blogs on the website relaunch across beauty, makeup, fashion & confidence
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  • Adobe
  • Innovation
  • Interactive Art
  • Advertising
  • Logo Design
  • Print Design
  • Creative Technology
  • Detail Orientated
  • Organised
  • Adaptability
  • Shopify
  • Photo Editing
  • Photo Retouching
    Arts University Bournemouth logo
    Arts University Bournemouth logo
    BA (Hon) IllustrationArts University Bournemouth
    Bournemouth, United Kingdom
    Udemy logo
    Udemy logo
    Graphic Design For BeginnersUdemy
     - London, United Kingdom
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    Finalist for "Celebrate Women’s History Month with Talenthouse"Talenthouse
    Features my work to an audience of 3 million creators and art lovers.
    Bologna Illustrator's WallBologna Children's Book Fair
    Artist on the Illustrators Wall.
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