Laura's been busy designing Facebook at its California headquarters since the fall of 2011; she's had the privilege of working on multiple talented teams spanning product areas at the company that include privacy, profile, news feed, and more.
Before joining Facebook, she studied communication design and art history at Washington University in St. Louis — which, much to her dismay, involved a lot of charcoal, dimly lit classrooms, and nude elderly volunteers. She graduated summa cum laude in the spring of 2011.
Oldies (but goodies) from the vaults of 2011
The Harvard Study of Adult Development is the longest prospective study of mental and physical well-being ever conducted. For 72 years, researchers at Harvard have been following 824 individuals through war, career, marriage and divorce, parenthood and grandparenthood, and old age.
How can a life be visualized? Can a happy life be captured in numbers and diagrams? In this book (which adapts the text of Vaillant's Aging Well) I've taken ten representative case studies and visualized their salient character traits, personal timeline, social supports, and physical health to draw conclusions about "the happy life."
Written and designed by yours truly from the ground up: a satirical guide to 25,000 years of art history for everyone who fell asleep during slide lectures and missed the comedy.
Completely unabridged, semi-critically acclaimed, and perhaps a little facetious. Laser printed on Mohawk 80lb glossy cover, Japanese side-sewn with a soft cover.