Lauren Briggs is a graphic designer, illustrator and mother of four children. She specialises in etching and printmaking, and Stories for Simon is her first book.
Lauren has a Bachelor of Design in Visual Communications from UTS in Sydney, with a specialisation in illustration, design and photography. During this four-year degree she was selected to study at St Martins College of Art and Design in London. It was here that she was first introduced to the art of etching and printmaking.
Following her studies, Lauren worked in design and photography in London, and started her own design business in Sydney in 2003.