“Goddamnit, I love this city.”
Sarah Lawrence is a freelance graphic designer, illustrator, and strategist working in Atlanta, Georgia. After graduating with a BFA in graphic design from the University of Georgia, she returned home to Atlanta to work for Paste Magazine, before eventually going out on her own.
When asked, “What is your inspiration?” many creatives cite the work of visionaries that came before them, their contemporaries, or eras and cultures throughout history. For Sarah, it is these sources but even more so, her muse is her home—the city of Atlanta. And here, she’s become known for her ability to call attention to what makes a place special.
It’s clear in the work she selects and the projects she takes on where her heart is (Atlanta), what her passions are (civic rights, food), and what drives her (a particular intersection of topic and challenge). Sarah’s work is a celebration of collaboration and inclusivity—and often, it’s a two way conversation between herself and everybody that encounters her work.
“Sarah is like if Refinery29 meets Tim & Eric”
Skillshare Blog, May 2019
99u, May 2019
Creative Mornings, April 2019
Headline News (HLN) – February 2019
Unladylike Media, September 2018
Fast Company (print edition), Summer 2018
ThreadATL, August 2017
Babes Who Hustle, July 2017
Print Magazine, June 2017
Figure and Ground, May 2017
Racked, December 2016
Quipsologies, April 2016
Yen Mag (December 2015 print edition)
CommonCreativ Atlanta, 9.9.2015
Laughing Squid, 5.5.2015
Design Taxi, 5.1.2015
Laughing Squid, 10.14.14
The Atlantic Cities, 5.3.2013
Museum of Design Atlanta, May 2019
DesignMadison, February 2018
Museum of Design Atlanta, October 2017
AIGA Charleston, South Carolina, June 2016
AIGA Columbia, South Carolina, March 2016
TEDxUGA, March 2014
Atlanta Studies, July 2013
MSCNE 2014 Seminar, July 2014
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