Laura is an Associate Designer at Roots First. Laura is a natural problem solver and leans into all design challenges with insight and creativity. She has a broad interest in design, and values the common language among disciplines. Having worked at interdisciplinary design firms in both Brooklyn, NY and Asheville, NC, Laura’s experience includes orchestrating and participating in community-driven design, construction supervision, habitat rehabilitation, historic restoration, as well as interiors, product, and graphic design. Laura received her Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from the University of Georgia. In addition to working with Roots First, Laura is the founder and principal designer at OUTRA, a multi-disciplinary design studio focusing on interiors and textiles.