Lauren Kessinger

Art Director

Lauren brings an artist’s eye to corporate communications, balancing the goals of the client with the needs of their audience. She works closely with Parthenon’s editors to design publications that are elegant, inviting and easy to navigate.

Before joining Parthenon Publishing, Lauren worked as an art director for a variety of publications, including Time Out Chicago, Time Out New York, Chicago Magazine, Surface and Latina, mapping out exceptional designs for stories and adding depth and detail to style guides to help them resonate deeply with audiences. In addition to publication design, Lauren has worked as a fashion stylist for clients such as Amazon, Saks Fifth Avenue and GILT. Lauren has also served as an adjunct professor at the Art Institute of Tennessee, guiding and mentoring many award-winning students.

Lauren is a graduate of OTIS College of Art and Design in Los Angeles and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.