Born in Tucson, Arizona in 1986, Lauren Mortimer moved to London when she was two years old, where she has lived and worked ever since. After studying Fashion Communication with Promotion at Central Saint Martins, Lauren decided that illustration would be a far better suited career. And the pencil becomed her primarily best friend.
Lauren has illustrated a number of books to date, including ‘Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist’ and ‘Gone with the Gin: Cocktail with a Hollywood Twist’ for Running Press, as well as the ‘What Was…’ series for Penguin Young Readers Group. Other clientele include Nike, Arte, The Sunday Times Magazine, The Telegraph Magazine, Le Monde, Vanity Fair, Scholastics, Sony and BBC.