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Hi, I’m Lauren Costa Stone


With a decade of experience, I've designed intuitive and delightful user experiences, focusing on B2B and B2B2C SaaS products.

A New Jersey native and fully adopted Atlantan, I tell it like it is with a smile. Entrepreneurial at heart, I get excited about new challenges and find the best approach is to jump in with both feet.

Always on the lookout for new knowledge and growth opportunities, I apply every bit of wisdom I've gained along the way. My expertise in information architecture, research, and strategy ensures valuable insights that refine solution focus and align with user experience objectives. As a seasoned collaborator with product teams,
I bring a dash of creativity and a ton of innovation to the table, seamlessly integrating designs and driving impactful results.

Professional Development - Topics and Talks

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Gain insight into the essence of Information Architecture (IA) through this brief informative video overview.

Discover how IA shapes the organization and flow of digital information, laying the groundwork for seamless user experiences. This video was created as a resource to help participants understand the fundamental principles of IA in design strategy ahead of an in-person workshop.

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Delve into the foundational principles of Object-Oriented User Experience (OOUX) in this concise video presentation.

Explore how OOUX principles revolutionize digital product design, fostering intuitive and user-centric experiences. Originally created to prepare participants for an in-person workshop, this video underscores OOUX's rising importance and showcases its transformative potential in modern design practices.

Quick References

Linda Erzah

Director of Product Management

"Lauren is a brilliant, intuitive, empathic designer and problem solver. She methodically follows the design process with emphasis on research and getting to know her users. Her knowledge of heuristics, design methodologies combined with her business acumen enables her to create concepts, workflows, and visual designs that delight users. Working with Lauren was always pleasant. She bravely challenges the status quo and can unearth assumptions to create newer and better designs.

William Johnson Jr.

Lead Application Developer

“Jim Collins described ideal team members this way in Good to Great: “The right people don’t need to be tightly managed or fired up; they will be self-motivated by the inner drive to produce the best results and to be part of creating something great.” Lauren is, without question, one of the most passionate and self-motivated UX designers I have had the privilege of working with. Her energy, thoughtfulness, and pursuit of excellence are infectious, and she is a great asset to any team she works with!”

Sierra Rackley

UX Strategist and Product Designer
Sie the World

"I can't describe how much I learned from Lauren in just the short amount of time that I interned for her at Cognia! She helped me to build on my foundational skills. She is an enthusiastic mentor and never hesitated to answer my (many) questions about the industry. I look forward to working with her again one day!"

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