Born and raised in Brazil, Lara moved to the US in 2006. Pursuing her passion for design of the built environment, Lara earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Architecture and Design and a Masters of Architecture from the Academy of Art University of San Francisco. She has experience in hospitality, retail, and residential projects. She aims to design spaces that are aesthetically pleasing, universal, and functional. Material choices and design concepts are one of her strengths on the design process. With a keen eye for modern, minimal, and timeless interiors, she is often inspired by Modernist artists such as Ellsworth Kelly, Frank Stella, Donald Judd and Dan Flavin. She can be found listening to House music while designing houses.
Lara is currently studying for her license in Architecture.