Our Team

Lauren Elliott, RID, NCIDQ

Director of Interior Design, Workplace Market Leader,

“Our work can transform a workplace culture—helping lower absenteeism, grow productivity, lessen turnover. That’s a serious impact.”

Lauren Elliott is Design Collaborative’s Director of Interior Design. Elliott is a leader in our Workplace Studio, where our team engages, creates and transforms workplaces. With expertise in organizational visioning and programming, her work starts with our adaptive and responsive Fingerprint process.

As a culture-first firm, DC places great value on having a deep understanding of the ethos of each diverse client. It’s part of Lauren’s promise to guide our clients as they transform their workplace—with the commitment that they’ll have fun doing it. Like our clients, Elliott is results-oriented, and driven to build engagement around their unique missions and values. It’s one more way we truly improve the worlds of our clients, their teams, and those they serve.

Areas of Expertise
  • 2021 Urban Land Institute Americas – Awards for Excellence, Riverfront Development
  • 2021 Building Contractors Association – New Construction Under $6M, New Covenant Impact Center
  • 2021 American Buildings – Building of the Year & Gold Award, Junior Achievement Headquarters
  • 2020 American Buildings – Excellence in Design Special Projects, Junior Achievement Headquarters
  • 2020 American Engineering Council – American Engineering Council Award, Riverfront Development
  • 2020 Fast Company – Innovation Design, Riverfront Development
  • 2020 ASLA Central States – Award of Excellence, Riverfront Development
  • 2020 INASLA – Excellence Award, Riverfront Development
  • 2020 ASLA IL – Merit Award, Riverfront Development
  • 2020 ASLA STL – Merit Award, Riverfront Development
  • 2019 Building Contractors Association – Best New Construction Over $6M, Skyline Terrace
  • 2019 AIA Indiana – Citation Award, Aptera Office Fit-Out
  • 2017 Illuminating Engineering Society – IES Award, AEP Indiana Michigan Power Center
  • 2017 Illuminating Engineering Society – Lighting Control Innovation Award, Taylor University Campus Center
  • 2017 AIA Fort Wayne – Non-traditional Citation Award, Parkview Randallia Main Entry
  • 2017 AIA Fort Wayne – Renovation Merit Award, University of Saint Francis Downtown Campus
  • 2016 Building Contractors Association – Best New Construction Under $14M, Turnstone Building Expansion
  • 2016 AIA Fort Wayne – Interior Architecture Citation Award, AEP Indiana Michigan Power Center
  • Registered Interior Designer: Indiana
  • National Council for Interior Design Qualification
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