LJB Studio
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Our Founder

 
 

OUR FOUNDER

 
 
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Laura Jane Boast is a sustainability-led designer and print specialist based in Manchester, UK. With over 10 years experience, Laura channels her extensive expertise into a personalised service for clients – fully immersing herself to understand their needs before determining creative ways to problem-solve, both efficiently and effectively. 

 
 
 
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With a genuine passion to make a positive impact on the world, Laura helps businesses and individuals to reduce their carbon footprint, by adapting a circular economy approach to impactfully deliver meaningful brand experiences and emotionally engage customers.

As well as LJB Studio, Laura is the founder of Design Giving, a print publication dedicated to supporting independent designers and makers – celebrating products that are kinder to the planet and help to improve people’s lives. 

 
 
 
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Laura is also a proficient spokesperson on topics relating to environmentally friendly design and sensory marketing, regularly giving talks.

What’s more, Laura has taken part in many local charity initiatives, including Women In Print event, raising money for local women’s charities. Her work has also gained recognised on blogs worldwide. This has included:

 
 
 

TALKS

Craft (Apr’ 19)
TopDrawer RetailFEST (Jan’19)
Manchester Met University (Jan’19)
Glug Manchester (Nov’18)
PechaKucha Manchester (June’18)
Breakfast Club MCR (May’18)
Shillington Manchester (March’18)
University of Salford (Feb’18)
TopDrawer PaperFEST (Jan’18)
PechaKucha Manchester (March’17)
Havas Lynx Creative Meetup (Jan’17)

EXHIBITIONS 

Design MCR
PlanBee
Women In Print
Print Up Paste Up
Worker Bee
Manchester In Mind
Secret 7”
Science of Play
Artcrank

RECOGNITION

Computer Arts
Design Week
Creative Boom
Fedrigoni
Made By Folk

 
 
 
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Have a project you’d like to discuss?

Would love to hear more – Let’s grab a coffee or maybe a quick phone call at a time that suits you. Don’t worry if you don’t have a design brief at this stage, we can chat through your project together.