Profile

Offering both commercial and residential architectural and full-service interior design, Lauren Sanchez Design Ltd. has a reputation for thoroughness in detail and creatively elegant solutions to design problems. LS Design has been fortunate to work with a variety of project types including: residential, corporate, healthcare, education, civic, institutional, retail, restaurant and hospitality. We are honored to have had our work recognized for design excellence by the International Interior Design Association (IIDA), The City of Charleston, The Preservation Society of Charleston, and The Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI), as well as featured in Charleston Magazine and Charleston Home and Design.


Services

Complete architectural interior design and documentation including schematic design, design development, construction documents and construction administration

Programming and space planning

Interior finish selection

Interior lighting design

Interior decorating

Furniture, fixture, equipment and art selection, planning, procurement and installation

Kitchen and bath design

Custom millwork design

Interior renderings


Team

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Lauren Oller Sanchez {NCIDQ, IIDA}

President, Principal Designer                                                                                 lauren@laurensanchezdesign.com

Originally from Winter Park, Florida, Lauren Sanchez took professional degrees in both architecture and interior architecture from Auburn University's College of Architecture, Construction and Design. She spent nearly eight years with LS3P Associates where she was named senior associate and was lead designer on multiple AIA, IIDA and ASID award-winning projects. Lauren is NCIDQ certified (National Council for Interior Design Qualification) and established Lauren Sanchez Design Ltd in April of 2008. Living in downtown Charleston with her husband Jonathan and two young children, Evelyn and Alexander, Lauren works to stay involved in the Charleston community. She has served the last three years as a board member with the Children's Museum of the Lowcountry and now serves as Board Chair for the Friend's of James Simons Montessori, where her children attend school. Lauren is also co-owner of Charleston's only independently owned bookstore, Blue Bicycle Books.

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Erin Marie Larson {LEED AP}

Managing Principal                                                                                               erin@laurensanchezdesign.com

Raised here in Charleston, South Carolina, Erin Larson attended CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation) accredited Winthrop University, where she received numerous design scholarships, awards and academic accolades. Graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Honors Degree, in Interior Design, she returned home to pursue her career; working for Palmetto Interiors and LS3P Associates before joining Lauren Sanchez Design Ltd. in January of 2010. Erin is a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Accredited Professional and currently resides in nearby Hanahan with her husband Richard, their two children, Hannah and Benjamin and two dogs (Hailey and Beau). Erin is active in serving the Charleston community, working as a volunteer coordinator for Crosstowne Christian Church and serving with both the Bair Foundation and West Ashley's LoveGave organization.

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Savannah MCHALE Bankson

Interior Designer                                                                                         savannah@laurensanchezdesign.com

Raised in Tampa, Florida and Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, Savannah Bankson graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Calhoun Honors College of Clemson University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Architecture, as well as a Minor in Psychology. Savannah spent two summers interning for LS3P in Charleston, SC before joining Lauren Sanchez Design Ltd. in May of 2016. Savannah resides on James Island with her husband Preston. She enjoys traveling and draws design inspiration from her time spent in Italy, studying classical and modern architectural styles. A lover of dancing and spending time at the beach, Savannah is also a children's leader with Bible Study Fellowship International. 

 

LUCY WEATHERS

Interior Decorator                                                                                                                                                   lucy@laurensanchezdesign.com

Born in Virginia and raised on Sullivan’s Island, South Carolina, Lucy Weathers attended The University of Georgia, graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelors of Business Administration in Banking and Finance. Lucy started her career in New York City working in Finance Management for Time Inc. before realizing her passion lay elsewhere. After attending Parsons School of Design, Lucy worked as a Junior Interior Designer for Carrier and Company, before joining Lauren Sanchez Design Ltd. In May of 2017. She enjoys traveling and cooking and draws much of her design inspiration from her travels to Europe and Asia. Lucy resides in downtown Charleston, is a founding member of Emerge South Carolina and serves as a board member for Wings for Kids.