'Strengthening the fabric of life' is why Laura gravitated towards achieving a BA Hons Degree in Industrial Design (Woven Textiles). The interlocking yarns seemed to symbolise the threads of our lives with life experience creating the beauty. Experience as artisan making indigenous art rugs showed Laura how to create functional symbolism in the form of beautiful high quality wool pile hand tufted rugs, mindfulness mats and more... She uses up-cycled quality carpet yarn surplus from the textile industry so can afford to play around with colour and design effect to make one-off pieces to artfully furnish stylish spaces, dress floors, walls or more recently as upholstery. She brings together natural materials and the beauty of nature into useful furnishings to invite people to rest, relax, reflect and revive towards greater well-being for self and other. Laura's rugs are last a lifetime quality and commissions are a very welcome part of her work.
Laura exhibits with The Spring Fling Open Studio Event in South West Scotland through Upland and with an eclectic mix of artists/craftspeople called The Borgue Collective. About 50% of Laura’s work is commissions.