more tattoos now, but same joyous grin!

more tattoos now, but same joyous grin!


Creative Director - Cocktail Courier (2016-Present, CHI)

Art Director - Cocktail Courier (2016-2017, CHI)

Graphic Designer - Fantus Paper Products (2015-2016, CHI)

Visual Artist - West Elm (2013-2015, CHI)

Art Director - Lai Grai (2010-2014, NYC)

Director of Events - Purl Soho (2011-2013, NYC)

Knitwear Designer - Anthropologie / Linda Trau (2012-2013, NYC)

Jr. Graphic Designer - SKO Collections (2006-2008, Baltimore)

B.F.A. Maryland Institute College of Art, 2004-2008


Laila was born and raised outside of Chicago, IL. 

She received her BFA in Interdisciplinary Design from MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art).

She spent the next 5 years exploring and working in New York as a designer, before moving back home to the midwest.

She currently is taking on the task of demystifying craft cocktails as the Creative Director for Cocktail Courier.

Would you like to work together?