Co-Founder | Copywriting & Strategy

Carly is a writer and brand strategist based in Brooklyn. A graduate of Columbia University with professional certificates in Culinary Arts and Holistic Nutrition, Carly’s career has spanned the fields of editorial, marketing and branded content. Previously the Content Manager for the Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) and Chef Daniel Boulud - The Dinex Group, Carly is currently the Director of Brand Creative for W&P, a food product design and manufacturing firm. From copywriting to creative direction, Carly excels at guiding clients through the brand identity process, translating core values and marketing objectives into strategic, multi-channel storytelling.

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Co-Founder | Design & Photography

Lauren is a graphic designer and photographer living in Denver. A graduate of Parsons, The New School for Design, Lauren worked in the design departments of AvroKo and Ceci New York before relocating to Colorado, where she served as the Brand Manager for Richard Sandoval Restaurants for three years. Since launching Cognoscenti Creative, Lauren has continued to work with numerous artisanal and hospitality businesses, and she was also honored to be accepted into Collective Quarterly's 2018 Chico Portfolio Showcase. Her dual talents in graphics and still images make her an exceptional resource for brands seeking a coherent visual strategy.

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