Lauren Flanagan

Lauren Flanagan has years of experience working in home decor retail and has written extensively for a variety of publications about home decor.


  • 15+ years working in the interior design industry
  • Learned the ropes of high-end decor from two top experts in Canada
  • Has many print and online credits to her name


Lauren Flanagan wrote about decor for The Spruce for nearly two years, focusing on interior decor. She began her career in the field of high-end home decor retail where she was mentored by two of Canada's top experts in the fields of antiques and interior styling. Since leaving retail in 2008 she has found homes in magazines and television production. She has written and produced stories for some of Canada's top interior design magazines, including Style at Home, where she worked as a design editor, and Canadian House and Home. She has also written for several other print and online publications, including Canadian Gardening, Canadian Home & Country, and Connected Rogers Magazine. Her television styling credits include several episodes of "CityLine," Canada's longest-running lifestyle show. From 2011 to 2015 she worked as a project manager and production associate for the HGTV shows "Summer Home" and "Income Property."


Flanagan has an honors bachelor's degree in cinema studies from the University of Toronto.

Expertise: Interior decor
Education: University of Toronto
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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