Andrika Lawren has built a multi faceted career within the design community for over a decade. Her approach and insight have served her in many residential and commercial projects and her talents have positioned her as leading design expert within the media.
She is currently a regular design contributor to CBC's STEVEN AND CHRIS, and has over 80 episodes of network design television to her credit. She is best known for design and host work on HGTV's hit series MY PARENT"S HOUSE. Prior to joining the cast in 2004, Lawren was the on-camera designer for Much Music's design show, MUCH IN YOUR SPACE. She was also featured as a guest designer on a number of episodes of HGTV's HOME TO GO and worked on the high-profile NAKED IN THE HOUSE series for Fashion Television. She designed and hosted 7 episodes of GUESS WHAT? YOU'RE MOVING OUT! For HGTV/ US and has created a number stunning home transformations for W- Networks hit series LOVE IT OR LIST IT.
In 2008 Andrika became a regular contributor to the National Post's POST HOMES section, where her insightful and humorous approach to all things design has granted her a dedicated readership.
As a top Toronto stylist, Lawren has worked with several high-profile corporate clients including Chrysler, Visa, Canadian Tire, Bonne Belle, Home Depot, Scotia Bank and Hudson's Bay Company. In addition, she works with magazines such as Style at Home, Canadian Living, Cottage Life, 2 Magazine, and Niche. She has recently worked with Mirolin Inc. to design a high concept booth for the 2011 Interior Design Show. Andrika philosophy of thoughtfulness in introducing risk and change through stand-out pieces, set against familiar backdrops, has produced spectacular results for clients across the board. Her design is decisive and impulsive, encouraging us to find inspiration in their everyday. Her commitment to demystify the design process and support the power of our surroundings has garnered her respected position within the Industry.