Lauren Mang

Freelance Writer + Editor

Award-winning Portland-based writer and editor with digital, print magazine and brand writing skills. Contributing editor at Gray magazine. Contributing writer at VMSD magazine. Freelance senior writer for Fossil Group. My work has appeared in Quartz, Gray magazine, Oregon Bride, Brides.com, Seattle magazine, Hawthorn Creative custom publications, Seattle Metropolitan magazine, PaperCity, VMSD, and Cincy magazine.

United States of America

Portfolio

Quartz

Quartz

High-end stores that don't actually sell anything are the future of retail

"I don't care when you leave. I don't care how many questions you ask. I don't care if you sit there all day on that phone or on that tablet. Mess with that refrigerator all day...

Gray magazine

Gray magazine

Gray Scale

After rescuing this rundown Victorian from the wrecking ball, a Portland design firm played with bold accents to revive the home's original splendor--and unlock its dark side.

Gray magazine

Take Two

A Portland renovation tames overly romantic interiors with tough-looking steel, black accents and modern furnishings.

Gray magazine

Out With the Old

A sweeping remodel of a 1930s Portland home leaves no stone (or ceiling or light switch) unturned.

Gray magazine

An Open View

As marijuana mainstreams, in come sophisticated interiors for recreational dispensaries.

Hawthorn Creative Custom Publications

Willows Lodge magazine

Flipping the Farm

Michah Mowrey plucks a Sun Gold tomato and an Esterina tomato off their vines in a nearby tomato patch and hands them to me, one at a time, to try. They're sweet, ripe, juicy...

Willows Lodge magazine

The Hunt for Dirt Diamonds

It's an unseasonably cool day in early August. The morning fog hangs neatly around the mountaintops as if in preparation for its close-up in a moody film shoot. I've left the...

Oregon Bride

Oregon Bride Magazine

Wistful, Woodsy Romance | Oregon Bride

Inside the lush, leafy walls of Portland's Leach Botanical Garden, stylists Jena Ralls and Alex Sand, co-owners of the recently launched Portland wedding styling and planning...

SKAGEN

SKAGEN

Travel Well Email

The Perfect Getaway Essentials

SKAGEN

Meet the New Mikkeline

The Incredibly Versatile Mikkeline

SKAGEN

Stay Connected in Style

Minimalist + Modern Tech

Seattle magazine

Seattle Magazine

Family Affair

Days at this 1,700-square-foot waterfront vacation home on Orcas Island are a frenzy of activities: fishing off the dock, swimming, boating, bird-watching, cooking, drinking...

Seattle Magazine

Call of the Wild

This modern Northwest cabin on Herron Island establishes a connection to its natural surrounds with expansive windows, wraparound glass doors, plus a hidden sunken tub that...

Seattle Magazine

Nordstrom to Unveil its Renovated Downtown Seattle Flagship Store

Last February, as Nordstrom's downtown Seattle flagship was in the thick of a significant renovation, which had begun in spring 2014, there was a moment when you could stand in...