DESIGNER + FOUNDER
State is led by Laura Arledge, an award-winning, licensed interior architect + designer. Following her studies in interior design and the fine arts at Colorado State University and Florence University of the Arts (Italy), she served with notable firms for 10 years, working on commercial, boutique hospitality, and residential projects worldwide. During this time, she led interior architectural design + identity development for numerous new brands and re-brands, earning accolades from IIDA (International Interior Design Association) and ASID (American Society of Interior Designers). Articles on her work have been published in Architectural Digest, USA Today, Luxe, Modern in Denver, Colorado Homes & Lifestyles, and brochures and websites for national furniture manufacturers.