Lauren Dunec Hoang

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Lauren is a landscape designer and former garden editor for Sunset magazine and in-house designer for Sunset's Editorial Test Garden. Lauren approaches landscape design with the belief that gardens have the power to connect one to nature and act as a deeply grounding force in the modern world.

Lauren Dunec Hoang grew up in Northern California and her early love of the outdoors blossomed into a deep interest in horticulture and the principals of design. After graduating cum laude from Georgetown University with a Bachelors of Science, Lauren trained at Foothill College (Dean's List) in their Department of Environmental Horticulture.

She was then hired by Sunset magazine, where she worked as a garden editor and in-house designer for Sunset's 3,000-square foot Editorial Test Garden. At Sunset, she produced weekly garden content for the magazine and larger garden designs for feature stories.

Lauren is currently based in London. She takes on select design projects for clients and frequently contributes to national lifestyle publications. She has been writing about gardens and design for 10+ years.

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