design/giving Magazine

Creative Direction / Editorial Design
Manchester, United Kingdom


Laura Jane Boast is the Editor, Creative Director and Designer of Design Giving magazine. Besides this, she is the Founder and Creative Director of Manchester-based design agency, LJB Studio, where she helps to build brands, share stories, and engage customers; with over 10 years experience initiating and implementing design for print.

As a specialist in print production, she has an exceptional eye for detail and a passion for luxury printed goods; working with innovative materials for independent designers, makers and manufacturers. She understands the mechanics of printing, knowing how to get the best out of print and which materials and processes work best together.

With a vision to help sustain our natural world and have a positive impact on people’s lives, she has also taken part in many local charity initiatives; including the recent Women In Print event, raising money for local women’s charities. 

"It’s been a real pleasure getting to know the designers and makers in the magazine, to learn more about their creative processes and discover their personal motivations." – Laura Jane Boast.