LAURIE SMITH is the managing partner of Kajun Design. Since 1986 she has been project manager, creative director and principal designer.

She has many years of experience in art direction and design on a wide range of projects and has a special focus in editorial design. She has a B.F.A. in design from the University of Colorado.

PATRICIA KOREN is the founding partner of Kajun Design and has been working in the field of print design for more than 30 years. She is also a photographer, with expertise in color correction and preparation of photographs for print. Her work may be viewed at She graduated from of the San Francisco Art Institute with a M.F.A. in photography.