Studio 162 is a boutique design firm in Stamford, Connecticut specializing in website and graphic design. Our creative team pride themselves on creating dynamic, high-traffic websites, that are visually engaging and easy to navigate. Studio 162 exceeds your design dreams with iconic logos, stunning designs and great customer service. Founder, Lauren Clayton has appeared in numerous magazines, including Jewel, Black Enterprise, and New Canaan Magazine and has also appeared on Connecticut New Channel 12’s Our Lives, hosted by Gwen Edwards.
Lauren, founder and head designer of Studio 162, studied graphic design, photography and printmaking at the Cooper Union School of Art in NYC. After writing an award winning business plan and receiving a grant for $20k in start up capital from the Miller Brewing Company’s Urban Entrepreneur Business Grant Series, she launched Studio 162 in 2003. Lauren specialized in designing handmade family heirloom books at the start of her business, but has grown to offer a variety of design solutions. She is an alumna of the Jackie Robinson Foundation, a national foundation awarding scholarships to minority high school students who have excelled academically and in their community. Lauren served on the Board of Directors of Stamford's treasured community center, the Yerwood Center, for two years. Lauren remains active in her community by mentoring students entering college and donating design serivces to small non-profits.
Studio 162 invites high school and college students to apply for an internship at the award winning Studio 162. Students apply for a chance to intern at the Studio for 3 months and earn school credits, money for school and art supplies and much more.
- Earn college credits
- Learn about graphic design, web development and marketing.
- Earn valuable experience in customer service, administrative responsibilities and money management.
- Learn computer programs of the trade including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign and more.
- Work on your resume, portfolio or college applications and build design confidence.
Studio 162's Family Tree
You are only as great as the people you surround yourself with and that’s why Studio 162 treasures its network of talented illustrators, painters, and photographers. They have allowed the Studio 162 to push the design limits and offer its client the value of their amazing talent.