For over a decade, Andrika Lawren has been an active force within Toronto’s design community.

She began her classical training ay George Brown Theatre School and completed her education with a diploma in Interior Design from the International Academy of Design (IAOD) in Toronto.

Within the film community, Lawren has Produced and Production DesignedMAGNUS OPUS, a groundbreaking feature film that investigates the nature of art. Directed by Andrew Martin and Gordon Currie, the film was an official selection at the 2006 Canadian Filmmakers Festival. She also Art Directed the feature film Redeemed Believers Banquet Hall, produced by Seventh in Order Media Productions and the music videos‘Out of Time’ for Trish Bentley,‘Cold Outside’ for Raoul and the Big Time’s – both produced by Twist of Faith Productions.

Her most recognizable work is as a Host and Designer for HGTV network, completing 4 seasons of the stellar series ‘My Parents House’. She Hosted and Designed ‘Guess What You’re Moving Out’, commissioned for HGTV US and prior to joining the cast ‘My Parents’ House’ in 2004, Lawren was best known as the on-camera designer for Much Music’s design show ‘Much In Your Space’. She was also featured as a guest designer on HGTV’s hit series ‘Home to Go’ with Peter Fallico and worked on the high-profile ‘Naked in the House’ series for Fashion Television.

As a top Toronto stylist, Lawren has worked with several high-profile corporate clients including Chrysler, Visa, Canadian Tire, Bonne Belle, Home Depot, Scotia Bank and Hudson’s Bay Company. In addition,Andrika has contributed her design expertise to Canadian Living Magazine, Cottage Life, Home and Décor Magazine, She Magazine, Style at Home, 2 Magazine andNiche and as well many national newspapers and radio programs.

Lawren also has an impressive acting resume. She had a long-running lead role at Toronto’s Second City, as well as professional stage credits in the productions of ‘Lands Down’ and ‘Touching’.Her work also includes playing the co-lead in a short film ‘The Constant Now’.

Based on her success, Lawren launched DRIKA INC. in 2006, a company devoted to creative services. Her cultural instinct and originality is seen in all her work and her involvement within the Canadian Design and Production Industry cultivates a dynamic product, furthering and challenging our understanding of Art.



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