Laura Fisher Kaiser is a Contributing Editor at Interior Design and the former Deputy Editor of the National Magazine Award-winning This Old House. She has written for The New York Times, NPR, Slate, The Los Angeles Times, Nature Conservancy, Science News, The Washington Post, HGTV, O: The Oprah Magazine, Preservation, and Architectural Record. She began her career at Texas Monthly and Manhattan, inc. before becoming Editor of Avenue magazine, which received SPD and James Beard awards during her tenure. At Ziff Davis she launched a Folio/Ozzie-award-winning magazine before serving as Special Projects Editor for Yahoo! Internet Life. After moving to Washington, DC, she wrote a regular column for The Washington Post “Home” section, founded a blog called “Secret Science Geek,” and became a certified Maryland Master Naturalist. Along the way, she co-authored several successful books of practical nonfiction including Weddings for Dummies and The Official eBay Guide to Buying, Selling, and Collecting Just About Anything.
Portrait by Emily Weiss