Meet your design advisor.
Maria Lorena Lehman is passionate about design for visionary environments at the frontier of inspiration, innovation, and impact for beneficial evolution of humanity and the world.
Over 20 years of award-winning experience in designing, researching, writing, and teaching to advance the environmental design discipline.
Described as having a "formidable international reputation", with analysis and insights that "go directly into the ‘heart’ of design problems”.
Guiding changemakers — developed a winning design concept that helped a two-organization team win a project valued at over $200 Million.
Design Innovation Accelerator.
The Accelerator works through three advisory domains: Sensemaking, Futuring, and Backcasting to ultimately result in significant environmental design innovation acceleration that helps make this world a better place. Become an MLL Design Lab member to access latest design visionary discoveries, theories, and methods that stand as new measures of possibility.
Choose from three world-class Accelerator programs — enroll in one or enroll in all:
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“Maria Lorena Lehman is a visionary and forward-thinking author and designer. Her books and advice are an endless source of inspiration and they truly embody the future and progress of the physical space and people. She has a 360 degree vision and therefore her advice makes you broaden your imagination, and drives you through your design path. Her suggestions have helped me many times to understand the strengths of my ideas as well as its weaknesses, and have given me the means to develop every project in unpredicted ways.”
Andrea Saliola, Head of Research, Pixies: Cities do it better (Rome, Italy)
SHIFT YOUR PARADIGM
SHAPE YOUR INDUSTRY
MLL Design Lab will help you to free new ideas and make targeted innovative decisions so you can lead your industry into tomorrow in revolutionary new ways not experienced before.
LEAD WITH VISION
FORESEE MARKET NEEDS
Lead with true vision by having smart innovation trajectories for both near futures and deep futures. With MLL Design Lab design innovation accelerator programs, your solutions will pioneer new frontiers.
INNOVATE HUMAN EXPERIENCE
CHANGE HOW WE LIVE
MLL Design Lab guides you to create life-changing experiences for people. Realize the “why” behind your solutions to grow positive impact for humanity, as individuals and a collective, around the world.
DESIGN "BEYOND THE BOX"
SURPASS THE COMPETITION
Invent breakthrough futures faster with design solutions that outperform the rest. Develop better foresight faster with MLL Design Lab that helps you hone your creative advantage.