Taylor is a designer, architect, educator, and maker employing design as a tool to proliferate equity in the
Taylor Holloway is a designer, architect, educator, and founder of Public Design Agency, an award-winning design studio and social impact consulting firm. Her interdisciplinary practice transforms personal and collective narratives into spaces, artifacts, and processes that cultivate healing and belonging. Over two decades she has developed people- and community-centered design strategies across the fields of architecture, public arts administration, disaster relief, and design education. A design justice practitioner, she is a founding organizer of the Design As Protest Collective and Dark Matter U. She currently serves as Deputy Director of Prospect New Orleans, where she leads teams that expand access to contemporary art in public space across the city.
Taylor holds her BA from Wellesley College and her M.Arch from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is the 2008 recipient of the Berenice Lapin Fellowship for Architecture, the Wellesley College 2008 Excellence in the Arts Award, the 2013 AIA Martin Roche Travel Fellowship, a 2016 AIA Jason Pettigrew Memorial Scholars, a 2019 Association for Community Design Fellow and a 2022 Next City Vanguard.