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Young designer creates furniture line

Young designer creates furniture line

As a junior designer at Delawie architecture and interior design firm, Lauren Bencivengo has a chance to help on everything from construction plans to picking out wallpaper while also preparing to take the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) exam.

The 23-year-old, who hails from Poway, also has a line of made-to-order furnishings available at Bed Bath & Beyond, thanks to a contest held by Chicago-based Cloth & Company, a custom furniture company that launched in 2016.

The Emerging Designer competition was held last spring with the winner declared at Dwell On Design, an annual interior design show and conference...