Originally from Buenos Aires, Lorena Siminovich is a San Francisco-based entrepreneur, designer, author, and illustrator. Lorena has written and illustrated more than 30 books for children, published around the world in many languages.A creative force, she is the founder of Petit Collage, a line of modern room decor and playthings for kids. Launched in 2006 with Lorena’s distinctive collages on wood, the collection has since expanded to include playthings, prints on wood, mobiles and more. Petit Collage products are sold at thousand of stores worldwide including Barnes and Noble, Land of Nod, Anthropologie, Giggle, and SFMoma. Her first craft book, “Petit Collage: 25 easy craft and décor projects for a playful home” was published recently by Potter Craft.Lorena has been featured in both traditional and new media such as "The Martha Stewart Show," The New York Times and Dwell magazine, and popular blogs such as Oh Joy, Design*sponge, Decor8, Apartment Therapy, Print and Pattern and many more.