The Designer's Translator

Your PROJECTS stand out.

So should your WORDS.

Laura Mary Cincotta - The Designer's Translator. Headshot with artworks by painter Martha D. Gerardo in the background. Credit: Jennifer Skinner

Words by DESIGN

Your projects are an extension of your VALUES.
They represent the SOLUTIONS you bring to your community.
However, without the right words, they risk getting
LOST in the crowd.

Fortunately, you've come to the RIGHT PLACE.

Hello, I'm Laura Cincotta,
The Designer's Translator

  • Visually-savvy native English wordsmith and translator from Italian to English, copywriter, and editor

  • C-suite Director of Marketing & Ops during 10 years in-house in architecture and design, and more in the visual arts

  • Hundreds of brochures, portfolios, proposals, articles, websites, blog posts curated and designed

  • Over 1 million words translated, rewritten, edited, revised, tweaked, reimagined, jazzed-up

  • Dozens of happy clients in the US, UK, and Italy

Where My Words Shine design + Made in Italy, architecture, corporate comms, fine arts + art history, ecology + sustainability, storytelling + journalism, culture, education, copywriting, literary

People Who Like Working with Mearchitects + designers
artists, authors + publishers
marketing directors
museums + gallerists
universities + NGOs
scriptwriters + film directors
...and you?

Translations that shimmer,
Words that shine,
Messages that COMPEL

Art & Design Books - Planned, Curated, CREATED

Martha Gerardo: A Retrospective - Catalogue Raisonné, 2nd Ed. 2021
I designed, edited, and co-authored a 120-page catalog of the work of American painter, Martha Gerardo for a posthumous retrospective exhibition that I curated in Piedmont California in 2021.

What my clients say

“Thanks so much for all your hours and brain work on the article... it really puts the gallery in a great light.”
—Rupert R., Owner, Contemporary Art Gallery

“I highly recommend Laura, an exceptional Italian into English translator, for any localization projects.”
—Jennifer N., Agency Project Manager

“Laura, thank you so much for
your wonderful work on this. I'm really looking forward to using the app in US English soon!!”
— Christiane B., Director of Localization

“You really sculpt language and glean insights in each one sentence excavation. Congratulations on a top-notch art review!”
— Gae S., Artist, Critic

“Lavorare con Laura è stata un’esperienza altamente soddisfacente. Torneremo sicuramente a collaborare nel prossimo futuro.”
—M. Gabriella P., Non-profit Communications Manager

“You’ve definitely improved the copy a lot.”
—Karen G., Edtech Project Manager

The WORDS you've been looking for... are right here

Let's talk about your project!
Send me an email or connect with me on LinkedIn.


VAT No. / P. IVA IT 01259250577
Member STRADE - Sezione Traduttori Editoriali SLC-CGIL
(Italian Literary Translators Association)

Photography credits: Jennifer Skinner Portraits

Laura Mary Cincotta - The Designer's Translator. Headshot with painting by Martha D. Gerardo in the background. Credit: Jennifer Skinner