Lavrans Løvlie has worked as a design consultant since 1994. In 2001 he set up service design consultancy Livework in London with Chris Downs and Ben Reason. As a founding partner at live|work, Lavrans has been lead designer on service innovation projects for Sony, Samsung, Aviva/Norwich Union, the BBC, the UK Design Council, Orange Vodafone, Johnson & Johnson and the United Nations.
Lavrans has served on the committee responsible for the new British Standard for Service Design and served on the board of the Norwegian Design Council. He has lectured and run seminars at the Interaction Design Institute Ivrea (Italy), Köln International School of Design (Germany), Oslo School of Architecture (Norway), University of Art and Design Helsinki (Finland), the Estonian Academy of Arts, Cranfield School of Management (UK) and Tsinghua University (Beijing).