After graduating from The School of Visual Arts with a BFA in Graphic Design, Diane pursued a career in Publishing.  She became VP Executive Art Director for Hachette Book Group and most recently she started her own graphic design studio, DIANE LUGER DESIGN, LLC.

Diane has designed and art directed book jackets for various New York Times Bestselling authors such as Nelson DeMille, Sandra Brown, Michael Connolly, James Patterson, and Danielle Steel to name a few.

Photography was always a lifelong passion. In 2012 she became a board member of  the Long Island Center of Photography, and in 2016 became Co-President. She has been able to incorporate her images on some of the covers she has designed.