Ladies, Wine & Design

Ladies, Wine &
a bit of Design

A conversation series
with ilka

A salon night held monthly will be limited to six creative ladies. Where we'll have casual conversations on a wide variety of topics relating to creativity, business, and life. If you’re a female student or creative and would like to join, please email us or sign up for the newsletter. Reservations are first come first serve. Follow us on instagram and facebook!

Mar 14, 6.30pm Service design

The folks at Snook will be talking through the ins and outs of service design and giving an insight into how it could help your business.

Apr 12, 6.30pm Object Company

We will be joining Catherine from Object Company to hear about her journey and how she started creating beautiful, design-led wooden pieces.

May 17, 6.30pm Paper crafting

Animator and paper artist Eleanor Stewart will be hosting a workshop on paper craft where you will learn the basics of what she does.

Jun 21, 6.30pm Working as a collective

Collective Architecture will be hosting a business themed night where we talk about the realities of running a collective.

Jul 19, 6.30pm The Tits

We are taking things rogue this month and will be Skyping in with The Tits to hear what it's like designing in difference countries and while on the move!

Aug TBC Recoat

Amy from Recoat will be hosting a workshop based around the idea of paste-ups and guerilla art.

Sep 20, 6.30pm Creating connections

This month we will be joined by Fi Scott from Make Works to discuss making different kinds of connections for your buiness.

Many woman study graphic design yet a much smaller group go on to become working designers and an even smaller number become industry leaders. Our aim is to help build a strong community of female designers through mentoring, collaboration and support to encourage a change in the Glasgow design scene. Here are a few links about why we think this is important.

Reshma Saujani: Teach girls bravery, not perfection
Ticking Boxes
Pay What You're Paid
Where are the women in type design?

Numbers show that there's a very small percentage of women leading the creative industry. However, we find the people we're inspired by most are often other talented ladies. Here are a few women we have admired, worked with, or had our eye on! Email us if you want to nominate someone for this list.