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!

Jun 29, 7pm Portfolio Review

Bring your portfolio or website and we’ll have a discussion about your work, and and how to shape your portfolio based on your goals. We will be joined by Jordan Took from Graphical House.

Jul 27, 7pm Panel Discussion

We will be taking LWD to a Panel Discussion centred around the blurring between art & design at Recoat's exhibition This Will Ruin Everything.

Aug 24, 7pm Bespoke Atelier

Yvonne and Marion will be talking about their journey as surface designers.

Sep 28, 7pm Copywriting

Juliette Forrest will be sharing some copywriting tricks of the trade.

Oct 26, 7pm Budgets

Account manager Clare Hanlon will be discussing the topic of budgets, how to put one together and things to look out for.

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.