Ladies, Wine &
Design Philly

A conversation series
hosted by Kelly Clawson & Dylan Garner

A salon night held monthly will be limited to six creative ladies. We’ll wine, dine, and have casual conversations on a wide variety of topics relating to creativity, business, and life. If you’re a female creative or student and would like to join, please do email us. It’s free and reservations are first come, first serve.

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Mar 22, 7pm, 2017 Creative Workplace

From the workplace to the studio, the places that inspire and develop our creative practice. We discuss how space influences or support our work.

Hosted by Rally

Apr 19, 7pm, 2017 Current State of Design

We reflect on the current state of design. From the current political landscape, to new ways of connecting, we discuss how we can contribute in a meaningful way.

Hosted by Fork Spoon

July 19, 7pm, 2017 Inspiration & Process

Where do ideas come from? How do you start a process in order to come up with a good idea? What are the best methods or tricks for working creatively?

Hosted by Cohere

Aug 23, 7pm, 2017 Curation + Collaboration

With our special guest host, we'll discuss how curation and collaboration play a crucial role in design and our creative pursuits.

Hosted by Yowie

Sept 27, 7pm, 2017 The Internet!

We'll have an open conversation about the internet as a creative tool to benefit our design ranging from inspiration to communication.

Hosted by Smoochie Paper

October 18, 7pm, 2017 Design for the Greater Good

How can we use design to activate places, people and ideas to create positive change for the greater good.

Hosted by J2 Design

November 15, 7pm, 2017 Creative Labels

Art director? Designer? Illustrator? Do you want to specialize, or generalize, or are you unsure? Creative Labels often define our profession and body of work. We'll discuss the pros and cons of labeling.

Hosted by Rally

January 2018 *New Events Coming Soon*

We'll announce new events for 2018 shortly! We're in the works planning away. Check back for more information!

Numbers show that there's a very small percentage of women leading the creative industry. We believe we can change that through mentorship and championing others' work. Initially we loved the idea of causal salon nights to collaborate, meet and share with other creative ladies. So we reached out to Jessica Walsh to bring Ladies, Wine & Design to Philadelphia.

Here are a few women in and around Philly that we have admired, worked with, or had our eyes on! Email us if you want to nominate someone for this list.