Ladies, Wine & Design

Ladies, Wine &
a bit of Design

A conversation series
founded by Jessica Walsh and hosted by Sarah Lawrence

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 student or creative and would like to join, please sign up here. It’s free and reservations are first come, first serve.

Opening soon: Should I work for free?

The age-old question—should you work for free? Does it matter what type of project, or for who? Let's talk about pro bono work and setting boundaries.

Opening soon: Collaboration

Let's talk about working with copywriters, developers and other stakeholders in our design practice. What makes a good team?

Opening soon: Accountability

How often do you start projects and not finish them? What does it take to see something all the way through? Let's talk about motivation, accountability, and our favorite side projects from over the years.

Opening soon: Creative Inspiration

What inspires you? How often do you feel inspiration? How do you find inspiration? What is your creative process? How do you know you've got a good idea?

Opening soon: Creative Labels

Art director? Designer? Illustrator? Do you want to specialize, or generalize, or are you unsure? Let’s talk about the pro’s and con’s of both directions.

Opening soon: Design & Business

For young designers who want to start their own design studio one day, lets talk about business.

Opening soon: Portfolio Reviews

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.

Opening soon: Work in Progress

Bring a piece you’re working on that you need advice on and lets all talk about the work and ideas on how to make it better!

Opening soon: Social Media

Should social be kept personal or used for work? How can it be used to promote your work, gain feedback from others, and network? Lets discuss!

Opening soon: The Side Hustle

How do you stay creative outside of your day job? What experiences have you had freelancing? How do you market yourself and find new clients?