Ladies, Wine & Design

Ladies, Wine &

A conversation series
for Zurich Creatives by Simone Züger & Julia Marti

A salon night held bi-monthly limited to a small group of creative ladies. We’ll have wine and have casual conversations on a wide variety of topics relating to creativity, business, and life. If you’re a female creative and would like to join an evening, please do email me.

Jan 30, 7pm, 2019 Private vs. Professional Life?

Many women are preoccupied about how their career and (family) life can be reconciled. Why is this often a contradiction in the first place? A conversation about finding a balance through both.
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March 27, 7pm, 2019 Role Models

Why are there so few woman in leading positions and design history books? And how can we change that? A conversation about being inspired by others and an inspiration for others.
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June 19, 7pm, 2019 Fuck Fear or Creative Courage

How do we get over our self doubt? Our fear of failure? Of choosing the «right» direction? Or making it «perfect»? How do we move ahead with confidence.
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Dec 5, 7pm, 2018 Ca$h

Why is money such a taboo? We’ll have an open and honest chat around the business side of design: about pricing, calculations, rates, competition compensation, clients and about the value of design services.
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Oct 17, 7pm, 2018 One-Woman Show

How is it to run and led your own design studio as a women? Let's discuss topics around business & creative leadership, working independently and how to go from fear to freedom.
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Aug 29, 7pm, 2018 Creative Labels

Art director? Designer? Illustrator? Do you want to specialize or generalize? Let’s talk about the pros and cons of both directions.
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Ladies, Wine & Design Zurich is a platform to get together, share thoughts, foster healthy relationships, support each other through mentorship and experiences. Every evening will take place at a different workplace that allows us to gain insight into other designers’, photographers’, illustrators’, artists’,… studios.
— Simone Züger

Past Events & Topics 2016–2017:
Designer as Author, Your Own Boss, Design & Business, Future Directions, Creative Labels, Goals, The Creative Process, ...

Numbers show that there's a very small percentage of women leading the creative industry. However, I find the people I’m inspired by most are often other talented ladies. Here are a few Swiss women designer!