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.

Aug 12, 7pm 2022 New Normal?

How did you experience the «lockdown». Did it change some of your working practices? What have you learned so far and could you get any creative «benefits» out of this time?
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Jan 22, 7pm 2022 Creative Community

We are being invited to take part at the «Room of Change», a festival for a brighter perspective to talk together about new directions of creative communities and healthy relationship.
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Dec 4, 7pm, 2021 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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Nov 6, 7pm, 2020 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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July 3, 7pm, 220 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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Feb 6, 7pm, 2019 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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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, Private vs. Professional Life?, ...

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!