72 - Louise Kirby

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By Creative Chit Chat - Dundee and Ryan McLeod. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Louise Kirby is a designer and illustrator based in Dundee. She was also part of the Maggies Penguin Trail with her creation, the Provincial Penguin. It carries her signature style that has a very handcrafted aesthetic. We chat about how she has developed this and how it has come from a very hands-on creative process. I found her focus on 'play' very liberating and interesting. I can definitely relate this to aspects of my process but I wouldn't have thought of it as play, probably something more boring like idea development. Knowing when to stop playing is a really key skill and giving yourself perspective can help massively. It also helps if you have other people around to use as a sounding board. Louise also talks about how she struggles to explain exactly what she does when speaking to people. It's extremely difficult and becoming a theme of the podcast. It's very difficult to find that line between being vague and succinct vs long-winded and accurate. Wasps Open Studio Weekend, 27th & 28th October - https://www.facebook.com/events/318122228937769/ Louise Kirby website – www.louisekirby.com Louise Kirby Etsy Online Shop - https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/LouiseKirbyShop Facebook - www.facebook.com/LouiseKirbyDesign Twitter - www.twitter.com/KirbyRecipes Instagram - www.instagram.com/kirbyrecipes Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/louise-kirby-63315011/ Good podcast for social media - https://meandorla.co.uk Premier Vision Paris - https://www.premierevision.com/en/presentation/the-shows/designs/ Pedestrian crossing - http://www.dundeecityofdesign.com/cebraton-sees-cities-walk-tall/

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