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Amanda Talbot
Design Consultant, Designer, Trend Forecaster, Author
Sydney, Australia

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Lorraine Lock

Founder + Director | The Design Residency

Sydney, Australia

"make it count"

Generally thinking:

Education & Academia
Business, Work & Strategy
Technology & The Future
Global Issues
Sustainability & Environment
Creativity & Design

My tags:

ArtBrand StrategyBusiness DevelopmentCommunityDigital MediaEducationEnvironmentFashionGraphic DesignMarketingMediaMedia RelationsPhilanthropyProduct DesignPromotionalSocial ChangeStrategy GeneralSustainabilityVisual ArtsWriting

Very good at:
+ connecting
+ communicating
+ inspiring

About me & my work:

Within The Design Residency I mentor and advise young designers who are starting out on their career pathway. I help with brand strategy, engaging their vision, marketing and making connections. In the past I was involved in the founding of Australian Fashion Week; started Planet Communications an environmental+ ethical public relations agency; worked for East Timor and WWF and Clean Up Australia. I am a guest lecturer at The Fashion Design Studio, Sydney. I helped re-launch and was the Festival Director for the Kings Cross Festival, Sydney. I am co-founder of Chicks with Stix, a female freestyle ski and snowboard foundation. I blog about skiing and write about skiing + Olympics for The Guardian in Australia.

My links:

The Design Residency | helping designers make a business, see the big picture, plan for the future.

Chicks with Stix | coaching + inspiring girls who ski and snowboard.


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