Events
 

Thursday Mar 8, 2012

 
The Business of Design

Start Date:2012-03-08
End Date:2012-03-08

Short Descirption:

How to Run a Creative Agency without Losing your Soul

Presented by Danielle Huthart, Founder of Whitespace


Long Description:

 



TEN

The Business of Design
How to Run a Creative Agency without Losing your Soul

Presented by Danielle Huthart, Founder of Whitespace


Event Details


Time:

Thursday, March 8, 2012 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Topic:

Main Topic:
The Business of Design - How to Run a Creative Agency without Losing your Soul
Presented by Danielle Huthart, Founder of Whitespace

Danielle Huthart is the founder and creative director of Whitespace, a creative agency she established in Hong Kong in 2005.  The agency specializes in design direction and strategic branding across a variety of mediums including print and interactive.  Danielle Huthart has been called “a pioneer of creativity in Hong Kong” by Lane Crawford.

Danielle is also co-creator of Creative City, Hong Kong's first design and culture focused map released in 2010.  Her successful agency has worked with many notable Hong Kong companies and organizations, incl. the The Hong Kong Jockey Club, Wheelock Properties, The Hong Kong Ballet and many others.

In her presentation, Danielle will share her experiences in starting and running a design agency; how she grew from free-lance to full-time and how she has dealt with the inevitable challenges of running a business with several employees and multiple clients and projects.  Danielle will also share some of her views and plans for the road ahead.

After the presentation, the session will continue in an interactive Q & A format where members and guests are encouraged to discuss relevant issues with our guest speaker.

 

Venue:

Skylark Lounge
1/F Parekh House
63 Wyndham Street
Central, Hong Kong
Tel: 2801-6018
Happy hour 2 for 1 drinks will be in effect at Skylark from 6:00 to 9:00.

 

 


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NOTE:

This event is free for MEMBERS and $100 for non-members. Please send your registration to info@ten.org.hk

   

About our speaker:

Danielle Huthart
Founder of Whitespace



Born in Hong Kong to English-Chinese parents, Danielle Huthart has pursued art and design all her life. After a decade in New York, she returned to Hong Kong and founded Whitespace in 2005, a creative agency that specializes in design direction and branding across a variety of mediums including print and interactive. Recognized for a modern sensibility combined with strong ideas, the award-winning studio has worked with Nan Fung Group, Wheelock Properties, The Hong Kong Ballet, The Hong Kong Jockey Club, Joyce, Starwood Hotels amongst others.

 

Danielle has been called ‘a pioneer of creativity in Hong Kong’ by Lane Crawford; and has curated a number of exhibitions and installations, often collaborating with other artists and creative people, both locally and internationally. Her numerous ideas and projects which include Creative City – Hong Kong’s first creative insider map & guide — reflect her fundamental belief in bringing joy and positive change to people’s lives through better design and communication.

 

Danielle holds a BFA in Communication Design from Parsons School of Design and a BA in Literature and Writing from New School University, New York. She is a member of the Hong Kong Designers Association, HK Ambassadors of Design and is an adjunct professor at Polytechnic University and visiting lecturer at City University and Hong Kong Design Institute.


www.whitespace.hk
www.creativecity.hk

 

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