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Understories 016: Heather Crank, Crahmanti

This week we're speaking to Heather Crank, a motion designer and graphic designer, based in Linds' home state of Oregon, USA. This was a fantastic conversation with Heather discussing her work in generative AI and her ability to integrate language and visual art. 

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Understories 015: Isabelle Poirier, Brand Architect + Designer

This week we're speaking to Isabelle Poirier, a brand architect and designer from Ottawa, Canada, who shares her journey from working in the Canadian government, where she encountered a toxic work environment, to becoming a creative entrepreneur, launching her own brand design business. Community building is at the epicentre of what she does. She founded the Ottawa Design Club and its speaker series, which aims to highlight local creatives and foster collaboration between them.

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Understories 014: Ihor Hulyahrodskyy, Ochi Design

This week we're speaking to Ihor Hulyahrodskyy, founder and creative director of ⁠Ochi Design⁠, based in Vancouver, Canada. Ochi Design is a presentation agency that helps startups and companies raise funds, sell products, explain complex ideas, and hire great people. Ihor is so open about the specific challenges of running his own creative business, but, because Ihor hails from Ukraine, what’s more amazing is that he’s faced these challenges under the shadow of war and migrating to a new country.

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Understories 013: Nataliya Volosovych, Portrait and Event Photographer

This week, Linds talks to Nataliya Volosovych, a portrait and event photographer based in Rotterdam. Nataliya’s personal story is not only incredibly interesting, it also highlights the power of the mid-life career pivot. Linds and Nataliya get into the tricky parts of balancing the creative parts with business, how to define success, why the creative industries are screaming for business training and much more.

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Understories 012: Susann Eva Goerg, FKA HappyHomes Design

This week Linds catches up with Susann Eva Goerg, founder first of Happy Homes, which will soon be transitioning to her eponymous Interior Design Studio. Her art-forward approach starts from the beginning of the design process, not only because it enhances it, but also because deepens the client’s story and connection to their space overall.  
Linds and Susann get into how she’s running her business, the power of delegating to others, and how personally passion is a core part of selling her service. Also, how essential boundaries are and her way of balancing business and creativity. 

⁠Susann Eva Goerg⁠ (website)
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Assessment/Quiz:⁠ Is Your Home Living Up to Its Potential?⁠