The Giftware Association announces its support for multi award-winning UK designer, illustrator and artist Lucy Ledger at her next Creative Masterclass on Saturday 2nd March, held at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. The class will focus on pinpointing a brand, encouraging new and emerging publishers and designers and learning insights into any creative industry.
Lucy bas been in the creative industry for 18 years, working across numerous organisations before setting up her own company with a focus on hand-painted and mixed media art. Lucy now wants to share her expertise, knowledge and experience of the industry with her creative masterclasses on setting up and building a business and brand.
Partnered with the V&A, Lucy, a qualified teacher, has run several courses in building and developing a creative brand. Her first two classes were a great success, with both events selling out. Her next course on 2nd March is looking for new and existing designers who want help refreshing their brands and adding authenticity to their business. The event also features a number of speakers from across the industry, adding invaluable insights.
CEO of The Giftware Association Sarah Ward will be speaking at the event, giving an overview of the GA and how it can help young designers and creators, as well as some of the initiatives the association can offer to help new businesses scale up.
Henri Davis, outgoing chairman of the GA and independent retailer advisor will be speaking on the importance of branding and getting noticed by the right retailers. Stephen Spencer from Stephen Spencer Associates will be offering advice on the importance of customer service and how to create an experience around your brand. Jackie Brown will be talking about The Ladder Club and its importance in the greetings card industry, as well as the support it can offer.
For more information, including where to go to book a place, visit Lucy's website at www.lucyledger.com/courses
Posted: 22 March 2019