02 Feb '17, 12pm

Why you should always take a banana to a business meeting

Why you should always take a banana to a business meeting

I have presented more design pitches now than I can wave a stick at – I still get nervous but nowhere near as “slightly unhinged mental wobbly nervous” as I did in the beginning. This is the story of my first very wobbly (and very successful) pitch to a chocolate factory. I was pitching to do all their packaging design and illustration against the company which I had just resigned from….. I had been working in various design agencies for the first 6 years after leaving art college and had eventually realised I wanted to go it alone. My then boyfriend (my now husband) had found me a studio which was slightly illegally rented from a hooky estate agent whose main attraction was that it was filled with other artists and was very cheap (and although cold) was in the town centre. I decided to take the plunge. We rented the studio. Said boyfriend built me a desk, we installed a f...

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