" I don't care what I am doing, as long as I am creating."
- Talea Pattemore (Graphic designer/Artist/Owner)
Behind the name
Why The design quirk? I don't even know how long it took me to decide on a name. But I thought, who am I? What do I want out of this business? What do I want to bring to the table as a designer?
Answer: I want to bring something that is fun, something that is playful and something that is quirky!
I can be socially awkward, an introvert and a constant day dreamer. But creativity is in my blood. And The design quirk is my baby.
With a semi hippie mother who still to this day collects sea shells to make sculptures and an amazingly creative and supportive father, I was always encouraged to create.
Finding design was an accident, I guess it paid better than living off the land, developing dreadlocks, letting my armpit hair grow out and becoming a full time traveler/painter. But I love it more now than you would know.
A Diploma in Commercial Arts, 4 years of design experience, and a decade of being absolutely obsessed with the arts later. I wanted to create something that I could call my own, something where I could hopefully inspire others and help improve other businesses in whichever way I can. So The design quirk was born.
What services does The design quirk offer?
I specialise in illustration and brand development. But am not limited to these skills. I also provide corporate design, web design, social media and editorial design services.
To help improve, develop and inspire businesses and individuals through creative design.
If you have made it this far, CONGRATS! Now you know a little about me, my business and my goal with The design quirk.
Now tell me about you!