Can I ask you a question?
How do you show and sell your work?
Because here’s the truth: Designing and making beautiful things isn’t enough.
If you want to make a creative living, you have to show your beautiful work
… to the right people
… at the right time
… in the right way
I really believe that selling your work can be as simple as that!
And I believe in you and what you do, creative person.
Hi! I’m Charlene C Lam.
I help creatives show and sell their work.
I work with designers, makers and brands in NYC and London a couple of ways:
CURATING POP-UP SHOPS: Over the last 7 years, I’ve curated and organised dozens of pop-up shops in London under the names Creative Clerkenwell and The Creative Edit. My pop-ups usually feature independent designers and makers, taking part in events like Clerkenwell Design Week and the London Design Festival.
CREATIVE BUSINESS COACHING AND MENTORING: 1:1 coaching and mentoring and small group workshops for organisations like Craft Central. My wide range of experience gives me an unusually multi-disciplinary perspective on the challenges and opportunities facing independent designers, makers and brands.
WRITING AND SPEAKING: I also write and speak about design and creative business. Creative Clerkenwell has been a media partner for shows and events like Clerkenwell Design Week and designjunction. I’ve spoken about creative business, experiential retail, pop-up shops and design thinking at events like the IDEO London Make-a-thon and New Designers.
- Q & A: What’s the difference between designjunction and the London Design Fair during the London Design Festival?
- Have a question about social media, pop-ups or marketing? ASK CHARLENE
TALKS AND WORKSHOPS
Thank you to everyone who’s been joining us at my talks and trainings! These include:
- Social Media for Designers and Makers at The Forge
- Top Tips for Successful Pop-Up Shops talk and Q&A at New Designers 2017
- Pop-Ups: What, Why and How webinar for The Design Trust Business Club
- The Power of Pop-Ups: Creative Links talk and evening at the Goldsmiths Centre, Clerkenwell.
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Interested in booking me to speak or deliver workshops? Email charlene [at] hicharlene.com
SOME OF MY POP-UP SHOPS
WANT TO WORK WITH ME?
Besides freelance curating, I do 1:1 mentoring with creatives and small group workshops as well as speaking about creative business. Get in touch charlene [at] hicharlene.com
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