Demelza Thorpe founded Demelza Grace Design 7 years ago. Based in Mt Barker her goal as a Graphic Designer is to make personalised, bespoke creative accessible for small business and startups.
Read more about Demelza and her business journey below:
Name: Demelza Thorpe
Business Name: Demelza Grace Design
Phone: 0402 598 694
Where are you located: Mt Barker
What area do you serve? Anywhere and everywhere!
What does your business do? I am a graphic designer and my offering is diverse including web design and hosting, print design and management, digital and animated graphics, art direction and copywriting. I believe in building close working relationships with my clients. This allows me to tailor work to their needs, budget and deadline – and I also get to meet and be inspired by the most amazing people!
How long have you been in business? 7 years.
Did you found the business? Yes
Some dot points about your business journey to date:
- 21 years experience as a graphic designer.
- Have worked on a huge range of different projects allowing me to develop a diverse skill set.
- Love learning new things, meeting new people and being creative. This has been the driving force behind establishing my freelance practice.
- In April 2019, I quit my day job, now my journey is all about learning how to run my business better and smarter.
Name two things you’ve learned from your business journey?
- Good, unambiguous communication is absolutely essential.
- I love what I do more than ever now!
Why did you join the Women in Business Network? To meet and learn from inspiring women in business.