Meet Demelza Thorpe, Graphic Designer and Owner of Demelza Grace Design

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

Email: hello@demelzagracedesign.com.au

Phone: 0402 598 694

Website: www.demelzagracedesign.com.au

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.