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Grace Bonney will present her latest magazine Good Company: The Community Issue at a panel-style conversation featuring local creatives at WeWork White House at 1440 G St NW. The discussion will be followed by a Q&A and signing. Tickets include a copy of the magazine issue and a special edition tote bag. **If you are hearing impaired and need a sign language interpreter, please let us know.**
Inspired by the success of her latest book, In the Company of Women, Grace Bonney's Good Company will provide motivation, inspiration, practical advice, and a vital sense of connection and community for women and nonbinary creatives at every stage of life. Each issue of Good Company focuses on one overarching theme, including Change, Fear, Community, Mentors, and much more.
Content includes first-person essays and pep talks from well-known creatives, studio visits and interviews, group discussions, and in-depth explorations of specific fields and niches, from designers in rural areas to the next generation of publishers providing platforms for marginalized voices and communities.
With its emphasis on the power of inclusivity, community, and embracing our differences, Good Company provides an energetic, safe, and supportive place to connect, learn, grow, and work through the challenges that creative people experience in pursuing their passions and dreams.
Joining Grace Bonney for the DC launch event:
• Nicole Crowder (Furniture designer, Photographer)
• Dian Holton (Art Director, Artist, AIGA DC Diversity Director)
• Angela Maria Spring (Owner, Duende District)
• Kate Zaremba (Designer)
• Rachel Pace of PennyBrew (Coffee shop)
Grace Bonney is the founder of Design*Sponge, a daily website dedicated to the creative community. Design*Sponge was founded in 2004 and currently reaches over 1.5 million readers per day. A native of Virginia Beach, Bonney has worked as a contributing editor at publications such as House & Garden, Domino, and Craft magazine. She is passionate about supporting all members of the creative community; she runs an annual scholarship for up-and-coming designers, writes a free business column for creatives, and is the host of a weekly radio show, "After the Jump," which reaches over 500,000 listeners per episode. Grace has published two best-selling books. Design*Sponge at Home was published in 2009 and has over 120,000 copies in print. In the Company of Women, published in 2016, is now a New York Times Best Seller and has over 100k copies in print. After 12 years in Brooklyn, Grace now lives in the Hudson Valley region with her wife and their three pets.
WeWork White House, 1440 G Street NW