Frankie

Frankie Ratford is a full time adventurer obsessed with design, travel and business. She heads up The Design Kids and spends her spare time coaching her favorite Graphic Design businesses across the globe.

 

Coaching

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Conferences

and talks:

Creative Mornings, Brisbane (2018)

WIX Playground, NYC (2018)

OFFF Festival, Tel Aviv (2018)

TDK x ADR x NNC, Perth (2018)

#TDKtuesdays, Gold Coast (2018)

OFFF Barcelona (2018)

ING Creatives, Dubai (2018)

Sydney Design Week x AGDA Pecha Kucha (2018) Melbourne Design Week x AGDA Pecha Kucha (2018)

GDEN Conference, Sheffield UK (2017)

The Future, Dublin (2017)

Creative Mornings, Milwaukee (2016)

Ligature Conference, Florida (2016)

Jacky Winter JWGYTB, Melbourne (2015)

University lectures x200 globally (2011-2018)

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Awards and achievements

AGDA Awards 2016 judge (2016) University of Florida judge (2016) Decks For Change judge (2016) Top 33 Digital Influences, Ped TV (2015) ISTD Awards judge (2014) AGDA Awards (2012) Desktop Create Awards (2011) Graphic Design Annual Gold (Frost*) Create Awards finalist (2010) AGDA Awards finalist (2008) MADC Award Best Student (2008) Runner up, Ignite Best Folio (2007) Finalist, Lab 3000 Student Awards (2007) Grenadi, Student of the Year (2004)

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Featured interviews,

podcasts & magazines

One Wild Ride magazine (2020), Design Your Life with Vince Frost podcast (2019), Ladies Wine & Design Gold Coast and Brisbane (2019), One Wild Ride podcast (2019), Word-Form: Sacrifice (2019), 99% Lifestyle in Birmingham podcast (2019), PRINT Magazine (2019), 33 Female Storytellers Who Are Changing the Face of Travel (2018), weAre the future, Guangzhou, China (2018)The Bare Road, Byron Bay (2018), Monster Children magazine (2018), Passion Passport Layovers (2018)High on Design @wix, Israel (2018), Calcalist, Israel (2018), The Design Kids (2018), Passion Passport, Melbourne (2018) Design Sponge (2018), MOO London (2018), Dubai Business News podcast (2018), Extraordinary Routines (2017), Half & Twice, Madrid (2017), Fresh Books blog, Toronto (2017), Formfiftyfive podcast, Berlin (2017), Australian Design Radio, San Diego (2016), Porter Novella Magazine (2016), Pencil vs Pixel podcast, LA (2016), The Collective, Sydney (2016) Desktop Magazine (2015), AIGA Eye on Design, New York (2015), The Walz Happens, Germany (2015) Tractor Design blog, Sydney (2015) Studio Home New Zealand (2015) NZ Herald (2015) ADR podcast, Sydney (2015), Smith Journal, Melbourne (2014), IdN Magazine, Singapore (2013), The Gold Coast Magazine (2013), Formfiftyfive, Berlin (2013), Oh 8 Blog, Australia (2013), Aus Infront, Australia (2012 – 2014), No Cure Magazine, Brisbane (2013), Frankie Magazine (2013), Collective Magazine, Gold Coast (2013), The Native Press (2012), InsideOut Magazine (2012), Frankie Magazine (2010), The Brag Magazine (2010) 
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Companies

(with and for)