Lawfully Creative is a series of intimate and honest conversations hosted by Annabelle Gauberti. Annabelle talks with artists, policy makers and performers – to hear their stories, what inspires their creations, what decisions changed their careers, and what relationships influenced their work. Produced by Crefovi.
Episode n. 14
Antoine Pecqueur is a thorough and enthusiastic journalist focusing on culture and the creative industries, who interviewed our founding and managing partner, Annabelle Gauberti, twice, on legal issues relating to the art sector. However, Antoine has several strings to his bow, being also a professional bassoonist and author.
1 May 2020 - Antoine Pecqueur and Crefovi's founding and managing partner, and Lawfully Creative's founder and editor, Annabelle Gauberti, had a Zoom video call, during these times of lockdown, in order to discuss Antoine's trajectory in three distinct, yet complementary, cultural fields, which are music, journalism and writing. Antoine has accumulated an impressive body of work, at the age of 38, thanks to a strong work ethic and relentless work. Listen to the lowdown, from Antoine, in this entertaining and chatty Lawfully Creative podcast!
Juliette Espinasse Dubois, founder and creative director of French perfume house July of St Barth, is a determined autodidact who uses her creativity and honed marketing skills to single-handedly cut herself a slice, in the mega-millions euros' generating perfume market. How does this new kid on the block managed to do this, in only 6 years? Which knowledge and network does she leverage and tap in, in order to add new fragrances to her perfume's house portfolio, and to open new retail points around the world?
Bob McDade, co-founder of top music composer agency Manners McDade, explains what his niche sector is about, and how Catherine Manners and him developed their talent agency into the stalwart of the UK music composition market that it is today.
Atelier Stella’s founder, Stella Baggott, graces us with her time and in-depth views on what it’s like, being a famous and successful potter in the UK, trading all over the world quirky and collectable stoneware ceramics
18 May 2019 – Stella Baggott is a versatile creative, since she not only writes and illustrates kiddies’ books, but also founded her highly-successful Brighton-based ceramics studio Atelier Stella in 2012. Annabelle Gauberti met her during a pop-up sale in Brighton, to discuss her creative process, her influences from Swedish, Italian and Cornish pottery from the 1950s and 60s, and her aspirations to bring her ceramics business to the next level. You can hear their interactions here, in this entertaining and chatty Lawfully Creative podcast!
Claude Aiello has been practising as a potter in Vallauris, in the French capital of the pottery trade, since the sixties. How did he become the go-to ceramist for all French designers? How did he learn his skills and how does he want to pass them on to the new generation?
30 December 2018 – Claude Aiello was born in Sicily, then moved to Vallauris to pursue the family tradition in the ceramist field. Since, he has raised to the top of this profession, becoming the go-to potter for famous French designers, such as Ronan Bouroullec and Mathieu Lehanneur. In this podcast, Claude explains his trajectory from being a mere potter, to becoming the enabler for all things in terracotta, to the top of the crop of the French design elite. Clause talks about all these topics with Annabelle Gauberti, at his workshop in Vallauris, in the South of France, during the latest Christmas break.
Ben-Amun founder, Isaac Manevitz, and his wife and business partner Regina Manevitz, talk us through the strong points and specificities of their fabulous custom jewellery brand and why being a global fashion enterprise, today, is so paramount to success and growth