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VIDEO PORTRAITS

Heather Cooper

Video clips © CCCA & Erin Hayes 2006
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Why Design?

Design was just a natural path for Heather. She has always liked "making stuff", "building", "gardening", "collecting". If she were a man, she says, she would "probably do a whole lot more construction".


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Freelance/ Advice to young designers

Heather gives young designers considering freelance work some excellent advice on creating estimates in phases... something she had to learn the hard way.


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Cultural Work/ Income Growth

Heather discusses her cultural work in the 1980's and, more specifically, discovering that she could charge a lot more for what she was doing.


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Working for ROOTS

Heather tells us about her work with ROOTS as they emerged and developed their identity. She also expresses dismay about the over-marketing of the ROOTS logo today.


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