. The Enquiry Desk Portfolio Review Events & Project WOW - Zara Wood a.k.a Woody

Zara Wood a.k.a Woody

TED Portfolio Reviews at Somerset House 2

The Enquiry Desk Portfolio Review Events & Project WOW

Josie Swan and Zara Wood aka Woody founded The Enquiry Desk in 2012. Highlighting the need for professional practice advice, the duo designed live events with industry partners, delivered portfolio reviews and ran Project WOW - Words of Wisdom. 

Images from The Enquiry Desk In Session at Pick Me Up, Somerset House with panel members including Chris Clarke (The Guardian) and Charlotte Henson (ASOS).  

Other images from WOW.  

TED Portfolio Reviews
The Enquiry Desk WOW Oliver Jeffers
The Enquiry Desk WOW Marion Deuchars
The Enquiry Desk WOW Nila Aye
The Enquiry Desk WOW Ping Zhu
The Enquiry Desk WOW Hattie Newman

The Studio

creative facilitation + branding + marketing 

Get in touch about a new project: creative@zarawood.com 

Woody's Studio collaborates on a diverse mix of creative projects, from super graphics that adorn hospital walls to creative faciliation for research projects.  The studio also curates and delivers events for the education and arts sectors.

Woody, also known as Zara Wood creates, coordinates and educates.

A co-founder of The Enquiry Desk project and Brighton's PechaKucha producer for several years, she is an award-winning senior lecturer + part of the International Association of Illustration Academics forum.  



One-off artworks to buy online

Launching later in 2024

 Original artwork by Woody, including the lastest Little Treasures
- original miniatures framed in vintage jewellery.



Sociable Woody

Follow @thisiswoody on Twitter


@zarawoodakawoody on Instagram 


Interviewing & hosting - Podcasts + Talks:

Rave About Illustration Podcast
Time for some illumination on illustration. Illustration is everywhere and yet you may not be familiar with what an illustrator does. Rave About Illustration sheds light on the creative world of visual translation.