Rebecca Rueth is a talented surface designer, illustrator, photographer, and creative director with over 20 years of work experience. In episode six of the Girls That Create Podcast, she shared her career journey, insights into the industry, and valuable advice for aspiring designers.
Rueth emphasizes the importance of creating designs that evoke emotions and tell stories. Through her coaching and involvement in online communities, she encourages fellow designers to explore the deeper meaning behind their creations and connect with like-minded individuals who share their passion for design. She is also a mother raising a daughter on the autism spectrum and discusses the challenges of balancing career and motherhood.
About Rebecca Rueth
Rebecca Rueth formal education in illustration from RISD and Surface Design from FIDM prepared her for a diverse career with a wide range of experiences. Early on, she was a technical design intern at New York & Co, Art Director at Publications International, and Graphic & Surface Designer at Guess. These in-house experiences provided her with a breadth of experience, unique insight into the Surface Design Industry, and a solid foundation for her work as a freelance Surface Designer.
Today, Rueth develops sophisticated yet easy-to-use designs for wallcoverings, prints, fashion, and textiles for the interior design, accessories, and fashion markets. When she isn’t developing her own art and design projects for brands like Pottery Barn Teens & Kids, Minted, and VIDA, you can find Rueth spending time at home with her husband and daughter in Southern California or traveling in search of inspiration.
Thanks to our episode sponsor Ellivate Alliance, a community of brave women entrepreneurs who are channeling their feminine wisdom to run their businesses, create social change and find joy in who they are and what they do.
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