the gentlewoman

The Calling

Michèle LamyNº 24

“I get a lot of good ideas when I’m boxing.” Read the interview

Veronica LeoniNº 23

“I’m not one for second-guessing.” Read the interview

Carrie BrownsteinNº 22

“I would never work at home in my pyjamas – ever.” Read the interview

Leslie WinerNº 21

“I enjoy the company of people with the courage to let their freak flag fly.” Read the interview

Nimko AliNº 20

“I’m aware I’m the type of woman that Somali parents don’t want their daughters to become.” Read the interview

Sue Y. NabiNº 19

“All the success I’ve had is down to being different.” Read the interview

Eva RothschildNº 18

“All of my team are artists, even the administrator.” Read the interview

Tina BrownNº 17

“You’ve got to take risks, but you’ve also got to take care.” Read the interview

Thelma SchoonmakerNº 16

“Movies are for sharing with other people, not sitting at home watching them alone.” Read the interview

Oriole CullenNº 15

“I tend to become obsessive over the tiniest details.” Read the interview

Professor Jo DunkleyNº 14

“There’s another team in the South Pole investigating the universe’s rate of expansion. And I want to be first!” Read the interview

Sandy PowellNº 13

“How can we make jewellery that doesn’t make a noise on Meryl Streep?” Read the interview

Marilyn MinterNº 12

“Nothing leaves my studio until it’s perfect.” Read the interview

Cat PowerNº 11

“I wanted to be a comedian. I wanted to make people laugh.” Read the interview

Marea StamperNº 10

“Nobody goes to business school to learn how to hustle mixtapes.” Read the interview

Viviane SassenNº 9

“I don’t shy away from experimenting.” Read the interview

Sophie MackintoshNº 8

“I use different typefaces for each character.” Read the interview

Ellen van LoonNº 7

“When you’re creative you can always find a solution.” Read the interview

Anne-Sophie PicNº 6

“As a woman, I do have a different approach and I’m comfortable with that.” Read the interview

Alexandra BirckenNº 5

“I’m fascinated by dissecting objects and exploring inside.” Read the interview

Alison GoldfrappNº 4

“I wouldn’t say I’m particularly extravagant.” Read the interview

Paola AntonelliNº 3

“You don’t say no to MoMA.” Read the interview

Jil SanderNº 2

“Good things only happen if you go to the limit.” Read the interview

Emma AllenNº 1

“I think hoopla is more or less what I’m drawn to.” Read the interview