The Heroine’s Journey of Gemma Darroch

What is the best thing that I love about my work? diversity, i work across a range of departments from costing projects to creating creative branding for social media and website posts to Interior Design. i love to be busy and have an exceptional skill to be able to multitask consistently.
What is my idea of perfect happiness? Perfection doesn’t exist in my opinion, if something is perfect then there is no room to grow. I am happiest when those around me are at their happiest.
What is my greatest fear? Failure, failure is not in my vocabulary, you only fail if you can’t bring a solution to the table and there is a solution for everything.
What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? I am comfortable with all my traits both good and bad, its a matter of opinion and if i am not happy with something then i fix it.
Which living persons in my profession do i most admire? Interior Designer Marcel Wanders, he manages to mix so many different textures, patterns and media together to make beautiful interiors, it shouldn’t work but it does so well.
What is my greatest extravagance? I very rarely spend large amounts on myself so it would have to be something that i have bought for my two boys.
On what occasion would I lie? to save someone from the hurtful truth, on a need to know basis.
What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work? Sitting down, i like to be active and move around, i fidget so at every opportunity I’m up on my feet.
When and where was I the happiest, in my work? when change or growth happens, I’m a massive advocate of implementing change, change means growth.
If I could, what would I change about myself? If i could i would change the rare moments that i over think.
What is my greatest achievement in work? Designing the interiors for an iconic, high end modular build.
Where would I most like to live? Ibiza, i love to be surrounded with great architecture, water and sun.
What is my most treasured possession? My two children.
What is my most marked characteristic? My hair! Im a Leo and Leo’s like to keep their mane well groomed.
What is my most inspirational location, in my city? I would have to say the LiverBuilding in Liverpool city centre, a local myth states that if the Lovebirds where to fly away the city would cease to exist.
What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city? Down the Hatch a Vegan junk food independent restaurant.
What books influenced my life and how? I don’t read anymore ! maybe i should!
Who are my favourite writers? Dan Brown
What music would I listen on my last day? Above and Beyond Acoustic Album 
Who is my hero or heroine in fiction? Wonderwoman – Cliche i know
Who are my heroes and heroines in real life? My sister
Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime? The greatest showman, i dare anyone to sit there and not dance or sing.
What role plays art in my life and work? Its constantly all around me and influences most life choices.
Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime? My children
Whom would I like to work with in 2019? Anyone thats willing to grow and learn and can bring new ideas to the table.
Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2019? People that are interested in moving housing forward in the UK.
What project, in 2019, am I looking forward to work on? An iconic high rise development in Manchester, details are yet to be released.
Where can you see me or my work in 2019? Growing, growing and growing, I’m currently recruiting to expand my team and I’m really excited for them to come on board.
What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me? If you loose your passion, what do you have left?
How can you contact me? – LinkedIn –

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