Isa is a creative strategist, the founder of Welland Porter Design Co and the founder of Happy Piece, an eco-ethical homewares company that partners with disadvantaged weavers in Rwanda to create beautiful woven baskets.

Since 2009 she’s worked with small businesses and creative entrepreneurs all over the world to position their brands and understand their customers so they can make more money and build a thriving engaged community around their work. 

In 2015 her first book, The Creative Entrepreneur, a business planning guide for small business owners was published by Ilex/Octopus Books.

Isa has a 1st class BA in Design Management with a concentration in Branding, Marketing, Business Strategy and Innovation from Staffordshire University. She has worked with top UK brands including Virgin, NHS and the Financial Times as brand manager before starting her own company.

Her work has been featured in design*sponge, The Observer Magazine, The Sunday Times, Disney’s and Etsy.

Isa lives in the heart of the British countryside with her husband and two children.