Kirke Tatar lives and works in Tallinn. She is a service design and management master’s student at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at the University of Tartu. She has broadened her horizons by travelling around the world and has lived in Australia and Finland. For years, she has been working at the Estonian Association of Designers, which aims to raise design awareness, promoting Estonian design and organising events home and abroad. She has been an active member of the Tallinn Design Festival organising team for seven years and has served as the manager of Estonian Design House for four years.
Furthermore, she has also participated in the international project European House of Design Management, what aims to transfer knowledge, experience and methodologies for design management from the private sector to the public sector across Europe, by developing a design management DM Toolkit accompanied by a set of training modules. Specifically in Tallinn, design audits were carried out in GP centres in cooperation with service design students.