9 episodes

Welcome the Mr Jones Design podcast.
In this series we have invited the artists, illustrators and designers of our watches to discuss their experience of working with Mr Jones Watches whilst delving deeper into their experience within the industry and their design inspiration.
We also speak to founder and director Crispin Jones on all on things business as he shares insight into the history of the company. 
All designs and watches mentioned can be found here: MrJonesWatches.com

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Welcome the Mr Jones Design podcast.
In this series we have invited the artists, illustrators and designers of our watches to discuss their experience of working with Mr Jones Watches whilst delving deeper into their experience within the industry and their design inspiration.
We also speak to founder and director Crispin Jones on all on things business as he shares insight into the history of the company. 
All designs and watches mentioned can be found here: MrJonesWatches.com

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Artist and Illustrator Hannah Sung speaks about her new watch design Paper Crane, career and current projects

    Artist and Illustrator Hannah Sung speaks about her new watch design Paper Crane, career and current projects

    This week Olivia interviews artist, illustrator and designer Hannah Sung.

    With an interesting career, Hannah has worked for Disney, Netflix and Fox as a concept sketch artist.
    We discuss Hannah's inspiration for her new watch design Paper Crane and how she came to collaborate with Mr Jones Watches.
    We learn how the coronavirus pandemic has shaped Hannah's life and artistic style.
    Hannah explains how she has moved from LA to Iowa in order to focus on her independent artwork.
    We learn about how Hannah's Korean-American background and culture has influenced her creative career.
    Hannah explains how her work has evolved over the years and she is now working on feminist art.
    You can find Hannah's work on her website and see Paper Crane here.

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    • 44 min
    Comic book creator and professor Ryan Claytor speaks about his new watch design, creative inspiration and career

    Comic book creator and professor Ryan Claytor speaks about his new watch design, creative inspiration and career

    This week Olivia interviews comic book creator, watch designer and college professor, Ryan Claytor.

    With an interesting career, Ryan originally started as a graphic designer and is now an illustrator, author, professor and designer.
    We learn all about the world of comic book as Ryan shares his creative process, teaching methods and inspiration for his books.
    Ryan discusses his inspiration for limited-edition watch design Step right up and his interest in the history of gaming.
    Ryan explains how when designing Step right up, he enjoyed working around the watch movement constraints and was surprised by how much detail is possible on a watch design.
    A comic book professor, Ryan tells us how he teaches students how to tell stories effectively using literature and illustration.
    We learn what projects Ryan is currently working on including illustrated magazine Coin-Op Carnival and neon sign commissions.
    You can find Ryans work on his website and see Step right up here.

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    • 36 min
    Author and Illustrator Kristof Devos speaks about his career, design process and inspiration

    Author and Illustrator Kristof Devos speaks about his career, design process and inspiration

    This week Olivia interviews children's book author and illustrator, Kristof Devos.

    With an interesting career, Kristof shares how he was originally planning to be a graphic designer and video editor.
    We learn all about the world of children's books from Kristof as he shares his inspiration and creation process.
    We find out that Kristof decided to be a children's book creator after a tragedy changed his perspective.
    Kristof discusses how he found similarities in watch designing to book creating, as they are both forms storytelling.
    As a parent, Kristof speaks about how his children have influenced his work such as an upcoming story about parenthood.
    Kristof explains his inspiration for his past watch designs, including A perfectly useless afternoon and how he designed them while on a plane journey.
    You can find Kristof's work on his website and Instagram.
    Check out his watch design, A perfectly useless afternoon.

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    • 31 min
    Verre églomisé artist Marion Labbez talks through her inspiration, career path and current projects.

    Verre églomisé artist Marion Labbez talks through her inspiration, career path and current projects.

    In this week’s episode Olivia interviews artist and designer, Marion Labbez.

    With a unique career, Marion creates surfaces for interiors by gilding with gold and silver on glass.
    Marion explains how she ended up designing for Mr Jones Watches when she was working as a print technician.
    We find out how Marion discovered her gilding technique, Verre Églomisé while working for a surface designer in London.
    Marion discusses her training as a textile designer in France and her past experience in print making.
    Growing up in France, Marion explains how her life in Paris and studying Leon influenced her work 
    Marion tells us her inspiration for her watch series, embodying all the natural elements - fire, earth, water and air.
    You can find Marion’s work on her website and Instagram.
    Or check out Marion's watch designs on our website here.

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    • 29 min
    Illustrator Edward Carvalho-Monaghan talks through his creative inspiration, career path and current projects.

    Illustrator Edward Carvalho-Monaghan talks through his creative inspiration, career path and current projects.

    In this week's episode Olivia interviews artist and illustrator, Edward Carvalho-Monaghan.

    Edward talks through his career path and education at Central Saint Martins in London.
    Edward shares how he started designing for Mr Jones Watches when he met founder and director of MJW, Crispin at the Pick Me Up art fair.
    We discuss Edward's creative inspiration and how it has developed over the years from music to architecture and philosophy.
    Edward explains how challenging it was to work with Mr Jones Watches to design a watch and create a circular composition.
    We learn about Edward's current projects including a new watch for Mr Jones Watches coming later this year. 
    You can find Edward on his website and instagram.

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    • 47 min
    Jewellery Designer and Maker Dovile Bertulyte talks about her brand, career and how she ended up designing for Mr Jones Watches

    Jewellery Designer and Maker Dovile Bertulyte talks about her brand, career and how she ended up designing for Mr Jones Watches

    This week Olivia sits down (virtually) with jewellery maker and designer, Dovile Bertulyte.

    Dove shares how coronavirus has changed her way of life and allowed her to focus on things such as marketing and family.
    Dovile tells us how she came to London to study jewellery and how that led to starting her own brand and designing for Mr Jones Watches.
    We discuss Dove's creative inspiration and how travel inspires her work.
    Dovile talks us through her designing process for jewellery and how it differs to watchmaking.
    We learn about Dove's plans for the future such as hosting jewellery making classes and doing new projects.
    You can find Dove on her website and Instagram.

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    • 32 min

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