19 episodes

Beyond This Point is a series of conversations engaging the creative thinkers who inspire us.

Each episode, Gabriel Stromberg, Creative Director of Civilization, sits down with artists, business owners, designers, and leaders of all types to put a spotlight on different ways of seeing, thinking, and making.

Beyond This Point is produced by Civilization, a design firm that develops brands and experiences that are ethical and impactful.

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    • 4.2 • 25 Ratings

Beyond This Point is a series of conversations engaging the creative thinkers who inspire us.

Each episode, Gabriel Stromberg, Creative Director of Civilization, sits down with artists, business owners, designers, and leaders of all types to put a spotlight on different ways of seeing, thinking, and making.

Beyond This Point is produced by Civilization, a design firm that develops brands and experiences that are ethical and impactful.

    Karel Martens — The Godfather of Dutch Graphic Design

    Karel Martens — The Godfather of Dutch Graphic Design

    EP XIX — Graphic designer, educator, and artist Karel Martens shares why inquiry and investigation are so important to the creative process, how he has balanced five decades of independent and client work, and why he considers the color green to be a small miracle.

    Brought to you by Civilization
    Hosted by Gabriel Stromberg
    Edited by Corey Gutch
    Engineered by Dave West for London Bridge Studio
    Mixed and Produced by Erik Blood
    Intro music: “Reagan” by THEESatisfaction

    • 40 min
    Pushing Boundaries — Archie Boston

    Pushing Boundaries — Archie Boston

    EP XVIII — Seminal graphic designer Archie Boston discusses his provocative posters from the 60's and 70's, the designer's role as activist, and his recent work for the Black Lives Matter movement.

    Brought to you by Civilization
    Hosted by Gabriel Stromberg
    Edited by Corey Gutch
    Mixed and Produced by Erik Blood
    Intro music: “Reagan” by THEESatisfaction

    • 35 min
    West Coast Modernist — Eric Trine

    West Coast Modernist — Eric Trine

    EP XVII — California-based object designer and artist Eric Trine discusses the evolution of the color pink, being part of the West Coast design movement, and incorporating play into his work and his brand.

    Brought to you by Civilization
    Hosted by Gabriel Stromberg
    Edited by Corey Gutch
    Mixed and Produced by Erik Blood
    Intro music: “Reagan” by THEESatisfaction

    • 43 min
    Do Everything and Do It Well — Poketo

    Do Everything and Do It Well — Poketo

    EP XVI — Ted Vadakan and Angie Myung, founders of the LA-based art and design brand, design retailer and community space, Poketo, discuss how they got their start, their mission of making art accessible for everyone, and their positions as both business leaders and creatives.

    Brought to you by Civilization
    Hosted by Gabriel Stromberg
    Edited by Corey Gutch
    Mixed and Produced by Erik Blood
    Intro music: “Reagan” by THEESatisfaction

    • 36 min
    Making Room for Artists — Adria Garcia & Davora Lindner

    Making Room for Artists — Adria Garcia & Davora Lindner

    EP XV — Artists, designers, activists and entrepreneurs, Adria Garcia and Davora Lindner, sit down for a conversation on fusing art and style into every day, staying true to your ethics as a business-owner, and how supporting the creative community can be a natural extension of business.

    Brought to you by Civilization
    Hosted by Gabriel Stromberg
    Edited by Corey Gutch
    Engineered by Dave West for London Bridge Studio
    Mixed and Produced by Erik Blood
    Intro music: “Reagan” by THEESatisfaction

    • 44 min
    Turning Words Into Objects, Part II — Experimental Jetset

    Turning Words Into Objects, Part II — Experimental Jetset

    EP XIV — Amsterdam-based graphic design firm Experimental Jetset discusses how they landed the Whitney Museum rebrand, the differences between European and American design influences, why they chose so many years ago to use only sans serif typefaces, and what the visual language of the modernists is.

    This is Part 2 of our conversation with Experimental Jetset.

    Brought to you by Civilization, in partnership with Design Speaks
    Hosted by Gabriel Stromberg
    Edited by Corey Gutch
    Mixed and Produced by Erik Blood
    Intro music: “Reagan” by THEESatisfaction

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

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I love this podcast, but...

I wish Gabriel didn't sound like he was reading from a queue card all the time.

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Inspiring conversations!

This podcast is a must for design students and creatives from all disciplines. The Lance Wyman episode was incredible - funny and thoroughly inspiring.

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Thoughtful conversation around creatives

Intimate conversation about creative projects, work style, journey, and advice. Realistic and motivational interviews. Thank you!

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