19 episodes

A discussion series that looks at the design industry through a uniquely biased lens.

Colored by Design Corwin Stone, Jesse Jackson IV

    • Design

A discussion series that looks at the design industry through a uniquely biased lens.

    #19 - How and Why to Decide Where to Focus

    #19 - How and Why to Decide Where to Focus

    In this episode, Part 2 of a 2 part discussion, Corwin and Jesse discuss ways to determine where to focus as a design practitioner - especially as it relates to career progression. Is there tension between craftsmanship and advancement in technology companies as it relates to design? Do you hit a ceiling if you have no desire to manage a P&L or people? If you have any thoughts you'd like to share, reach out to Corwin Stone or Jesse Jackson IV on LinkedIn!

    • 26 min
    #18 - Maintaining Relevance in the Age of Machines

    #18 - Maintaining Relevance in the Age of Machines

    In this episode, Part I of a 2 part discussion, Corwin and Jesse discuss ways to maintain relevance as increasingly data driven products and experiences become the new normal - how to design when the things you are directly impacting are further and further abstracted away from what the end user experiences. Come back for Part 2, and if you have any thoughts you'd like to share, reach out to Corwin Stone or Jesse Jackson IV on LinkedIn!

    • 31 min
    #17 - Emerging Trends, Finding your Sweet Spot, and Staying Ahead of the Curve

    #17 - Emerging Trends, Finding your Sweet Spot, and Staying Ahead of the Curve

    In this episode, Corwin and Jesse discuss the ever expanding fields design is pushing in to, and how that expansion can cause tension when deciding where to focus your time. They discuss taking a toolbox approach to jobs to be done in your organization. Finally, they discuss the importance of staying ahead of the curve. Enjoy!

    • 30 min
    #16 - Trust, Happiness, and.. Sandbagging Interviews!

    #16 - Trust, Happiness, and.. Sandbagging Interviews!

    We’re back! (Even though we never really left 😉). In this episode, Corwin and Jesse discuss where they’ve been, trust in design collaborations, pursuing happiness, and what happens when you get to far in an interview process and realize you just don’t want the job. We hope you enjoy!

    • 30 min
    #15 - Playing Your Position, Staying Ready, and Greatness

    #15 - Playing Your Position, Staying Ready, and Greatness

    In this episode, Corwin and Jesse discuss the importance of playing your position to the best of your ability, staying ready to contribute at the next level, and what it means to be great. Enjoy our last episode of 2018 - we’ll be back better than ever in 2019!

    • 37 min
    #14 - The Side Hustle, Self Education, and Creative Outlets

    #14 - The Side Hustle, Self Education, and Creative Outlets

    In this episode, Corwin and Jesse discuss the peaks and valleys of the side hustle, ways to educate yourself on subjects outside of design, and the ways no-rule creative outlets can recharge your creativity in the workplace. Enjoy!

    • 35 min

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The voices to follow in the creative space.

I love the different perspectives that allow a young creative who may not have a voice to follow to find leadership.

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Interesting topics

Great perspectives that are applicable to other fields too!

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Great listen!

Thoughtful and articulate discussion on important social topics and all things design

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