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Fail. Hard. is a By Design podcast that explores the relationship between fear, failure, and creativity. Each week, host Will Hall sits down with top designers and makers to explore the various ways that failure and iteration can lead to breakthrough ideas and remarkable creative executions. Sponsored by Adobe.

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Fail. Hard. is a By Design podcast that explores the relationship between fear, failure, and creativity. Each week, host Will Hall sits down with top designers and makers to explore the various ways that failure and iteration can lead to breakthrough ideas and remarkable creative executions. Sponsored by Adobe.

    Season 2 Teaser

    Season 2 Teaser

    In this short update, host Will Hall teases Season 2.  

    CREDITS
    Host: Will Hall
    https://www.willhall.co
    https://www.instagram.com/willhall.co/

    Engineer: Martin Nayeri
    https://kariom.art/
    https://www.instagram.com/kariomart/

    Music:
    Spencer Bernstein
    https://www.instagram.com/spencerer_/

    Sponsored by Adobe.

    • 4 min
    012 — Debbie Millman // Part 2

    012 — Debbie Millman // Part 2

    Debbie Millman is a highly accomplished designer, author, podcaster, and educator. From establishing the world's first Masters in Branding program at SVA to hosting one of the oldest and most respected podcasts, Design Matters, Debbie has been a part of so many industry firsts, and she's just getting started. 
    In this second part of a two-part interview, host Will Hall sits down with Debbie to discuss her branding work, iterating in public, and the challenges with social media. They also discuss the value of taking the long view when building a career over a lifetime. 
    Debbie also shared some highlights from her newest book, Why Design Matters: Conversations with the World's Most Creative People, available for preorder now. 
    CREDITS
    Guest: Debbie Millman 
    https://www.debbiemillman.com/
    https://www.instagram.com/debbiemillman/
    Host: Will Hall
    https://www.willhall.co
    https://www.instagram.com/willhall.co/
    Engineer: Martin Nayeri
    https://kariom.art/
    https://www.instagram.com/kariomart/
    Music: Spencer Bernstein
    https://www.instagram.com/spencerer_/
    Sponsored by Adobe.

    • 29 min
    011 — Debbie Millman // Part 1

    011 — Debbie Millman // Part 1

    Debbie Millman is a highly accomplished designer, author, podcaster and educator. From establishing the world's first Masters in Branding program at SVA to hosting one of the oldest and most respected podcasts Design Matters, Debbie has been a part of so many industry firsts, and she's just getting started. 

    In this first part of a two-part interview, host Will Hall sits down with Debbie to discuss the challenges with success, the importance of patience, and how she got her start in branding and design. 


    CREDITS
    Guest: Debbie Millman 
    https://www.debbiemillman.com/
    https://www.instagram.com/debbiemillman/

    Host: Will Hall
    https://www.willhall.co
    https://www.instagram.com/willhall.co/

    Engineer: Martin Nayeri
    https://kariom.art/
    https://www.instagram.com/kariomart/

    Music:
    Spencer Bernstein
    https://www.instagram.com/spencerer_/

    Sponsored by Adobe.

    • 23 min
    010 — Learning from Google Glass

    010 — Learning from Google Glass

    When first released in 2013, many thought that Google Glass was going to change the world. Everyone from Oprah to Beyonce endorsed the product, but now, nearly a decade later, Glass is little more than a footnote... or is it? In this episode, host Will Hall explores the legacy of Glass and the virtues of rapid prototyping... even when done in public. 


    CREDITS
    Host: Will Hall
    https://www.willhall.co
    https://www.instagram.com/willhall.co/

    Engineer: Martin Nayeri
    https://kariom.art/
    https://www.instagram.com/kariomart/

    Music:
    Spencer Bernstein
    https://www.instagram.com/spencerer_/

    Sponsored by Adobe.

    • 16 min
    009 — Creating The Creative Cloud // Adobe: Eric Snowden

    009 — Creating The Creative Cloud // Adobe: Eric Snowden

    Millions of people worldwide use Adobe Creative Cloud to express themselves, make great projects, and get work done. In this week's episode, Adobe's VP of Design Eric Snowden sits down with host Will Hall to discuss how their products have evolved over the years, the art of iteration, and the role of software in the creative process. 

    CREDITS
    Eric Snowden
    https://twitter.com/ericsnowden
    https://www.instagram.com/ericsnowden/

    Host: Will Hall
    https://www.willhall.co
    https://www.instagram.com/willhall.co/

    Engineer: Martin Nayeri
    https://kariom.art/
    https://www.instagram.com/kariomart/

    Music:
    Spencer Bernstein
    https://www.instagram.com/spencerer_/

    Sponsored by Adobe.

    • 22 min
    008 — Scaled Collaboration // IBM: Oen Michael Hammonds

    008 — Scaled Collaboration // IBM: Oen Michael Hammonds

    With over a quarter-million employees worldwide, IBM is living up to the name "Big Blue." And facilitating meaningful collaboration both internally and with clients is a top priority. In this episode, IBM Design Principle Oen Michael Hammonds sits down with host Will Hall to discuss design thinking at scale. 

    CREDITS
    Guest: Oen Michael Hammonds 
    https://www.ibm.com/design/
    https://www.instagram.com/oen.hammonds/

    Host: Will Hall
    https://www.willhall.co
    https://www.instagram.com/willhall.co/

    Engineer: Martin Nayeri
    https://kariom.art/
    https://www.instagram.com/kariomart/

    Music:
    Spencer Bernstein
    https://www.instagram.com/spencerer_/

    Sponsored by Adobe.

    • 17 min

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