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Carina Gardner unravels the everyday joys and dilemmas of design, making, and business. This inside scoop into fabric design, paper design, die cut design, and crafting will help bring more creativity and joy in your life. Carina Gardner has a Ph.D. in Design and was the Creative Director of Cartabella Paper Co. and MiniLou. She has designed everything from dishware to bracelets under her brand. She currently designs fabric and die cutting files while teaching other designers how to create meaningful design work while making a residual income online.

Make and Design with Carina Gardner Carina Gardner

    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 56 Ratings

Carina Gardner unravels the everyday joys and dilemmas of design, making, and business. This inside scoop into fabric design, paper design, die cut design, and crafting will help bring more creativity and joy in your life. Carina Gardner has a Ph.D. in Design and was the Creative Director of Cartabella Paper Co. and MiniLou. She has designed everything from dishware to bracelets under her brand. She currently designs fabric and die cutting files while teaching other designers how to create meaningful design work while making a residual income online.

    Episode 454 Money and Mindset with Steve Hamoen

    Episode 454 Money and Mindset with Steve Hamoen

    Steve Hameon has great insights on why revenue matters as he runs his multiple businesses. Learn more in today's episode.Want to find out more about Steve's podcast? Go to The Money Mindset Mentoring Podcast anywhere you listen to podcasts. Episode 454 Money and Mindset with Steve Hamoen_________ Have you ever wanted to create your own personalized planner. Whether you want to create one just for yourself or you want to sell your unique planner, you will not want to miss my workshop...

    • 19 min
    Episode 453 Books, Books, and More Books

    Episode 453 Books, Books, and More Books

    Carina recently purchased a lot of books as she is determining some of the books she wants to introduce into the curriculum at the University. She goes over several of the books she is considering. While not every book will make it into the final curriculum, all of these books will help Carina make informed decisions about what she thinks students need to help them build their businesses.Episode 453 Books, Books, and More Books_________ Have you ever wanted to create your own personalize...

    • 10 min
    Episode 452 Introducing the University of Arts & Design Business

    Episode 452 Introducing the University of Arts & Design Business

    Carina introduces the University of Art & Design Business which will open up for its first semester in fall 2024. Learn more about Carina's decision to start a university to help creatives create businesses. Learn more about the university at www.uadb.education.Episode 452 Introducing the University of Arts & Design Business_________ Have you ever wondered what makes art sell? In her new book, Make Art that Sells!, Carina shares how to think like a customer and create art that pe...

    • 27 min
    Episode 451 Good Design is Invisible

    Episode 451 Good Design is Invisible

    Have you ever had an experience where a user interface didn't work the way you wanted it to or you had difficulty finding the information on a website page? it is those times that we realize that good design really matters. Bad design sticks out to us because we become frustrated with it while good design is invisible. Learn more in today's episode.Episode 451 Good Design is Invisible_________ Have you ever wondered what makes art sell? In her new book, Make Art that Sells!, Carina share...

    • 12 min
    Episode 450 Be Creative with Meilin Fields

    Episode 450 Be Creative with Meilin Fields

    Meilin Fields is a creative currently working in Hollywood. She has her own podcast (you'll love how she got the name) and is working on several new creative projects. Learn more in today's episode! https://meilinfields.com/Episode 450 Be Creative with Meilin Fields_________ Have you ever wondered what makes art sell? In her new book, Make Art that Sells!, Carina shares how to think like a customer and create art that people want to buy. She offers practical tips on market trends, pricin...

    • 12 min
    Episode 449 Creative Block? How to Reignite Your Inspiration

    Episode 449 Creative Block? How to Reignite Your Inspiration

    Feeling stuck in a creative rut? While there are bandaids to fix creative block, there is probably a bigger solution that you have not dug into yet. Learn what you should be doing to help those blocks turn into flames that will light your business on fire!Episode 449 Creative Block? How to Reignite Your Inspiration_________ Love to create, design and craft? Have you always wanted to know how to turn your passions into profit? Carina’s new book – Design Profit & Prosper will lead you ...

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
56 Ratings

56 Ratings

Sarah Griff Cannon ,

Love this podcast!

I love the inspiration I get from Carina listening to her podcast! Each episode offers new insights and fuel my creativity. Carinas genuine enthusiasm make every episode engaging and impactful. I highly recommend this podcast!

KatherineK ,

Best podcast interview!

I absolutely loved being a guest on Carina’s podcast! She asked some really great questions that made me think! Highly recommend having a conversation with her!

Heritage Prep ,

Carina Gardner Podcast

Carina is always an inspiration. Thank you for your creative insight.

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