An audio series talking to creatives across the globe about what makes them tick. Whether it’s side projects, travelling, hobbies or community, we’re humanising your favourite designers
Philip VanDusen on content marketing, branding, and the attention economy
Hear from Philip VanDusen about the importance of a personal brand, a deep dive into his process for producing great videos on YouTube, and a philosophical take on the design industry today.
Benjamin Zander - https://www.ted.com/talks/benjamin_zander_the_transformative_power_of_classical_music?language=en
Erik Satie - Gymnopédie No.1 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-Xm7s9eGxU
Philip's brand muse https://philipvandusen.com/blog-gallery
Christine Røde on ethical design, working internationally, and personal branding
In our first episode of season 2, we discuss:
Ethical design and the responsibility this places on designers when working at big tech
The positives and negatives of working in multiple countries. What's her advice?
The importance of building a personal brand and how important an extensive online portfolio is. Is it needed at all?
A short review of 2020
The year we'd all rather forget, but what actually happened?
A short review of 2019
What happened in 2019?
– Twitter beef is officially a thing now
– A boom in design celebrities
– The design tool wars
– A stripped back approach to branding
– Return of the serif
– Collaboration for the win
Don't forget to subscribe, and we'll see you all in 2020.
Mitch Myers on winning an Emmy, entrepreneurship, and networking
Mitch Myers is an Emmy award winning art director, motion designer and entrepreneur. He's the person behind reels for some of the world's biggest brands and bands, including GoPro, The Glitch Mob, and EA Sports.
Aside from this, Mitch is a tutorial and live drawing whizz, consistently offering his insights to a loyal user base through his various channels.
We loved his transparent attitude towards work and wanted to understand what it takes to such high quality work whilst juggling so many projects. We also learned that he was in a screamo band.
Darshan Gajara on side projects, remote work, and consistency
Darshan Gajara is the face behind Product Disrupt, a side project he started to field his own needs which turned into a mini viral hit.
Working remotely from his home in Mumbai, Darshan consults with top brands to develop user friendly products that also meet business needs.
In this episode, we dove into the importance of side projects, and what his motivations are for pursuing these non-paid pieces of work.
I love it!
I really enjoy listeing to the informative discussions where I always learning something new! Great host, content and guests which make the topics fun and engaging. Looking forward to the next cast!