12 episodes

Boston, and Massachusetts in general, is a design force. Innovation and design is just as much part of our history as tea in the harbor. At AIGA Boston we want to share the cool things that people are doing in the city and how design is flourishing. From the boom of tech companies in the seaport district, to the tradition of print in Cambridge and everything in between The Boston Designcast is here to highlight the design that shapes how we live and where you can find it.

The Boston Designcast AIGA Boston

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Boston, and Massachusetts in general, is a design force. Innovation and design is just as much part of our history as tea in the harbor. At AIGA Boston we want to share the cool things that people are doing in the city and how design is flourishing. From the boom of tech companies in the seaport district, to the tradition of print in Cambridge and everything in between The Boston Designcast is here to highlight the design that shapes how we live and where you can find it.

    Mark Reusch

    Mark Reusch

    In this episode we speak with illustrator Mark Reusch. 

    • 50 min
    Communication, with Brain Arts

    Communication, with Brain Arts

    In this episode we speak with a Boston arts organization called Brain Arts. Learn all about Brain arts, The Boston Compass, and The Dorchester Art Project as we speak with Boston's defenders of the arts. 

    • 34 min
    Get Down to Business with Matthew Stumm

    Get Down to Business with Matthew Stumm

    Matthew Stumm, owner of Stark / Raving Branding + Digital Marketing sits down with us to talk design careers, being creative with your business strategy, healthcare, and the Wu-Tang Clan. 

    Stark / Raving Branding + Digital Marketing: starkravingboston.com
    https://www.instagram.com/stark_raving_boston/
    AIGA Boston: boston.aiga.org
    Become a Member: aiga.org/join

    • 35 min
    Design for Hire: Tactics for Building a Diverse Team with Julianna Akuamoah

    Design for Hire: Tactics for Building a Diverse Team with Julianna Akuamoah

    Learn from SVP of Human Resources, Julianna Akuamoah, about how to hire and support great diverse talent.

    Julianna Akuamoah is the SVP of Human Resources at Arnold Worldwide where she develops strategy related to recruitment, talent management, retention, workplace culture, and more. With over 10 years of human resource experience within the marketing and advertising fields, she provides industry-specific thought leadership on Diversity & Inclusion. Her work has been covered by Adweek, Campaign, and The Ad Club. Julianna holds a degree in Neuroscience with a focus in Psychobiology from Wellesley College.

    Arnold Worldwide: https://www.instagram.com/arnold_worldwide/

    AIGA Boston: boston.aiga.org
    Become a Member: aiga.org/join

    • 40 min
    Coinage, Music and Papyrus with Chris Costello

    Coinage, Music and Papyrus with Chris Costello

    Chris Costello sits down with us to talk about his design journey from designing for bands to the infamous font Papyrus and work he's done for the US Mint. 

    AIGA Boston: boston.aiga.org
    Become a Member: aiga.org/join

    • 23 min
    Designing for the Democratic Process featuring The Creative Cabinet

    Designing for the Democratic Process featuring The Creative Cabinet

    The Creative Cabinet is a place where people with creative talent can lend their time and expertise to help progressive, grassroots candidates craft well designed and well communicated campaigns. At creativecabinet.org they match creative practitioners looking to get civically engaged with everyday citizens that share their values and have taken the bold step of running for office. 

    Michael Walsh is an art director and graphic designer with experience working for a variety of major brands like JetBlue, General Motors, Dunkin' Donuts and Bank of America. He is Co-founder and Creative Director of The Creative Cabinet.  

    Spencer Johnson is technology consultant with experience working for early stage enterprise software companies, the Department of Veteran Affairs, and Uber. He is Co-founder and Director of Operations of The Creative Cabinet. 

    Run for Something: https://runforsomething.net/
    More about Creative Cabinet: https://creativecabinet.org/ 

    AIGA Boston: boston.aiga.org
    Become a Member: aiga.org/join

    • 40 min

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