100 episodes

Are you a designer struggling to find your way in the modern world? Learn how to make a dent in the creative universe with Tom Ross, Ian Barnard, Dustin Lee and Lisa Glanz. Each of your hosts have found tremendous success in their own creative fields. They’re here to give you a completely honest, under the hood look at what it takes to flourish in this crazy creative vocation! You’ll discover actionable tips to land more clients, find your style, successfully brand yourself, and ultimately find satisfaction in your work.

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    • 4.8, 325 Ratings

Are you a designer struggling to find your way in the modern world? Learn how to make a dent in the creative universe with Tom Ross, Ian Barnard, Dustin Lee and Lisa Glanz. Each of your hosts have found tremendous success in their own creative fields. They’re here to give you a completely honest, under the hood look at what it takes to flourish in this crazy creative vocation! You’ll discover actionable tips to land more clients, find your style, successfully brand yourself, and ultimately find satisfaction in your work.

    Episode 176: How to Build a Good Reputation as a Designer

    Episode 176: How to Build a Good Reputation as a Designer

    This week we are talking all about building a good reputation as a designer...This is so essential and we are going to dig into exactly why... So without further ado, let’s get into the show!

    • 48 min
    Episode 175: Designing for the Love of It

    Episode 175: Designing for the Love of It

    In today's episode we talk about designing just for the love of it... We are going to dive into the passion behind our work as creatives.... So without further ado, let's jump into the show!

    • 44 min
    Episode 174: Social Media Strategies for Creatives

    Episode 174: Social Media Strategies for Creatives

    This week we are talking all about social media strategies whilst being a creative... It doesn't have to be all about algorithms, it can be more social... So without further ado, let’s get into the show!

    • 45 min
    Episode 173: How to Create Better Work

    Episode 173: How to Create Better Work

    In today's episode we talk about a subject brought to the table by our host Ian Barnard, after he saw a video online talking about tips on how to produce better work... So without further ado, let's jump into the show!

    • 52 min
    Episode 172: How to Build Income Predictability

    Episode 172: How to Build Income Predictability

    In today's episode we talk about creating a steady income and not being caught up in the cycle of financial uncertainty whilst being a  freelancer or a creative... So without further ado, let's jump into the show!

    • 40 min
    Episode 171: Defining Our Ideal Client

    Episode 171: Defining Our Ideal Client

    In today's episode we define our ideal client, that special unicorn like person that you just wanna seek and we know is out there... So without further ado, let's jump into the show!

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
325 Ratings

325 Ratings

Tamisha Francois ,

Insightful and Lovely

A treat for the mind and spirit.

codeswitch ,

Honest and fun

Wonderful podcast. Informative, fun, funny, and most of all—honest. It will make you want to hang out with the hosts over a pint and chat about design. I do.

JoshCrist ,

Entertaining, insightful and actionable! 🔥

Whether you’re well established as someone who can translate creative energy into the impact you want to have on the world, or just getting started - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Tom and the entire Design Cuts team do an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of building a thriving career and life you can be proud of as a designer - from leaders who’ve actually walked the path. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

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