Design influences the world around us every day. We chat with designers, illustrators, photographers, and others to find out the stories that made them want to get into the creative world as a career, and talk with chefs, bartenders, restaurateurs and anyone else that uses their creative talent about how they use their creative talents to design their menus and restaurants.
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Today I’m talking with Roy Clarke, Bartender and General Manager at the Haberdasher, a craft cocktail bar in Mobile Alabama. Roy and I sit down over a beer and talk about designing a bar with everything from the décor and lighting to how the back bar is organized, how to create a balanced craft cocktail menu, and Mobile’s Tiki week – which is currently going on at Bars like the Haberdasher, plus a whole lot more.
Today on Feasting on Design, I’m talking with Magge Gagliardi, an educator and illustrator based out of Connecticut. We chat about balancing work & life while teaching at multiple universities and maintaining a professional practice, developing both a technical and conceptual style, and creating beer packaging for multiple brands, plus a whole lot more.
Today on Feasting on Design I’m talking with Taylor Cashdan, a Raleigh, North Carolina based design lead for Fidelity. We chat about transitioning into doing more digital design after working in traditional media while he was coming up, building design systems, how he discovered his addiction to stress after it lead to a heart condition and how he’s learned to manage stress since then, plus a whole lot more.
Today I’m talking with James Rose, co-founder of Content Snare - a software platform that streamlines the process of gathering content from clients. We chat about how he went from running a web design agency to building a too the help other agency gather content from their clients, developing ways to effectively communicate with clients, learning how to sell a product and services, how to use automation and outsourcing to free up time to focus on the things you are good at, plus a whole lot more.
Today I’m talking with dimensional typographer, Danielle Evans. We chat about carving Emu eggs, how she’s learned to trust her gut when red flags start to pop up with clients, being a specialized generalist, how she keeps her work fresh and innovative in the face of growing competition, defending her work when people start to copy her and encroach on her projects, plus a whole lot more.
Today I’m talking with Tom Ross, founder of Design Cuts, one of the hosts of the Honest Designer podcast and the host of the Honest Entrepreneur podcast. We chat about building your personal brand, how designers can market themselves in a non-sleazy way, the importance of empathy with your clients, plus a whole lot more.
Today I’m talking with Designer Alex Ponce, who has worked for brands like Stone Brewing and Taco Bell. We chat about creating branding for craft and microbreweries, designing at scale for limited release products for Taco bell, how he thinks about concepting, differentiating and creating story for brands that operate in the same market and demographic space, plus a whole lot more. One last thing before you get to the episode, Alex and I for got to talk about it, but go check out his new project Hopfeed, which has some cool beer related merchandise and helps beer lover connect to share beers from around the country. You can find out more about it at TheHopfeed.com.
Today I’m talking with Kaleb Buckner and Ryan Stanley, from Always Abounding. a multimedia design firm based out of Knoxville, TN. We chat about how they came to partner up, building a business and defining their roles, learning their management styles, and how they work with other creatives to fill in the gaps, plus a whole lot more.
Today I’m talking with Anthony “Biggie” Bencomo of Deli Fresh Threads, a sandwich-centric apparel line based out of Orlando, FL. We chat about how he turned his obsession with sandwiches into a business, using his marketing know how to build a community and hold monthly Sandwich Eat Ups, the importance of building relationships, and what he looks for in the designers he works with, plus a whole lot more.
To kick off the first episode of Feasting on Design, I’m bringing my podcast life full circle and talking with Creative South co-founder and head of design at Aflac, Mike Jones. We sit down and chat about what Creative South has in store for 2019, designing for food packaging, and there is a lot of talk about BBQ. So sit back and break some bread with us on this episode of Feasting On Design.
This week on the Creative South Podcast I’m talking with Ed Roberts. Ed is a designer and creative strategist. He’s written about InHouse design for How magazine, the HOW design blog, and The Creative Group, spoken at AIGA Lead Con, and served on the boards for InSource and IHAF. We chat about how as a member of an in-house team you can align the way you work with the values of your company without being an order taker, the importance of the in-house design team to be a strategic partner to a company’s leadership to help with innovation, and ways you can help build that partnership. and more.