Feasting On Design
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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.

If you have suggestions for guests or questions about the show, please reach out to us on Twitter @feastondesign.

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    Danielle Evans

    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.

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    160: Tom Ross, Design Cuts

    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.

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    159: Alex Ponce

    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.

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    158: Always Abounding

    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.

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    157: Deli Fresh Threads

    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.

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    156: Mike Jones, Co-Founder of Creative South

    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.

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    155: Ed Roberts

    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.

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    Feasting On Design

    Thank you to everyone who has supported the Creative South Podcast for the past 3 years! I'm talking about the future of the Creative South Podcast and announcing Feasting on Design in today's short episode.

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    154: Joonbug

    This week on the Creative South Podcast, I’m talking with Artist, Illustrator, and Designer Lenworth McIntosh, better know as Joonbug. We chat about struggling to fit in as a kid after moving from Jamaica to the United States, how his clothing company Fresh Kaufee lead to him being able to work full time as an illustrator, developing his style through the themes of his work, and more.

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    153: Sharlene King

    This week on the Creative South Podcast, I’m talking with Chicago-based UX Designer Sharlene King. We chat about her struggles after she came out as gay and not being supported by her family, the challenges she faced in school from learning disabilities and dropping out of high school, being on the autism spectrum and how it’s become and asset in her work, and more.

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