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But is it Presidential, Ranking 2020 Presidential Candidates Logos – Episode 54

6/6/2019
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In this episode we discuss the logos of the current crop of presidential hopefuls for the 2020 election. Back in our second episode ever we covered the 2016 presidential hopefuls and now we get to do it all over again with mostly new candidates and some progressive designs. Follow along with our review of the 24(so far) candidates logos and find out who we think phoned it in and how we really believe has a plan for branding America that we can get behind. Follow along here Michael Bennet...

Duration:00:49:24

Websites, Portfolios, and Shoes Episode 53

5/24/2019
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In this episode we talk about the stresses of revamping a large website. Finding ways to disconnect from technology to recharge. Noone loves group emails and we talk about ways to manage the email flow and reclaiming your time. We also talk about resume design vs. portfolio design. In our blackest black Business segment we also spend some time talking about the Kenyan running shoe company Enda. They have great branding and we point out our favorite elements. Alienmuffin Social: IG:...

Duration:00:48:22

No new trends – I See Pixels Podcast Episode 52

5/2/2019
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In this episode we talk about Staples new “improved” logo and we briefly talk about the fake outrage around Joe Bidens campaign logo. We also talk about new design trends and if they even exist in 2019. Alienmuffin Social:IG: @alienmuffinTwitter: @alienmuffinwww.facebook.com/alienmuffin/ Our shop:www.alienmuffin.threadless.com/ The post No new trends – I See Pixels Podcast Episode 52 appeared first on Alien Muffin.

Duration:00:37:41

Hustle and Motivate – Personal Branding – I See Pixels Podcast Ep 51

4/18/2019
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In this episode we start by saying Rest in Peace to Nipsey Hussle and what his example says about creating a personal brand that matches your real life. We also discuss outsourcing work to grow your business. We then spend time complaining about going to meetings and how we feel about managers. Alienmuffin Social:IG: @alienmuffinTwitter: @alienmuffinwww.facebook.com/alienmuffin/ Our shop:www.alienmuffin.threadless.com/ The post Hustle and Motivate – Personal Branding – I See Pixels Podcast...

Duration:00:45:13

Firm Biz – Working with an outside firm – I See Pixels Podcast Episode 50

4/2/2019
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In this episode we talk about collaborating with outside firms and how it can be positive or negative. We also talk about UX tools like Adobe XD and what the learning curve is for a new software. Alienmuffin Social:IG: @alienmuffinTwitter: @alienmuffinwww.facebook.com/alienmuffin/ Our shop:www.alienmuffin.threadless.com/ The post Firm Biz – Working with an outside firm – I See Pixels Podcast Episode 50 appeared first on Alien Muffin.

Duration:00:26:45

Outrage Marketing – I See Pixels Podcast Episode 49

3/18/2019
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In this episode we speak on outrage marketing. Outrage marketing in our definition is when you do something outrageous with the intent of capitalizing on the negative publicity. we talk about it’s effectiveness, if we think it’s real and if we can think of any successful examples. Alienmuffin Social:IG: @alienmuffinTwitter: @alienmuffinwww.facebook.com/alienmuffin/ Our shop:www.alienmuffin.threadless.com/ The post Outrage Marketing – I See Pixels Podcast Episode 49 appeared first on Alien...

Duration:00:29:58

Black Business Branding – I See Pixels Podcast Episode 48

2/24/2019
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In this episode we talk about the concept of living black that was presented in the show “Trigger Warning”. We also talk ways to find and support black businesses like webuyblack.com. Alienmuffin Social:IG: @alienmuffinTwitter: @alienmuffinwww.facebook.com/alienmuffin/ Our shop:www.alienmuffin.threadless.com/ The post Black Business Branding – I See Pixels Podcast Episode 48 appeared first on Alien Muffin.

Duration:00:46:09

Slacks new logo and Political Branding – I See Pixels Podcast Episode 47

2/13/2019
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In this episode we check in on the current state of branding for the slew of people running for president in 2020. Slack gets a new logo and we critique it and give our thoughts on unfortunate logos and some of our design philosophy. Alienmuffin Social:IG: @alienmuffinTwitter: @alienmuffinwww.facebook.com/alienmuffin/ Our shop:www.alienmuffin.threadless.com/ The post Slacks new logo and Political Branding – I See Pixels Podcast Episode 47 appeared first on Alien Muffin.

Duration:00:37:30

Resolution Execution – I See Pixels Podcast Episode 46

1/14/2019
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The new year is a time when many people make resolutions to change things about their lives. In this episode we discuss how we brought in the new year and what comes next. We talk about how our jobs have been weird recently and how we stay focused. We also talk about new ways of approaching resolutions and turning a vision board into an action plan. Alienmuffin Social:IG: @alienmuffinTwitter: @alienmuffinwww.facebook.com/alienmuffin/ Our shop:www.alienmuffin.threadless.com/ Other episodes:...

Duration:00:44:02

Will Design for Food – I See Pixels Podcast Ep. 45

12/26/2018
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In this episode we discuss how we go about finding new clients and what we do to get return clients. Happy Holidays to our long time and new listeners! Alienmuffin Social: IG: @alienmuffin Twitter: @alienmuffin www.facebook.com/alienmuffin/ Our shop: alienmuffin.threadless.com/ The post Will Design for Food – I See Pixels Podcast Ep. 45 appeared first on Alien Muffin.

Duration:00:34:34

Minimalism and Design – I See Pixels Podcast Episode 44

12/5/2018
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In this episode we talk about what we are doing to be more minimal in our day to day lives. We discuss how minimalism can play into graphic design and conducting business. We also discuss a recent Graphic Design webinar we attended and how we intend to apply what we learned. Alienmuffin Social: IG: @alienmuffin Twitter: @alienmuffin www.facebook.com/alienmuffin/ Our shop: alienmuffin.threadless.com/ The post Minimalism and Design – I See Pixels Podcast Episode 44 appeared first on Alien...

Duration:00:57:32

Don’t Kill My Vibe – I See Pixels Podcast Episode 43

11/8/2018
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In this episode we discuss ways that we procrastinate and what we are doing to get better. We talk about ways to present your social media feed like a portfolio and we once again cover why we suck at social media. We also talk about how a change in environment can have an affect on your productivity. Alienmuffin Social: IG: @alienmuffin Twitter: @alienmuffin www.facebook.com/alienmuffin/ Our shop: alienmuffin.threadless.com/ The post Don’t Kill My Vibe – I See Pixels Podcast Episode 43...

Duration:00:41:47

The Art of the Side Hustle – I See Pixels Podcast – Episode 42

10/25/2018
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In this episode we discuss what it’s like to have a side hustle. We talk about the advantages of having an additional income and ho to manage your time. We also speak on why we are driven to do more and if it has a positive impact on our life. Alienmuffin Social: IG: @alienmuffin Twitter: @alienmuffin www.facebook.com/alienmuffin/ Our shop: alienmuffin.threadless.com/ The post The Art of the Side Hustle – I See Pixels Podcast – Episode 42 appeared first on Alien Muffin.

Duration:00:35:45

Everyday Carry – Design Essentials – I See Pixels Podcast Episode 41

10/2/2018
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In this episode we discuss the everyday essentials of being a graphic designer. We talk about what we need to get the job done and the things we find are nonessential. Alienmuffin Social: IG: @alienmuffin Twitter: @alienmuffin www.facebook.com/alienmuffin/ Our shop: alienmuffin.threadless.com/ The post Everyday Carry – Design Essentials – I See Pixels Podcast Episode 41 appeared first on Alien Muffin.

Duration:00:42:33

Mansplaining Marketing ft. Sophia – I See Pixels Podcast Episode 40

9/13/2018
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In this episode we welcome back Sophia, of the Ask A Black Girl youtube channel, to talk about women in advertising. We first talk about the Racism is Petty 5k she organized (racismispetty.com) and how youtube has been treating her. We also discuss her thoughts on the use of women and/or sexy to sell items and when it is ok. We also discuss what it’s like to be a woman in marketing. Follow Sophia: IG : @askablkgirl Purchase a shirt: racismispetty.com www.askablackgirl.org Alienmuffin Social:...

Duration:01:25:05

Charles Explains 3D modeling | I See Pixels Podcast Episode 39

8/30/2018
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In this episode we speak to a longtime friend about how he got into drawing and art, the inspiration and influences growing up and how he makes art today. We also talk to him about 3D modeling and what it takes to create characters for movies and video games. Alien Muffin Social: IG: @alienmuffin Twitter: @alienmuffin www.facebook.com/alienmuffin/ Our shop: alienmuffin.threadless.com/ The post Charles Explains 3D modeling | I See Pixels Podcast Episode 39 appeared first on Alien Muffin.

Duration:01:12:41

Do Nothing More Often | I See Pixels Podcast Episode 38

8/27/2018
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In this episode we talk about making time for vacations and the importance of taking a break from it all. We also talk about what we’ve been up to and our thoughts on the latest season of Luke Cage. The post Do Nothing More Often | I See Pixels Podcast Episode 38 appeared first on Alien Muffin.

Duration:00:53:32

Learn to Fly and You Don’t Need New Shoes – I See Pixels Podcast – Episode 37

7/11/2018
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In the episode we discuss what our preferred methods are for starting new projects, jumping vs planning. We also discuss delayed satisfaction and how it contributes to personal growth and bank account growth. IG: @alienmuffin Twitter: @alienmuffin www.facebook.com/alienmuffin/ Our shop: www.alienmuffin.threadless.com/ The post Learn to Fly and You Don’t Need New Shoes – I See Pixels Podcast – Episode 37 appeared first on Alien Muffin.

Duration:00:41:10

Karen’s Potato Salad – I See Pixels Podcast Episode 36

6/7/2018
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In this episode we discuss the use of mascots and characters in branding. Does a character help sell a product? Why are POC so often found as the mascot and can we sell anything besides food? Can Karen sell potato salad in Wakanda? We attempt to answer these and other questions on our latest episode. IG: @alienmuffin Twitter: @alienmuffin www.facebook.com/alienmuffin/ Our shop: www.alienmuffin.threadless.com/ The post Karen’s Potato Salad – I See Pixels Podcast Episode 36 appeared first on...

Duration:00:59:29

What does GDPR mean for you – I See Pixels Podcast Episode 35

5/27/2018
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In this episode we discuss how GDPR will effect you and your business practices. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union. It addresses the export of personal data outside the EU. IG: @alienmuffin Twitter: @alienmuffin www.facebook.com/alienmuffin/ Our shop: www.alienmuffin.threadless.com/ The post What does GDPR mean for you – I See Pixels Podcast Episode 35 appeared...

Duration:00:32:57