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A podcast about graphic design, design, pop culture, web design, and the people working in the industry. The Reflex Blue Show is hosted by Donovan Beery, a designer living and working in Omaha, Nebraska.

A podcast about graphic design, design, pop culture, web design, and the people working in the industry. The Reflex Blue Show is hosted by Donovan Beery, a designer living and working in Omaha, Nebraska.
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A podcast about graphic design, design, pop culture, web design, and the people working in the industry. The Reflex Blue Show is hosted by Donovan Beery, a designer living and working in Omaha, Nebraska.

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English


Episodes

John Sayles: The Reflex Blue Show #195

10/10/2018
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John Sayles (of J. Sayles Design in Des Moines, Iowa) stopped by the Eleven19 studio to talk about being in the design industry for over three decades. But first things first – pork chops and vodka! For those who have never been, the Iowa State Fair is huge – HUUUUGE – and one of the […] The post John Sayles: The Reflex Blue Show #195 appeared first on 36 Point.

Steve Gordon & Paul Meyer: The Reflex Blue Show #194

9/28/2018
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Steve Gordon and Paul Meyer stop by The Reflex Blue Show to talk about the current things going on in the design world. We recorded this a day or two after Apple’s announcements of a new phone line – and a big advancement in their watch technology. I know I’ll eventually end up with a new […] The post Steve Gordon & Paul Meyer: The Reflex Blue Show #194 appeared first on 36 Point.

Elizabeth Edwards: The Reflex Blue Show #193

9/17/2018
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Elizabeth Edwards (Volume PR and 11th Octave) joins The Reflex Blue Show to talk PR and psychology. Once again, recorded in the hallway (and still very obviously between sessions at the event) at the OnBrand Conference in Omaha – a collaboration of the local AAF, AIGA, AMA, and PRSA chapters. Elizabeth was the luncheon keynote speaker, and […] The post Elizabeth Edwards: The Reflex Blue Show #193 appeared first on 36 Point.

Nicole Frantz: The Reflex Blue Show #192

8/27/2018
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Nicole Frantz (Senior Vice President, Creative Services at Capital Music Group) joins The Reflex Blue Show to talk about working in the music business. We talk about working in a super-creative (in this case, music) field, working with Annie Lennox, and how to stay current while dealing with the magic of music. Once again, recorded […] The post Nicole Frantz: The Reflex Blue Show #192 appeared first on 36 Point.

John Henry Müller: The Reflex Blue Show #191

8/20/2018
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John Henry Müller (Design Director at Hudl) returns to the show after last having his work go to the dogs over five years ago. We meet up in the hallway (I love recording at conferences (the energy, the people, the fun), but the drawback is less than ideal background noises also coming through on the […] The post John Henry Müller: The Reflex Blue Show #191 appeared first on 36 Point.

Dan Rhatigan: The Reflex Blue Show #190

7/23/2018
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Dan Rhatigan (Senior Manager of Adobe‘s type team) was at the HOW Design Live design conference in Boston to talk about what’s next in the type world. Software does have a lifespan, and with Open Type being over two decades old, well, it makes sense that there may be newer technology being created to deliver all […] The post Dan Rhatigan: The Reflex Blue Show #190 appeared first on 36 Point.

Grace Dawson & Tosh Hall: The Reflex Blue Show #189

7/9/2018
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Grace Dawson and Tosh Hall of Jones Knowles Ritchie (JKR / JKR Global / some random law firm) were at the HOW Design Live design conference in Boston to give a presentation about how we haven’t changed – the world has. And to eat chowder. A lot of chowder. At minimum, a bowl of chowder a day. […] The post Grace Dawson & Tosh Hall: The Reflex Blue Show #189 appeared first on 36 Point.

Josh Silverman: The Reflex Blue Show #188

6/26/2018
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Josh Silverman was at the HOW Design Live design conference in Boston to give a presentation about working at the layer of people. So, we talk about The People Layer and why it’s so important. We also discuss things that constantly change (was the last FreeHand release really back in 2003? Did PageMaker really release a new version as […] The post Josh Silverman: The Reflex Blue Show #188 appeared first on 36 Point.

Allan Espiritu & Kevin Kernan: The Reflex Blue Show #187

6/11/2018
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Allan Espiritu and Kevin Kernan of GDLOFT were at the HOW Design Live design conference in Boston to celebrate winning the Print Magazine Regional Design Award, Grand Prize with their poster designs for AIGA Philadelphia’s 35th Anniversary. They were also signing slightly modified versions of these posters at the Neenah Paper booth while there. And I […] The post Allan Espiritu & Kevin Kernan: The Reflex Blue Show #187 appeared first on 36 Point.

Emily Cohen: The Reflex Blue Show #186

5/29/2018
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Emily Chohen was at the HOW Design Live design conference in Boston to speak about “The Power of Saying No.” I said yes to a podcast though, and we speak a lot about no. Well, the power of saying no. And when to say no. And how to say no. And how not to say no. […] The post Emily Cohen: The Reflex Blue Show #186 appeared first on 36 Point.

Bill Gardner: The Reflex Blue Show #185

5/21/2018
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Bill Gardner was presenting the 2018 Logo Trend Report (not quite online yet, but it will be soon) at the HOW Design Live design conference in Boston. We ended up taking a bit of time to discuss logos, the difference between trendy and trend, amazing orange jackets at conference parties, LogoLounge and their now 15(!) books, […] The post Bill Gardner: The Reflex Blue Show #185 appeared first on 36 Point.

HOW Design Live 2018, Conference Recap 3 of 3 : Julie Goldsberry, Cami Travis-Groves

5/17/2018
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Julie Goldsberry and Cami Travis-Groves discuss the third day of 2018’s HOW Design Live in Boston. Between this recap, and the Day 1 / Day 2 recaps, I was happy to get 5 of this year’s 10 HOW Ambassadors on the podcast. The Ambassadors – or hosts – of the event were fantastic as usual. Big props. Graphic […] The post HOW Design Live 2018, Conference Recap 3 of 3 : Julie Goldsberry, Cami Travis-Groves appeared first on 36 Point.

HOW Design Live 2018, Conference Recap 2 of 3 : Dallas Franklin, Jennifer Lemerand, Thanh Nguyen, Alex Withers

5/15/2018
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Dallas Franklin, Jennifer Lemerand, Thanh Nguyen, and Alex Withers discuss the second day of 2018’s HOW Design Live in Boston. Listen to Day 1’s recap here. Wait around until tomorrow-ish to hear about day 3. Or, if you are viewing this page anytime after, let’s say, May 16th, 2018, find the link to the day 3 recap […] The post HOW Design Live 2018, Conference Recap 2 of 3 : Dallas Franklin, Jennifer Lemerand, Thanh Nguyen, Alex Withers appeared first on 36 Point.

HOW Design Live 2018, Conference Recap 1 of 3 : Justin Ahrens, Saana Hellsten, Karen Larson, Lillian Ling, Nicholas Nawroth, Calvin Ng, Jamie Saunders, David Sherwin

5/14/2018
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Justin Ahrens, Saana Hellsten, Karen Larson, Lillian Ling, Nicholas Nawroth, Calvin Ng, Jamie Saunders, and David Sherwin discuss the first day of 2018’s HOW Design Live in Boston. Boston was great. I even spent a bit of time blogging for Neenah Paper while there: HOW Design Live 2018 is Magic Time May Change HOW Lobster Rolls, HOWie, and […] The post HOW Design Live 2018, Conference Recap 1 of 3 : Justin Ahrens, Saana Hellsten, Karen Larson, Lillian Ling, Nicholas Nawroth, Calvin Ng, Jamie...

Stefan G. Bucher: The Reflex Blue Show #184

4/16/2018
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Stefan G. Bucher of 344 stopped by the day after a fantastic presentation to AIGA Nebraska in support of his new book, Letterheads : An Eccentric Alphabet. A lot has happened since we last had Stefan on the show. Well, I would hope so, it’s been a full decade – I’m not even sure how […] The post Stefan G. Bucher: The Reflex Blue Show #184 appeared first on 36 Point.

Amanda Hoklin & Megan Timanus: The Reflex Blue Show #183

4/2/2018
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Amanda Hoklin and Megan Timanus stop by to speak about design portfolios. Megan is an instructor at University of Nebraska Omaha, while Amanda has been teaching the portfolio class at Metropolitan Community College for the past seven years or so. We discuss why we still like printed portfolios, whether to build or buy, what projects […] The post Amanda Hoklin & Megan Timanus: The Reflex Blue Show #183 appeared first on 36 Point.

Bre Phelan: The Reflex Blue Show #182

3/9/2018
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Bre Phelan is starting up a cat cafe in Omaha! In just a few months, Felius opens in downtown Omaha, and we talk about opening a cat cafe, starting up a non-profit, and of course her current day job of revolutionizing banner ads. Enjoy. The Reflex Blue Show The post Bre Phelan: The Reflex Blue Show #182 appeared first on 36 Point.

Robin Fitzgerald: The Reflex Blue Show #181

2/18/2018
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Robin Fitzgerald, CCO at BBDO Atlanta, was back in Nebraska to speak at AAF Omaha’s Meet the Pros. I stopped by a couple hours before her presentation, and we discussed both of us actually attending Meet the Pros while in school, her career path to date (starting out in Omaha as a copywriter at Bozell), and her […] The post Robin Fitzgerald: The Reflex Blue Show #181 appeared first on 36 Point.

Luke Bolin & Coban Rudish & Dillon Wheelock: The Reflex Blue Show #180

2/4/2018
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Luke Bolin, Coban Rudish, and Dillion Wheelock of Edison Creative have been doing animation for a while – but nothing like The Axiom Chronicles. After years of telling stories for others (which they are still doing), they decided to also take on a massive story of their own – going from a production house to making […] The post Luke Bolin & Coban Rudish & Dillon Wheelock: The Reflex Blue Show #180 appeared first on 36 Point.

Ben Lueders & Erin Pille: The Reflex Blue Show #179

1/21/2018
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Ben Lueders and Erin Pille of Fruitful Design stopped by to discuss something or another about design – but my attendance at an SEGD Omaha event ended with a free MTN Dew ICE – and thus plans had to change. We taste test the ICE; original DEW; as well as the white, green and black […] The post Ben Lueders & Erin Pille: The Reflex Blue Show #179 appeared first on 36 Point.