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The Creative Voyage Podcast features long-form interviews with some of the world's most inspiring creative professionals revealing the stories that shaped their lives and careers, plus actionable strategies to help you take your mindset and skills to the next level. The show's host is Mario Depicolzuane, an internationally acclaimed graphic designer, art director, and consultant who has worked with clients such as Kinfolk Magazine, MENU, and Sonos.

The Creative Voyage Podcast features long-form interviews with some of the world's most inspiring creative professionals revealing the stories that shaped their lives and careers, plus actionable strategies to help you take your mindset and skills to the next level. The show's host is Mario Depicolzuane, an internationally acclaimed graphic designer, art director, and consultant who has worked with clients such as Kinfolk Magazine, MENU, and Sonos.

Location:

United States

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The Creative Voyage Podcast features long-form interviews with some of the world's most inspiring creative professionals revealing the stories that shaped their lives and careers, plus actionable strategies to help you take your mindset and skills to the next level. The show's host is Mario Depicolzuane, an internationally acclaimed graphic designer, art director, and consultant who has worked with clients such as Kinfolk Magazine, MENU, and Sonos.

Language:

English


Episodes

How to Be a Fashion Stylist with Jermaine Daley (E22)

3/2/2021
In this episode, I talk to Jermaine Daley, a New York-based fashion stylist. We cover topics such as career tips for beginner stylists, perfectionism, challenges Jermaine encountered along the way, his approach to fashion styling, managing finances, sustainability in fashion, and much more. Biography Jermaine Daley is a New York-based fashion stylist. His work focuses on storytelling and creating characters through styling and editing. One of his signature strengths is the use of color,...

Duration:01:18:19

On Type Design, Work Routines, and Self-Development with Pauline Le Pape (E21)

10/12/2020
In this episode, I talk to Pauline Le Pape, a type designer and art director based in Amsterdam. We cover topics such as Pauline’s advice to young professionals, the importance of meditation and walks in her work routines, managing finances, including critical mindsets and budget negotiation tips, typography and type design, challenges she’s experiencing at the moment, and much more. Biography Pauline Le Pape is a type designer and art director that graduated in 2016 with an MA in type...

Duration:01:09:32

Becoming a Sought-After Architect With Andreas Martin-Löf (E20)

8/4/2020
In this episode, I talk to Andreas Martin-Löf, an architect and a founder of Andreas Martin-Löf Arkitekter, an architectural practice based in Stockholm, Sweden. We cover topics such as Andreas’ approach to architecture, the advice he would give to young architects, challenges he encountered so far—including dealing with job burnout—the importance of embracing opportunities, his work routines, the value of beauty, and being brave, and much more. Biography Andreas Martin-Löf is one of...

Duration:00:38:40

On Designing Visual Identities, Independent Publishing, and Longevity With Tony Brook (E19)

6/15/2020
In this episode, I talk to Tony Brook, the co-founder and creative director of a British design studio SPIN and an independent publishing venture Unit Editions. We cover topics such as independent publishing, lessons he learned early in his career, SPIN's organization as a design studio, their process for designing visual identity systems, and much more. Biography Tony Brook is the co-founder and creative director of a British design studio SPIN and an independent publishing venture Unit...

Duration:01:17:53

On Experience Design, Growth, and Working at Airbnb With Tin Kadoić (E18)

5/14/2020
In this episode, I talk to Tin Kadoić, an experience designer. We cover topics such as his experience of working at Airbnb, different career paths in such organizations, the power of sharing your knowledge, professional lessons he learned so far, and much more. Biography Tin Kadoić is a design leader that’s been looking for meaningful ways to create communities, impact how we learn, stay healthy, and create belonging. Throughout his more than fifteen years long career, he’s worked as a...

Duration:01:07:07

Becoming a Freelance Journalist With Pip Usher (E17)

4/2/2020
In this episode, I talk to Pip Usher, a freelance writer. We cover topics such as advice for writers who are just starting, tips on how to improve our writing skills, what makes a good interview, challenges of being a freelance journalist, the influence of recent motherhood to her work, and much more. Biography Pip Usher is a journalist known for her cultural pieces and long-form profiles. She has written for titles that include The Financial Times, Vogue, Kinfolk, Departures, Wallpaper,...

Duration:00:54:31

The Importance of Hard Work and Perseverance With Jonathan Chmelensky (E16)

3/2/2020
In this episode, I talk to Jonathan Chmelensky, a professional dancer. We cover topics such as the importance of hard work, challenges of being a professional dancer working today, the ways to keep being engaged with our craft, how to tackle the hard moments on our professional path, and much more. Biography Jonathan Chmelensky is a Paris-born ballet dancer, currently based in Copenhagen. As a ballet student, Jonathan traveled around the world to compete and to perfect his skills, and that...

Duration:00:33:47

On Creative Entrepreneurship, Self-Learning, and Becoming a Photographer With Armin Tehrani (E15)

1/20/2020
In this episode, I talk to Armin Tehrani, a photographer, art director, and entrepreneur. We cover topics such as navigating creativity and business, how he went about becoming a professional photographer, what motives him, the importance of giving and receiving honest feedback, and much more. Biography Armin Tehrani is a creative professional from Vancouver, Canada, currently based in Copenhagen. He’s exceptionally multifaceted but focuses mainly on art direction and photography, as well...

Duration:00:25:53

What Is Trend Forecasting With Nina Bruun (E14)

11/25/2019
In this episode, I talk to Nina Bruun, a designer, trend-spotter, and consultant. We cover topics such as advice to young professionals who are just starting, working with a personal assistant, what is trend spotting and how Nina does it, ideas on how to continually grow and develop yourself, and much more. Biography As a designer went industry professional, Nina has carved out a niche on the Nordic design scene as a leading source on interior trends, color knowledge, and design...

Duration:00:41:08

How to Be a Better Creative Professional, Best of Season 1 (E13)

11/19/2019
In this episode, we are going to listen to the highlights of season 1 of the podcast. I've decided to take the best of the strategic, tactical, and inspirational advice all of the 12 guests gave at the end of each interview, and create this insight-packed special episode. You can think of it as a perennial creative career advice resource, that you can easily get back to whenever you feel stuck, lacking motivation, or just wanna get inspired. If you are a creative professional in any...

Duration:00:28:58

How to Follow Your Passion with Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen (S01E12)

12/10/2018
In this episode, I talk to Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen, a Copenhagen-based architect, designer, art director, and photographer. We cover topics such as positioning as a creative, how Jonas approaches new projects, his advice to young professionals, main challenges of being an architect today, his work routines, the importance of following your passion and much more. Biography Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen is an architect and founding partner at Norm Architects with over a decade of experience as an...

Duration:00:54:28

How to Make a Living as a Textile Designer with Nadine Goepfert (S01E11)

12/3/2018
In this episode, I talk to Nadine Goepfert, a Berlin-based textile designer. We cover topics such as the importance of listening to our artistic Intuition, Nadine’s work routines, her approach to personal and research-based projects, how to deal with obstacles, and much more. Biography Nadine Goepfert is a multidisciplinary designer offering creative direction, design, and consultancy on textiles and materials for the interior, product, art, and fashion. She investigates contemporary...

Duration:00:31:20

What Is the Future of Industrial Design with Tim Rundle (S01E10)

11/26/2018
In this episode, I talk to Tim Rundle, a London-based industrial designer. We cover topics such as the importance of finding the right clients, his failures and lessons learned, advice to young industrial designers, what makes a good contemporary product, and much more. Biography Tim Rundle is the founder of Tim Rundle Studio, a London based industrial design consultancy specializing in furniture and lighting design as well as interiors, installations and strategic consultancy. With...

Duration:00:33:47

How to Be a Contemporary Dancer and Choreographer With Fukiko Takase (S01E09)

11/20/2018
In this episode, I talk to Fukiko Takase, a London-based independent dancer, choreographer, and movement director. We cover topics such as the importance of nurturing your better self, advice to dancers and choreographers who are just starting, Fukiko’s work routines, the main challenges of being a contemporary dancer working today, her experience of dancing with Thom Yorke, and much more. Biography Fukiko Takase was born in New York and raised in Japan. She has been dancing since the age...

Duration:00:32:58

How to Make a Living as a Freelance Illustrator with Merijn Hos (S01E08)

11/13/2018
In this episode, I talk to Merijn Hos, an Utrecht-based illustrator, visual artist, and occasional art director. We cover topics such as his work routines, advice to illustrators who are just starting, his experience with ADHD, what makes a good illustration brief, how he develops his style, and much more. Biography Merijn Hos is an illustrator, visual artist and occasional art director based in Utrecht, the Netherlands. He graduated in 2004 with a BFA in Illustration from the School of...

Duration:00:29:45

The Intersection of Strategy, Physical and Digital With Carl Emil S. Bregnhøi (S01E07)

11/6/2018
In this episode, I talk to Carl Emil S. Bregnhøi, a Copenhagen-based digital strategist, early seed investor, and entrepreneur. We cover topics such as a strategic approach to design and technology, the importance of communication, working on the intersection of physical and digital, his current struggles, the value of side projects, and much more. Biography Carl Emil S. Bregnhøi comes with a decade’s experience as a senior digital strategist, advising at the CEO-level for >€1 billion...

Duration:00:45:21

How to Make a Living As a Musician With Sarah Lipstate (S01E06)

10/30/2018
In this episode, I talk to Sarah Lipstate, a Los Angeles-based composer, and a guitarist. We cover topics such as making a living as a musician today, marketing your work, the things Sarah is currently struggling with, the relationship between her gear and her art, and much more. Biography Sarah Lipstate is a Los Angeles-based composer, most known for Noveller, her solo electric guitar project. Handling the guitar as her muse, Lipstate summons a sonic palette so rich as to challenge the...

Duration:00:34:22

What Is the Future of Creative Education With Eike König (S01E05)

10/23/2018
In this episode, I talk to Eike König, a Berlin-based graphic designer, and creative director, who’s also a teacher, and an artist. We cover topics such as his approach to teaching, challenges on his career journey, advice to young creative professionals, his struggle with depression, and much more. Biography Eike König, born 1968 in Hanau, studied Graphic Design at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences. He was the Art Director of Logic Records and has been running his own studio for...

Duration:00:54:30

The Importance of Personal Work and Self-initiated Projects With Nao Nozawa (S01E04)

10/15/2018
This episode is dedicated to Nao Nozawa, a Tokyo based graphic designer and art director. We cover topics such as dealing with feedback and criticism, the importance of personal work and self-initiated projects, the specifics of freelancing, and working with clients in Japan, and much more. Biography Nao Nozawa is a Tokyo based graphic designer and art director. She currently works as a freelancer within different disciplines including graphic design, art direction, accessories, and...

Duration:00:23:38

How to Make a Living As a Freelance Writer With Ellen Freeman (S01E03)

10/8/2018
In this episode, I talk to Ellen Freeman, a freelance writer and editor based in Mexico City. We cover topics such as advice to writers who are just starting out, the process of pitching, financial challenges of being a freelance writer, what makes a good story, and much more. Biography Ellen Freeman is a writer and editor who graduated from Haverford College with a B.A. in Comparative Literature (Arabic & English) in 2011. Her writing has been published in Lenny Letter, Refinery29, Roads...

Duration:00:41:41