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Obsessed With Design host Josh Miles interviews some of the hottest designers—from branding and illustration, to industrial design and architecture, to learn what makes them tick.

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English


Episodes

75-Tom Ross Pt. 2

8/14/2017
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By the time Tom was twelve he had already begun to dabble in the realm of graphic design. He entered his designs into online contest where he began to make a name for himself. After what he calls his “right of passage,” he found an amazing community of designers from all different backgrounds and formed his company, Design Cuts. In this episode, we discuss: You can download this episode and subscribe on iTunes.

Duration: 00:48:39


5 of the World's Best Female Designers

8/7/2017
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Today we’ll hear from Paula Scher, Debbie Millman, Amy & Jennifer Hood, Robynne Raye, and Danielle Evans. Let me know if you like these kinds of episodes, and if so, we might do more of them.

Duration: 00:47:49


74-Val Head

7/31/2017
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Val Head launched into design when her rock band was in need of a website. Quickly, she realized how much she liked web design and that it paid the bills. From there she put her rocker past behind her and began her career in design. In this episode, we discuss: Her origin storyAdobeWhat makes a good clientBeing an author You can download this episode and subscribe on iTunes.

Duration: 00:50:04


73-Maurice Cherry

7/24/2017
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Maurice began coding at an early age, and with every new technology he refined his skill. Captain of the math team turned designer, his passion for design grew in college when he began freelancing web design for miscellaneous clients. After working for the State of Georgia and a few start-ups he decided it was time to create his own company, Lunch. In this episode, we discuss: His storyLunchWhat makes a great clientRevision Path You can download this episode and subscribe on iTunes.

Duration: 01:02:53


72-Chris Do

7/17/2017
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In high school Chris was known as, "the guy that can draw anything." In the 80s he worked at a silkscreen shop where he was introduced to graphic design. From there, he found his "calling" and entered into a four year art program. He would later start his agency in 1995, Blind. In this episode, we discuss: You can download this episode and subscribe on iTunes.

Duration: 01:02:27


71-Tom Ross

7/10/2017
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By the time Tom was twelve he had already begun to dabble in the realm of graphic design. He entered his designs into online contest where he began to make a name for himself. After what he calls his “right of passage,” he found an amazing community of designers from all different backgrounds and formed his company, Design Cuts. In this episode, we discuss: You can download this episode and subscribe on iTunes.

Duration: 00:43:33


72-Brad Flowers

7/3/2017
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Before Brad discovered branding he discovered the power of reading. As a teenager he became an avid reader which led to his degree in literature. From there, he went to manage a bicycle shop where his love for bikes grew into the formation of an agency, Bullhorn. In this episode, we discuss: You can download this episode and subscribe on iTunes.

Duration: 00:52:16


Season Two - Coming Soon

5/29/2017
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Long-time listeners know that I interview designers of all types: architects, graphic designers, product designers, interior designers, process designers, and anyone with designer in their title, who are a little obsessed with their craft and industry. Our show explores the common threads that tie designers together, how they got started in the design world, and what makes them tick. I've had the honor of interviewing some of the best in the business: Debbie Millman, Michael Bierut,...

Duration: 00:03:33


Chase Turberville

5/15/2017
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Chase Turberville is a brand designer at Focus Lab in Savannah, Georgia. Check out his work on Dribble and Instagram. Chase discovered his love of design and branding as a teenager playing in a grunge cover band. From there, he began his official design career at Realtree, where he learned that anything can be wrapped in camo. He then spent time interning at Hatch Show Print and credits those three months as being some of the most transformative in his career. In this episode, we...

Duration: 00:43:19


Matt Stevens (Rebroadcast) - Creative Tinkerer

5/8/2017
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Matt Stevens is a designer, illustrator, speaker, and creative tinkerer from North Carolina. His work has been featured by the biggest names in sports, tech, and even fast food. Matt's biggest goal is always to do thoughtful and unforgettable work for amazing brands and make the whole process a pleasure. You can follow him on Twitter here. In this episode, we discuss: Show notes are available at ObsessedShow.com.

Duration: 00:51:02


Amy and Jennifer Hood (Rebroadcast) - Founders of Hoodzpah

4/24/2017
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In this episode, I sat down with Amy and Jennifer Hood. These two are not only brilliant creatives and founders of a branding firm, they're also twins. You can follow their agency on Twitter here. In this episode, we discuss: You can find show notes on our website at ObsessedShow.com.

Duration: 00:44:39


Von Glitschka (Rebroadcast) - Owner of Glitschka Studios

4/17/2017
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Von Glitschka (or "Vonster" on Twitter) is revered by brand designers around the country as one of the brightest in the industry. He has worked with everyone from some of the largest brands in the world to small tech startups in the Pacific Northwest. In our chat, we discussed: You can find show notes on our website at ObsessedShow.com.

Duration: 00:45:23


James Biber - Partner, Biber Architects

4/10/2017
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James Biber is an architect and partner in the firm Biber Architects, based in New York. James is responsible many of his firms most notable projects. Biber's most recent project is the USA Pavilion for Expo Milano 2015. Biber’s career has also included the design of the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, 2008; oceanfront houses in Montauk, NY; a restoration of the 1934 Sten-Frenke house in Santa Monica, by Richard Neutra; along with projects at Celebration, Florida; store, suites and...

Duration: 00:51:56


Karen Kurycki, AKA CMYKaren

4/3/2017
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Karen Kurycki is a designer/illustrator in Jacksonville, FL. Design is her passion and she loves to combine illustration with design in her commercial work. You can follow her on Twitter here. In this episode, we discuss: Show notes are available at ObsessedShow.com.

Duration: 00:43:13


James Connelly - Emmy-Award-Winning Set Designer, Founder of JPConnelly

3/27/2017
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James has worked as a production designer, art director, and set decorator since moving to Los Angeles from New Jersey after he graduated college in the early 2000's. He founded the creative design company JPConnelly at the age of 30, where he serves as the principal creative force and production designer. JPConnelly boasts an eclectic resume that includes 48 TV shows, 10 live awards events, nine feature films and 50+ digital integrations. In addition to work in the entertainment...

Duration: 00:56:50


Todd Berger & Lucian Föhr - Founders of Ello, Berger & Föhr

3/20/2017
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Todd Berger & Lucian Föhr are the Founders of Berger & Föhr, a graphic design agency based out of Boulder, Colorado. They also recently started Ello, a social network designed to be censor-free. Ello is the only network designed for creators, by creators. A robust and growing community of artists, designers, musicians, illustrators, photographers, architects, GIF makers - creators, who understand that our process, practice, values and passions can push the world forward in a better...

Duration: 00:54:14


Rick Valicenti - Founder and Design Director, Thirst

3/13/2017
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Rick Valicenti is the founder and design director of Thirst, a communication design practice providing design and immersive environments for high profile clients in the architectural, performing arts, and education communities. His work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), resides in the permanent collections of the Yale and Columbia University libraries, Denver Art Museum, and the Art Institute of Chicago, and has been published in The New York Times. In this episode,...

Duration: 00:58:09


Guy Geier - American Institute of Architects

3/6/2017
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Guy Geier is the Managing Partner of FXFOWLE Architects and was recently elected President of the American Institute of Architects in New York. In this episode, we discuss: Show notes are available at ObsessedShow.com.

Duration: 00:48:35


Michael Bierut - Founder of Design Observer, Principal at Pentagram

2/27/2017
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If you've paid attention to the world of design and advertising over the past 20 years, you have certainly seen Michael's work. You have undoubtedly read articles from him. You may have even watched a documentary that he was interviewed on. On this special episode of Obsessed With Design, Josh sits down with Michael to learn more about his life, his career, and his inspiration. You can follow him on Twitter here. In this episode, we discuss: Show notes are available at ObsessedShow.com.

Duration: 00:50:19


David Carson - Design Legend

2/20/2017
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David Carson is an American graphic designer, art director and surfer. He is best known for his innovative magazine design, and use of experimental typography. After you've listened to our interview, check out his Ted Talk. In this episode, we: Show notes are available at ObsessedShow.com.

Duration: 01:02:37

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