Paul Sahre

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Paul Sahre

September 18, 2017

80-Paul Sahre-Founder of Office of Paul Sahre 

Paul Sahre is the founder of Office of Paul Sahre in New York City, New York. Check him out on Twitter and Instagram

Paul Sahre started his path in design at Kent State University. After working in a few different agencies he realized as a lone wolf he should begin his own independent practice, Office of Paul Sahre

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Office of Paul Sahre 
  • Being married to a designer
  • Designing book covers
  • His memoir
  • What he’s most obsessed with today

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Our theme music is a track from Kazi Jo called, "Matchbox Girl."

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Ian Paget

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Ian Paget

September 11, 2017

79-Ian Paget-Lead Creative Designer at Advansys Ecommerce Solutions and Freelancer for Logo Geek

Ian Paget is the lead creative director at Advansys Ecommerce Solutions and a freelancer for Logo Geek in Manchester, England. Check him out on Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin

Ian Paget landed into design, oddly, through a warehouse job. After being recognized by the owner as “good at drawing” he began creating promotional posters for their sales team. From there he self-taught himself Adobe Indesign and his career took off. Now he works as the lead creative designer at Advansys Ecommerce Solutions and a freelancer for Logo Geek.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Origin story
  • Logo Geek
  • His podcast
  • Freelancing and agency

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Our theme music is a track from Kazi Jo called, "Matchbox Girl."

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Christian Helms

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Christian Helms

September 4, 2017

78-CHRISTIAN HELMS-FOUNDER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF HELMS WORKSHOP

Christian Helms is the founder and creative director of Helms Workshop, in Austin, Texas. Check him out on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Born and raised a southerner, Christian discovered design during his final years at University of North Carolina. Following his design epiphany he headed to the Portfolio Center in Atlanta to brush up on the skills he needed to become an expert designer. After taking a brief stint for an internship with Pentagram in New York City, he headed down to Austin, fell in love with the city, and began his own agency, Helms Workshop.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Origin story
  • Work in the beer industry 
  • Internship with Michael Bierut
  • Helms Workshop
  • Proudest moment as a designer

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Our theme music is a track from Kazi Jo called, "Matchbox Girl."

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Alex Wier and Daniel Stewart

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Alex Wier and Daniel Stewart

August 28, 2017

77-Founders of Wier/Stewart

It started over a burrito, and now here they are...

This week, Josh sits down with Alex Wier and Daniel Stewart, Creative Director and Studio Director of Wier/Stewart in Augusta, Georgia to catch up.

You can follow them on Twitter here.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Why they decided to open an agency together.
  • What they love about design and branding.
  • Where Wier/Stewart is today. 
  • Good and bad clients.

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Our theme music is a track from Kazi Jo called, "Matchbox Girl."

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Joseph Kalinowski

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Joseph Kalinowski

August 21, 2017

76-Joseph Kalinowski-CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF CONTENT MARKETING INSTITUTE 

Joseph Kalinowski is the creative director at Content Marketing Institute (CM). Check him out on Twitter @jkkalinowski and Instagram @jk_kalinowsk.

Joseph Kalinowski, better known as JK, began his career in Cleveland by cutting his teeth in production and printing. Later in life, at a PTA bowling event, he struck up a conversation with the owner of Content Marketing Institute, Joe Pulizzi, which led to his role as creative director for CM. When he’s not searching for the latest Star Wars action figures he’s busy at work planning for the next Content Marketing World.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • His background
  • Content Marketing Institute
  • His design hero
  • His favorite action figures

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Our theme music is a track from Kazi Jo called, "Matchbox Girl."

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Tom Ross Part 2

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Tom Ross Part 2

July 14, 2017

75 - TOM ROSS - FOUNDER AND CEO OF DESIGN CUTS

Tom Ross is the founder and CEO of Design Cuts in London, England. Check him out on Instagram @tomrossmedia.

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:

  • His story 
  • Starting Design Cuts 
  • Honest Designers Show 
  • What he most obsessed with today

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Our theme music is a track from Kazi Jo called, "Matchbox Girl."

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