Kelly Hume

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Kelly Hume

October 16, 2017

84- Kelly Hume-Logo Designer and Lettering Artist

Kelly Hume is a logo designer and lettering artist in Bainbridge Island, Washington. Check him out on his website or email him.

Kelly always enjoyed creating artwork. However, growing up in Iowa there weren’t too many opportunities to pursue it, that’s what led him to the Art Center College of Design. After earning his degree in Advertising Illustration he began working at print shop as he built-up his freelance clients. Now he works solely freelance, and in his free time you can catch him jamming out in his “one man band,” Hume and the Humanoids. 

In this episode, we discuss:

  • How he got into design
  • Lettering for MLB
  • Advice to designers

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Karen Conrad

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Karen Conrad

October 9, 2017

83-Karen Conrad-Owner of Karen Conrad Home

Karen Conrad is the owner of Karen Conrad Home in Woodland Park, Colorado. Check her out on her websiteLinkedIn, and Facebook .

During Karen's childhood she would sit at the kitchen table and hear discussions swirl around her about business. These conversations placed an entrepreneurial spirit in her. After 15 years in the banking industry she changed her focus to home staging. Her purpose is simple, help bring people’s “vision to reality.”

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Origin story
  • Her purpose
  • Designing Spaces
  • Her Book

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Betsy Helmuth

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Betsy Helmuth

October 2, 2017

82-Betsy Helmuth-Owner of Affordable Interior Design 

Betsy Helmuth is the owner of Affordable Interior in Design New York City, New York. Check her out on her website or simply email her.

After college Betsy Helmuth packed up her bags and “angry cat” to pursue a career in painting and acting in the Big Apple. Later she would discover that her true calling was interior design on a budget. Her mission is simple, to change lives through the dynamic of a household, and she does just that with her business, Affordable Interior Design

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Origin story
  • What her day's look like
  • What makes a great client
  • Ins and outs of interior design

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Mackey Saturday

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Mackey Saturday

September 25, 2017

81-Mackey Saturday-Principal Designer at Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv

Mackey Saturday is a principal designer of Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv in New York City. Check him out on TwitterInstagram, or on his website.

In middle school Mackey Saturday’s mother told him he should pursue graphic design, but at the time he thought the art form was reserved for artistic “cheaters.” Later he would go onto to earn a degree in fine arts with a concentration in metalsmithing. After school he realized he could take art and turn it into something valuable and objective, which led him into design where he became the design principal at Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Origin story
  • Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv
  • The best clients
  • Design heroes

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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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