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DC90 RICH SULLIVAN

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Rich Sullivan of Red Square Agency joins us from Mobile, Alabama for DesignChat. He tells us how his company has been able to expand during the recession and shares his thoughts on the current state of social media and viral marketing.

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DC85 BRIGHT BRIGHT GREAT

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The team at Bright Bright Great joins us from Chicago. They tell us about how they got started and what it’s like working in a boutique design group. They discuss their approach to projects, client relationships and collaboration.

DC81 CARSONIFIED

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Allison House and Nick Pettit join us from Florida to talk web design. They tell us what it’s like working at Carsonified and discuss some of their current projects like Think Vitamin Membership and Doctype.

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DC80 TINA ROTH EISENBERG

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Tina Roth Eisenberg joins us from New York City. Founder of the design blog/studio, Swissmiss, she tells us about some of her projects including CreativeMornings and TeuxDeux. She also gives us some clues as to what new and exciting things we can expect to see from her in the near future.

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DC79 EIGHT HOUR DAY

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Nathan Strandberg and Katie Kirk of Eight Hour Day join us from San Francisco. They tell us about their unique way of combining work with travel and shed some light on their day to day.

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DC78 HYDRO74

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Joshua Smith, aka Hydro74, joins us from Orlando. He tells us about some of his early jobs and experiences in the industry, and how that led him to where he is now. We talk about business, methods, strategy and learn a little bit about the madness that is Hydro74.

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DC76 JOHN POBOJEWSKI + BUD RODECKER

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John Pobojewski and Bud Rodecker join us from the office of Thirst in Chicago. They tell us about their paths, processes and what it’s like working with Rick Valicenti.

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DC75 DAWN HANCOCK + SHANNON DOWNEY

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Dawn Hancock of Firebelly Design and Shannon Downey of Pivotal Production, join us to talk about Grant for Good. G4G selects one nonprofit organization and donates services and expertise to focus on their strategy and marketing for an entire year. We also discuss the AIGA Chicago Mentor Program and hear from some of the participants in the most recent session.

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DC74 OLIVIA BEE

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16 year old photography phenom, Olivia Bee joins us from Portland, Oregon. She talks about her passion for photography and offers a fresh perspective on working in the creative industry. She tells us a little bit about her techniques and gives us some of the back story on how she came to work with clients like Converse and Nike.

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DC73 BOB ZENI

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Bob Zeni, Director of Strategy for the Society of Typographic Arts, joins us on the eve of the STA Archive10 gala event. He tells us about the event and shares his wisdom on a variety of design-related topics.

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