DOUG BARTOW’S WAR ON MIRACLE WHIP

July 9th, 2012


The day before his 44th birthday, designer Doug Bartow, and founder of boutique design group id29 joins the DesignChat community for a little while. MORE…

ALBIN HOLMQVIST – Ep. 102

July 2nd, 2012


Designer Albin Holmqvist of Spain and Sweden and I have a chat. It’s 3am in Sweden and 8pm outside Chicago. Albin is a fabulous designer and typographer. We talk about his work with the EF International Language Centers called Live the Language. He helped create a series of promotional videos that can be seen on his site, albinholmqvist.com. MORE…

DC97 PAUL SYCH – FAITH

May 6th, 2012

Jazz musician turned designer turned York University professor is a self taught creative who has run his design group called Faith for 21 years. Here are some of the highlights from our discussion: MORE…

DC96 NANCY SKOLOS

April 29th, 2012


Nancy Skolos is a designer and Professor at the Rhode Island School of Design since 1989. Adding to the panel of the Archive11 in Chicago, she joins us to tell stories about how she argued with Saul Bass while judging competition in 1985. And how she took a class at RISD along with younger students 5 years ago, just so she could learn web design. MORE…

DC95 ALFONSO ALBAISA – NISSAN DESIGN AMERICA

April 29th, 2012


Alfonso Albaisa, Vice President of Nissan Design America, joined us on August 10th, 2011 and changed the way we think about DesignChat. Here are some of the highlights of our conversation: MORE…

DC94 DR. STEFAN G. BUCHER

April 5th, 2012


Dr. Stefan Bucher joined the discussion on DesignChat on July 20th, 2011. Like the previous guest, Robert Petrick, he is a judge for the STA’s Archive 11 show and will travel to Chicago to participate in all events. MORE…

DC93 ROBERT PETRICK

April 3rd, 2012


In this episode of DesignChat that aired July 13th, 2011, we learn about how Robert entered contest to design a logo for the Cleveland Browns as a young man, and how the most difficult part was figuring out what a “Brown” was and what it should look like.

Robert also discusses how to build trust over a long period of time with a client, what the Archive 11 means to him, and how saying yes to a client’s idea isn’t a bad thing. MORE…

DC92 MATTSON CREATIVE

April 1st, 2012


In our conversation with Ty Mattson from June 29th, 2011, we get him to talk about how small is the new big, Lennie Kravitz makes his coffee, and designing for a friend’s band who turned out to be Maroon 5. MORE…

WHAT HAPPENED TO DESIGNCHAT?

April 1st, 2012


Something wonderful happened – my wife and I had our first child. When I found out that we were going to be parents, my first reaction was, ”Cool, this should be fun!” I had all of the blissful ignorance a first-time parent should have. MORE…

DC90 RICH SULLIVAN

September 19th, 2011


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. MORE…