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Launching Creative Side Projects with Jeremy Slagle & Beth Stafford

Episode 334 Aired Tuesday, March 17, 2020. How important are side projects for your creativity?How important are they to your client work?Do they help you understand how to launch successfully for a client?How do you find time to take on a large side project?Do you give it priority over client projects?Do you schedule time outside …

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THE DESIGN RECHARGE SHOW: Thomas Jockin // Fighting Literacy Episode 312. Airs September 4, 2019. at 2:30pm ET / 11:30am PT. . This week we have a returning guest, Thomas Jockin. Thomas is an educator, a lover of type, and a practitioner (he creates fonts). He has been working on a very interesting project that is helping fight literacy in a new way. . He was hired to create a variable font which allows each person to set the spacing of the words. Then he got Google to fund the project. We will talk about how he got this project and what they are hoping to accomplish by using variable type to teach people to read. . Join me LIVE on Wednesday, Sept 4 at 2:30 pm ET / 11:30 am PT PT. Go to https://bit.ly/dr-list to SIGN UP to get the link (link in profile), delivered each week directly to your inbox. . If you already get the weekly newsletter no need to sign up you will get the link in your inbox 30 min before the show. . Follow Thomas and this project at: https://fonts.google.com/?query=lexend&sort=alpha https://thomasjockin.github.io/lexend https://www.lexend.com . https://www.thomasjockin.com https://www.typethursday.org . Episode and show notes will be available at https://www.rechargingyou.com/312 . #typedesigner #designer #typographer #googlefonts #literacy #fightingliteracy #podcast #typedesign #learningtoread #fontdesign #designrecharge #designpodcast #creativepodcast #creativecareer

Thomas Jockin // Fighting for Literacy

Episode 312. Aired Wednesday, September 4, 2019. Or listen here: Creating and using a variable font when learning to read is helping to promote literacy. This week we have a returning guest, Thomas Jockin. Thomas is an educator, a lover of type, and a practitioner (he creates fonts). He has been working on a very …

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Episode 308. Airs August 7, 2019. André Caetano is a comic book artist, an illustrator, a designer, and an entrepreneur from Portugal. He has found a unique niche, and has found a way to connect with clients. He's also a long-time member of the Design Recharge Family

A Comic Book Artist Passionate About Science & History with André Caetano

Episode 308. Aired August 7, 2019. or listen at Did you know I have a heart for Illustrators? I am mesmerized and always amazed at how they work and create. And I know so many who struggle to make illustration their sole focus because it is hard to make a living as an illustrator. But …

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Drew Pocza // An Illustrator’s Income Streams

Episode 302. Aired June 19, 2019. Have you ever wanted to focus on one thing but weren’t sure how to do it? Do you know who your ideal audience is? Have you explored different revenue streams for your focus skill, your superpower? Do you want to know how a successful illustrator, has made illustration his …

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Finding an Illustrator & Self-Publishing a Children’s Book // Running a Killer Kickstarter Campaign

Episode 265. Listen here or on iTunes or where ever you get your podcasts This week I am excited to introduce Beth Stafford and Jeremy Slagle. Beth is a designer and author, who wrote the Chin-up Chinchilla children’s book. And Jeremy is a designer and illustrator who had always wanted to illustrate a children’s book. …

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Tackling Debt Like a Disease // Drew & Whitney Hill

Episode 262. Part 4 of Struggle to Soar series This week we conclude our month-long series about people who have gone through the valley and are now on the mountain top and are able to look back at their fight with clarity and share some advice with us. This series is called From Struggle to …

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Jamal Collins // Teaching at Risk Kids to be Design Entrepreneurs

Episode 246. Aired on March 9, 2018 Jamal Collins grew up in Cleveland, by the time he was leaving high school Cocaine was the new thing. Many of his friends were dealing drugs and he knew he had a choice to make. He decided to go to college and studied graphic design. Jamal worked in …

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Brian Yohn // Design Management

Aired on November 9, 2016. Episode 191 [youtube id=”m4gchBDQrPQ”] Have you thought about going into management and leading a design team? Or do you want to know what it will be like when your freelance business goes full time and you have to hire more designers? If you answered yes to either of these then …

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Bob Ewing & Drew Hill // INCH x INCH

  Aired on Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Episode 132 Do you believe there is a power in every inch? Drew and Bob do and so do I. Bob Ewing and Drew Hill share their new side project, Inch x Inch. “They believe small things can make a big difference. Their monthly one-inch button club benefits …

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