Makeready Podcast

Posted by on Apr 13, 2014 | No Comments

Hello Makeready! The last few months have been filled with learning experiences, opportunities, and trying to settle into a new routine. I feel it’s important to take a moment to celebrate our success and share what the future holds for Makeready. But first … THANK YOU! Thank you to all of my listeners, my supporters, […]

Episode 12: Chris Hill

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Episode 12: Chris Hill

Makeready Episode 12 features Chris Hill, president and creative director of HILL, an internationally recognized branding firm in Houston, Texas, and the founder of Creative Summit. HILL is known for its clean, fresh design, and highly effective creative solutions. The team at HILL has worked with high-profile clients such as Fujitsu, the Houston Rockets, NASA, […]

Episode 11: Andrew Blauvelt

Posted by on Mar 31, 2014 | No Comments
Episode 11: Andrew Blauvelt

Episode 11 features my talk with Andrew Blauvelt, the Design Director at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Our conversation covers the development of Andrew’s career as a designer from his beginnings in pre-law up to his role at the Walker. Andrew Blauvelt has been the design director of the Walker Art Center since […]

Mid-Season Break

Posted by on Mar 23, 2014 | No Comments

Hey Everyone, Just wanted to let you know I am taking a break from posting a new episode of Makeready this week. The show will be back on schedule next week. Best, Duncan

Episode 10: Bryony Gomez-Palacio

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Episode 10: Bryony Gomez-Palacio

For episode 10 I talked with Bryony Gomez-Palacio about running UnderConsideration with her husband (Armin Vit), women in design, managing priorities, and lving part of your life outdoors. Bryony is both a tremendous designer and thinker, and it was a treat to get to hear her thoughts on all of these subjects. Born and raised […]

Episode 09: Bryan Keplesky

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Episode 09: Bryan Keplesky

Bryan Keplesky met in downtown Austin to talk about moving to Austin and finding his way as a designer, how he co-founded Misprint Magazine, his work for Fun Fun Fun Fest, and much more. Bryan has a realistic, professional approach to design, but still manages to find passion projects where he gets to make great […]

Episode 08: Chris Bilheimer

Posted by on Mar 3, 2014 | No Comments
Episode 08: Chris Bilheimer

On Makeready Episode 8 Chris Bilheimer and I talk about what it is like to become a designer when you didn’t really know what a designer was. If you’ve talked with me about this podcast, or how it has developed, then you know it almost earned the name “Design Therapy.” Some of those conversations yield […]

Episode 07: Marty Butler

Posted by on Feb 24, 2014 | No Comments
Episode 07: Marty Butler

On this episode Marty Butler and I talk about about finding yourself as a designer and allowing yourself to recognize your best direction in the world, as opposed to following the path you think you are supposed to follow. When Marty and Adam realized they did not want to spend their lives climbing the ladder […]

Episode 06: Dana Arnett

Posted by on Feb 17, 2014 | No Comments
Episode 06: Dana Arnett

Episode 6 is my post-Creative Summit conversation with Dana Arnett. Dana Arnett is a design leader, a savvy businessman, a brand consultant, and a policy maker with a great design rock star story. I mean, the guy went from being kicked out of design school to co-founding VSA Partners where he continues to play an […]

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