Adventures In Design

A very special 4th of July episode of Adventures In Design with Mark Brickey, Billy Baumann & James Flames. 

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Monthly Mitch Putnam from OMGposters.com stops by the show to give an update on Mondo and The VACVVM.This month Mitch brings us up to speed with the big shake ups over at Mondo. Mark picks his top 10 posters from the month of May.

In The Circle of Trust

- Dying animal stories.

- Chasing good content rather than advertising. 

- Relocating a family.

 

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Talking Points you’ll hear on Episode 209

- Jason’s step by step process on creating screen prints that look just like his paintings.

- We learn how Jason breaks every job down into several products making his earning potential much greater than most.

- We break down the cash flow of Jason’s career and try to learn if someone at his level can actually do big show and then create the padding to work comfortably on his next big idea.

- Mark asks Jason if he thinks he’ll ever tire of painting pop culture.

 

The Circle of Trust (paid content)

- Jason talks about his love of social media and inviting people into the art experience.

- We find out about Jason’s dream job he landed and some other fun corporate gigs he’s landed.

- The heartbreak of having to walk away from your work and go live your life.

- Staying hungry and keeping yourself motivated to keep working hard even if you have the taste of success. 

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The Circle of Trust (paid content)
- Before recording Mark took questions from folks over on Periscope. 
- How to get your name out in the world of design.
- Mark & Sean share their experiences with college.
- Mark gives printing and live printing tips.
- Knowing how to pick the proper jobs to create the career you want to have.
- The guys review their Apple Watches. 

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Talking Points you’ll hear on Episode 208

- How Kyle took his custom brushes that he had been sharing with his friends and turned it into a business that would forever change his career in just 15 minutes.

- Handling the ego after changing up your career’s path several years in.

- How active you need to be to earn passive income.

- Being a realist when overnight success finds you and working twice as hard to say in first place.

- How click bait can attract the wrong people to an article about your career.

 

The Circle of Trust (paid content)

- Mark & Kyle bond over their newly found careers in digital products and how each of them is always trying to expand the products they offer their customers.

 

- The difficulties of your business existing in someone else’s world such a Creative Sweet or iTunes.

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Talking Points you’ll hear on Episode 207

- Should the stars and bars be banned?

- Billy’s Inside Out review turns into a heartfelt talk about Billy’s parenting fears.

- Billy and James try to explain comic book character creation to Mark.Brickey@mac.com

- James talk about his visit to Heroes Con.

- Celebrating James Flames accomplishment with making a Billy Joel poster for The Garden.

 

The Circle of Trust (paid content)

- Dudes hang out.

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Talking Points you’ll hear on Episode 206

- The shift in digital advertising importance, what use to be dessert had now become advertisings main dish.

- A debate over what’s worst, too little time on a project or too little budget.

- Creating a team of creatives around you, so that you’re always prepared to take on any project.

- How Twitter has helped Chad land 3 of his biggest career moves.

- Focusing on doing the best work and how that’s a agencies best strategy of getting top jobs.

- Working directly with big clients versus doing it through middle man agency.

 

The Circle of Trust (paid content)

- Having a hand tattoo in the boardroom.

- Chad shares with us a app that he and friend have been building and hope to release soon.

- Using his free time to work on different things than what he does at his day job.

- Carving out time, to make time for your dreams.

- Chad starts a new job on Monday. We ask him his goals and what he’s looking forward to the most on this fresh start.

 

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alking Points you’ll hear on Episode 205

- Mark & Sean talk about the last season of Game of Thrones (SPOILERS) Hannibal and update us all on The Summer Movie Game.

- We examine the pattern of success Sean has seen over the last two years by closely following a plan that he and Mark designed for his career. Mark on the other hand debates the best play for his summer schedule and how that will effect his fall.

-  James Flames, Billy Baumann and Dan Kuhlken’s careers are reviewed by Mark & Sean as they ponder the perfect schedule and creating a life balance. Each of these guys are hugely successful and they do the math on their career paths as well as their own.

- Sean pushes Mark on the schedule of the show, his commitment to it’s schedule and ponders if Mark over services the audience. Sean also questions the future of the show if Mark isn’t actively pursing design.

- Having spent the last 10 years of his life balancing too much, decides he has two dream projects in his life and that he just wants to enjoy them and leave behind his overwhelmed days. 

 

The Circle of Trust (paid content)

- Before recording Mark took questions from folks over on Periscope. 

- How to get your name out in the world of design.

- Mark & Sean share their experiences with college.

- Mark gives printing and live printing tips.

- Knowing how to pick the proper jobs to create the career you want to have.

 

- The guys review their Apple Watches. 

Direct download: AID205i.m4a
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Talking Points you’ll hear on Episode 204

- Antonio’s simple two step rule to tell if your job is right for you.

- Letting go of your ego and being able to help others find their time in the spotlight. 

- How chasing a passion can yield a profits but a chasing a profit rarely yields a passion.

- Having a future that is fueled by past goodwill.

- Antonio lets us in on his speech for WMC Fest this August and how he’s created a simple list of 15 lessons that anyone can apply right away to their career.

- Teaching others to professionally respect you by laying down ground rules and showing you respect yourself.

- How giving so much to others in only making Mr Garcia a better student of life. 

 

The Circle of Trust (paid content)

- Antonio and Mark break down common friend trends and showcase the traits that make people successful as well as the traits that seem to hold people back from trying.

- Things that fathers do for their sons.

- Allowing yourself to dream big, but also making dreams that are realistic to your path.

 

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Talking Points you’ll hear on Episode 203

- The curation process of keeping their collection narrowly focused on today’s best graphic design trends.

- Allowing your business to find it’s own path in life and allowing to keep it evolving.

- A debate on the Threadless business model. 

- Respecting your users, customers and partners while allowing your business to grow and make money.

- Respecting the laws of supply and demand to keep growing but not burning out.

- United Pixel Workers and other projects that naturally evolved into the Cotton Bureau.

- Making strong relationships with other businesses that support your business.

- Focusing on doing one thing really well and not trying to catch every dime that comes your way.

- The backstory on “Blowing Up Overnight”.

- Using the Cotton Bureau as way to test your talents and get a taste of passive income.

- Focusing not on what your heroes are doing but what’s best for you.

- Mark presses Jay on making sure every designer walks away with some sort of reward for having a produced design.

 

The Circle of Trust (paid content)

- Jay shares with us some entries and cliches in their user submitted Hall of Shame.

- Designers who foolishly fight back and argue when their designs aren’t picked.

- The cold stone truth of commerce.

- How Jay takes time to give rejected designers advice on how they can improve their work.

- How marketing is just as important as the product.

- Dealing with copyright infringement and toeing that line.

- All the little steps along the way that make you better for the long haul and help you create what you’re meant to create. 

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