Adventures In Design

Brian Slagel followed passion his entire life, and that passion was his love of Heavy Metal Music. Brian found Iron Maiden and then saw the path he would pursue the rest of his life. Enjoy an episode that celebrates following what you love and letting the rest of life fall into place.

Website: https://www.metalblade.com
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Are you lost or directionless? And what’s the difference between the two? Do you have a goal, do you have a plan to get there? How are you going to know what you want, how can you make decisions if you don’t have one of life’s major hacks figured out?

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The Attractions of Pixar Pier explores the history, design, theming and future of Disney’s California Adventures pier. All five attractions are broken down into a deep dive of their design, technology and place in this land. For Circle of Trust members only, a conversation about the evolution of this land into the future and how can design possibly save the theme of a classic California pier.

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Jim Gray is a lot of things, professional skateboarder, skateboard company owner, and producer, marketing and advertising genius, a real-estate agent, a dad, a print shop owner, but the one thing he's most proud of being is outspoken. This is his story, and it's fantastic!

Website: http://www.inkgenda.com
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/grayslide/

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Category:Art Design -- posted at: 10:54am PDT

Billy returns from Expo West Natural Food Convention and shares his strategy of pounding the pavement to find new clients at this large convention. After working in the packaging sector for a decade, Delicious Design League decided to get proactive about acquiring the work that they know they are overqualified for. Did they find their next long term utility client? Or just a bunch of nos?

Mark shares his latest hosting experience with the AAFOC advertising awards, and the city of Glendale, Arizona hates their new 65K logo which inspires a new one-hour design challenge!

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The rules are simple, show up and talk about whatever comes up and then pass this conversation over to a friend to come on and do the same. A longtime friend of the show Emir Ayouni of the Forefathers Group shares his Sweedish origins and how he discovered that restraint makes for the best brand illustrations.

Website: http://www.growcase.com/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/growcase/

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Lincoln Design Co. returns from a jam-packed fall and holiday season to take us on their corporate retreat that Mark Brickey will help explain how this is social media done right. Dan and Dustin also give insight into recent branding marks created for Nike at Superbowl 53, which opens the conversation of the three major design principles that Lincoln Design Co is built upon.

In today's bonus content Jordan jumps in to clean up, tighten up and Lincoln up the Disneyland For Designers logo. A great lesson and breakdown on getting into someone else's file to improve an existing logo.

Website: http://www.lincolndesignco.com/brandpractice/ep4
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lincolndesignco/

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A special version of Shop Talk featuring 9 of the Training Camp team members. Each sharing what they learned on the journey and how the tools shared by Mark Brickey will help them each better navigate their creative futures.

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Category:Art Design -- posted at: 10:55am PDT

4 Topics - 20 Minutes Each with Jeral Tidwell

  1. How to get your creativity back/flowing.

  2. 

The problem with setting strict goals as a creative. 


  3. 
What not to do when you are a weekend warrior freelance artist.

  4. The aging of style.

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Biggie takes us all to the Grammys, and Hammer takes us to Salt & Straw. Gus breaks into Disney's California Adventure for Anaheim Ducks Day, and pop-culture painter Jason Edmiston brings chocolate from Canada.

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Category:Art Design -- posted at: 11:02pm PDT

Pick your poison video, or audio versions are available of today's podcast recorded as a Live Stream on YouTube. Which meant a handful of listeners hung out and asked Brickey all kinds of questions for today's show. I think you'll be surprised at home much of a hangout conversation it turned out to be!

Do you enjoy this? Is this something you would like to hear/see more of? Would you be willing to call in and talk live? We're trying all kinds of things this year to keep evolving at entertaining you. The most important part of that though is knowing what entertains you! 

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What we've been watching on YouTube. How to find a channel that fits in your life? Identifying creators that you identify with. The ROI of content creation. What do creators owe their audience?

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Category:Art Design -- posted at: 10:54pm PDT

Heather Grimaldi & Denise Voight are the founders of Super Spectrum Kids a daily multivitamin to help nourish children on the Autism spectrum. This project will not be an easy one to pull off with the government regulations and crowded market space. However, I think you'll find these ladies have the passion to pull it off.

A great episode for creative professionals to listen to while debating how would design/visually tell this company's story? For SSK to succeed, it's going to need amazing messaging to stay legal and standout. Flex your creative muscle and ponder what your solution would be?

Heather Grimaldi, MS, BCBA is the Founder of Proof Positive ABA Therapies, an organization of highly-trained and compassionate ABA specialists who provide treatment based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis, the most widely researched and scientifically validated method known for treating Autism.

Denise Voight, MS is a Clinical Nutritionist with a Masters of Science in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine specializing in Nutritional Intervention for autism spectrum disorders and ADHD.

Website: https://superspectrumkids.com/

Instagram: @superspectrumkids

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A Weekly Look At Entertainment From The Creative Professional’s Perspective

Braid • The Grammy's • The Lego Movie • Lords of Chaos • One Day At A Time • PEN15 • ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke • Russian Doll • Tropical Cop Tales • The Unicorn • The Walking Dead • White Dragon • Velvet Buzzsaw • AND TONS & TONS OF INDUSTRY NEWS

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Category:Art Design -- posted at: 8:59am PDT

Anderson Bluu is back to share the goods news of his very own set of sneakers dropping for Foot Locker and Asics. The Sneakers will be available on Feb. 21st at www.footlocker.com Get all the details by going to www.bluudreams.com or by following @Anderson_Bluu on Instagram.

Proud of You Bluu!

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Category:Art Design -- posted at: 10:48pm PDT

The gang is all together and reviewing some of the worst ads ever to air on TV as sent in by Circle of Trust members. 

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Category:Art Design -- posted at: 10:33am PDT

It's time for Delicious Design League to get more proactive about finding new work, hear how they hope to pull it off! Can Billy help Mark figure out a career pickle that has haunted him for the last few years? Which application of design is Billy’s true love? And what’s cool these days? 5 people will listen and find out.

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A weekly look at new happenings on the horizon of TV, FILM and YouTube. This week: Jeff Bridges Appears as His ‘Big Lebowski', The Handmaid's Tale Adds Chris Meloni and Elizabeth Reaser, HOMECOMING without Julia Roberts, The First - The Terror and Suits all return but who cares? Mad Men alums return on Netflix with Spinning Out and Let It Snow. AJ and The Queen sounds like the most confusing gay cop show yet? Mrs. Fletcher continues are love for Kathryn Hahn. Does Saving Kenan mean SNL will finally be free of Kenan Thompson's same voice for nearly ever character. What in the hell is playing on AMC and FX right now? Speaking of Fosse/Verdon can't start soon enough. Unsolved Mysteries returns but this time to Netflix and we get excited for Velvet Buzzsaw.

In The Circle of Trust (Members Section) The future of TV, how Apple will make their mark and how has CBS seemed to get free TV so wrong but premium TV so right?

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Category:Art Design -- posted at: 10:52am PDT

It’s a new year and time for a new you the boys evaluate their personal health journeys who could do a little bit better who needs to get into the game and who’s beating who at the game at fitness. Brickey learns he has a new outlook on life and the audience hands out the Cheesecake Factory awards from last weeks competition. All of this and so much more fun is to be had in Hammer Time Episode 60.

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Category:Art Design -- posted at: 10:23am PDT

Was Evel Knievel really a bank robber? We know he was a legend and hero to many but was he also an idiot? Could it be possible that those we idolize are just as flawed as us? Listen and find out how Robert Craig Knievel Jr. inspired Mark Brickey to be just fearless and more than a little stupid.

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Category:Art Design -- posted at: 9:37pm PDT

What does it mean to get as close as possible to the root source of your product? Find out how getting to step one of the coffee game in 2018 is going to make for a wild 2019 for the Thunder King gang! In the Circle of Trust hear a recorded business meeting between Brickey and the king.

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Category:Art Design -- posted at: 10:13pm PDT

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