Adventures In Design

Jeff Haidaczuk has created successful social media campaigns for major brand, bands, celebrities and working creatives just like you. Jeff Shares his story and some of his strategies with Adventures In Design. 

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Designer, Illustrator & Typographer Lauren Griffin is having a breakout year in her young career. Lauren quickly has hit a stride that many dream of where the work is coming in faster than you can do it, and all the clients are requesting more work in your signature style. Listen to Lauren and Mark, break down how she found this stride, and the best way to keep this career going and growing.

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Beverly Hills Based Interior Designer to the stars Bernardo Puccio, lived a life just as action-packed as any of the Hollywood Stars that hired him. An openly gay man since the 60's, hear his wild ride of being arrested for being gay and working with Elizabeth Taylor on the first-ever AIDS benefit. And how, when the world wouldn't allow him to celebrate his life and love, he threw a party for his death. One of the most interesting and toughest men you'll ever get to meet today on Adventures In Design. Grab his book "Thirteen Pieces of Unmatched Luggage and My Poodle" available at now.

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Dan McCarthy shares his illustration and printmaking approach and takes us on his visual journey. Dan has been continuously redefining and refining not only his subject matter but his unique technique of finding the proper emotional tone of quiet places.

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Spencer Hickman and Mo Shafeek guide us all through the soundtracks of our lives and the joint business partnership that is running both Death Waltz Recording Co and the Mondo record label. If you have ever wondered how movie soundtrack licensing works or how they art direct the best record packaging in the industry, today is an episode made just for you!

The guys guide us through picking titles, guessing production numbers, and how they each ended up in this exciting corner of the music industry. Today Mark opens the show expressing how important it was for all three hosts today to do three essential things. Early in each of their careers that lead them to where they are all today.

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Graphic Novel Illustrator Jen Bartel shares with us the details of a career that has been taking off the last couple years and how she's dealing with the overflow of client work and the emotional responsibility of having a huge passionate following.

In The Circle of Trust Mark & Jen discuss is it time for another head-clearing and reset to make sure she's putting all of her efforts into the projects she wants to do, not the ones Jen feels like she has to do.

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Illustrator Leslie Herman shares his experiences on finding his signature loose style, and navigating the client world to where your client work starts to adopt the same methods and style as your personal work.

Today in the Circle of Trust, Leslie explains how to put more narrative in your work. And Leslie and Mark bond over using the exact same system to change career paths and learning how to get clients to hire you for your style.

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Award-winning comic writer and illustrator Becky Cloonan shares why she took a break from comics to work on more traditional illustration gigs. And explains her move back home to comics and what she was at mentally while she took her break.

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Sonny Day shares how teaching others to create art has only recharged his batteries at We Buy Your Kids.

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