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"Designer as maker is what is celebrated in school, not designer as entrepreneur; designer as business problem solver. To me, when you're in the mechanics, when you have your hands in the work, it's all production and I make no distinction between doing that versus becoming a brick layer."
Creative therapy. That's how I refer to this episode as it takes us down a path MoS hasn't been on before.
Chris Do, Emmy award winning creative director, entrepreneur and founder of TheFutur & Blind studio, joins the pod to share his views on many topics including higher education, entrepreneurship, money, self-worth, depression, and how designers can win the battle of business.
We come in hot discussing the often divisive topic of higher education and wonder if a college degree is important any longer.
Chris also discusses the value of time and we why should understand that value is in the eye of the beholder and oftentimes, we aren't the beholder of the work we create.
Lastly, we discuss the modern state of design criticism and how if designers want to win in the war of business, we have to start thinking more about strategy and less about aesthetics.
- Chris Do on Twitter
- TheFutur on YouTube
- ArtCenter College of Design
- Value of designer vs. art director debate
- "The E-Myth Revisited"
- "Real Artists Don't Starve" by Jeff Goins
- Blair Enns, Win Without Pitching
- Mathias Omotola of Cinema4d on TheFutur
- Steve Jobs' Stanford commencement
- Jim Rohn
- Chris Do's F-1 logo crit
- Evolving the Google Identity
My next guest is Tim Tadder, an advertising photographer for sports, commercial, CGI portrait photography. He has worked with brands like Nike, Coca-Cola, Mercedes-Benz, NFL, adidas, Under Armour and more. You can checkout his work at his website.
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