352: Building a Better Design Industry ft. Maurice Cherry

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This week, we caught up with Maurice Cherry to talk about design podcasting, building an agency from scratch, and the current state of diversity in design. Maurice is a designer, podcaster, creative strategist, agency founder, writer, speaker, and much more.


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In this week's Sidebar, we ask Maurice some bonus questions at the end of the interview:

  • What is the most under-rated skill for designers?
  • What is the most over-rated skill for designers?
  • Do you find that your success thus far is mostly the result of luck or hard work?

Follow-up:

  • Manny asked if we've seen the accessibility settings for The Last of Us Part 2. Marshall has, and these settings are truly incredible.

Interview:

Maurice Cherry is a designer, podcaster, creative strategist, agency founder, writer, speaker, and so much more. He most recently worked as a Senior Creative Strategist at Glitch. Follow Maurice on Twitter, Tumblr, and LinkedIn.

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