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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?
- Manny asked if we've seen the accessibility settings for The Last of Us Part 2. Marshall has, and these settings are truly incredible.
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.
Links from the interview:
- Revision Path is a podcast interviewing black designers and technologists. It is in the freaking Smithsonian!
- Maurice's projects include:
- Watch Where Are the Black Designers
- An Antiracist Reading List
- Umbra Magazine
- Creative Reaction Lab
- Project Osmosis
- The Inneract Project helps underrepresented youth to explore and learn about design, created by Muarice Woods.
- Maurice was on Design Details: 13: Eating Horse (feat. Maurice Woods) and 123: Live @ Github (feat. Carolyn Zhang, Heather Phillips, Mo Woods & Diana Mounter)
- On the Grid is now retired, but was good.
- Black art and design podcasts:
- Brian shared the Hidden Brain Podcast.
- Marshall shared The Last of us Part 2, played by Christopher Odd. Watch the playlist to immerse yourself, Marshall-style.
- Maurice shared two things for you this week:
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