Today on the Obsessed Show Podcast, I'm chatting with the co-founders of O'Kelly + Kasprack Architecture, Belinda O'Kelly & David Kasprack From tacos to motorcycles, to the proper pronunciation of Versailles, this is a widely-ranging conversation from two architecture firm principals. If you'd like to help support the show, you can check out our new page on Patreon over at https://patreon.com/joshmiles - even a few bucks an episod... Read more
Today on the Obsessed Show Podcast, I'm chatting with fellow podcaster, Andy J. Miller, AKA Andy J. Pizza. Andy hosts the Creative Pep Talk Podcast, and has authored multiple books on creativity. We had a blast recording this one, so I hope you enjoy this conversation! If you'd like to help support the show, you can check out our new page on Patreon over at https://patreon.com/joshmiles - even a few bucks an episode would make a hu... Read more
Today on Obsessed with Design I'm chatting with Hrag Nassanian. Hrag Nassanian is a Portland, Oregon based product designer / design director of performance-based soft goods (bags) and accessories. Hrag cut his teeth with a little brand called Nike, and just weeks ago launched his own brand called Wayfinder. We were connected on Instagram... I was intrigued by the story of his brand launch, and reached out to have him on the show. ... Read more
Today on Obsessed Show we're chatting with Conor Brady. According to their website, "Conor Brady is a passionate believer in the power of great storytelling and experience design, no matter the channel or medium. In his role as Chief Creative Officer at Critical Mass, he oversees the agency’s work and drives creative excellence on a global scale. Prior to joining Critical Mass, he worked at digital agencies Huge and Organic, holdin... Read more
Today on Obsessed Show I have the unique opportunity to interview YouTuber, storyteller, and founder of the #nosmallcreator movement, Cody Wanner. Cody and I chat about what it's like to get fired from your own company, daily vlogging for a year, and why his mission is to inspire the makers and the doers. SO WITHOUT FURTHER ADO, Please enjoy my conversation with Cody Wanner.
Byron Elliott is a UI designer at Element Three. He's also an illustrator and runs his own apparel company, Blacksheep Collective, alongside his wife. He's worked with clients ranging from the NCAA, Eli Lilly and Company, and Rolls Royce, and is an active member of the Indianapolis design and fashion communities. Byron and I unpack the origins of Blacksheep Collective, the role of faith in his apparel company, why the design indust... Read more
Today we have an interesting topic to explore as we chat with Johnathan Grzybowski, is the Chief Marketing Officer and co-founder of Penji, an on-demand graphic design service that delivers fast turnaround, simple, and affordable. Some of you listening might have shivered a little when I said that, and some of you might have been energized... and it's that contrast that I'm hoping to explore further today... Penji has been name... Read more
Today on Obsessed Show we're chatting with Christian Beck, leader of the UX design team at Innovatemap, and host of the Better Product Podcast. The Innovatemap team in Indy was my connection to Anna Saraceno at Trello, and Art Viger at Peak Design, so I'd like to say a big thank you to Innovatemap for making those initial connections!
This week on Obsessed Show, we've got architect and Vice President at PGAV Destinations, John Kasman. As John describes in his bio, Artist plus Engineer equals Architect; John Always knew he loved art and math, and he began studying architecture at Notre Dame - which is about 5 minutes from where I grew up... John is currently overseeing the redesign of the guest experience at The Alamo in San Antonio, Discovery Cove, Georgia A... Read more
Today on Obsessed with Design I'm chatting with Art Viger, According to his personal website, Art is a designer of things and is especially proud of and impressed by design that blends seamlessly into our lives and enables us to move around the world in simple and elegant ways. Today, Art is the lead design engineer for Peak Design, who makes some amazing travel, tech, and everyday carry bags for film and photo professionals..... Read more
On April 9th, Museum of Arts and Design will open Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die: Punk Graphics, 1976–1986. This will be the first exhibit under the new museum director. Adapted to showcase New York City's storied punk history, much of the exhibit originates from a massive collection Andrew Krevine from the Cranbrook Art Museum in Michigan, “Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die charts punk’s explosive impact on design and examine... Read more
Nick Ace from branding agency, Collins, talks about his ghostly origins and doing time for posting stickers... and of course, a few of his latest obsessions. Be sure to subscribe here, but also check out ObsessedShow.com to subscribe anywhere you listen to audio podcasts. This week on Obsessed Show we've got more video over at youtube.com/joshmiles And check out obsessedshow.com for all of today's show notes.
Mark and I got to chat on his show a few weeks back, and with any luck, these two episodes might go live at similar times... fingers crossed. For the past few recordings, I've been experimenting with different ways to record these interviews... I'm loving Zoom for the video side, but not loving the audio... so I'm not sure I have this quite nailed yet. But if you'd like to check out the video, that's available over at YouTube.com... Read more
Halli Thorleifsson is the founder and CEO of Ueno. A creative director and designer, Halli founded the agency as a one-man operation out of his Reykjavik apartment in 2014. Four short years later, Ueno has more than 60 full-time employees and offices in Reykjavik, San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles. Ueno's clients include Airbnb, Apple, Chubb, Cisco, Dropbox, Facebook, Fitbit, Google, Lonely Planet, Red Bull, Reuters, Samsung,... Read more
Okay guys, today we have Blair Enns of Win Without Pitching. First off, if you wondered what the heck happened to me, sorry for the long hiatus. I'm happy to report that as of today, including this show we have seven episodes in the can as they say, and three more scheduled. So it's not so much that I haven't been working on the show, and I haven't been finishing any episodes... sorry about that. So this seemed like a great tim... Read more
Today, from the know Indy podcast, we've finally got part two of Aaron Scamihorn. First off, if you wondered what the heck happened to me, sorry for the long hiatus. I'm happy to report that as of today, including this show we have seven episodes in the can as they say, and three more scheduled. So it's not so much that I haven't been working on the show, and I haven't been finishing any episodes... sorry about that. So this se... Read more
Today we're featuring my friend Steven Tyler's new show... no, different Steven Tyler... anyhow, it's called, "Know Indy." I think you're gonna dig it. Aaron Scamihorn (AKA: Ronlewhorn) is an Indianapolis based artist. He has created artwork for musicians including Cake, Mayor Hawthorn and Bayside, and is known for his unique style of screen print portraits. In this episode, Aaron talks about what it was like to be raised by two ar... Read more
Today on Obsessed with Design I'm chatting with three special guests all from the Indianapolis creative community: Jenny Tod, Nate Heck, and Andy Keller, who you'll learn more about in the intro. We also have a full video version of this episode over at youtube.com/joshmiles - check it out! Also, I'm starting a new :59 Second Friday series on YouTube, and I'm currently building out new episodes all about personal branding. So ... Read more
Today on Obsessed with Design I'm chatting with Anna Saraceno, Product Designer at Trello. Anna is well versed in leading UX and product teams to effectively frame and prioritize problems, as well as explore, test, and scale user-centered solutions. I'm also curious to discuss how Anna brings soft skills to the table, including directed empathy, curiosity, diplomatic leadership, communication and presentation skills. You can see... Read more