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Will Paterson

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Will Paterson - Designing the Future: How Technology Transforms the Design Industry

Brand Design Masters Podcast

The design industry is always changing and it’s changing fast! Businesses should be resilient with technology and creative people do just that. Joining me in this episode is an exceptionally talented designer with over 10 years of experience under his belt at just 26 years old.  Will Paterson, an expert hand-lettering artist and social media influencer who specializes in Logotype design, talks about the future of freelancing artists. Find out why people love his book “Learn Calligraphy in 15 minutes” and how he was able to rake in 472k subscribers on his YouTube channel. We discuss:• Art as an acquired taste, how to target people who will buy your style• What should you really post on your portfolio• Finding the balance between client work and content work for creative professionals• Managing the good problem of having too much work• How too much workload can affect mental health• Doing-it-all vs. starting a team• His personal creative challenge• What he sees in the future of the design industry• Why Elon Musk is his biggest inspiration as an artist• His simple but resounding personal mantra Mentioned in this episode:Elon Musk: https://www.spacex.com/ Learn Calligraphy in 15 mins: https://www.amazon.com/Learn-Minutes-Calligraphy-letterforms-variations/dp/2888933497 Fiverr Youtube promotional video: https://youtu.be/U__YrDLoHRw To connect with Will, head on over to his channels:Dribble: https://dribbble.com/Willpaterson Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/oliverduffylee/?hl=en Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.ph/willpatt/ Tumblr: https://williampaterson.tumblr.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Will_Paterson10 Website: https://willpaterson.design/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHAkcDLoUfPkQuhM-YE5OUQ Thanks for listening! If you enjoyed this episode of the podcast, head on over to the following links for more of my work and some valuable resources to get you started on your own branding initiatives. Until the next episode! VISIT MY WEBSITE:http://www.philipvandusen.com JOIN THE BRAND•MUSE NEWSLETTER:  http://www.philipvandusen.com/muse JOIN THE BRAND DESIGN MASTERS FACEBOOK GROUP:https://www.facebook.com/groups/branddesignmasters/ SUBSCRIBE TO MY YOUTUBE CHANNEL:http://www.youtube.com/c/PhilipVanDusen FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER:https://twitter.com/philipvandusen FOLLOW ME ON PINTEREST:https://www.pinterest.com/philipvandusen LIKE MY AGENCY ON FACEBOOK:https://www.facebook.com/verhaalbranddesign Bring Your Own Laptop - Adobe Training with Daniel Scotthttps://www.byol.me/philip InVideohttps://bdmpodcast.com/invideoDiscount Code: “PHILIP50” Tubebuddyhttps://wwwtubebuddy.com/philipvandusen ____________________________ The Brand Design Masters Podcast is targeted to entrepreneurs, designers, creative professionals, and anyone interested in brand strategy, business planning, graphic design, personal branding, trends, and marketing. Philip VanDusen is the owner of Verhaal Brand Design, a brand strategy, and design agency based in New Jersey. Philip is a highly accomplished creative executive and expert in brand strategy, graphic design, marketing, and creative management. Philip provides design, branding, marketing, career, and business advice to creative professionals, entrepreneurs, and companies on how to build successful brands for themselves and for the clients and customers they serve.


3 May 2021

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Why You Aren't Creatively Original - Will Paterson

Everything Creative

In this short episode, Will Paterson shares why being creatively original isn't something you would want. Will also explains why originality is something to stay away from in the world of design.


27 Nov 2020

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Will Paterson: UMass Lowell Men's Soccer Midfielder, Concord-Carlisle HS Varsity Captain, FC Stars Alumnus

Siefer's Scoop Podcast

Will Paterson has racked up numerous accolades throughout his illustrious soccer career, including a state championship in high school and a national semi-final appearance for FC Stars of MA. After captaining the varsity team his senior year, he's taken his talents to UMass Lowell where he plays Division 1 soccer for the River Hawks. Hear the story of how he went from struggling to make the in-town top team as a middle schooler to now inching towards a starting position on a nationally ranked Division 1 team. 

1hr 3mins

30 Jul 2020

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22 - Will Paterson: Design Theory & Business through YouTube

Creatively Brief: Conversations in Graphic Design, Filmmaking, Photography, and More

In today’s episode, I was able to sit down and talk to designer and hand-letterer, Will Paterson. We talked about Will’s own experience and introduction to design, his transition to YouTube, and the importance of building other designers up and encouraging them to continue learning. With YouTube being the biggest differentiation Will has, we had a chance to dive into how YouTube had benefitted his business and where he sees the channel going in the future. With the goal being to help share his knowledge with other designers, Will has built a following by providing value to the design community. Our conversation was full of really insightful information and I enjoyed having Will on the show. If you aren’t familiar with Will’s work, make sure to check it out at the links below:  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/breakdesignsco  Instagram: https://instagram.com/willpat?igshid=nvk9fxcodrg1  Twitter: https://twitter.com/Will_Paterson10  Website: https://willpaterson.design/ Make sure to check out Will’s new podcast as well: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/everything-creative/id1515295707 In today’s episode, Will and I talked about a couple of books that he felt had influenced his career. If you want to check those out you can find them here:  Designing Type by Karen Chang: https://www.amazon.com/dp/0300111509/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_HKa.EbWN2363T  The Art or Hand-Lettering by Helm Wotzkow: https://www.amazon.com/dp/0486824012/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_gMa.EbP4TGPQP If you enjoyed today's episode, make sure to subscribe, leave a rating and review, and connect with Creatively Brief on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter & Pinterest at @CreativelyBrief and check out my personal design work on Instagram at @MichaelTumlinDesigns!  If you're looking for high-quality, royalty-free music, you should check out Audiio. Audiio is a music licensing service that has a lifetime subscription that gives you access to a diverse catalog of music for any video or podcast you may be working on. Be sure to use the link below and use the code CreativelyBrief10 to save 10% off all Audiio products! https://audiio.com/pricing?oid=1&affid=60 Are you looking to pick up a new skill or refine one you already have? Skillshare is the best way to learn from professionals in their field at a low, affordable price! I've used skillshare in the past and it truly helped push me farther into the design field than I ever would have imagined. Click the link below to get a free two-month trial and take your creativity to the next level! skillshare-ambassador.pxf.io/nmBe9 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/creativelybrief/support

1hr 12mins

1 Jul 2020

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Episode 135: Mastering YouTube for Designers with Will Paterson

The Honest Designers Show

This week, we're thrilled to welcome the super talented Will Paterson to the show. Will is a longtime designer, somewhat of a YouTube design rockstar, and a fantastic educator within the design community. We're so excited to pick Will's brain today for all you dear listeners at home. So without further ado, let's get into the show!

1hr 16mins

18 Sep 2019

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Design is About Removing Things (w/ Will Paterson)

Liftoff by Bottle Rocket

If you are in the design world, then you've no doubt seen or heard of Will Paterson. His name is now synonymous with logo design and hand lettering. However, his insights about design, and running a small business span beyond logo design and hand lettering. It was a pleasure to speak with Will, and I hope you enjoy our talk.Find will on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/breakdesignscoFind will on Instagram: @willpat-Feel free to stalk 'Experience Design w/ Tony Daussat' on Instagram at @xdpodcast -As always thank you for listening, and if you enjoy what you're hearing, please share with your friends and co-workers :) -If you are feeling EXTRA inspired, I would love for you to check out my Patreon page here: https://patreon.com/xdpodcast#staycurious


18 Jun 2019

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YouTube, Lettering & Logos with Will Paterson

The Logo Geek Podcast

Can sharing tips and tutorials on YouTube attract logo design clients? Yes. In this weeks podcast Ian Paget chats with Will Paterson who has been able to just that. We learn how Will started his YouTube channel, the tools and software used, and how he’s able to manage his time to create consistent content, whilst also taking on client design projects too. We also deep dive into his logo design and hand lettering process. Will Paterson is a well-known logo designer and hand lettering artist specialising in logotype design. He’s best know for his YouTube channel, where he shares weekly tips and advice for designers, which has grown to a following of over 234,000 subscribers. Show notes for this episode can be found here: https://logogeek.uk/podcast/youtube-lettering-logos/ This podcast has been sponsored by FreshBooks. For a free 30 day trial visit freshbooks.com/logogeek


4 Feb 2018

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088: How To Ignore The Noise As A Creator With Will Paterson

YouTube Creators Hub

088: How To Ignore The Noise As A Creator With Will Paterson In this week’s episode, I chat with Will Paterson. He is a Logo Designer and hand lettering artist. He does instructional videos on his YouTube channel and has amassed a very large audience through consistency. We talk about ignoring the haters, how to set up systems for your channel, and SO much more! Links Discussed In This Episode Canon 70D – A Fantastic Camera at a great price. TubeBuddy – A tool that makes your YouTube Life EASIER and Helps grow your channel. AudioHero – A Fantastic source for copyright free music to use with your content. The Netflix of AUDIO. Use our Code CREATOR at checkout for a special promotional price. Screenflow — A fantastic Screen Recording software for Mac to create beautiful screencast videos. Adobe Audition — Audio editing software. AudioBlocks – A Fantastic Resource for royalty free music. Connect With Will Here — YouTube Channel Social: Instagram Support The YouTube Creators Hub Podcast Here: If this podcast is bringing you value SUPPORT THE SHOW AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS: TubeBuddy – A tool that makes your YouTube Life EASIER and Helps grow your channel. Patreon – Get Your Channel Featured On The Show AND Acess to an exclusive YouTube Creators Facebook Group AudioHero – A Fantastic source for copyright free music to use with your content. The Netflix of AUDIO. Use our Code CREATOR at checkout for a special promotional price. Bluehost – If you need a website use this link to get a free Domain Name and a great deal on hosting.


18 Oct 2017

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03 Will Paterson - Logo Designer and YouTuber

Creative Hustle Podcast

This week on the Creative Hustle Podcast we welcome logo designer and You Tuber Will Paterson . Find out what Will had to say on topics like work life balance, beaning a christian designer, how and why he started a you tube channel and morePlease note Episode 02 had to be rescheduled and I went a head and uploaded 3


2 Dec 2015