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Creative Honey

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We explore and discuss philosophies, professions, trends, and advice regarding all things creative. We feature a variety of creative professionals to hear their thoughts and experiences in the creative world.

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We explore and discuss philosophies, professions, trends, and advice regarding all things creative. We feature a variety of creative professionals to hear their thoughts and experiences in the creative world.

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14 Ratings
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Very Informative Creative Podcast

By Hummingbird1029 - Jan 31 2017
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I've been really enjoying listening to Zach and Maria, and have learned so much! Would highly recommend to anyone looking to enhance their creative skills.

Great design voice from two veterans.

By Vitaliy Gnezdilov - Sep 23 2016
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Zach and Maria share their experience and knowledge in design and creativity. Easy to listen to and very informative. Must-listen for every designer, no matter where you are in your journey. Looking forward to more content! Keep it up guys!

iTunes Ratings

14 Ratings
Average Ratings
11
0
0
0
3

Very Informative Creative Podcast

By Hummingbird1029 - Jan 31 2017
Read more
I've been really enjoying listening to Zach and Maria, and have learned so much! Would highly recommend to anyone looking to enhance their creative skills.

Great design voice from two veterans.

By Vitaliy Gnezdilov - Sep 23 2016
Read more
Zach and Maria share their experience and knowledge in design and creativity. Easy to listen to and very informative. Must-listen for every designer, no matter where you are in your journey. Looking forward to more content! Keep it up guys!
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Creative Honey

Latest release on Nov 15, 2018

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We explore and discuss philosophies, professions, trends, and advice regarding all things creative. We feature a variety of creative professionals to hear their thoughts and experiences in the creative world.

Rank #1: Design Thinking

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In a time where we are pushing the limits of innovation, how we approach "problem solving" is more important than ever. In this episode, we discuss the benefits of using a "Design Thinking" methodology to come up with more original and efficient solutions; not only for design challenges, but everyday life.

Sep 01 2015

27mins

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Rank #2: Interview: Creative Career Pivot with Mark Steiner of GigSalad

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Many creatives may reach a point where they realize they want to try something different, that's outside of their current creative career education and experience, but are not sure how to make the leap. In this episode we talk to Mark Steiner founder of the successful startup, GigSalad, an online market place for entertainers of all types to land gigs for various types of events. Mark started off being an Actor, then a Talent Agent, until one day he realized he wanted to combine his talent to form a startup. Mark tells us his story of his Creative career pivot, and how he got to where he is today. Visit GigSalad: https://www.gigsalad.com/ Visit our Blog: www.creativehoney.org. Music: http://www.bensound.com : Jazz Comedy The Atlas Room: Physika Mockateel

Mar 17 2017

1hr 9mins

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Rank #3: Design it Yourself

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Creatives have more advanced tools than ever to create amazing work. We talk about how the influx of these tools affect the work, the industry, and how clients see creatives. Music by: Mockateel (John Bougioukos) https://soundcloud.com/mockateel

May 27 2016

37mins

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Rank #4: UX, UI & the Startup World

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Many people are being struck with startup fever in recent years, and people from all disciplines are unexpectedly finding themselves gravitating towards this fast paced and innovative arena. Recently we had the opportunity to be on a panel at CalArts, where we spoke to students about how to transition from being an artist, to being a part of the tech-heavy startup world. We also discussed the importance of understanding and implementing UX and UI when creating a digital product. In this episode, Zach and I have a roundtable discussion with the 3rd member of the CalArts panel discussion, Damjan Krajacic (the founder of the design studio ActiveColor), continuing our conversation on these topics.

Nov 18 2016

51mins

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Rank #5: Creativity for Social Change

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With so many social issues coming to a head on the world stage, there has never been a better time to create a movement and bring attention to these important issues. Using our creative talents and social media platforms, we can do this from the comfort of our own home. We discuss the history of creativity for social change and how you can get involved today.

Jun 04 2016

29mins

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Rank #6: Creating Value

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Creatives commonly struggle with creating and conveying the value in their work to clients and to the general public. In this episode we discuss how to avoid projecting the wrong message to clients, red flags to look out for when meeting with a potential client, and ways to obtain more enjoyable and quality work.

May 18 2016

40mins

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Rank #7: DWYL (Do What You Love): Is it always the best philosophy? Nathan Ryan of Toi joins us on the matter

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Nowadays the acronym DWYL, has become a hot keyword for the evolving culture of "Do what you love". It has a wonderful sentiment, and many have found their bliss with this way of life. However, is it the right philosophy for everyone? Must you always love what you do to find true happiness? Or can one be happy doing something they just really like, or find rewarding instead? Nathan Ryan (@nthnryn) of the interactive agency, Toi joins us from Austin, Tx via Skype, to discuss the different facets of this philosophy with us.

Aug 18 2015

42mins

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Rank #8: New Years Resolutions for Creatives

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When its time for the ball to drop every year, most of us have made resolutions that we want to implement for the New Year. In this episode we discuss some resolutions that are helpful for creatives, not only for 2017, but for the remainder of your creative practice. Check out our newly designed blog: www.creativehoney.org Music in this episode by: 4T Thieves

Jan 24 2017

34mins

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Rank #9: Community

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In this episode, we candidly discuss the importance of being part of a creative community, and how it can create a synergistic environment that allows people to more easily reach their full potential.

Nov 11 2015

34mins

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Rank #10: Smart Home Tech- Cool or Creepy?

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With new smart home tech being released constantly, one of the latest being Samsung's second generation Smart Things Hub, we got to thinking about the pros and cons of such technology. In this episode we discuss the potentials for making our lives easier, healthier and more efficient, but we also discuss the potentials for invasion of privacy and even safety risks of such technology.

Sep 28 2015

33mins

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Design Sprints

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In this episode, we discuss the methodology, impact, and applications of the "Sprint" ideology as written about by Jake Knapp. Editing and music by: John Bougioukos visit us at: www.creativehoney.org

Nov 15 2018

44mins

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Interview with Illustrator Jérémie Claeys

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Join us in learning about Jérémie's journey from a comic book loving young boy, into a Graphic Designer who re-discovered his childhood passion for Illustration that brought him to a Freelance Illustration practice that he loves today. Jérémie's website: www.jeremieclaeys.com/ Our Blog: www.creative honey.org Music in this episode by: Dr. Doctor Track: Semilanceata

Sep 21 2018

1hr 3mins

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The Subjectivity of Time in Your Creative Practice

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Time. It never feels like we have enough of it. Time can affect so many aspects of how we manage our lives, but how about our Creative practice? Today we talk about how you choose to view time can affect how smoothly your practice runs, the amount of income you can make, and even your client relationships. Visit our blog: www.creativehoney.org Music by: Iceland by napz Meydan: Underwater Intro Music by: Mockateel

Jun 05 2018

22mins

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Branding & Identity with Jain Karan of Magfirst

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Building a brand is more than just having a nice logo. It's about the process of research, discovery and analysis that goes into understanding a business or individual's needs and who they are most trying to target. The end result should be a beautiful visual identity and on-point messaging that lasts well into the future. In this episode we chat with Jain Karan, the CEO & Founder of Magfirst, a Publication Design Agency, and Enamus, a Branding Agency. He shares with us his masterful understanding of Branding & Identity, and how to properly approach the process, delivering information that is illuminating for aspiring Brand Strategists and businesses alike. Check out what Jain's up to: www.magfirst.com www.enamus.com

Jun 30 2017

56mins

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Creative Burnout

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When someone gets to be a working Creative, it's easy to think that it's a dream come true. However, many Creatives can experience an insidious issue, that's not always easy to figure out. This issue is called Creative Burnout. In this episode we discuss what you can do to realize you might be burning yourself out, teach you how to spot the signs, how to heal from it and have a fulfilling creative Career. Our Blog: www.creativehoney.org Music By: Scott Holmes- Positive and Fun Paul Fisko- Six Times Four & Little Glass Men- Sub Aqueonic

May 09 2017

54mins

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Interview: Creative Career Pivot with Mark Steiner of GigSalad

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Many creatives may reach a point where they realize they want to try something different, that's outside of their current creative career education and experience, but are not sure how to make the leap. In this episode we talk to Mark Steiner founder of the successful startup, GigSalad, an online market place for entertainers of all types to land gigs for various types of events. Mark started off being an Actor, then a Talent Agent, until one day he realized he wanted to combine his talent to form a startup. Mark tells us his story of his Creative career pivot, and how he got to where he is today. Visit GigSalad: https://www.gigsalad.com/ Visit our Blog: www.creativehoney.org. Music: http://www.bensound.com : Jazz Comedy The Atlas Room: Physika Mockateel

Mar 17 2017

1hr 9mins

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New Years Resolutions for Creatives

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When its time for the ball to drop every year, most of us have made resolutions that we want to implement for the New Year. In this episode we discuss some resolutions that are helpful for creatives, not only for 2017, but for the remainder of your creative practice. Check out our newly designed blog: www.creativehoney.org Music in this episode by: 4T Thieves

Jan 24 2017

34mins

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UX, UI & the Startup World

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Many people are being struck with startup fever in recent years, and people from all disciplines are unexpectedly finding themselves gravitating towards this fast paced and innovative arena. Recently we had the opportunity to be on a panel at CalArts, where we spoke to students about how to transition from being an artist, to being a part of the tech-heavy startup world. We also discussed the importance of understanding and implementing UX and UI when creating a digital product. In this episode, Zach and I have a roundtable discussion with the 3rd member of the CalArts panel discussion, Damjan Krajacic (the founder of the design studio ActiveColor), continuing our conversation on these topics.

Nov 18 2016

51mins

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Post-Screen Design

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With technology innovation moving at the speed of light, devices we have grown accustomed to are now moving farther away from visual design and moving more towards Artificial Intelligence run interfaces. This is starting to reduce the way and capacity in which we interact and rely on the screens of our devices. Eventually technology will integrate with minimal graphics as we approach more advanced AI and augmented reality (AR) based experiences. What will UX and UI designers create when screen usage diminishes? We discuss our theories and predictions on this topic. Check out our blog: www.creativehoney.org Music By: Lee Rosevere

Oct 22 2016

57mins

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Interview: Design Thinking with Jeb Banner of SmallBox

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In this episode we had the pleasure of talking with Jeb Banner, CEO and Co-Founder of the creative agency, SmallBox. Jeb and his team are driven by curiosity and focused on achieving the goal of partnering with people to create distinctive and meaningful experiences. In this episode we talk all things Design Thinking, and how to apply it to areas outside of design, like improving employee engagement and transforming the way you approach people and situations amongst many other things. Check out SmallBox: http://www.smallbox.com/ Visit our blog: http://www.creativehoney.org/

Oct 06 2016

49mins

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Interview: Icon Designer Kyle Adams

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In this episode we had the pleasure of interviewing Icon Designer Kyle Adams. We chat about Kyle's journey in becoming an icon designer, as well as the history and process of iconography. Kyle also gives helpful tips about becoming better at icon design. Check out his site: https://kyleadams.me/ Check out our blog: http://www.creativehoney.org/

Sep 15 2016

59mins

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Interview: Print Expert Marina Joyce

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Marina Poropat Joyce has been marketing, graphic designing, publishing and printing her whole life. She fell in love with design and printing early on, and she founded one of the first design-to-print companies in Los Angeles. She recently wrote Designing for Print to explain printing in graphic designer-speak. Today we had the pleasure to interview Marina and ask her about all things print. We learned a ton of amazing things and hope you do too! Check out her site: http://designingforprint.com/ Check out our blog: http://www.creativehoney.org/

Sep 08 2016

53mins

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Imposter Syndrome

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At some point in their careers, most Creatives will feel like an imposter. Its a phenomenon that leaves people feeling like they are suddenly unfit, unskilled and a con even though the person has been performing well for years, or has even reached a high-level position. In this episode we delve into why imposter syndrome happens, and how to overcome it. Check out our blog: http://www.creativehoney.org/

Aug 31 2016

47mins

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Interview: Typography Expert Michael Stinson

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Knowledge of the principles of type are very important in Graphic Design, however many designers aren't getting properly educated in this skill. In this episode we interview Typography expert and educator Michael Stinson of TypeEd and pick his brain about all things type and his experiences as a veteran designer.

Aug 09 2016

57mins

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Creative Education (Featuring Nathan Ryan)

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Do you have to receive a formal education to be a successful creative? Today we bring on Nathan Ryan of Toi to discuss our personal experiences with education as well as the pros and cons of going to school vs being self taught. Our Blog: http://www.creativehoney.org/ Nate's Agency: http://toi.io/

Jul 20 2016

1hr 7mins

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The Business of Creativity

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Being a Creative in the past meant struggling to survive, and possibly living a lifetime without any notoriety. Today the potentials are virtually limitless for Creatives, as well as the avenues to get yourself recognized, and to make a decent living from your craft. Today we talk about some of the ways to approach your creative endeavors as a business and how to get noticed.

Jul 13 2016

36mins

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Interview: Hand Lettering Legend Peter Greco

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We had the opportunity to have a short interview with Peter Greco, a renowned Hand Lettering Veteran. See what he had to say about Helvetica, Apple Products, and millennials reviving the art of Hand Lettering. Check out the full article on our blog: www.creativehoney.org Follow Peter on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/petergrecoart/

Jun 30 2016

8mins

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Interview: Cinematograher Ben Hunter

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We have finally have another interview for you guys! This one is with our awesome friend and Photographer turned Cinematographer, Ben Hunter. We ask him questions about his journey, projects that have made a big impact on him, his favorite podcasts, and his advice for aspiring Photographers and Cinematographers. Check his work out at: http://www.benhunter.co/ Follow him on Instagram: @benhunter

Jun 28 2016

57mins

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What's in Your Portfolio

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Creating your portfolio can be pretty intimidating, especially if your trying to get it in good shape for job applications. We discuss ways to make your portfolio shine while still maintaining your personal flare, along with advice about what employers are looking for, what mediums are best for displaying your work, and how to maintain your portfolio.

Jun 14 2016

52mins

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Creativity for Social Change

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With so many social issues coming to a head on the world stage, there has never been a better time to create a movement and bring attention to these important issues. Using our creative talents and social media platforms, we can do this from the comfort of our own home. We discuss the history of creativity for social change and how you can get involved today.

Jun 04 2016

29mins

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iTunes Ratings

14 Ratings
Average Ratings
11
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0
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3

Very Informative Creative Podcast

By Hummingbird1029 - Jan 31 2017
Read more
I've been really enjoying listening to Zach and Maria, and have learned so much! Would highly recommend to anyone looking to enhance their creative skills.

Great design voice from two veterans.

By Vitaliy Gnezdilov - Sep 23 2016
Read more
Zach and Maria share their experience and knowledge in design and creativity. Easy to listen to and very informative. Must-listen for every designer, no matter where you are in your journey. Looking forward to more content! Keep it up guys!