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Obsessed Show

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Rank #80 in Design category

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Design
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Obsessed Show host Josh Miles interviews some of the hottest designers—from branding and illustration, to industrial design and architecture, to learn what makes them tick.

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Obsessed Show host Josh Miles interviews some of the hottest designers—from branding and illustration, to industrial design and architecture, to learn what makes them tick.

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Captivating Creatives!

By Katie Joy B. - Apr 25 2019
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Josh and his incredible guests shine the brightest of lights on the design industry and the great people within it! Engaging, inspiring, and informative are just a few of the words I’d use to describe the time you’ll spend with them. Thanks so much for putting out such a spectacular show Josh - keep up the great work!

Fun to listen to.

By Ramp Creative - May 10 2016
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Great advice from designers, who are obsessed!

iTunes Ratings

104 Ratings
Average Ratings
49
51
3
0
1

Captivating Creatives!

By Katie Joy B. - Apr 25 2019
Read more
Josh and his incredible guests shine the brightest of lights on the design industry and the great people within it! Engaging, inspiring, and informative are just a few of the words I’d use to describe the time you’ll spend with them. Thanks so much for putting out such a spectacular show Josh - keep up the great work!

Fun to listen to.

By Ramp Creative - May 10 2016
Read more
Great advice from designers, who are obsessed!
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Obsessed Show

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Rank #80 in Design category

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Obsessed Show host Josh Miles interviews some of the hottest designers—from branding and illustration, to industrial design and architecture, to learn what makes them tick.

Rank #1: Lauren Hom

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Lauren Hom is a California-born, formerly Brooklyn-based designer and letterer who's currently traveling the world. Known for her bright color palettes and playful letterforms, Lauren has created work for clients like Starbucks, Google, AT&T, YouTube and TIME Magazine.

You can follow her on Instagram here.

Show notes are available at ObsessedShow.com.

Nov 14 2016
50 mins
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Rank #2: 5 of the World's Best Female Designers

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Today we’ll hear from Paula Scher, Debbie Millman, Amy & Jennifer Hood, Robynne Raye, and Danielle Evans. Let me know if you like these kinds of episodes, and if so, we might do more of them.

Aug 07 2017
47 mins
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Rank #3: Kristian Andersen - Designer, Founder, Investor

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Kristian is currently a co-founder and partner at High Alpha - a Venture Studio that conceives, launches and scales enterprise technology companies. Prior to High Alpha, he founded Studio Science - a leading design + innovation consultancy that works with high-growth technology companies.

Feb 06 2017
1 hour 22 mins
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Rank #4: Matt Stevens (Rebroadcast) - Creative Tinkerer

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Matt Stevens is a designer, illustrator, speaker, and creative tinkerer from North Carolina. His work has been featured by the biggest names in sports, tech, and even fast food. Matt's biggest goal is always to do thoughtful and unforgettable work for amazing brands and make the whole process a pleasure. You can follow him on Twitter here.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • How he got his start in a middle school logo design contest.
  • His experience working with big brands, and advice he'd give to young designers starting with big brands.
  • The importance of "side gigs" and how they have spurred his professional development.

Show notes are available at ObsessedShow.com.

May 08 2017
51 mins
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Rank #5: James Biber - Partner, Biber Architects

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James Biber is an architect and partner in the firm Biber Architects, based in New York. James is responsible many of his firms most notable projects. 

Biber's most recent project is the USA Pavilion for Expo Milano 2015. Biber’s career has also included the design of the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, 2008; oceanfront houses in Montauk, NY; a restoration of the 1934 Sten-Frenke house in Santa Monica, by Richard Neutra; along with projects at Celebration, Florida; store, suites and lounges in the Arizona Cardinals Football Stadium (by Peter Eisenman) in Phoenix, Arizona; Headquarters for the Muzak corporation in Fort Mill, SC.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • His background
  • How he got into the world of architecture with a background in art in science
  • What he's most obsessed with today

Show notes are available at ObsessedShow.com.

Apr 10 2017
51 mins
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Rank #6: 81-Mackey Saturday

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In middle school Mackey Saturday’s mother told him he should pursue graphic design, but at the time he thought the art form was reserved for artistic “cheaters.” Later he would go onto to earn a degree in fine arts with a concentration in metalsmithing. After school he realized he could take art and turn it into something valuable and objective, which led him into design where he became the design principal at Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Origin story
  • Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv
  • The best clients
  • Design heroes

You can download this episode and subscribe on iTunes.

Sep 25 2017
46 mins
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Rank #7: Jonathan Hess - "Rock Star Architect"

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Jonathan Hess is a Principal and the President of Browning Day. Many landmarks in the city of Indianapolis are a testament to his ability to translate clients’ vision into one of a kind innovative design solutions that exceed expectations and stand the test of time. He is recognized for his design work on the International Orangutan Center at the Indianapolis Zoo, the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, the Indianapolis Museum of Art and additions to the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • His experience becoming a professional architect.
  • His work on an amazing orangutan exhibit at the Indianapolis Zoo.

Show notes are available at ObsessedShow.com.

Jan 30 2017
50 mins
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Rank #8: 71-Tom Ross

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By the time Tom was twelve he had already begun to dabble in the realm of graphic design. He entered his designs into online contest where he began to make a name for himself. After what he calls his “right of passage,” he found an amazing community of designers from all different backgrounds and formed his company, Design Cuts.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • His story 
  • Starting Design Cuts 
  • Honest Designers Show 
  • What he most obsessed with today

You can download this episode and subscribe on iTunes.

Jul 10 2017
43 mins
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Rank #9: 100 - Armin Vit - Brand New & Under Consideration

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Josh catches up with 1/2 of the Brand New team, Armin Vit, to discuss the process of putting on a conference like Brand New, weighing the benefits of New York City, Austin, TX, and Bloomington, IN... and how the Hoosier state ultimately lured he and Bryony to relocate the Under Consideration world headquarters to Indiana.

Subscribe on iTunes // Stitcher // iheartradio // SoundCloud // Google Play // Spotify

Apr 02 2018
48 mins
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Rank #10: 101 - Kristian Andersen Part Two - High Alpha

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One of our all-time most popular guests, Kristian Andersen, from venture studio, High Alpha, returns for a follow-up conversation. Kristian and I talk about the role of design in powering the most crucial decisions about how to make and launch new companies.

Subscribe on iTunes // Stitcher // iheartradio // SoundCloud // Google Play // Spotify

Apr 08 2018
31 mins
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Rank #11: Brian Collins - Chief Creative Officer of COLLINS

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Brian Collins is one of the world's leading voices in branding. He is a former professor and international speaker, and today he runs his own branding shop, COLLINS, which has worked with brands such as Coca Cola, Spotify, and FourSquare.

You can follow him on Twitter here.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • His origins.
  • How to win every major award.
  • One of the original brands to cut through the clutter.

Show notes are available at ObsessedShow.com.

Oct 10 2016
20 mins
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Rank #12: 116 - Art Viger, Peak Design

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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...    Today we'll talk about Art's background, Peak's love of Kickstarter, and what he's most obsessed with right now.   Today's show is not sponsored by Peak, but I personally purchased a Peak design bag about two years ago to the day, specifically for my laptop and design gear, and I've transitioned over the past few months to regularly packing my DSL for photography and video... I get compliments on it all the time, and I absolutely love this bag.    And check out obsessedshow.com for all of today's show notes.
Apr 15 2019
55 mins
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Rank #13: 95 - Jason Schupbach, Director of the Design School at Arizona State University

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Jason and I discuss his former role at the NEA, the role of creative placemaking, and how he is embarking on a journey to redesign the largest design school in the world. 

Subscribe on iTunes. 

Feb 26 2018
44 mins
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Rank #14: 78-Christian Helms

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Born and raised a southerner, Christian discovered design during his final years at University of North Carolina. Following his design epiphany he headed to the Portfolio Center in Atlanta to brush up on the skills he needed to become an expert designer. After taking a brief stint for an internship with Pentagram in New York City, he headed down to Austin, fell in love with the city, and began his own agency, Helms Workshop.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Origin story
  • Work in the beer industry 
  • Internship with Michael Bierut
  • Helms Workshop
  • Proudest moment as a designer

You can download this episode and subscribe on iTunes.

Sep 04 2017
49 mins
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Rank #15: 80-Paul Sahre

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Paul Sahre started his path in design at Kent State University. After working in a few different agencies he realized as a lone wolf he should begin his own independent practice, Office of Paul Sahre.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Office of Paul Sahre
  • Being married to a designer
  • Designing book covers
  • What he’s most obsessed with today

You can download this episode and subscribe on iTunes.

Sep 18 2017
57 mins
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Rank #16: Matt Hunckler - Host of Powderkeg Podcast

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Matt is the CEO and Founder of Verge, a tech startup community throughout the Midwest. He's also the host of the Powderkeg Podcast, a podcast focused on helping startups learn from established entrepreneurs.

You can follow him on Twitter here.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • His early beginnings in the Orr Fellowship
  • His failed attempts at a startup
  • How Verge was never supposed to be a business
  • His lessons learned from the inventor of voicemail

Show notes are available at ObsessedShow.com.

Jan 02 2017
48 mins
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Rank #17: 117 - John Kasman

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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 AquariumTable Rock Welcome Centre at Niagara FallsAquatica waterparksBiltmore Estate attractions, numerous attractions at SeaWorld and Busch Gardens, such as Cheetah Hunt, and many Anheuser Busch bars and attractions across the country, such as the St. Louis Biergarten.   Without further ado, please enjoy this conversation with John Kasman.
Apr 22 2019
39 mins
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Rank #18: 91 - Andrew Shorten, Adobe XD

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91 - Andrew Shorten, Adobe

Andrew Shorten is Senior Director of Product Management for Adobe XD at Adobe. He is passionate about improving the quality, richness, and value of digital experiences. Andrew previously developed user interfaces for government and enterprise customers while working at Fujitsu. He has since worked for Macromedia, Microsoft, and Adobe, where he has engaged with designers, developers, digital agencies, and organizations to help them deliver engaging web, mobile and desktop experiences.

Andrew and I unpack his origin story, the importance of prototyping in UX design, and his role in Adobe XD.

Subscribe via iTunes and visit ObsessedShow.com for show notes.

Jan 29 2018
50 mins
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Rank #19: 74-Val Head

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Val Head launched into design when her rock band was in need of a website. Quickly, she realized how much she liked web design and that it paid the bills. From there she put her rocker past behind her and began her career in design.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Her origin story
  • Adobe
  • What makes a good client
  • Being an author

You can download this episode and subscribe on iTunes.

Jul 31 2017
50 mins
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Rank #20: Stephan Ango - Co-Founder of Lumi, Host of Well Made podcast

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Stephan Ango is the co-founder and Head of Product at Lumi, a Los Angeles-based company that provides packaging for online brands. He also is the host of the Well Made podcast, and has interviewed several of the same guests as our show.

 You can follow him on Twitter here.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Cardboard
  • Logistics
  • Charles and Ray Eames

You can get show notes at ObsessedShow.com.

Oct 03 2016
1 hour 8 mins
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