88: Becky Margraf

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Thanks to JakPrints for sponsoring this episode.

Right now, Jakprints is offering 4-day turnaround on their most popular apparel products. That’s 4-days, with no rush fees, no hassle and no BS. With apparel from popular brands like American Apparel, Next Level, Gildan, Alstyle and more starting as low as $3.99 each – now is the time to take advantage of this great offer. Visit JAK.INK/4DAYS to order your apparel today.

Today, I talk with Becky Margraf. Becky is the Platform Manager for DIY.org, an online learning community for kids. She's well-known for her 100-day projects involving felt faces and most recently her felt pockets series. We talk about how her career path led her from majoring in Graphic design to running DIY.org, wanting to work on things that make a difference, working on personal projects as a creative outlet and an emotional anchor during a stressful year, and more, all right after this.

You can find out more about Becky on Twitter @BeckyMargraf and be sure to check out the links in the show notes for more ways to keep up with her. You can keep up with the podcast on Twitter and Facebook @CreativeSoPod, and follow Creative South on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @CreativeSouthGA or over at CreativeSouth.com, and I’m @jfrostholm on Dribbble, Twitter, and Instagram.

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87: Lunar Saloon

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Thanks to JakPrints for sponsoring this episode.

Right now, Jakprints is offering 4-day turnaround on their most popular apparel products. That’s 4-days, with no rush fees, no hassle and no BS. With apparel from popular brands like American Apparel, Next Level, Gildan, Alstyle and more starting as low as $3.99 each – now is the time to take advantage of this great offer. Visit JAK.INK/4DAYS to order your apparel today.

Today, I talk with Alex and Meg Griendling of Lunar Saloon. We talk about how Lunar Saloon was born, the pros and cons of working together as a couple, the business of running a studio, balancing client work with designing products, and more.

You can find out more about Lunar Saloon on Twitter @LunarSaloon and be sure to check out the links in the show notes for more ways to keep up with Alex and Meg. You can keep up with the podcast on Twitter and Facebook @CreativeSoPod, and follow Creative South on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @CreativeSouthGA or over at CreativeSouth.com, and I’m @jfrostholm on Dribbble, Twitter, and Instagram.

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86: Dina Rodriguez

Thanks to Jakprints for sponsoring this episode. 

Thanks to Jakprints for sponsoring this episode. 

Welcome to the Creative South Podcast! I’m your host, Jason Frostholm. Today, I talk with hand lettering artist and designer, Dina Rodriguez. We talk about her experience at Pratt during High School, moving to Portland with her boyfriend based on their shared love for the TV show Portlandia, streaming on Twitch, working on her year of education that stemmed from a lull in client work, and more, all right after this.

You can find out more about Dina on Twitter @Lettershoppe and be sure to check out the links in the show notes for more ways to keep up with her. You can keep up with the podcast on Twitter and Facebook @CreativeSoPod, and follow Creative South on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @CreativeSouthGA or over at CreativeSouth.com, and I’m @jfrostholm on Dribbble, Twitter, and Instagram.

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85: Nikki Villagomez

Thanks to JakPrints for sponsoring this episode.

Thanks to JakPrints for sponsoring this episode.

Today, I talk with Designer Nikki Villagomez. We talk about her career path, working in-house and serving on AIGA’s In-house INitiative board, how culture affects typography, and more, all right after this.

You can find out more about Nikki on Twitter @Nikki_vz and be sure to check out the links in the show notes for more ways to keep up with her. You can keep up with the podcast on Twitter and Facebook @CreativeSoPod, and follow Creative South on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @CreativeSouthGA or over at CreativeSouth.com, and I’m @jfrostholm on Dribbble, Twitter, and Instagram.

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84: Chad Michael Studio

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Thanks to JakPrints for sponsoring this episode.

Today, I talk with Illustrator and Designer, Chad Michael, of Chad Michael Studio. We talk about his Early Career in New York City, the challenges of running a one man shop, designing liquor packaging, and more, all right after this.

You can find out more about Chad on Instagram @ChadMichaelStudio and be sure to check out the links in the show notes for more ways to keep up with him. You can keep up with the podcast on Twitter and Facebook @CreativeSoPod, and follow Creative South on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @CreativeSouthGA or over at CreativeSouth.com, and I’m @jfrostholm on Dribbble, Twitter, and Instagram.

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Live From CS17: Mike Jones, Jason Ratner & Terence Tang

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Thanks to JakPrints for Sponsoring this Episode

Today we’re wrapping up the series of short conversations recorded live at Creative South 2017. We talk with Creative South co-founder Mike Jones, Disney designer Jason Ratner, and designer Terence Tang about their paths in the creative world.

You can find out more about Mike on Twitter @Bucket826, Jason is on Twitter @JayRatner, and Terence is @tinlunstudio on Twitter. Plus, be sure to check out the links in the show notes for more ways to keep up with them. You can keep up with the podcast on Twitter and Facebook @CreativeSoPod, and follow Creative South on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @CreativeSouthGA or over at CreativeSouth.com, and I’m @jfrostholm on Dribbble, Twitter, and Instagram.

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Thanks to Slaptastick for sponsoring this episode.

Thanks to Slaptastick for sponsoring this episode.

83: Fabio Perez

Thank you to JakPrints for sponsoring this episode

Thank you to JakPrints for sponsoring this episode

Today, I talk with Fabio Perez a designer and Illustrator out of Miami. We talk about growing up in Cuba, the importance of being part of a creative community, how overthinking holds you back, and more, all right after this.

You can find out more about Fabio on his website twentyonecreative.com and be sure to check out the links in the show notes for more ways to keep up with him. You can keep up with the podcast on Twitter and Facebook @CreativeSoPod, and follow Creative South on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @CreativeSouthGA or over at CreativeSouth.com, and I’m @jfrostholm on Dribbble, Twitter, and Instagram.

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Thank you to Slaptastick for sponsoring this episode

Thank you to Slaptastick for sponsoring this episode

Live from CS17: Zach Wilkinson, Daniel Haire & Michael Campbell

Thank you to JakPrints for sponsoring this episode

Thank you to JakPrints for sponsoring this episode

Welcome to the Creative South Podcast! I’m your host, Jason Frostholm. Today we’re continuing with a series of short conversations recorded live at Creative South 2017. We talk with Zach Wilkinson and Daniel Haire about their new podcast, Creatoring, and I talk with designer Michael Campbell about his path in the creative world.

You can find out more about Zach on Twitter @Zswilkinson, Daniel is on Twitter @hairessy, and Michael is @campbell_m on Twitter. Plus, be sure to check out the links in the show notes for more ways to keep up with them. You can keep up with the podcast on Twitter and Facebook @CreativeSoPod, and follow Creative South on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @CreativeSouthGA or over at CreativeSouth.com, and I’m @jfrostholm on Dribbble, Twitter, and Instagram.

Find out more about Zach Wilkinson:

Find out more about Daniel Haire

Find out more about Michael Campbell

Thank you to Slaptastick for sponsoring this episode

Thank you to Slaptastick for sponsoring this episode