65: Leonard "Porkchop" Zimmerman

Today, we talk with Leonard Porkchop Zimmerman. Leonard is an artist and graphic designer with Weir/Stewart, in Augusta, GA. He’s also the subject of a documentary called Happy: A small film with a big smile, which is a story of dealing with loss and starting over. We talk about how the documentary came about, working through depression, and more, all right after this.

You can find out more about Leonard on Twitter @Pantone811 and be sure to check out the links in the show notes for more ways to keep up with him. 

Find out more about Leonard Zimmerman:

www.makemyporkchop.com

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Find out more about Happy: A Small Film with a Big Smile:

www.happydocmovie.com

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To get a Happy Sticker send a self addressed, stamped envelope to:

Happy Stickers
P.O. Box 501
Augusta, GA 30903

64: Meena Khalili, Triple Threat

Today, We talk with Meena Khalili, an illustrator and graphic design professor at the University of Louisville. We thank about growing up being a cheerleading, jazz singing, piano playing triple-threat in Alexandria, VA, Studying abroad in Italy, her “New in Lou” daily illustration project and more, all right after this.

 

You can find out more about Meena at on Twitter @meenakhalili and be sure to check out the links in the show notes for more ways to keep up with her. Now go out and Hug Some Necks!

Find out more about Meena Khalili:

meenakhalili.com

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New in LOU:

@newinlou365

meenakhalili.com/newinlou365

Type Hike:

typehike.com/#/lassen-volcanic

@typehike

63: Industrial Designer Pete Whitworth

Today, we talk with Pete Whitworth. Pete is an Industrial Designer for SmartShape Design, an industrial design firm in Cleveland, Ohio, We talk about working as a caricature while in high school, his time studying industrial design, the intersection of industrial design and user experience design, and more, all right after this.

You can find out more about Pete at SmartShape.Design and be sure to check out the links in the show notes for more ways to keep up with him. Now go out and Hug Some Necks!

Find out more about Pete Whitworth:

Pete Whitworth at SmartShape Design

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62: Industrial Designer Brian Milliff

Welcome to the Creative South Podcast! I’m your host, Jason Frostholm. Today, I talk with Brian Milliff. Brian is a Product Designer for SmartShape Design, an industrial design firm in Cleveland, Ohio, We talk about his time at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh – where he met his wife, the basics of industrial design, the process at SmartShape, and more, all right after this.

You can find out more about Brain at SmartShape.Design and be sure to check out the links in the show notes for more ways to keep up with him. Now go out and Hug Some Necks!

Find out more about Brian Milliff:

Brian Milliff at SmartShape Design

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61: Illustrator & Designer Jordan Wong

Today, we talk with Illustrator and Designer Jordan Wong. We talk about how he searched for a job for two years after college, automatic drawings, his struggles with cultural identity, and more. Plus, Jordan created an incredible poster just for Creative South listeners. Check out the show notes to pre-order yours today. Get the poster here.

You can find out more about Jordan at wongface.com and be sure to check out the links in the show notes for more ways to keep up with him. Now go out and Hug Some Necks!

Find out more about Jordan Wong:

wongface.storenvy.com

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60: Creative Accounting with Jason Blumer

Today, we talk with Jason Blumer. Jason is the president of Blumer CPAs an accounting firm that has worked with creatives like Dan Mall and the Forefather Group. We talk about the art of business coaching, steps to building your business, the importance of value pricing, and more, all right after this.

You can find out more about Jason on Twitter @jasonmblumer and be sure to check out the links in the show notes for more ways to keep up with him. Now go out and Hug Some Necks!

Find out more about Jason Blumer:

www.jasonblumer.com

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59: James Taylor, Host of The Creative Life

Welcome to the Creative South Podcast! I’m your host, Jason Frostholm. Today, I talk with James Taylor, an international authority on creativity based in the UK. We talk about working as a music promoter early in his career, how he go into teaching about creativity, the importance of storytelling, and more, all right after this.

You can find out more about James on Twitter @jamestaylor_me and be sure to check out the links in the show notes for more ways to keep up with him. Now go out and Hug Some Necks!

Find out more about James Taylor:

jamestaylor.me

The Creative Life Podcast

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58: Dylan Menges, by Prayer and Plow

Today, we talk with Dylan Menges about everything from how his dad won the land he grew up on in a blackjack game, why drawing matters, how to launch a design studio, and doing it all by prayer and plow, all right after this.

You can find out more about Dylan on Twitter @mengesdesign and be sure to check out the links in the show notes for more ways to keep up with him. Now go out and Hug Some Necks!

Find out more about Dylan Menges:

www.menges.design

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