Makers of Sport™ Podcast
About This Show
Conversations about design, branding, creative business, products, sneakers, technology and entrepreneurship in the sports industry. Featured in iTunes New & Noteworthy (Feb. 2015). Missing episode numbers are paid & private community content. Join the community at makersofsport.com/community.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 97: Chris Do, Founder/CEO of Blind™ and TheFutur
"Designer as maker is what is celebrated in school, not designer as entrepreneur; designer as business problem solver. To me, when you're in the mechanics, when you have your hands in the work, it's all production and I make no distinction between doing that versus becoming a brick layer."Creative therapy. That's how I refer to this episode as it takes us down a path MoS hasn't been on before.Chris Do, Emmy award winning creative director, entrepreneur and founder of TheFutur& Blind studio, joins the pod to share his views on many topics including higher education, entrepreneurship, money, self-worth, depression, and how designers can win the battle of business.We come in hot discussing the often divisive topic of higher education and wonder if a college degree is important any longer.Chris also discusses the value of time and we why should understand that value is in the eye of the beholder and oftentimes, we aren't the beholder of the work we create.Lastly, we discuss the modern state of design criticism and how if designers want to win in the war of business, we have to start thinking more about strategy and less about aesthetics.Mentions Include:Chris Do on TwitterTheFuturBlindTheFutur on YouTubeArtCenter College of DesignValue of designer vs. art director debate"The E-Myth Revisited""Real Artists Don't Starve" by Jeff GoinsBlair Enns, Win Without PitchingMathias Omotola of Cinema4d on TheFuturSteve Jobs' Stanford commencementJim RohnChris Do's F-1 logo critEvolving the Google IdentityMy next guest is Tim Tadder, an advertising photographer for sports, commercial, CGI portrait photography. He has worked with brands like Nike, Coca-Cola, Mercedes-Benz, NFL, adidas, Under Armour and more. You can checkout his work at his website.Sign up for the weekly email newsletter for updates, discounts on future products and exclusive content for subscribers.You can also show your support for the podcast by joining the community and keeping it sponsor-free.Did you enjoy this episode? Then please rate and/or write a review of the show on iTunes. Also, be sure to follow show host, @TAdamMartin and @MakersofSport.
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