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Obsessed Show

Obsessed Show - featuring some of the most creative people in the world, it's a podcast designed to inspire. - Hosted by Josh Miles If you knew this show as Obsessed With Design you're still in the right place. After a brief hiatus in 2018, we have a ton of episodes already recorded, and I'm excited to be back! This season we'll still be chatting with designers from branding, illustration, architecture, interiors, and design thinking... but we'll also be talking to other makers—from film and photography, to authors and television... and many other creatives along the way.
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Now displaying: August, 2016
Aug 29, 2016

This is Bob. Bob loves buttons.

Bob Ewing is a lettering artist and Art Director based in Indianapolis, but he has a great national presence. Between the popularity of INCH x INCH and posting his work under #HashtagLettering, he's grown a strong following around the country.

You can follow him on Twitter here.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • How Bob got started in design.
  • How he found his love for buttons and founded INCH x INCH.
  • Where he gets his inspiration when working on lettering projects.

A fun fact about Bob - He actually applied to MilesHerndon way back in the day, when we went by "Miles Design." You can find his old resume and show notes at ObsessedShow.com.

Aug 22, 2016

It started over a burrito, and now here they are...

This week, Josh sits down with Alex Wier and Daniel Stewart, Creative Director and Studio Director of Wier/Stewart in Augusta, Georgia.

You can follow them on Twitter here.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Why they decided to open an agency together.
  • Their approach on design and branding.
  • Why they inject their personality so heavily into every video they produce.

Show notes are available at ObsessedShow.com.

Aug 15, 2016

Jonathan Hoffman got his start in traditional advertising. He cut his teeth with Leo Burnett, McCann, and Starcom. Over the years, he's evolved into a leader in the branded video space, with a heavy emphasis on creating dynamic and engaging branded video

Today, he's working with Philo Media in Chicago, using modern tools to create authentic, meaningful connections between people and brands.

You can follow him on Twitter here.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • The state of traditional advertising.
  • The promise of augmented reality and video-driven apps.
  • The future of consumer-produced content.

Show notes are available at ObsessedShow.com.

Aug 8, 2016

Aaron Draplin is a graphic designer, author, and founder of his own design studio, Draplin Design Co. Because of his incredible, inspiring work with some of the world's best brands, you've probably seen him on a million videos and podcasts already. That's why we went out of our way to find some fresh stories and fresh perspectives on his design career.

You can follow his design studio on Twitter here.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • The grind of his speaking schedule and book promotion tour
  • What he's learned in the last five years of his career
  • Why he's chosen to keep his agency small and nimble when he could easily grow

Show notes are available at ObsessedShow.com.

Aug 1, 2016

Victor Yocco is a UX researcher and strategist. His objective is to bring the voice of the user to the table when he makes design and strategy decisions, and he does it quite well. 

In addition to his UX work, Victor is an author and speaker. He is the author of the book Design for the Mind, as well as a featured writer for several publications. He enjoys speaking on a wide range of topics, from the psychology behind great design to reducing the abuse of alcohol in the design and tech industry.

You can follow him on Twitter here.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • UX
  • The joys of parenthood
  • Alcohol in the workplace
  • What it's like writing a book

Show notes are available at ObsessedShow.com.

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