Podcasts – The Deep End Design show

Podcasts – The Deep End Design

Summary: If you are a graphic designer, web designer or a visual designer of any kind, this is the podcast for you. Each episode tackles a different graphic design related topic, from finding better clients to online portfolios to making sure you get paid. We also offer tips and tricks in our "Do Yourself a Favor" segment and advice when we answer a listener question. The Deeply Graphic Design-Cast is hosted by three successful, working designers with a wealth of real world experience to draw upon, so listen close! You're bound to learn something in each and every episode. Email listener questions to questions@thedeependdesign.com. Yours may be answered in a future episode!

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  • Artist: graphic designers Wes McDowell, Mikelle Morrison & Nick Longo
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 How to Produce Pro-Level Branding Videos With Your Smartphone | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:00:29

By 2019, video will make up 80% of all web traffic. Besides, video is one of the best ways to brand your design business, build trust, and showcase the personality behind the business. This week, we have special guest Cielo de la Paz to walk us through the entire process: what you need, how to […]

 Passive Income Ideas & Tips For Designers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:24:13

As designers there are so many ways of using our talents to make money — so why do so many of us rely solely on client work? In this episode, we answer a recent listener question about the ins and outs of passive income. And since the three of us don’t do too much of […]

 The Private Brand Niche | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:01:03

Long gone are the days of plain white packaging with bold black lettering. Nope, these ain’t your grandpa’s generics. Welcome to the era of “private brands.” When you shop, I’m sure you notice the proliferation of store brands in just about every category. And you may also notice that they look less like store brands […]

 Plagiarism in Design | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:00:48

As designers, just about every single project begins with inspiration. But where does inspiration end and plagiarism begin? In this episode, the gang discusses the thorny issue of plagiarism in design. We offer some tips to make sure you aren’t accidentally ripping off someone else’s design, as well as what you can do about it […]

 Niche Spotlight: Illustrative Branding | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:15

Rolling right along with our design specialty series, this week we got to talk to illustration & branding specialist Jordan Wilson. We talk about how he got into this world, and he’s got lots of great advice for anyone thinking about or trying to break into the niche. We also zag a bit — and […]

 Will Design For Beer! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 57:52

Remember how we said a few episodes back that it would be cool to highlight some cool niches that are out there for designers? Well we made that happen, and here’s our first such episode. This week, we’re joined by Ryan Wheaton, an independent designer who specializes in BEER! Specifically beer branding and packaging. Not […]

 Making Your Own Luck | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 57:26

Do you run your design career passively, waiting for good things to happen, or do you grab it by the horns and make the good stuff happen? If you’re in the first camp, we’re going to try to change your thinking up a bit. Today, we’re joined by designer and conference organizer Matt Dawson. Not […]

 DesignCast 150: Listener Questions LIVE from Adobe Max | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 58:21

We’ve reached a milestone — 150 episodes, and we have all of you, our loyal listeners to thank! As you know, the whole gang recently traveled to Las Vegas for the Adobe Max conference. We got to meet a bunch of listeners (and get drunk with a few too,) and we also got some fantastic […]

 Here’s to being BRAVER in 2018 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:03:20

With every new year brings a new resolution — so what about being BRAVER in your design career? We are once again joined by the myth, the man, the legend, content specialist Aaron Wrixon. Aaron is here to talk about his brand new content framework that’s designed to make you stand out in the crowded […]

 Web Design Trends Taking Off in 2018 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:52

Last week we looked at all the graphic design trends to look out for in 2018, so we thought we’d follow that up with all those trends that are specific to the web design world. In this episode, listen as the gang talks about everything we have been seeing pick up tremendous steam, and will […]

 Graphic Design Trends to Watch in 2018 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:03:08

With 2017 winding down, it’s time to take a look at the year that was, and the trends that we predict will continue to dominate the graphic design world in 2018. So sit back, close your eyes and visualize all the trends we go over, and download resident overachiever Nick’s handy pdf guide of the […]

 2017 Designer Gifts Wish List | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:25

Just in time for Cyber Monday, we present our annual designer gift guide! Listen as the gang lists off the things we’ll be asking for this year, because getting cool stuff is really what the holiday season is all about. And Nick will apparently be buying every. single. thing. We also answer a new question, […]

 Positioning Your Agency (or Micro-Agency) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:04:37

Have you ever wondered how to set yourself or your design agency apart from the competition? Wonder no more, because in today’s episode, we have a very special guest who will shed some light on the subject. Content strategist and copywriter Aaron Wrixon is in the house, and will show you how to stand out, […]

 Our Biggest Takeaways From Adobe Max | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:12:18

Last week, the gang all got together in person to attend the 2017 Adobe Max conference, and we can honestly say it was incredible. Lots of new announcements, feature enhancements, and brand new programs that we’re all super excited to share with you. Mikelle couldn’t join in on this episode, but Wes and Nick are […]

 Designer Fails | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:34

Any designer who’s made it will tell you they failed a LOT on the way up. It’s the best way to learn — at least that’s what we keep telling ourselves. And the Deeply Graphic gang is no different. Listen to our tales of woe, and what we learned from biting it over the years. […]


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