Episode 178: Ron Tinsley

Designer, educator, and brand consultant Ron Tinsley is the founder of Prophetik Soul Branding + Design in Philadelphia, PA.

Episode 153: Kronda Adair

WordPress developer and consultant Kronda Adair, one of Revision Path’s early featured guests, is back to talk with me this week.

Episode 100: Sarah Huny Young

For Revision Path’s 100th interview, I had the opportunity to talk with design powerhouse Sarah Huny Young. Huny’s portfolio speaks for itself, and she’s done next-level design work for big entertainment brands like VIBE Magazine…

Episode 80: Frederick Townes

This week, I spoke with Frederick Townes, co-founder and CTO of Placester, creator of W3 Edge and W3 Total Cache, and founding CTO of Mashable.

Episode 75: Octavia Gilmore

This week, I talked with the talented and driven Octavia Gilmore, owner and creative director of Creative Juice, a boutique design agency in Atlanta, GA.

Episode 72: Monet Spells

This week, I talked with Monet Spells — a UX designer and a master’s student at Georgia Tech studying human-computer interaction.

Episode 66: Xavier Ruffin

When I asked Xavier Ruffin what the best title was to describe what he does, he simply said “artist”. Whether film or digital, Xavier is the man to watch.

Episode 65: Joe Blau

Software developer Joe Blau gave some really great advice for anyone working on delivering a product to the market.

Episode 58: Leon Lawrence III

This conversation with USA Weekend magazine’s design director Leon Lawrence III is full of great tips and information for budding designers.

Episode 55: Allan Cole

Whether it’s graphic design, web development, or music, Allan Cole brings a wealth of knowledge to the table and produces mind-blowing results.

Episode 54: De Angela Duff

We’re closing out November with the multi-talented De Angela Duff: art director, designer, educator, DJ, web developer, and photographer.

Episode 51: Rashida White

We’re kicking off November with an interview with Brooklyn-based UX designer, teaching artist, DJ, and mentor Rashida White.

Episode 45: Ced Funches

This week’s interview is with Ced Funches — design strategist, global designer, and creative director. Ced is the creative director at Flippo+Interactive.

Episode 40: Husani Oakley

This week, I talked with Husani Oakley — kick-ass developer, freelance creative technical director, and all around good-guy-to-know.

Episode 39: Jacinda Walker

This week, I talked with Jacinda Walker, a design strategist in Columbus, OH who is a tireless advocate for diversity in the design community.

Episode 34: Abou Kone

Abou is a beast when it comes to coding. Front-end development with JS/jQuery is his specialty, and he’s recently gotten into developing mobile apps.

Episode 30: Jole Simmons

I had such a great time talking with Jole Simmons, a killer presentation designer who has done work for Facebook, Duarte Designs, The Creative Group, the National Association of Black Journalists, and Microsoft.

Episode 29: Tory Hargro

It’s HBCU Month, and we’re kicking things off with a great interview with USA Today’s visual design manager Tory Hargro.

Episode 27: Siedah Mitchum

This week, I had the pleasure of interviewing Siedah Mitchum, a WordPress web designer, entrepreneur, and the creator of Inspiring Black Designers.

Episode 25: David Yarde

This week’s interview is with David Yarde, a web designer and developer, and co-founder of the creative strategy and branding firm Sevenality.

Episode 23: Chris Barker

This week, we talked with art director and graphic designer Chris Barker. Learn more about his work in this week’s interview.

Episode 17: Alaxic Smith

Who wants to be the next Mark Zuckerberg when you could be the next Alaxic Smith? This 18-year-old wunderkind started coding at the age of 12 and has already founded two social networks and is busy building his third — Communly — where he’s working with some of the biggest names in music. Alaxic is a rising star that you’ll definitely want to watch for in the future. Learn more about his tireless drive and work ethic (as well as some of my tips for SXSW!) in this week’s interview.

Episode 16: Alesha Randolph

Alesha Randolph kicks off this month’s interviews! This creative professional calls Washington DC home, and we talked about her path to becoming a designer, representation, and giving back to the design community. Alesha has well…

Episode 15: Emory Douglas

For the month of January, we have a 3-part “Design Journeys” series — podcast interviews with designers that have been featured on AIGA.org. Rounding out our series here on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is an interview with Emory Douglas, the former Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party from 1960-1981. I think you’ll really enjoy this talk with an American design legend.

Episode 14: Maurice Woods

For the month of January, we have a 3-part “Design Journeys” series — podcast interviews with designers that have been featured on AIGA.org. This week, we talked with Maurice Woods, former professional basketball player, graphic designer, and executive director of the Inneract Project. His advice for what Black designers can do to help give back to the community rings through very clearly.

Episode 13: Steve Jones

If you enjoyed last week’s interview with Andrew Bass, then you’re in luck! This month kicks off our 3-part “Design Journeys” series — podcast interviews with designers that have been featured on AIGA.org. First up is Steve Jones, graphic designer and design professor at San Francisco State University. We touched on diversity in the design field, education, typography, and the notion of a Black design aesthetic.

Episode 12: Michael Roach

Michael Roach is very future-forward when it comes to his work. As we talked, I kept thinking “hey, so-and-so is doing that now…except Michael was doing it years ago”! Aside from being a graphic designer and web designer, Michael is also a jazz pianist, and we talked a bit on how music influences his design work and on the vibrant design scene in upstate New York.

Episode 11: Stephen Topsy

I first ran across Stephen Topsy online years ago when he was doing iOS design work. Now he’s a programmer, but still dabbles in design as well. We spoke about how Aaliyah helped him get his spark for design, how motivation came from one of his high school teachers, and touched on LA’s diverse tech and design scene.

Episode 10: Khalil Bey

This week, I had the opportunity to talk with Khalil Bey, a software engineer at Google. We chatted about his work, how he started in programming, and more.

Episode 9: Buck!

This week I talked with Buck! — one of Washington D.C.’s most talented graphic artists. We talked about staying passionate with your craft and how an elementary school kid got him back on track.

Episode 8: Crystal Flemister

Crystal Flemister, graphic designer, web designer, and owner of Pistol Whipped Cream, talks about her major design influences: fashion, art, and music.

Episode 7: Brandon Butler

Brandon Butler talks with Revision Path about how he got started in the field, what we can do to increase diversity in the tech industry, and…radio!

Episode 6: Mokokoma Mokhonoana

This week’s interview with South African author, creative, and artist Mokokoma Mokhonoana is truly one-of-a-kind. We talk about design, philosophy, and a whole lot more.

Episode 5: Daphne Larose

In this week’s interview, I talked to Daphne Larose about her website Black Female Coders, her local tech community, and on diversity in our field. Enjoy!

Episode 4: Maurice Wingfield

This interview with designer and illustrator Maurice Wingfield is chock full of gems. From design conferences to technology in Africa, it’s worth a listen.

Episode 3: Irv Briscoe

Irv Briscoe is a web developer out of Minneapolis. Our podcast interview talks about his business von91, web education and his motivations.

Episode 2: Nathaniel Deal

This week, I talked with Atlanta front-end engineer Nathaniel Deal! It’s the 2nd podcast, and we talked about design conferences, web education, and more.

Episode 1: Raquel Rodriguez

Revision Path’s first podcast interview is with Pittsburgh letterer and designer Raquel Rodriguez. We talk about typography, freelancing, design and more!