Andrew Bass Jr. is a design educator and design strategist in Jersey City, NJ. He is the founder and principal consultant at Straight Design.
Chris Rudd is the founder of ChiByDesign, a Chicago-based social and civic impact design firm.
In this bonus episode, Maurice Cherry, Reginé Gilbert, Jordan Green and Paul Webb discuss and dissect the design, art, music, and symbolism of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
Tiffany Stewart is a senior UX designer in Chicago, Illinois who focuses on design systems and accessibility.
TTK is a painter, graphic designer, illustrator, and director based out of New York City.
Nakita M. Pope is a brand strategist, AIGA Fellow, and the founder of Branding Chicks in Atlanta, GA.
Dr. Jacinda Walker is a designer, design researcher, and the founder of DesignExplorr in Cleveland, Ohio.
Shawn Alexander Allen is an artist, writer, game designer, and the founder of games and culture company NuChallenger.
Reggie Tidwell is the creative director at Curve Theory, a photographer, and the founding president of AIGA Asheville in Asheville, NC.
Kevin Hawkins is an award-winning multidisciplinary design leader, and the global UX director at Glovo in Barcelona, Spain.
Whitney Robinson is a people-loving product designer and product manager located in Atlanta, GA.
Jordan Taylor is a graphic designer at Pentagram in New York City.
Keith Henry Brown is an illustrator, writer, author, and graphic designer in Brooklyn, New York.
Barney Abramson is an award-winning multidisciplinary designer located in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Kamar Thomas is a painter, author, and design educator in Toronto, Canada by way of Jamaica.
Jeff Jean-Baptiste is a product designer located in Orlando, Florida.
Corey Jones is the creative director at Forum One.
Dr. Perry Sweeper is a Professor of Practice in the Division of Experiential Learning and Interdisciplinary Studies at Morehouse College.
Agyei Archer is a Trinidadian multidisciplinary design director and the founder of Unqueue and Unqueue Studio.
Traci L. Turner is a painter and visual artist located in Reno, Nevada.
Author and design educator Dr. Lesley-Ann Noel is an assistant professor in the Department of Art and Design Studies at North Carolina State University.
Yao Adantor is a UX researcher at Bolt, adjunct professor at MICA, and the founder of two companies – Analog Teams and Research Bookmark.
Treavor Wagoner is an author, traveler, and senior product designer located in Austin, Texas.
Designer and community builder Rebecca Brooker is an art director at Ghost Note Agency and the co-founder of Queer Design Club.
Designer and community builder Rebecca Brooker is an art director at Ghost Note Agency and the co-founder of Queer Design Club.
André Elijah is an award-winning immersive director, creative technologist, and the founder of André Elijah Immersive.
Raven L. Veal, PhD is a strategic design lead at Citi Ventures and lecturer for the School of Design and Creative Technologies at the University of Texas.
Chip Gross is the managing director at Work & Co in Atlanta, Georgia.
Creative director and illustrator Alexandria Batchelor is the CEO of Foxee Design.
Dr. Kenya Oduor is a human-centered researcher, strategist, and designer, and the founder and managing partner of Lean Geeks.
Anthony D. Mays is a former Google software engineer turned tech career coach, and he is the founder of career coaching firm Morgan Latimer Consulting.
Ayrïd Chandler is a brand identity designer, creative director, and the founder of one-woman studio Ayrïd by Design.
Monique Jenkins is the CEO of J.kins Creative in Baltimore, Maryland.
Liz Montague is an author and illustrator located in New Jersey, and the creator of the comic “Liz at Large.”
Husani Oakley is the Director of Creative Practices at Netflix.
Russell Toynes is a design educator, entrepreneur, and the founder and creative director of Studio Dzo in Austin, TX.
This week’s guest is author, speaker, and instigator of inspiration, the one and only Kevin Carroll.
Rob Martin is the principal and creative director of Majorminor in San Francisco, CA.
Magnus Atom is an award-winning motion graphics designer, animation director, and commercial artist.
Manuel Godoy is the CEO of Black Sands Entertainment.
Joe Blau is an angel investor and the founder and CEO of Atomize in San Francisco, California.
Azeez Alli-Balogun is a lead product designer at Netflix on the globalization team and a co-founder of Design to Divest.
Reece Quiñones is the executive VP and creative director at The Hatcher Group and an adjunct professor of design at George Mason University.
Omari Souza is an assistant professor of design at Texas State University and the lead organizer of the State of Black Design Conference.
On this week’s episode, host Maurice Cherry answers listener questions submitted via our website and social media.
Emmanuel Nwogbo is a Nigerian-born visual artist currently living in Montréal, Quebec.
Xalavier Nelson Jr. is a creative director, award-winning narrative designer, and game developer located in El Paso, TX.
Harrison Wheeler is a senior design manager at LinkedIn, and the creator and host of the podcast Technically Speaking.
Charlene Atlas is an interaction designer on the Reality Labs team at Meta.
Alanna Flowers is an illustrator and lettering artist located in Brooklyn, NY.
André Smith is a West coast-based strategist, educator, art curator, and the co-founder of strategy and branding firm Appendix.
Advertising industry leader Vida Cornelious is the VP of Creative for New York Times Advertising.
Artist, musician, and designer Chris Burnett is the founder of Colibiri Studios in Los Angeles, California.
Matshoshi Matsafu is an illustrator and creative currently working as a senior UX designer at Microsoft in Minneapolis, MN.
Terell Cobb is a design leader at Microsoft in Dallas, TX, and the co-founder of Black Designers of Microsoft and Dallas Black UX.
Roneka Patterson is an associate creative director at Hawkeye in Dallas, TX, and the co-creator of The Unwritten Rules.
Artist Gabe Gault is a painter and muralist in Los Angeles, California.
Terresa Moses is a creative director at Blackbird Revolt and an educator and design researcher at the University of Minnesota.
Dawn Okoro is a Nigerian-American artist who lives and works in Austin, TX.
Brian A. Thompson is an artist and a journeyman banknote designer in the DMV area.
Design leader Eric Bailey is Zillow’s vice president of experience design.
Keni Thacker is the founder and chief creative officer of 100 Roses from Concrete.
Janessa Robinson is an artist, entertainer, and the founder and CEO of Artistry Land.
Elsa Amri is a visual designer in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Dr. Christina N. Harrington is a creative technologist, design researcher, and assistant professor at Carnegie Mellon University.
Zariah Cameron is an equity-centered UX strategist in Atlanta, GA.
Lisa Cain is a design strategist for nonprofit organizations, and the founder of Lisa Cain Design in Chicago, IL.
Derrick Fields is an assistant professor at Northwestern University, and he is the founder of Waking Oni Games in Chicago, IL.
Reese Fuller is a senior writer for Work & Co in New York City.
Cedric Wilson is a sound designer, and the lead producer at Lantigua WIlliams & Co.
Michael Collett is a designer at Greenworks, and he is based in San Francisco, CA.
Ron Bronson is a director of experience design for civic tech, and he’s based in Portland, OR.
Maxwell VanHook is an associate creative director at Amazon in Seattle, Washington, and the co-host of Designing While Black.
Veteran footwear designer Jeffrey Henderson is the founder of the creative collective AndThem in New York City.
Keisha Okafor is a Nigerian-American artist and designer in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Cherry-Ann Davis is a designer, writer, and design student in Zurich, Switzerland originally from Trinidad and Tobago.
Adekunle Oduye is a UX engineer, speaker, and design system advocate in Brooklyn, New York.
Brandon Groce is a Maryland-based UI/UX designer, Adobe Partner, and content creator for designers, creatives, and top design brands.
Tiffany Middleton, in Brooklyn, NY, is a senior art director at FanDuel and the creator of the Black sports designer community Trenches.
Sabrina Hall is a senior product design manager at Justworks and a design educator in New York City.
Creative conductor Brent Rollins, co-founder of Ego Trip, is a creative director, art director, and graphic designer located in New York City.
Kaleena Sales is a design educator, and is currently the interim chair of the Department of Art and Design at Tennessee State University.
Joseph Cuillier is an artist and designer in New Orleans, LA, and the founder and co-director of The Black School.
Douglas Davis is a strategist, author, and professor in Brooklyn, New York.
Sean Mack is a graphic artist and illustrator in Detroit, Michigan.
Steenz is an award-winning cartoonist located in St. Louis, Missouri.
John B. Johnson is an identity architect and the principal of A Small Studio in Seattle, WA.
Julian Williams is a graphic designer and art director located in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Joseph Carter-Brown is the global UX manager for Stanley Black & Decker in Baltimore, MD.
Kelly Walters is an artist, designer, and educator in Stamford, CT.
Sloan Leo is a multidisciplinary artist, community designer, and the CEO of FLOX Studio in New York City.
Azarra Amoy is a multifaceted artist located in London, England.
Reggie Black is a multimedia artist, designer, speaker, mental health advocate, and principal at all things progressive.
Markus Robinson is the head of product and VP of Innovation and Creative at Interactive One.
Lafiya Watson Ramirez is a multidisciplinary artist located in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Danny Shaw is the director of design and strategy at Brandshare, as well as a design educator in New York City.
David Jon Walker is a graphic designer and a design professor at Austin Peay State University in Nashville, TN.
Angela Bains is the strategy director at TransformExp, as well as a design professor at both OCAD University in Toronto, Ontario and BCIT in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Kevin Bethune is the founder and chief creative officer of dreams • design + life.
Steven Christian is the multitalented creator behind Iltopia Studios, which is located in Portland, OR.
Nichelle Pace is the president and founder of Brand Enchanting Media in Camden, New Jersey.
Kristy Tillman is a designer, investor, futurist, and the founder of the Made in the Future fellowship.
Donald Burlock, Jr. is the creative technologist lead for the physical experience design team at Capital One.
Brandon Viney is group creative lead for Google Brand Studio in Portland, Oregon.
Malika Reid is an art director at Goodby Silverstein & Partners.
Bennie F. Johnson is the executive director of AIGA, the professional organization for design.
Mark Smith is an industrial designer in Copenhagen, Denmark and the head of design at Studio Mark Smith.
Dana James Mwangi is a web and branding consultant in Memphis, TN, and the founder of Cheers Creative.
Camille Selvon Abrahams is an educator, digital activist, and the head of the animation department at the University of Trinidad and Tobago.
Darold Pinnock is a Georgia-based brand designer and the creator of the podcast Passion Behind the Art.
Ray Billingsley is an iconic American syndicated cartoonist, and the creator of the comic strip “Curtis”.
Nici Kelly is a software engineer and the founder and CEO of Care Covr.
Britt Lyle II is a motion graphics designer located in Atlanta, GA.
Brandi Davis is a designer and creative director in Chicago, IL, and the creator of BDavis Designs.
Vernon Lockhart is an artist, creative therapist, and the executive director of Project Osmosis in Chicago, IL.
Antionette Carroll is a social entrepreneur, equity designer, and the founder and CEO of Creative Reaction Lab.
Shayla Hunter is a brand marketing strategist, illustrator, and the creator of the 100 Black Females* project.
Mitzi Okou is an interaction designer at HP in San Diego, CA.
Tolu Ajayi is an educator and product designer in Dallas, TX, and is the founder of UI Narrative.
Hank Washington is a designer and illustrator currently in Atlanta, GA.
Arthell Isom is an art director and the co-founder and CEO of D’ART Shtajio in Tokyo, Japan.
Candace Queen is a multidisciplinary designer and the founder of Tabernacle Studio in Beaumont, TX.
Carmela Wilkins is a social impact designer and researcher in Brooklyn, NY.
Fred Noland is a visual storyteller located in Oakland, CA.
Tevin Stuurland is an interaction designer located in Almere, The Netherlands.
Ayodele Odubela is a data scientist at SambaSafety in Denver, CO.
Johnny Austin is the VP of engineering at Till.
Christian Howard is a narrative design strategist at SYPartners in the Bay Area.
William Hill is a senior software engineer at new Relic in the Bay Area.
Miles Anderson is a senior product designer on the Xbox team at Microsoft in Seattle, Washington.
Kojo Boateng is the creative director for PBS News Hour in Washington, DC.
Noble Ackerson is an AR/VR enthusiast, recovering startup founder, and the senior product manager at Ventera in the DMV area.
Ed Williams is a Memphis-based storyteller and the founder of Mayke Entertainment.
Randall Parrish is an art director at Sonos in Santa Barbara, CA.
Samuel Adaramola is a multimedia creative currently in Silver Spring, MD.
Arielle Wiltz is a UX designer based in NYC, but currently in New Orleans, LA.
Bekah Marcum is a product designer at Zillow, a community organizer, and the founder of Black Designers of Seattle.
Desiree Gibbs is a serial entrepreneur and UI designer in Dallas, Texas.
Ashley Bozeman is an art director for The Martin Group in Richmond, Virginia.
Tim Allen is the VP of Design at Airbnb.
Billy Almon is a biology-inspired storyteller and designer in Los Angeles, CA.
Carolyne Hill is a London-based creative director, and the founder of lifestyle brand ChillCreate.
Fonz Morris is the growth design lead at Coursera.
Terry Biddle is a product design director at EVERFI in Washington, DC.
Roland A. Wiley is a Los Angeles-based architect and the founder and principal of RAW International.
Jailyn Easley is a digital designer and brand designer located in Atlanta, GA.
Nick Caldwell is the chief product officer at Looker.
Erwin Hines is creative director at BASIC®, a branding and experience design agency in San Diego, California.
Joshua Leonard is an animator, character designer, and the creator of Team Supreme and the Joshua Leonard Foundation.
Alex Pierce is an associate creative director on the digital team at Publicis Hawkeye in Dallas, TX.
Dwight Battle is a senior UX designer at Amazon in Seattle, WA working on the Kindle team.
Caitlin Crews is a creative outreach and design specialist at Adobe for the Adobe Stock team.
Anthony Harrison is senior director of graphic design and identity at Adidas in Nuremburg, Germany.
Handel Eugene is a Haitian-American multidisciplinary artist and animator residing in Los Angeles, CA.
Kendall Howse is a senior marketing designer at Red Hat, and currently based in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Chanel James is a graphic designer, and the Women Lead Chair for AIGA DC.
Jerome Harris is a graphic designer, educator, writer, curator, and the design director at Housing Works in New York City.
Aricka Lewis is a senior UX designer, researcher, and design educator in Fayetteville, AR.
Jennifer White-Johnson is a designer, photographer, advocate, and assistant professor of visual communications and digital media arts at Bowie State University.
Ari Melenciano is a Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary artist, designer, creative technologist, researcher, futurist, humanist and educator.
Randy Ellis is a UX strategist and consultant in Chicago, IL, as well as an instructor for General Assembly.
Aaron Brooks is the founder of MASTERMND Academy, and a DevOps engineer at Fearless in Baltimore, MD.
Dee Tuck is an engineering manager at Abstract, and currently lives in Nashville, TN.
Adrian Franks is an artist and designer who also works as a UX creative director at IBM.
Sabrina Dorsainvil is a designer, illustrator, and director of civic design at the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics for the City of Boston.
Dantley Davis is the VP of design and research at Twitter.
Dr. Quaneisha Penha is a user experience researcher at Facebook, currently in Seattle.
André Mack is the owner of wine label Maison Noir Wines and design agency Get Fraîche Cru.
Randall Wilson is a UX design lead on Capital One’s digital messaging team in Chicago, IL, and co-founder of the HUE Design Summit.
Erin Newby is a freelance product designer and accessibility advocate in New York City.
Brian Douglas is a developer advocate at GitHub and the host of JAMstack Radio.
Nicole Davis is SVP of digital and risk management at Marsh in New York City.
Jaline McPherson is currently an MLA candidate at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, and is the co-chair for the 2019 Black in Design Conference.
Isaak Hayes, a former Facebook product designer, is currently working and consulting in Shenzhen, China.
Jeremi Dudu is a UX designer at Salesforce working on the Philanthropy Cloud platform.
Sarah Huny Young is an award-winning creative director, photographer, and visual artist in Pittsburgh, PA.
Samuel Green is a visual artist and currently a product designer at Airbus Aerial.
Brian Cherry is the Creative Director for Nutrisystem.
Jamil Bonnick is a multidisciplinary designer from Atlanta, currently working as a product designer at Etsy in San Francisco.
Join us for our 300th episode celebration, live from The Greene Space in New York City, with special guests Gail Anderson and Catt Small!
Hannah Beachler is an Academy Award winning production designer based in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Rich Smith is a senior UI engineer at Netflix.
Husani Barnwell is a creative director and consultant with degrees from Parsons and Harvard.
Brett Marshall is a senior UI designer at CentralSquare Technologies and has experience in creating interfaces for first responders.
Shar Biggers is an art director, senior designer, brand consultant, and the founder of Harlem-based digital agency Provoke.
Angelica Quicksey is a service designer specializing in government digital services at Fjord.
Abraham Asefaw is the co-founder of The Pop Up Agency.
Kim Williams is senior design director at Indeed, based out of Oakland, CA.
Design evangelist Melvin Hale is currently a product designer at Facebook.
Dexter Ferguson is a product designer for Airbus Aerial in Atlanta.
Will Miner is the Head of UX at 2U in Brooklyn.
Dave Hall is the vice president of digital design for the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN).
Jonathan Sangster is an artist, educator, and designer in Chicago, IL.
Multidisciplinary designer Shani Sandy is a design executive at IBM.
Alanna Marshall is an associate creative director located in Chicago, Illinois.
Shaun Mosley is an interaction designer and software designer located in San Jose, California.
It’s our 6th anniversary! Founder and host Maurice Cherry shares a few words about the future of the podcast, and there’s a conversation about the challenges and frameworks of the modern Internet with Anil Dash and Matt Mitchell.
Alana Washington is the strategy director on the data experience design team at Capital One Bank.
Belindah Jones is a UX designer at Capital One Bank.
Arneice Hart is a senior product designer at Capital One Bank.
Jamika D. Burge, PhD is a human computer scientist and the dean at Eno University, part of the Capital One Digital Team.
Richard Bentham is a 2D and 3D exhibit designer in Washington, DC.
Annyce Davis is an Android developer and software team lead at ZOLA Electric in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Aisha Blake is a web developer for Detroit Labs in Detroit, Michigan.
Abimbola Idowu is a Nigerian software engineer currently in Berlin, Germany.
Omayeli Arenyeka is a Nigerian-born artist and technologist currently in San Francisco, CA.
Courtney Pinter is a multidisciplinary designer in Switzerland. Currently, she is a senior creative at Givaudan in Zurich.
Karl Hudson Phillips is a designer, developer, and event organizer in Charleston, SC.
Analise Cleopatra is an artist and art director located in Portland, OR.
Bobby C. Martin, Jr. is the co-founder and founding partner of Original Champions of Design in New York City.
Aaron Gleen is a graphic designer, art director, and entrepreneur in Cebu City in The Philippines.
Jason Murphy is a chief creative officer and creative director in Portland, OR.
Nicholas Johnson is a freelance graphic designer located in Brooklyn, NY.
Kevin White is an illustrator and UX strategist in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Jarrett Key is a multidisciplinary fine artist currently in Providence, Rhode Island.
Leah Gilliam is an award-winning artist and design strategist in Brooklyn, NY.
Courtney Wilburn is lead DevOps engineer for The Wirecutter.
Courtney La Prince is a UX/UI designer and developer currently in Atlanta, Georgia.
Jordan Green is a researcher and designer in Seattle, WA.
Marcus Mosby is a senior interaction designer at Fjord in Austin, TX.
Cary Michael Robinson is a visual artist and creative entrepreneur located in the DMV area.
Kendrick Daye is a fine artist and designer in New York City.
Delanie West is a leader in the fields of product development, packaging, experience design, and creative global sourcing.
Sean Fahie is an artist, illustrator, designer, author, and podcaster in Atlanta, GA.
Lisa Babb is a design educator, and the assistant director at Museum of Design Atlanta.
Fahamu Pecou is an interdisciplinary artist and scholar in Atlanta, GA.
Goldi Gold is a self-described “blue collar” digital illustrator in Atlanta, GA.
Ida Woldemichael is a graphic designer and creative director for Everytown for Gun Safety in New York City.
Shaw Strothers is a UX designer and researcher, and the UX lead at User Insight in Atlanta, GA.
Nuff is a multidisciplinary designer in Toronto, Ontario.
Julian Alexander is a GRAMMY award-winning creative director, graphic designer, and entrepreneur in Brooklyn, NY.
Mikell Fine Iles is design director at Bloomberg in New York City.
Cheryl D. Miller is a corporate designer, visual artist, author, writer, and theologian.
Forest Young is global principal and head of design at Wolff Olins.
Sabella Flagg is a senior interaction designer at Artefact in Seattle, WA.
Michael Grant is the creative director at the San Francisco Business Times, and a current John S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University.
Brandon Breaux is a multidisciplinary fine artist, art director, and designer in Chicago, Illinois.
Thomas Dang is a graphic designer and MBA candidate in Cleveland, Ohio.
Tony Turner is a user experience designer in Cleveland, Ohio.
Ofo Obuobi is lead graphic designer at ALU in Pamplemousses, Mauritius.
Jonathan Jackson is partner and creative director at Brooklyn based design studio WeShouldDoItAll.
Alex Binder is a UX designer and freelance product and motion designer in Cleveland, Ohio.
Renee Reid is a senior UX design researcher at LinkedIn.
Shannon Boone is the creative director at Sesi Magazine, a print magazine for young African-American girls.
Eddie Opara is a partner at Pentagram in New York City.
Daniel Dickson is a creative director at Vevo in New York City.
Anthony Daniel II is a senior interaction designer in the aerospace industry in Atlanta, GA.
Hadiya Williams is a designer, art director, and the founder of Black Pepper Paperie.
Lorenzo Wilkins is an artist, graphic designer, photographer, art director and videographer in Silver Springs, MD.
This week, we’re celebrating our fifth anniversary!
In this special bonus episode, I sit down with Jordan Green, Regine Gilbert and Paul Anthony Webb and talk about the inspiration, design and music that helped bring Black Panther to life.
Ronia Peguero is chief creative officer of V+R Digital Branding Agency
Danielle Beecham is a freelance UX designer in New York City.
Rafael Smith is the design lead at IDEO.org.
Rafael Smith is the design lead at IDEO.org.
Meet Regine Gilbert, a senior UX design consultant and design educator in New York City.
Jomo Tariku is an industrial designer and furniture designer located in Springfield, Virginia.
This week’s guest is renowned design scholar Audrey Bennett.
Jermaine Bell is a visual designer, photographer, and creator in Baltimore, Maryland.
John Jennings is an award-winning graphic artist, author, and educator currently in Riverside, CA.
Danikqwa Rambert is a web and print designer in Providence, RI.
This week’s guest is legendary designer, author, and educator Gail Anderson.
Jon Bell is a product design manager at MailChimp in Atlanta, GA.
Cyrus Henderson works as a product designer for MailChimp in Atlanta, GA.
Raven Covington is a software engineer at MailChimp in Atlanta, GA.
Eric Muntz is the VP of Development at MailChimp in Atlanta, GA.
Timothy Bardlavens is a UX and culture designer at Microsoft in Seattle, WA.
Sibyl Edwards is a digital art director, president of DC Web Women, CCIO at WeTogether, and co-founder of Black Female Founders.
This week’s guest is design researcher and educator Omari Souza.
Mattieau St. Cyr is a multidisciplinary creator in Toronto, Ontario and the founder of Manikk Realm.
Mikhaile Solomon is the curator and director of Prizm Art Fair in Miami, Florida.
We’re closing out HBCU Month this year with award-winning creative director Derrick Rivers.
Frances Liddell is a senior UI/UX designer and illustrator in the San Francisco Bay Area.
C. Spike Trotman is a bestselling author, cartoonist, and the founder of Iron Circus Comics.
This week, we’re talking with Angelica McKinley, a senior communications designer at Slack.
Kim Goulbourne is a Webby award-winning chronic creator in NYC.
This week, we’re talking to Duane Jones, a designer in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Hans Dorsinville is partner, executive vice president and senior group creative director at Laird + Partners in New York City.
This week, we’re bringing back one of our most requested guests — Catt Small.
Michael Hollander is senior character animator for Telltale Games in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Antonea Nabors is a lead UI designer in Brisbane, Queensland.
For our 200th episode, we’re bringing back one of our favorite guests — Sarah Huny Young.
Gintel Gee is a multidisciplinary designer and creative director in Los Angeles, California.
Lisa Welchman is an author, writer, consultant, speaker, and digital governance expert in Baltimore, MD.
We’re closing out the month talking to UX consultant Ekpemi Anni.
This week’s interview is with the multi-talented Felicia Penza.
Antoine Thomas is the founder and CEO of West 7th Design Studio.
Datrianna Meeks is a senior product designer at Spotify in New York City.
This week, we’re talking with Lauren Dorman, a software developer in Berlin.
Laci Jordan is a creative director and multidisciplinary designer in Los Angeles.
This week’s interview is with 2017 National Design Awards winner Craig Wilkins.
RJ Harrington is partner and lead creative at Twenty and 3 in Atlanta, GA.
Creative director Toni Patterson is the founder of Skye Media Group in Baltimore, Maryland.
We’re closing out April by revisiting London creative director Brian Hollingsworth.
We’re wrapping up our series with the incredibly creative Tré Seals.
Tynesha Foreman is a DC-based animator with a proclivity for the grotesque. (I love that!)
Janelle Allen, a learning designer in Chicago, IL, is the founder of Zen Courses.
Alex Fefegha is a creative technologist and graphic designer in London, England.
Chikezie Ejiasi is a senior interaction designer at Google currently working on Daydream VR.
This week, we’re talking to Google/YouTube user experience researcher Melissa Smith.
This week’s guest is Ariem Anthony, production design manager at Airbnb.
Let’s take a look back at some of our most memorable interviews — including a special guest!
This week’s guest is renowned design educator and strategist Natalie Nixon.
Designer, educator, and brand consultant Ron Tinsley is the founder of Prophetik Soul Branding + Design in Philadelphia, PA.
This week’s guest is Jessica Bellamy, a visual storyteller in Louisville, Kentucky.
We’re in Jamaica this week talking with Djuvane Browne, owner of One Great Studio.
It’s our 175th episode, and I’m talking to designer, adventurer, and creative director Chad Brown.
We’re talking to developer, designer, and Revision Path super fan Paul Anthony Webb.
This week’s episode is with design educator Anne Berry of Cleveland State University.
Revision Path is kicking off 2017 right with a conversation with architect and designer Aisha Densmore-Bey.
Our conversation with Amsterdam-based designer Qa’id Jacobs continues this week.
We’re off to The Netherlands this week to talk with product and systems designer Qa’id Jacobs.
This week’s interview is with designer and creative director Tanya Marie, founder of Designer Island.
We’re closing out the month with a spirited chat with Facebook product designer Jacklyn Laryea.
John Angelo is a product design lead for Facebook News.
We’ve got a special bonus episode this week with product designer Maya Patterson.
This week’s interview is with Facebook product designer Karla Cole.
Revision Path visits Facebook! This week’s interview is with UX research manager Reggie Murphy.
This week: a fantastic conversation with graphic designer Sela Lewis.
The ever-inspiring Jonathan Key talks about design and the power of representation.
Larrie King is an assistant professor of design at Kent State University and creative director at Glyphix Studio.
This week we’re talking with Lyn Muldrow, front-end developer and technical program manager for Hack the Hood.
This week’s interview is with Paul Edoho-Eket, a design educator at Nossi College of Art and Fisk University.
HBCU Month ends with a conversation with UX designer KeVon Ticer.
This week’s interview is with entrepreneur and digital marketing strategist Tamala Huntley.
This week’s interview is with designer and brand strategist Nakita M. Pope.
This week’s interview is with author, designer, and creative strategist Douglas Davis.
Our month of legacies wraps up with a conversation with Detroit art director Andrea Williams.
This week, we’re talking with Fredric Mitchell, VP of Engineering at St. Louis startup Better Weekdays.
WordPress developer and consultant Kronda Adair, one of Revision Path’s early featured guests, is back to talk with me this week.
This week, we’re talking to one of Revision Path’s very first guests — Senongo Akpem.
This week’s interview is with Dewon Hall, webmaster for Mississippi Valley State University.
Our 150th episode is with former White House creative director Ashleigh Axios.
De Nichols is creative director and co-founder of Civic Creatives.
Amélie Lamont is a product designer based in New York City.
For Independence Day, we’re talking with designer Jon Lewis, co-founder and CPO of Circa Victor.
Andrea Pippins is an artist, designer, and design educator in Balitmore, Maryland.
Sanford Greene is an illustrator for Marvel Comics.
This week, we’re talking with cartographer Amy Lee Walton.
This week, we’re talking to Facebook product designer Kingsley Harris.
We’re ending off the month talking with speaker, author, and creativity evangelist Denise Jacobs.
Rich Hollant is the principal, strategist, and design director at CO:LAB.
This week, we’re talking to Harrison Wheeler, design manager at Base.
This week’s guest is Asia Hoe, product designer at 2U.
We’re kicking off May by talking with Dr. Vukosi Marivate, a data scientist at CSIR in South Africa.
We’re back to Brooklyn this week and talking to product designer Earl Carlson.
Next up, an interview with Atlanta visual designer Eniola Odetunde.
This week, we’re talking to designer and video producer Satchell Drakes.
Dr. James H. Hill is an assistant professor of computer science at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis.
March is ending with a great interview with product designer Kat Vellos.
This week, we’re talking with Bemnet Yemesgen, a senior art director in Washington, DC.
Antoinette Smith is an instructor and software engineer at Prime Digital Academy.
For Revision Path’s 3rd anniversary, I’m the one being interviewed!
We’re ending off February talking with industrial designer Ben Lindo.
This week’s interview is with design superhero Dian Holton.
Vince Baskerville is the director of product experience for CallRail.
This week, I’m talking with Anna Wilder, lead designer and brand manager for De Novo Nutrition.
It’s our 125th episode, and I’m delighted to bring you this conversation with Kojo Boateng.
We’re ending January talking to the always creative Ayana Baltrip-Balagás.
This week’s interview is with LA-based mobile developer Vaughn Dabney.
We’re back with a great interview with multitalented creative Napoleon Wright II.
We’re kicking off the new year by chatting with Baltimore-based software architect Mario Moorhead.
We’re ending out the year talking to Oen Michael Hammonds, lead facilitator and senior designer at IBM Design.
Next up, a really great interview with Erica Joy, build and release engineer for Slack.
For Christmas Eve, check out this great interview with front-end engineer Mina Markham.
I had a great time talking with rising star Rachel Harsley, a Ph.D. student at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
This week, I talk with Marco Rogers, engineering manager with Clover Health out of San Francisco, CA.
Diógenes Brito is a product designer in San Francisco currently working at Slack.
Darhil Crooks is the creative director for The Atlantic.
I’m so glad I had the chance to talk with product designer Justin Edmund, formerly of Pinterest.
I’m kicking off December with an interview with Ryan Williams, co-founder of Jopwell.
Gabrielle Smith is the founder of the award-winning platform The:nublk.
Saron Yitbarek is a developer and the founder of CodeNewbie.
Gus Granger is the principal of 70kft, a brand communications agency in Dallas, TX.
This week, I talk with Brooklyn-based creative director Shannon Washington.
From the land down under, I talked with design anthropologist Dori Tunstall.
November continues with a deep conversation Craig Brimm.
Douglass Turner is a software consultant and iOS developer in Boston, MA.
This week, I’m talking with Sheila Owens, a software developer with over 30 years of experience.
Carissa Hempton is an art director and designer in The Woodlands, TX.
This week, I’m talking with full-stack software engineer Iheanyi Ekechukwu.
This week, I’m talking to Jack Butler, analytics associate for PricewaterhouseCoopers. (We’re also cousins!)
Enjoy this bonus episode with game developer and Kiro’o Games CEO Olivier Madiba!
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…
We’re back in the UK this week and talking to web developer and entrepreneur Marsha Mothersill.
Vanessa French-Harris is a graphic designer and art director currently in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Jeunanne Alkins is the creative powerhouse behind Everything Slight Pepper and ESPjr.
I’m so glad I had the chance to talk with Temi Adeniyi, a London-born product designer currently in Berlin.
I’m starting September off by talking with the inspiring Alicia Carr.
August is ending off with a really great interview with full-stack designer Denise Nicole Francis.
I had the chance to chat with Pamela Assogba, a full-stack engineer in Washington DC for Vox Media.
This week, I’m talking with Dallas-based designer and photographer Tiffany Middleton.
This week, I’m talking with Ire Aderinokun, a UI designer and front-end developer in Lagos, Nigeria.
This week, I talked with Tiffany Mikell, CEO of Black Star Media and Technology Director of Trans*H4CK.
Theresa Stewart is an interaction designer for gravitytank, an innovation consultancy in Chicago, Illinois.
This week, I talked with Dartmouth computer science student and iOS developer Kaya Thomas.
Harlo Holmes is a software developer, media scholar and activist in NYC.
Graphic design professor Tamika D. Williams has an enthusiasm for design education that is infectious.
June ends with an exciting and deep conversation with design educator Silas Munro.
This week, I talked with Chattanooga-based designer and entrepreneur Seun Erinle.
Alpha Bah is an Android developer in NYC and the founder of ZNews Africa.
This week, I talked with Brooklyn-based designer and entrepreneur Tracey Coleman.
Damian Madray is a senior product designer at Neo Innovation, and founder of Hunie and TheGlint.
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.
I had a great conversation with Roy Milton 2, art director for Austin-based advertising firm Sanders\Wingo.
Dave McClinton is a graphic designer and artist who has been in this industry for well over 20 years.
Sterling Smith is CEO of Keystoke. We talked about building a team, raising funding, and coding bootcamps.
I had the great pleasure of speaking to Marshall Shorts, designer, entrepreneur, and co-founder of Creative Control Fest.
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.
I’m so glad to share this conversation with Gabriel Mays, founder and CEO of Just Add Content.
This week, I talked with Rafe Chisolm, a generalist designer currently doing UX design at Delta Air Lines.
This week, I talked with Monet Spells — a UX designer and a master’s student at Georgia Tech studying human-computer interaction.
Anselmo Pelembe proves that there are no limitations when it comes to graphic design.
I really had a blast talking with Kristy Tillman, the design director for the Society of Grownups.
Graphic designer Ebun Olaloye has managed to turn a simple phrase into a popular apparel brand.
In this special anniversary episode, I discuss Revision Path’s past, present, and future.
I had the great pleasure to talk with Ashley Nelson-Hornstein, a Syracuse University graduate and an iOS developer for Dropbox.
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.
Software developer Joe Blau gave some really great advice for anyone working on delivering a product to the market.
Black History Month kicks off with a great conversation with multidisciplinary designer Gitamba Saila-Ngita.
This week, I talked with Arielle Wilkins, a graphic designer and illustrator located in Brooklyn, New York.
January continues with an interview with Brooklyn-based graphic designer and illustrator Brittany Holloway-Brown.
I was really excited to talk with Kishau Rogers, founder and CEO of Websmith Group.
We’re starting off 2015 with graphic designer and letterist Marcus Williamson.
I’m ending 2014 with a conversation with Ariana Farquharson, graphic designer, and founder of curativ.
This conversation with USA Weekend magazine’s design director Leon Lawrence III is full of great tips and information for budding designers.
I had the chance to talk with James T. Green, a Chicago digital designer and multidisciplinary artist.
If there’s a phrase that I would use to describe graphic designer Britt Davis, it would be “hometown hero”.
Whether it’s graphic design, web development, or music, Allan Cole brings a wealth of knowledge to the table and produces mind-blowing results.
We’re closing out November with the multi-talented De Angela Duff: art director, designer, educator, DJ, web developer, and photographer.
This week’s conversation is with Ron Bronson: developer, writer, speaker, web strategist, and so much more.
Meet D’Artagnan Winford, art director at Jackson State University.
We’re kicking off November with an interview with Brooklyn-based UX designer, teaching artist, DJ, and mentor Rashida White.
October ends with a conversation with Angelica Ross, CEO and executive director of TransTech Social Enterprises.
LGBT History Month continues with a conversation with indie game maker Rokashi from Toronto.
This week’s interview is with Courtney Eimerman-Wallace, city director for Lesbians Who Tech for Washington D.C., and UI/UX engineer at BlueLabs.
October kicks off with David Dennis — a software engineer in New York City.
We’re ending September with a great conversation with Martin McNeese.
This week’s interview is with Ced Funches — design strategist, global designer, and creative director. Ced is the creative director at Flippo+Interactive.
This week’s interview is with Antionette Carroll, chair of AIGA’s Diversity and Inclusion Task Force.
This week I spoke with the one and only Kimberly Bryant — founder and executive director of Black Girls Code.
In this week’s interview, I sit down with Dr. Christopher Charles Stewart, assistant professor of computer science at The Ohio State University.
This week, I talked with Kevin Johnson, serial entrepreneur and author of The Entrepreneur Mind.
This week, I talked with Husani Oakley — kick-ass developer, freelance creative technical director, and all around good-guy-to-know.
This week, I talked with Jacinda Walker, a design strategist in Columbus, OH who is a tireless advocate for diversity in the design community.
We’re kicking off this month with an interview with Reggie Weaver, a young Ohio-based graphic designer and illustrator.
I’m ending out July with a truly great interview with Jon Daniel, an independent creative director in London.
Albert Whitley is a senior art director at SapientNitro and the current vice-president of AIGA Atlanta.
This week I talked with Jeffrey Manu, a tech entrepreneur in Accra, Ghana.
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.
We’re finishing up HBCU Month by talking with the inspiring and unstoppable Glennette Clark.
HBCU Month continues this week with an interview with photographer and senior UX designer Eric Johnson.
I’ve known Nicole Norwood online for a while now, so when I had the idea to do an HBCU month, she was first on my list.
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.
It’s HBCU Month, and we’re kicking things off with a great interview with USA Today’s visual design manager Tory Hargro.
Akilah Thompkins-Robinson is a web designer and e-commerce coach, and is the owner of AKZMe Designs and Online Boutique Source.
This week, I had the pleasure of interviewing Siedah Mitchum, a WordPress web designer, entrepreneur, and the creator of Inspiring Black Designers.
Lebogang Ditshwene is the owner of Lephutshe Designs, a graphic design studio in Johannesburg, South Africa.
This week’s interview is with David Yarde, a web designer and developer, and co-founder of the creative strategy and branding firm Sevenality.
This week’s interview is with Kevin Karanja, a motion graphics designer based in Nairobi, Kenya.
This week, we talked with art director and graphic designer Chris Barker. Learn more about his work in this week’s interview.
This week’s interview is with Brandy Spain, a creative professional and graphic designer in Atlanta, Georgia.
This week’s interview is with NYC-based designer and developer Adekunle Oduye.
This week’s interview is with Jacques Dupoux, a designer/developer in New York City and founder of DUPO.
This week’s interview is with storyteller, designer, and educator Michele Washington. Learn more about her work and decades of experience.
This week, we talked with UX designer/developer and game developer Catt Small.
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.
Alesha Randolph is a designer and creative professional in Washington DC.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Crystal Flemister, graphic designer, web designer, and owner of Pistol Whipped Cream, talks about her major design influences: fashion, art, and music.
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!
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.
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!
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.
Irv Briscoe is a web developer out of Minneapolis. Our podcast interview talks about his business von91, web education and his motivations.
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.
Revision Path’s first podcast interview is with Pittsburgh letterer and designer Raquel Rodriguez. We talk about typography, freelancing, design and more!