After 150 episodes, I thought it would be a great idea to look back at some of the designers we’ve profiled from the early days of Revision Path. What are they up to now? What has changed since our first interview? I’m curious to know!
Dewon Hall was first featured on the site back in August 2013, and he’s currently the webmaster for Mississippi Valley State University in Itta Bena, MS. Before his work at MVSU, he worked for the past decade at Shamoon Advertising and Marketing creating award-winning campaigns.
Dewon walked me through a typical day working at MVSU, and from there we went into pros and cons of being a designer in a rural area — something I’m all too familiar with! He also talked about the work he’s doing with art students in the Mississippi Delta area through a program called A.R.T. | Acknowledging Real Talent. According to Dewon, it’s important for him to be exactly where he is so he can help foster the next generation of designers. Powerful words from a great designer. Keep up the awesome work, Dewon!
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2013 has been a great year! Revision Path was launched, and we’ve done over three dozen interviews with Black designers and developers from Portland to Johannesburg. There’s even more in store for 2014! To wrap things up for this year, we’ve pulled together our ten most popular interviews here on Revision Path based on page views, social sharing, and overall web traffic. Check them out after the jump and see if your favorite interview made the list!
I found out about Dewon through one of my Facebook groups, Black Designers United. Dewon is a very talented designer and art director, but he also has a unique perspective on the industry since he lives in a small Southern town. Who knew this kind of talent was coming out of Mississippi? Learn more about Dewon’s approach to projects and his thoughts on diversity in the design industry in this week’s interview. Enjoy!