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Philip Golub Shares His Design Journey and Starting a Design Podcast

In this 20th episode, I talk with Phillip Golub, VP, Digital Product Experience and Innovation at Symphony Talent, based in Washington, DC. He shares about his 25-year journey as...

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Tom Foley of Monotype on the World of Type Design

In this 19th episode, I talk with Tom Foley, Creative Type Director for Monotype, based in London. Tom reflects on his deep experience designing type in the past 10...

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Matt Bennett Envisions A Marketplace for Local Trading to Help Communities Thrive During Covid

In this 18th episode, I talk with Matt Bennett, Founder & Creative Director at iid, a brand strategy & design agency headquartered in San Francisco. He is also a...

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ECD at Ogilvy Shanghai, Darren Crawforth, Says Advertising in China Has Changed Dramatically During the Pandemic

In this 17th episode, I talk with Darren Crawforth, Executive Creative Director at Ogilvy Shanghai. Darren shared his experience going back to the office in China. He talks about...

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Esen Karol Shares About Design Culture in Istanbul and Her Work Creating It

I had a very inspiring chat with graphic designer, educator, cultural critic, and event organizer Esen Karol, who is based in Istanbul, Turkey. Esen shared her personal journey of...

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Electrolux Chief Design Officer, Pernilla Johansson, Says Physical Distance is No Longer a Limitation

I was very fortunate to speak with Pernilla Johansson, Chief Design Officer at Electrolux, and based in Stockholm, Sweden. I enjoyed our very full discussion about her journey to...

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Behind The Mic

Lance Shields

Podcast Creator and Host

Lance is Head of International Design within Adobe Design. He leads a team of designers and engineers whose mission is to create international-first solutions to help Adobe grow in new markets. He started Recliner Designer podcast to support designers and design leaders during Covid-19.

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