Global Interviews

Read up on the global talent!

Kati Forner Design

  • We chat with Creative Director Kati Forner about her very analogue college education, the design scene in LA, her first baby due in December (congrats!) plus we bond over our love for the de…

Via: Los Angeles

Rohan Chaurasia

  • We chat with Pentagram Design Intern and RISD student Rohan Chaurasia about making cardboard tracks for Hot Wheels cars , breaking the rules once you've mastered them, and how we could blur …

Via: NYC

Kris Andrew Small

  • We recently had a chat with Designer / Photographer Kris Andrew Small about balancing design and photography, his love of The Keith Haring Journals (so much so he carries it around with him …

Via: Sydney

byHAUS

  • We chat with byHAUS founder & graphic designer Philippe Archontakis about his favourite podcast at the moment — The Observatory; his time working on his school newspaper back in the 80's, pl…

Via: Montreal

Gorilla

  • We thoroughly enjoyed chatting with the hilarious Joe Bowker from Gorilla (we think we got a pretty good deal for 25 bananas). This interview is packed full of some super relevant advice for…

Via: Manchester

Zach Halfhill

  • We chat with Graphic Designer Zach Halfhill about inspo, his first design job and design for social good. We get into Myspace and the huge impact this had on his love of music and design and…

Via: Nashville

undo

  • We love Chean Wei Law's (aka. Undo) ability to draw faces on anything and with anything — the simplest shapes and form can be used in hundreds of different ways (Actually though - he just ha…

Via: San Francisco

Micke Lindebergh

  • We chat with Freelance Illustrator, Micke Lindebergh about being nerdy, working in 3D, his time at The Tassie Design Shack, and forming a little print collective with his Sydney risograph pa…

Via: Sydney

Bigfish

  • We chat with Bigfish Designers/Illustrators Dave Byrne & Niqui Toldi about everything BIG. Bigfish, BIGSOUND, Big jobs (and small jobs) and the relatively big team that exists now. We talk a…

Via: Brisbane

Rudi De Wet

  • We love Rudi De Wet's bold, energetic and colorful work! It gives us major love heart eyes. 😍 We caught up with Rudi to learn more about his time at the University of Stellenbosch, what a ty…

Via: Cape Town

MAKEit MADEit '18

  • Each year we're lucky enough to partner up with our favourite conferences around the world, and this year our kind friends in Newcastle at MAKEit MADEit gave us a full conference pass to giv…

Via: Newcastle

Low Bros

  • The work of brothers Christoph and Florin Schmidt — aka. Low Bros — is insanely detailed and meticulous, as is most of their thinking behind it. What a treat it was to chat with them about t…

Via: Berlin

Google

  • We first met Google Snr Interaction Designer Joel Beukelman at -ing creatives conference in early 2018 and managed to catch him in-between all his travels to get a few answers to a few quest…

Via: San Francisco

From Brittany

  • We LOVE Thomas José Henri's dreamlike and inventive set-designs -- they're so fun and vivid. We chat with the From Brittany Art Director / Set Designer about working with his sister in Paris…

Via: Montreal

HOICK

  • We recently spoke with Claire Johnson and Dale Lawrence of creative agency HOICK about finding the right intern for the studio, not having all your eggs in one basket, and why they think sma…

Via: Cape Town

Kelly Spencer

  • We're so excited for another year of Typism, as usual, the line up is full of amazing type and lettering geniuses like Ryan Hamrick, Lachlan Philp and Wanissa Somsuphangsri, speaking on topi…

Via: Wellington

Collin Vaughn

  • It's so refreshing to chat to someone like IBM Designer Collin Vaughn about the ins and outs of working within a big corporation. His role is so varied; he's worked on building the IBM Desig…

Via: Austin

studio&more

  • We chat with CEO/Founder of studio&more and OFFF Tel Aviv, Nitsan Rozenberg about, his 4 intensive years of study, how he and a friend managed to bring OFFF to Tel Aviv, and opening your pro…

Via: Tel Aviv

Max Malone

  • Freelance Visual Artist & Designer, Max Malone is a Melbourne newbie! Originally from Bristol, England -- Max only made the move to Melbourne early 2018. We chat about making it work across …

Via: Melbourne

Aoi Yamaguchi

  • We met Japanese calligrapher Aoi Yamaguchi at -ing creatives in early 2018 and were truly mesmerized by her work. We caught up with her after the conference to find out more about how she wo…

Via: San Francisco

Max Löffler

  • We love Freelance illustrator Max Löffler's lighthearted interview; he has such a carefree perspective on life despite the rough patch he went through a few years back. We chat about trying …

Via: Munich

Mona

  • After seeing Mona (Museum of Old and New Art) Senior Designer David Campbell speak at Semi Permanent in Sydney earlier this year we were craving more of his wit and knowledge. Here, we chat …

Via: Tasmania

bizarre bizarre

  • We chat with bizarre bizarre Art Director Maxime Francout about his transition from illustration to design over the last 15 years, what he looks for in a great portfolio, and buying books ju…

Via: Montreal

Nicholas Christowitz

  • We chat with Freelance graphic designer (and co-owner of Father Coffee), Nicholas Christowitz. We get into good clients, bad clients and the ones that surprise you and do a complete 180. Plu…

Via: Berlin

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