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Logo Geek | The Logo Design & Branding Podcast

Ian Paget

Want to know what it takes to design logos and brand identities? In the Logo Geek podcast, award winning logo design expert Ian Paget finds out by interviewing successful graphic designers and entrepreneurs around the world so you can learn from their experiences. Topics include logo design tips, getting clients, how much to charge, coming up with ideas, choosing fonts, portfolio mistakes, branding, online marketing and so much more!

Episodes

#10: The steps to design a brand identity, with Alina Wheeler
00:40:41
2017-10-09 07:39:18 UTC 00:40:41
#10: The steps to design a brand identity, with Alina Wheeler

What is branding, and how do you go about starting a brand identity design project? In this weeks episode Ian Paget chats with the author of Designing Brand Identity, Alina Wheeler. In this episode we deep dive into the steps that need to be taken to rebrand a business from start to finish. We also discuss her book, which is now on its 5th edition.

Show notes for this episode can be found at logogeek.uk/podcast10

To view more episodes and to subscribe visit logogeek.uk/podcast

#09: SEO & Online Marketing For Graphic Designers, With Ryan Robinson
00:45:26
2017-10-09 07:39:18 UTC 00:45:26
#09: SEO & Online Marketing For Graphic Designers, With Ryan Robinson

Do you spend all your time searching for clients, attending events and cold calling? What if there was a better way to do this, and instead have potential customers simply find you when they need your logo design services? Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is the solution.

In this episode Ian Paget interviews freelance content marketeer, and SEO expert Ryan Robinson who shares actionable information that you can use now to start getting your design portfolio in the hands of real clients around the world!

Show notes for this episode can be found here: https://logogeek.uk/podcast/online-marketing-for-designers/

Want to listen to more epsiodes like this? https://logogeek.uk/podcast/

 

#08: How to start a logo design business, with Kyle Courtright
00:45:12
2017-10-09 07:39:18 UTC 00:45:12
#08: How to start a logo design business, with Kyle Courtright

Have you ever dreamed of creating your own graphic design business but have no idea where to start? In this episode Ian Paget of Logo Geek chats with Kyle Courtright, who in 2013 ditched his 9 to 5 job to start the business of his dreams, Courtright designs. We find out how Kyle kickstarted his logo design business, how he’s attracted clients, and we also talk about an exciting new logo design awards site founded by Kyle, Logo Wave...

Show notes for this episode can be found here: https://logogeek.uk/podcast/start-a-logo-design-business/

To listen to more episodes like this visit: https://logogeek.uk/podcast/

Enter Logo Wave

#07: What it takes to work for a design agency, with Simon Manchipp
00:39:18
2017-10-09 07:39:18 UTC 00:39:18
#07: What it takes to work for a design agency, with Simon Manchipp

Do you want to work for a top brand design agency but not sure what it takes? In this episode Ian Paget chats with Simon Manchipp, one of the founders of the hugely successful branding design agency 'Someone' to find out. We discuss the best design portfolios, common CV mistakes and much more.

Show notes for this episode can be found here: https://logogeek.uk/podcast/work-for-a-design-agency/

#06: The Personality of Type, with Sarah Hyndman
00:41:20
2017-10-09 07:39:18 UTC 00:41:20
#06: The Personality of Type, with Sarah Hyndman

Every font has a personality that influences your interpretation of the words you are Reading. In this weeks podcast Ian chats about this with Sarah Hyndman, the creator of TypeTasting, a range of fun events and experiences around type, which also doubles up as a research platform, so to truly understand how every day people perceive type.

In this episode we discuss Type Tasting events, how to select the perfect typeface for a logo, and Sarah’s fantastic books for designers, including ‘why fonts matter’.

Show notes for episode can be found at https://logogeek.uk/podcast/the-personality-of-type/

#05: Talking Logo Lounge & Logo Trends with Bill Gardner
00:48:17
2017-10-09 07:39:18 UTC 00:48:17
#05: Talking Logo Lounge & Logo Trends with Bill Gardner

In this episode of the Logo Geek Podcast Ian Paget chats with Bill Gardner, the founder of brand identity design agency Gardner Designs, and Logo Lounge, the searchable logo design database. In this episode we discuss Logo Lounge, and the 2017 logo design trend report.

Show notes for this episode can be found at https://logogeek.uk/podcast5 

 

#04: Talking Logo Design with Aaron Draplin
00:47:06
2017-10-09 07:39:18 UTC 00:47:06
#04: Talking Logo Design with Aaron Draplin

Aaron James Draplin is a popular logo designer, and the man behind Draplin Design Co (DDC). His clients have included Nike, Apple, and even the previous president of the USA, Barack Obama. In this episode Ian Paget of Logo Geek chats with him about Logo Design, and how he's been able to attract big clients by working on fun projects for his own brand, and for his buddies.

Show notes for this episode can be found here: https://logogeek.uk/podcast/aaron-draplin/

For more episodes like this visit: https://logogeek.uk/podcast/

#03: Finding Your Passion & Turning it into a Business with Dina Rodriguez
00:46:41
2017-10-09 07:39:18 UTC 00:46:41
#03: Finding Your Passion & Turning it into a Business with Dina Rodriguez

Are you a designer searching for your true passion? After 5 years of working in design studios and never feeling satisfied, Dina Rodriguez started to draw again and discovered hand lettering… an area of design that has become her true passion. She then founded LetterShoppe.

In this episode Ian Paget from Logo Geek talks with Dina about how she found her passion, and how she’s been able to turn that into a profitable business and personal brand..

Show notes for this episode can be found here: https://logogeek.uk/podcast/finding-your-passion/

More great podcast interviews like this can be found here: https://logogeek.uk/podcast/ 

Join in the discussion on the Logo Geek Community on facebook, or follow Ian on twitter.

#02: How to Get Logo Design Clients with David Airey
00:47:16
2017-10-09 07:39:18 UTC 00:47:16
#02: How to Get Logo Design Clients with David Airey

In this podcast Ian Paget from Logo Geek speaks with brand identity designer and writer, David Airey, the man behind the book, and popular blog Logo Design Love. In this episode we talk about how to get logo design clients.

Show notes for this episode can be found at logogeek.uk/podcast2

#01: How to Charge More for Logo Design with Chris Do
00:46:02
2017-10-09 07:39:18 UTC 00:46:02
#01: How to Charge More for Logo Design with Chris Do

One of the most common questions asked by logo designers is 'How much should I charge?'. In this weeks podcast we'll find out the answer to that in this fantastic interview with Chris Do where he not only explains how much you should be charging, but also how you can start to charge much much more...

Chris Do is the founder and CEO of the award winning brand strategy design consultancy Blind. He is also the founder of The Futur, a platform intended to disrupt design education that's currently sharing so much valuable content around logo design.

Show notes for this episode can be found at https://logogeek.uk/podcast1

#00: Logo Geek Podcast - Pilot
00:01:20
2017-10-09 07:39:18 UTC 00:01:20
#00: Logo Geek Podcast - Pilot

#00 - Logo Geek Podcast [Trailer]
00:01:18
2017-12-19 20:01:17 UTC 00:01:18
#00 - Logo Geek Podcast [Trailer]

Want to know what it takes to design logos? In the Logo Geek Podcast, show host Ian Paget finds out by interviewing successful graphic designers and entrepreneurs around the world so you can learn from their experiences. Topics include getting clients, how much to charge, coming up with ideas, choosing fonts, portfolio mistakes and so much more!

To subscribe, or to learn more visit https://logogeek.uk/podcast/

A big thank you to Freshbooks who have kindly sponsored this podcast.

#10: The steps to design a brand identity, with Alina Wheeler
00:40:41
2017-12-19 20:01:17 UTC 00:40:41
#10: The steps to design a brand identity, with Alina Wheeler

What is branding, and how do you go about starting a brand identity design project? In this weeks episode Ian Paget chats with the author of Designing Brand Identity, Alina Wheeler. In this episode we deep dive into the steps that need to be taken to rebrand a business from start to finish. We also discuss her book, which is now on its 5th edition.

Show notes for this episode can be found at logogeek.uk/podcast10

To view more episodes and to subscribe visit logogeek.uk/podcast

#09: SEO & Online Marketing For Graphic Designers, With Ryan Robinson
00:45:26
2017-12-19 20:01:17 UTC 00:45:26
#09: SEO & Online Marketing For Graphic Designers, With Ryan Robinson

Do you spend all your time searching for clients, attending events and cold calling? What if there was a better way to do this, and instead have potential customers simply find you when they need your logo design services? Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is the solution.

In this episode Ian Paget interviews freelance content marketeer, and SEO expert Ryan Robinson who shares actionable information that you can use now to start getting your design portfolio in the hands of real clients around the world!

Show notes for this episode can be found here: https://logogeek.uk/podcast/online-marketing-for-designers/

Want to listen to more epsiodes like this? https://logogeek.uk/podcast/

 

#08: How to start a logo design business, with Kyle Courtright
00:45:12
2017-12-19 20:01:17 UTC 00:45:12
#08: How to start a logo design business, with Kyle Courtright

Have you ever dreamed of creating your own graphic design business but have no idea where to start? In this episode Ian Paget of Logo Geek chats with Kyle Courtright, who in 2013 ditched his 9 to 5 job to start the business of his dreams, Courtright designs. We find out how Kyle kickstarted his logo design business, how he’s attracted clients, and we also talk about an exciting new logo design awards site founded by Kyle, Logo Wave...

Show notes for this episode can be found here: https://logogeek.uk/podcast/start-a-logo-design-business/

To listen to more episodes like this visit: https://logogeek.uk/podcast/

Enter Logo Wave

#07: What it takes to work for a design agency, with Simon Manchipp
00:39:18
2017-12-19 20:01:17 UTC 00:39:18
#07: What it takes to work for a design agency, with Simon Manchipp

Do you want to work for a top brand design agency but not sure what it takes? In this episode Ian Paget chats with Simon Manchipp, one of the founders of the hugely successful branding design agency 'Someone' to find out. We discuss the best design portfolios, common CV mistakes and much more.

Show notes for this episode can be found here: https://logogeek.uk/podcast/work-for-a-design-agency/

#06: The Personality of Type, with Sarah Hyndman
00:41:20
2017-12-19 20:01:17 UTC 00:41:20
#06: The Personality of Type, with Sarah Hyndman

Every font has a personality that influences your interpretation of the words you are Reading. In this weeks podcast Ian chats about this with Sarah Hyndman, the creator of TypeTasting, a range of fun events and experiences around type, which also doubles up as a research platform, so to truly understand how every day people perceive type.

In this episode we discuss Type Tasting events, how to select the perfect typeface for a logo, and Sarah’s fantastic books for designers, including ‘why fonts matter’.

Show notes for episode can be found at https://logogeek.uk/podcast/the-personality-of-type/

#05: Talking Logo Lounge & Logo Trends with Bill Gardner
00:48:17
2017-12-19 20:01:17 UTC 00:48:17
#05: Talking Logo Lounge & Logo Trends with Bill Gardner

In this episode of the Logo Geek Podcast Ian Paget chats with Bill Gardner, the founder of brand identity design agency Gardner Designs, and Logo Lounge, the searchable logo design database. In this episode we discuss Logo Lounge, and the 2017 logo design trend report.

Show notes for this episode can be found at https://logogeek.uk/podcast5 

 

#04: Talking Logo Design with Aaron Draplin
00:47:06
2017-12-19 20:01:17 UTC 00:47:06
#04: Talking Logo Design with Aaron Draplin

Aaron James Draplin is a popular logo designer, and the man behind Draplin Design Co (DDC). His clients have included Nike, Apple, and even the previous president of the USA, Barack Obama. In this episode Ian Paget of Logo Geek chats with him about Logo Design, and how he's been able to attract big clients by working on fun projects for his own brand, and for his buddies.

Show notes for this episode can be found here: https://logogeek.uk/podcast/aaron-draplin/

For more episodes like this visit: https://logogeek.uk/podcast/

#03: Finding Your Passion & Turning it into a Business with Dina Rodriguez
00:46:41
2017-12-19 20:01:17 UTC 00:46:41
#03: Finding Your Passion & Turning it into a Business with Dina Rodriguez

Are you a designer searching for your true passion? After 5 years of working in design studios and never feeling satisfied, Dina Rodriguez started to draw again and discovered hand lettering… an area of design that has become her true passion. She then founded LetterShoppe.

In this episode Ian Paget from Logo Geek talks with Dina about how she found her passion, and how she’s been able to turn that into a profitable business and personal brand..

Show notes for this episode can be found here: https://logogeek.uk/podcast/finding-your-passion/

More great podcast interviews like this can be found here: https://logogeek.uk/podcast/ 

Join in the discussion on the Logo Geek Community on facebook, or follow Ian on twitter.

#02: How to Get Logo Design Clients with David Airey
00:47:16
2017-12-19 20:01:17 UTC 00:47:16
#02: How to Get Logo Design Clients with David Airey

In this podcast Ian Paget from Logo Geek speaks with brand identity designer and writer, David Airey, the man behind the book, and popular blog Logo Design Love. In this episode we talk about how to get logo design clients.

Show notes for this episode can be found at logogeek.uk/podcast2

#01: How to Charge More for Logo Design with Chris Do
00:46:02
2017-12-19 20:01:17 UTC 00:46:02
#01: How to Charge More for Logo Design with Chris Do

One of the most common questions asked by logo designers is 'How much should I charge?'. In this weeks podcast we'll find out the answer to that in this fantastic interview with Chris Do where he not only explains how much you should be charging, but also how you can start to charge much much more...

Chris Do is the founder and CEO of the award winning brand strategy design consultancy Blind. He is also the founder of The Futur, a platform intended to disrupt design education that's currently sharing so much valuable content around logo design.

Show notes for this episode can be found at https://logogeek.uk/podcast1