Category Archives: Anti-Expert

Adventures In Design Podcast Interview

I had a great conversation with Mark Brickey of the Adventures In Design podcast recently. I’d love for you to check it out. Here are the details: AID-AM 31 Brandon Rike “Hardcore Graduate” Brandon Rike learned his discipline in life … Continue reading 

Opinions on a Career In Graphic Design

A few months ago, a high school senior, Samantha Cleveland, sent me a list of interview questions. Samantha is interested in a career in graphic design, and I answered as honestly as I could. I wrote quite a bit, so … Continue reading 

My Skillshare Class

Skillshare came to me recently, asking if I was interested in teaching an online course with them. After trying my hand at a few process videos, here and there, this looked like the perfect chance to put something together that … Continue reading 

My talk from WMC Fest

WMC fest recently posted the video from a talk I did in August. Check it out here.

My Talk At SAA

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of doing a talk at SAA. I had a great time speaking to, and interacting with the students. I feel like I was able to cover quite a bit in this talk, … Continue reading 

Talk The Talk

What a week. It may not be a big deal to some, but the fact that I was able to pull off my first proper speaking engagement this week was a huge milestone for me. I realize plenty of designers … Continue reading 

Lettering Process

Here’s a look at my process for a recent lettering piece. Spend Your Life Creating Something. You can buy the print here.

Speak The Truth

It’s easy to look at portions of a life in five and ten year increments. Many refer to their “five-year plan” or “their twenties,” etc. We often block our lives together in chunks, and it’s easiest to define ourselves by … Continue reading 

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