Just a Chat With

Just a Chat With

By Andrew Dobbie & Lewis Phillips
We’re a video podcast talking brand and creativity with the world’s best in class. Hosted by Andrew Dobbie and Lewis Phillips 🎧 Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Podcast, and more 📺 YouTube
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Episode 12: James Greenfield | Co-Founder & Creative Director, Koto - “Avoiding the Formula”
In this episode we sat down to chat with James Greenfield who is the Creative Director and Co-Founder of branding agency, Koto, which is in its fifth year and has offices in Berlin, Los Angeles, and in London. James has 18 years of experience in the industry, working with brands such as Skyscanner, Fanta, Venmo, Airbnb, and many more. James is also a global speaker and frequent writer on branding for Creative Review magazine. Watch the full video version on YouTube: https://youtu.be/BC-zNAKkYvI Give us a follow on our social channels: - https://www.facebook.com/JustaChatWith - https://www.instagram.com/JustAChatWith - https://twitter.com/justachatwith - https://www.linkedin.com/company/35615125/ Hosted by: Andrew Dobbie | Founder, MadeBrave - http://www.madebrave.com Lewis Phillips | Founder, Campfire - http://www.campfire.agency
51:11
February 24, 2020
Episode 11: James White | Digital Artist & Founder, Signalnoise - “Be Relentless”
In this episode we sat down to chat with James White in the brand new MadeBrave studio here in Glasgow in Scotland (which is now complete with a new Just a Chat With neon sign!). James is an absolutely amazing and very well-known digital artist, designer, and speaker. He is also the founder of Signalnoise Studio which is based in Newcastle.  James has gained loads of recognition in the industry for his various neon-infused art projects. James has also worked with some amazing brands such as Toyota, Universal Music, Nike, Metallica, Warner Brothers, Twitch and many, many more. See James' work here: https://signalnoise.com/ Watch the full video version on YouTube: https://youtu.be/wxz28uqJFlA Give us a follow on our social channels: - https://www.facebook.com/JustaChatWith - https://www.instagram.com/JustAChatWith- - https://twitter.com/justachatwith - https://www.linkedin.com/company/35615125/ Hosted by: Andrew Dobbie | Founder, MadeBrave - http://www.madebrave.com Lewis Phillips | Founder, Campfire - http://www.campfire.agency
52:15
January 27, 2020
Episode 10: Michael Wolff | Designer & Co-Founder, Wolff Olins - “Let Your Work Live”
In this episode we sat down to chat with Michael Wolff at his home in London. Michael is a world-renowned graphic designer and consultant on brand and corporate identity. In 1965, Michael partnered with Wally Olins to create Wolff Olins which is a brand consultancy with offices in London, New York City, and San Francisco—suffice it to say their client list includes a very long list of iconic brands. Michael is a visiting Professor at the University of the Arts in London and a Senior Fellow of the Royal College of Art. He’s the former President of both the D&AD and CSD. He is also an RDI which is the highest accolade for designers in the UK. Watch the full video version on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vk1NDEJT82M Give us a follow on our social channels:  - https://www.facebook.com/JustaChatWith - https://www.instagram.com/JustAChatWith- - https://twitter.com/justachatwith - https://www.linkedin.com/company/35615125/ Hosted by: Andrew Dobbie | Founder, MadeBrave - http://www.madebrave.com Lewis Phillips | Founder, Campfire - http://www.campfire.agency
51:29
January 6, 2020
Episode 9: Gavin Strange | Director & Designer, Aardman Animations - "Keep Making Stuff"
In this episode we sit down to chat with Gavin Strange who is a Director & Designer at Aardman Animations who are the creators of Wallace and Gromit. Gavin also goes under the alias of JamFactory, working on side-projects from filmmaking to toy design and illustration to photography. Gavin's a keynote speaker, the 'annoying best mate' on CBBC's Art Ninja, and author of a book called 'Do-Fly' which we’ve just finished—it’s very good! Gavin has been working in design for 20 years and recently worked on “Shaun the Sheep: Farmageddon” which came out in theatres in October. See Gavin's work here: https://www.jam-factory.com/ Watch the full video version on YouTube: https://youtu.be/jIp2uCw0-aI Give us a follow on our social channels:  - https://www.facebook.com/JustaChatWith - https://www.instagram.com/JustAChatWith- - https://twitter.com/justachatwith - https://www.linkedin.com/company/35615125/ Hosted by: Andrew Dobbie | Founder, MadeBrave - http://www.madebrave.com Lewis Phillips | Founder, Campfire - http://www.campfire.agency
40:47
November 25, 2019
Episode 8: Claudine O’Sullivan | Artist & Illustrator - “Finding Your Own Process”
In this episode we sit down to chat with Claudine O’Sullivan who is a world-class artist and freelance illustrator. Recently moved from London to Glasgow, Claudine has gained the industry spotlight for her distinctive hand drawn illustrations, notably featured in the Apple Pencil launch campaign, which won a World Illustration Award in 2017. Claudine has also worked with established brands such as Twitter, MTV, Island Records, WeTransfer, Tiger Beer, Derwent Pencils, and many more. See Claudine's work here: http://www.claudineosullivan.com Watch the full video version on YouTube: https://youtu.be/82Ak6J9zmdM Give us a follow on our social channels: - https://www.facebook.com/JustaChatWith - https://www.instagram.com/JustAChatWith- - https://twitter.com/justachatwith - https://www.linkedin.com/company/35615125/ Hosted by: Andrew Dobbie | Founder, MadeBrave - http://www.madebrave.com Lewis Phillips | Founder, Campfire - http://www.campfire.agency
23:09
October 28, 2019
Episode 7: Sane Seven | Award-Winning Photography Duo - “Chasing Opportunity”
In this episode we sit down to chat with Viktorija Grigorjevaite and Marius Janciauskas, co-founders of Sane Seven which is an award winning portrait and advertising photography duo that formed in 2014. They’re well known for their creative portraits of philanthropists, entrepreneurs, and business leaders from brands like Tesco, Liverpool FC, Rolls Royce, Bentley, and many more. Sane Seven have also done work for the likes of Jimmy Choo and Simba Sleep for which they won MIFA’s “Advertising Photographer of the Year”. They’ve been named one of the 200 Best Ad Photographers Worldwide and have written a book called “None of Us Are Superman” , an inspirational business book which won a silver prize at the MIFA awards. See their work here: http://saneseven.com Watch the full video version on YouTube: https://youtu.be/82Ak6J9zmdM Give us a follow on our social channels:   - https://www.facebook.com/JustaChatWith - https://www.instagram.com/JustAChatWith-  - https://twitter.com/justachatwith - https://www.linkedin.com/company/35615125/admin/ Hosted by:  Andrew Dobbie, Founder MadeBrave - http://www.madebrave.com Lewis Phillips, Founder Campfire - http://www.campfire.agency
47:47
September 30, 2019
Episode 6: Jude Ower | Founder, PlayMob - “Changing the World”
In this episode we sit down to chat with Jude Ower who is the Founder and CEO of PlayMob - which is a technology platform that connects games with purpose driven brands in a very clever way. Jude has over 13 years of experience working in the gaming industry with brands like Unilever, RB, the UN, Niantic, EA and Rovio. Jude has been voted one of the top 100 women in Tech in Europe, Top 100 women in Games in the
 UK and one of the Creative England Top 50. She’s was awarded an MBE in the 2015 New Years Honours list for entrepreneurship. In 2011 Jude founded PlayMob which has been used by over over 200M gamers resulting in a positive impact in the world. Watch the full video version on YouTube: https://youtu.be/IuLQzoqyc6s Give us a follow on our social channels: - https://www.facebook.com/JustaChatWith - https://www.instagram.com/JustAChatWith- - https://twitter.com/justachatwith - https://www.linkedin.com/company/35615125/admin/ Hosted by: Andrew Dobbie, Founder MadeBrave - http://www.madebrave.com Lewis Phillips, Founder Campfire - http://www.campfire.agency
29:51
August 26, 2019
Episode 5: Jack Renwick | Founder, Jack Renwick Studio - “Learn to Ask”
A multi-award winning designer, creative, writer, and speaker, Jack is the Founder and Creative Director at Jack Renwick Studio which is an independent branding and design agency based here in Whitechapel, in London. Jack has over 21 years of experience in creative, working for brands like Amnesty International, British Heart Foundation, Royal Mail, Stella McCartney, Prince Harry and Sir Elton John to name just a few. In 2012, Jack founded Jack Renwick Studio which, just this year has won several awards including Gold at the Drum Design Awards and two Silvers at the 2019 Fresh Awards, which was just earlier this month. Originally from Glasgow, Jack started her career at The Partners - now SuperUnion, spending 5 of her 13 years there as Creative Director. Together we discussed the challenges of starting a new business, work-life balance, and some advice from Jack on people who are just getting started in creative and design. Watch the full video version on YouTube: https://youtu.be/cF5qdSqpCKY Give us a follow on our social channels: - https://www.facebook.com/JustaChatWith - https://www.instagram.com/JustAChatWith- - https://twitter.com/justachatwith - https://www.linkedin.com/company/35615125/admin/ Hosted by: Andrew Dobbie, Founder MadeBrave - http://www.madebrave.com Lewis Phillips, Founder Campfire - http://www.campfire.agency
30:58
July 28, 2019
Episode 4: Simon Coley | Co-Founder, Karma Cola - "The All Good Idea"
In this episode we sit down to chat with Simon Coley, who is a designer, a creative, and marketeer. A Kiwi native, Simon co-founded Karma Cola with Chris and Matt Morrison after a successful career in advertising. Named as one of the world's most ethical companies, in the words of Karma Cola they may just be a Fizzy Drinks but they’re serious about looking after the people who grow ingredients. Together we chat about the “all good idea”, the business of ethical and organic produce, the challenges of starting-up and the impact of popular culture. Watch the full video version on YouTube: https://youtu.be/Qi-rlqJ1R_Y Give us a follow on our social channels: - https://www.facebook.com/JustaChatWith - https://www.instagram.com/JustAChatWith- - https://twitter.com/justachatwith - https://www.linkedin.com/company/35615125/admin/ Hosted by: Andrew Dobbie, Founder MadeBrave - http://www.madebrave.com Lewis Phillips, Founder Campfire - http://www.campfire.agency
33:42
June 24, 2019
Episode 3: Thomas Høegh | Founder, LoveFilm - “Keeping focused”
In this episode we sit down to chat with Thomas Høegh who is an investor, entrepreneur, and artist. Thomas is also a co-founder of LoveFilm and founder of Met Film School in London, Growth Street, and Arts Alliance Ventures which backs over 50 startups. Together we discussed Thomas' start in radio, where keeping the audience front-of-mind is so essential, and how this has influenced his various business ventures. We also chatted about creative tech and how keeping focused and staying 100% in the moment is hugely important for creative output. Watch the full video version on YouTube: https://youtu.be/JNSOX7gPfQE Give us a follow on our social channels: - https://www.facebook.com/JustaChatWith - https://www.instagram.com/JustAChatWith- - https://twitter.com/justachatwith - https://www.linkedin.com/company/35615125/admin/ Hosted by: Andrew Dobbie, Founder MadeBrave - http://www.madebrave.com Lewis Phillips, Founder Campfire - http://www.campfire.agency
48:32
May 26, 2019
Episode 2: Marty Neumeier | 'The Brand Gap' author - "Thinking Wrong"
In this episode, we sit down and chat with Marty Neumeier author of 'The Brand Gap', designer and Director of CEO Branding at Liquid agency. Thought leader Marty is known for constantly challenging the way we do things and creating 'charismatic brands' that go beyond just creativity or strategy... together we discussed everything from Marty's early artistic influences to his journey to 'The Brand Gap' and how the "age of algorithm" may affect creativity. Watch the full video version on YouTube: https://youtu.be/T_HQX_8VGts Give us a follow on our social channels: - https://www.facebook.com/JustaChatWith - https://www.instagram.com/JustAChatWith- - https://twitter.com/justachatwith - https://www.linkedin.com/company/35615125/admin/ Hosted by: Andrew Dobbie, Founder MadeBrave - http://www.madebrave.com Lewis Phillips, Founder Campfire - http://www.campfire.agency
45:08
April 29, 2019
Episode 1: Noah Klocek | Film Designer, Pixar - "Do the Hard Thing"
In the first ever ‘Just a chat with …’ episode we talk to Noah Klocek. Noah is an artist and writer who works as a film designer by day at Pixar, and picture book author and illustrator by night. We talk about his childhood with hippy parents, his entry-level role into matte painting at ILM, through to how he changed careers to become an artist at Pixar, why your own work is the secret to your happiness and why you should always do the hard thing.   Watch the full video version on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PlWQDxilloY Give us a follow on our social channels:   - https://www.facebook.com/JustaChatWith - https://www.instagram.com/JustAChatWith-  - https://twitter.com/justachatwith - https://www.linkedin.com/company/35615125/admin/ Hosted by:  Andrew Dobbie, Founder MadeBrave - http://www.madebrave.com Lewis Phillips, Founder Campfire - http://www.campfire.agency
34:49
March 25, 2019