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Magic Wand

Magic Wand

By Joseph Hillenbrand

Magic Wand is the non-stuffy design podcast where the black turtlenecks come off. Hosted by Joseph Hillenbrand with a special guest each week.
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006: Richard Baird
006: Richard Baird
Our guest this time is none other than Richard Baird, one of the most inspirational people out there in the world of design. Richard is the creator of LogoArchive and BP&O, and is dedicated to cataloging, researching, and reviewing graphic design. In this episode, we chat about his one-day mission to design LogoArchive Issue 1, his journey from furniture to graphic design, and discuss so much more that it would be a disservice to try and condense it to words here. It’s one of the most thoughtful talks I’ve had as part of this podcast. Richard Baird: Website - Twitter Me: Website - Instagram LogoArchive: Website - Instagram Subscribe now with code “MAGICWAND” and get a further 50% off. Follow Magic Wand
01:45:50
May 15, 2022
005: Scott Fuller (The Studio Temporary)
005: Scott Fuller (The Studio Temporary)
This week I welcome good friend and designer Scott Fuller, AKA The Studio Temporary. We chat about his love of designing for Atlanta, his story and the importance of character, and debate Knicks vs Hawks. Purchase NYC Gothic Sans with exclusive discount code "abracadabra20" on Scott's shop. Scott Fuller: Website - Instagram Me: Website - Instagram LogoArchive: Website - Instagram Subscribe now with code “MAGICWAND” and get a further 50% off. Follow Magic Wand
56:41
March 25, 2022
004: Armin Vit
004: Armin Vit
Armin is the man behind Brand New, a blog providing opinions on the best and worst brand identity work. This week we talk through his experience running the site, discuss his stint at design powerhouse Pentagram under Michael Beirut, and get serious about people on stage telling US what to do. Armin Vit: Brand New - Instagram Me: Website - Instagram LogoArchive: Website - Instagram Subscribe now with code “MAGICWAND” and get a further 50% off. Follow Magic Wand
57:10
March 18, 2022
003: Ian Paget (LogoGeek)
003: Ian Paget (LogoGeek)
My special guest this week is Ian Paget, a UK based graphic designer and host of the incredible Logo Geek podcast, which as you’ll hear, holds a very special place in my heart. In this episode we talk about the butterfly effect, time travel, the meaning of life and death... and graphic design too!    Ian Paget: Website - Instagram - Podcast Me: Website - Instagram Follow Magic Wand
01:47:04
March 11, 2022
002: Riptype (Nick Losacco & Ciaran Brandin)
002: Riptype (Nick Losacco & Ciaran Brandin)
In this episode I chat with Nick Losacco and Ciaran Brandin, two graphic and type designers who recently launched Riptype, an independent type foundry. Nick is from Montreal while Ciaran is from Brooklyn, and they discuss how they formed their partnership, what it’s like launching a foundry today, the current state of type, and most importantly - whether or not they hate oranges.  Riptype: Website - Instagram Nick Losacco: Website - Instagram Ciaran Brandin: Website - Instagram Me: Website - Instagram Follow Magic Wand
01:48:16
February 09, 2022
001: Do It Yourself
001: Do It Yourself
Before I start talking to special guests, I thought it'd be good for you to get to know me first. In this first episode of Magic Wand I fly solo and introduce myself and my graphic design story, talk about why I love to make stuff, reveal my horrible first job in design, and relay the importance of Edna Mode from The Incredibles. Keep up with new episodes by following Magic Wand here: https://linktr.ee/magicwandpod Take a look at my work and reach out to say hello here: https://linktr.ee/joseph.hillenbrand
18:48
January 29, 2022
Introducing Magic Wand
Introducing Magic Wand
Introducing Magic Wand, a non-stuffy design podcast where the black turtlenecks come off hosted by Joseph Hillenbrand. Coming soon. Twitter: https://twitter.com/magicwandpod Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/magicwandpod/
01:03
January 27, 2022