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Practise Makes Practice

Practise Makes Practice

By Hosted by Executive Director: Christopher Knowles
Practise Makes Practice brings you conversations on design practice.
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Episode 06 - You Work Harder When You're Uncomfortable - With Katie Gwynn-Sackson
In episode 06, we dive into the world of Katie Gwynn-Sackson. Katie is an emerging Atlanta designer with big vision and a fearless pursuit of what's possible. This episode covers topics about working in Atlanta, starched clothing, visual codes, and the power of pliable labels. We truly hope you enjoy!
February 13, 2021
Episode 05 - Super Surfaces - With Moon Jung Jang
In our 5th episode, we talk with designer and educator Moon Jung Jang about her practices of design teaching, speculative design, and client based work. We explore the impact of her cultural upbringing in Seoul on her work and how living in Athens, Georgia has given her tremendous appreciation for finding design inspiration in the most under considered places. We review some of her recent work integrating mathematics, space, surfaces, and borders in an experimental and progressive output. We hope you enjoy!
January 29, 2021
Episode 04 - Intention and Happiness - With Alex Kirsch
For our fourth episode, we sit down with Atlanta based designer Alex Kirsch. Alex is an emerging talent in the design world with specializing in branding, illustration, & typography. His work embraces the future in a playful manner as he explores form, finishes, and content that both delights and considers new potentialities within design. We hope you enjoy!
January 6, 2021
Episode 03 - Fail Upwards - With Mark Pernice
In our third episode, we speak with Mark Pernice, the cofounder of Out of Office. Out of Office (OOO) is a collaborative design studio led by Elana Schlenker and Mark Pernice, based in Brooklyn, New York and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Mark also runs an independent illustration practice, mainly focusing on editorial work for the likes of The New York Times, Wired Magazine, and host of others. We discuss the value of "failing upwards," Mark's relationship to music and surfing, and some existential quandaries.  Enjoy!
December 11, 2020
Episode 02 - Well, You Dress Yourself, Right?
In this episode of Practise Makes Practice, The Podcast, we chat with Ron Moore. Ron was the chair of the design department of The Creative Circus for many years and is currently exploring his practice after moving on from education. We explore his philosophy on design, color, clients, attitudes, and MTV. 
November 25, 2020
Episode 01 - Welcome to Practise Makes Practice
In our pilot episode, executive director Christopher Knowles introduces what Practise Makes Practice is all about as an organization. He discusses the founding purpose and mission of the organization, the inspiration behind founding the organization, and what principles will guide the organization as it seeks to serve the community.
October 18, 2020