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SOD talks - Graphic Design

SOD talks - Graphic Design

By Asna Khan and Emma Keat
'SOD talks - Graphic Design' is a podcast co-hosted by Emma Keat and Asna Khan, a couple of friends and 3rd year Graphic Design students at the School of Design - George Brown College, in Toronto ON. It is a light hearted and fun way for us to discuss things about the design industry and what it means to be a student studying in this field. We will go through our experiences in college, in hopes to help as many new and current students as we can. As well as interview teachers and graduates who can shed light into how to be successful in this business.
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EP 13 - Jennifer Masters
For this episode we sit down with Thesis and Corp 1 professor Jennifer Masters, who gives us an insight into things to keep in mind for thesis, design in general as well as looking for a new job. We also speak about working at the IN Store with her and Lori Endes, and all the benefits to gaining some on the field experience! 
January 17, 2022
EP 12 - Jasmine Silang
For this episode we sit down with SOD's, Graphic Design alumni, Jasmine Silang. Jasmin walks us through her design journey, thesis process, favourite part of design and more!
November 15, 2021
EP 11 - Chatting with Natalie Franke and Kristie Jones
For this episode we sit down with our dear friends, colleagues and peers. We discuss the projects we worked on during the summer, our first impressions of our third and final year, and thesis ideas. As well as a fun design related lighting round at the end of the episode! 
November 01, 2021
EP 10 - Kristine Do
For this episode, we sit down with Kristine Do, professor at George Brown College, for 'Professional Practice' and 'Thesis'. We go over her thoughts on jumping into freelance right out of college, what employers are looking for in candidates and of course, her perspective on teaching thesis and what students should do to succeed. 
October 11, 2021
EP 9 - Paul Haslip
In this episode we sit down with Paul Haslip, extraordinary designer and teacher at the School of Design. Paul talks about thesis, the do's and dont's , and third year students can succeed. Other topics include starting your own business, inspiring designers and much more!
September 13, 2021
EP 8 - Nicole Dimson
For our 8th episode we sit down with Graphic Design Program Coordinator, Nicole Dimson, we go over her job experiences, being a woman in a male-dominated field as well as changes she'd like to see for the program in the future and so much more!
August 09, 2021
EP 7 - Jonathan Biron
For our 7th episode we had the pleasure of speaking with a very talented recent graduate of the Graphic Design program at George Brown College. Jonathan walks us through his design journey, as well as everything related to his thesis project, from inspiration to delivery. Some great bits of advice for 3rd years! 
July 12, 2021
EP 6 - Ana Rita Morais
For this episode we dive into a conversation with none other than School of Design Chair, Ana Rita Morais! We go over her educational background, her George Brown College journey and her favourite things about the design community! 
June 14, 2021
EP 5 - We're back!
For our 5th episode we catch up with each other on everything we missed! Updates on what streams we picked whether Ad or Corporate. As well as talked about favourite projects, dealing with lack of motivation and new electives! 
May 17, 2021
EP 4-Deborah Caprara & Elyssa Schmid
The Advertising VS Corporate saga continues. For our 4th episode we sit down virtually with two talented women who happen to be our professors at the School of Design, Deborah Caprara & Elyssa Schmid! They talk about everything related to their time at university, their favourite projects during their career in Ad and Corp and what it's like out there in the industry after school! 
November 06, 2020
EP 3-First Year: A Breakdown
For our 3rd episode we dive into a more detailed look into what our first year looked like. We talk about our courses, what we liked, how much we learned and how everything came to a sudden end in our 2nd semester, with everything transitioning to online classes! 
October 16, 2020
EP 2-Advertising VS Corporate Design
For our 2nd Episode we are going to be interviewing two talented third year students, Samantha Grado (Advertising ) and Rose Dianne (Corporate Design). We are going to be asking them questions about why they decided to pick what they did, and what helped them get to that decision. They are also going to touch base on everything they have learned about Advertising and Corporate Design so far, as well as give us some insight into how to make a well educated decision, when the time comes for us to pick between the two! 
October 02, 2020
EP 1-Back to School (of Design)
In our very first episode we go into our backgrounds and why we chose to study Graphic Design at George Brown College - School of Design. We also touch base on our impressions of our first day of online classes, and different strategies to be able to stay on top of your school work! 
September 18, 2020
SOD talks - Graphic Design (Trailer)
This trailer gives you a brief intro into what you can expect in the upcoming episodes! 
September 09, 2020