The Angry Designer

September 14, 2021

Overused BUZZWORDS & WHY you need to stop using them NOW!!!

There is an evil plague that is making it's way through the business world - making it increasingly difficult to understand your peers! It's leaving its mark across emails, texts and even worse, in person. We are talking ab...

September 07, 2021

Humility or Arrogance; is one a sign of Imposter Syndrome?

Does being a humble designer automatically mean you suffer from imposter syndrome or is that the highest form of confidence? Are arrogant designers more successful? Catch this fired up episode of The Angry Designer as they co...

August 31, 2021

Design killer: How perfection causes more problems than it solves

As design experts, we spend SO much of our time sweating the small stuff. Does that pixel look weird? Should I move that letter a fraction of a cm to the left? Is that font bold enough? Reality check. Those things just DON'T ...

August 24, 2021

To Steal a Design or Not to Steal a Design? Where is thou line

Good artists copy, great artists steal. This popular saying has been parroted by Steve Jobs and even Pablo Picasso. While having your work copied is said to be flattering - plagiarism just sucks. But where is the line? Join t...

August 17, 2021

Dope or Nope: The city of Los Angeles has a new logo - who knew a city had a logo?

Get yourself ready for a dose of nostalgia, we’re heading back to the 80s and dissecting the sh*t outta the Los Angeles logo. Join The Angry Designers for another charged up episode of Dope or Nope, as they give an objective ...

August 10, 2021

They Paid HOW MUCH for that Logo? The TOP most expensive logos & how to charge the same

They are NOT Myths ...logos can cost more than Houses, Mansions, even a whole damn Island! From the iconic Nike Swoosh to the broadcasting giants across the pond at the BBC, this week The Angry Designers rant about the ridicu...

August 03, 2021

The yesterday economy - a how-to on dealing with a tight deadline

It never fails - just when you think your work load is full and you can't fit anything else in, a customer calls with an emergency ask! Why? How? Dont' they plan for these things? Regardless of the oversight, designers are re...

July 27, 2021

Dope or Nope: Pfizer's new logo smells like a slice of boloney

At what point does the the meaning behind a logo go too far. If you have to explain it, does it really work? If you're a billion dollar brand - do the same rules still apply? Join The Angry Designers in this episode of Dope o...

July 20, 2021

Fontaholic - A designers guide to knowing you're addicted to Fonts.

You're tempted to try but know you shouldn't. The allure of this months trending font gets you and you try just one. Then another. Next thing you know, you're binging on fonts! Struggling to choose the right one in your own ...

July 13, 2021

Stock Photo Secrets - How not to suck at choosing the right photography

To use stock photos, or NOT to use stock photos. That is the questions! Do you use stock photography, or hire a real photographer? Which site to use, which license to buy. Finding the right stock photo is an art form all to i...

July 06, 2021

GETTING PAID! How to ensure you don't get stiffed for the work you do.

Net 30 pleeeease? Have you ever had to chase a client to get paid for work you've done, or even worse, been stiffed altogether? Join this fiery podcast of The Angry Designer where the guys tackle Getting Paid! In this episode...

June 29, 2021

Coping with NOT being an award winning designer & the BULLSH*T of it all

Have you ever looked at an award winning piece of work and wondered WHY? HOW? My works better than that? Join the Angry Designers as they tackle the oh so subjective Design Awards topic. In this episode, the bearded beasts c...

June 22, 2021

Dope or Nope: Calendlys new logo review - Apparently money can't buy everything.

What do you get when you cross $350 million dollars and an award winning designer? Apparently a very beautiful, but questionable logo. Join The Angry Designers in this charged up episode of Dope or Nope, as they give an objec...

June 15, 2021

Black Turtleneck & Glasses. Misconceptions about design & designers

Whether it's about only making things look good, to wearing thick glasses and turtlenecks, there are many common misconceptions about what design is and what designers are like. Join the Angry Designers as they tackle the top...

June 08, 2021

7 steps on winning a Decision by Committee.

Decision by Committee plagues all designers sooner or later in their careers. The time will come when you have you present your designs to a group of ill informed decision makers who have been brought together for what seems ...

June 01, 2021

Delivering Wow! The importance of providing outstanding Customer Experience

Have you ever had a really bad Customer Experience with a brand & didn't tell a single person ? A really bad Customer Experience spreads faster with more open ears than good ones, which is why CX is at the core of a brand! Jo...

May 25, 2021

Why Good Design Sells - The Power of Persuasion

Have you ever wondered what motivated you to select one product over another - even though you have no experience with either brand? Join the Angry Designers in this episode as they discuss the importance of good design: - ho...

May 18, 2021

The SH#T designers say! A comedic list of things that we've all said to a client.

You know you've done it! Said Sh#t that just isn't true to a customer. From being thankful for a ridiculous deadline, to being agreeable to their creative ideas? Whether it's due to inexperience, fear, or to protect our rela...