The Angry Designer

November 30, 2021

Will Graphic Designers be replaced by Robots? What you need to know!

Around every corner, you hear a new story about someone losing their job to some new, disrupting technology. From retail, to finance, to even web design - it seems no industry is safe from the futurists relentless pursuit of ...

November 23, 2021

DOPE OR NOPE: The new BBC logo proves the devil is in the details

The BBC has made headlines again with its latest logo rendition - proving that as important as a new logo is, so is it's launch! Join The Angry Designers in this episode of Dope or Nope where they provide an un-objective revi...

November 16, 2021

Graphic Design Heroes & WHAT they taught us!

We’ve all seen countless lists online of Great Designers you NEED to know. But while those lists tell us WHO they are, they very rarely tell us WHY they are so important. WHAT they taught us. What makes them Graphic Design He...

November 09, 2021

Legendary Graphic Designers you NEED to know & why

Rand. Vignelli. Bass. You often HEAR about these great graphic designers, but do you really know what they contributed? What they are known for? What mark they left on graphic design? In this episode of The Angry Designer pod...

November 02, 2021

DOPE OR NOPE: Why can't we all have the UK version of the new Pringles brand?

"Don't play with your food" is what we've been told - but Pringles Chips (or Crisps) were meant to be played with, from their shape to their packaging. Now the brand and icon is fun and playful, but not globally equal - what ...

October 26, 2021

15.2 Reasons Graphic Design is the BEST career choice period!

Have you ever contemplated throwing in the towel as a Graphic Designer? That, possibly the daily grind of long days, short deadlines and countless revisions has finally taken its nasty toll on you and its time to consider som...

October 19, 2021

Less Fonts, More Design. Don't be so damn reliant on fonts - be the designer!

Have you ever spent more time searching for the perfect font than actually designing? The excessive surplus of fonts have created a nightmare for designers (and confusion). Famous legendary designer Massimo Vignelli said "Ne...

October 12, 2021

CMYK vs RGB - The great color debate & WHY all Graphic Designers need to know this

Digital first my A$$...nothing is more frustrating than trying to match an online brands color, with a printed output. Why is it that those amazing colors you see on screen print out so pale and washed out? Or how you can't ...

October 05, 2021

Dope or Nope: Is Campbells new logo & face lift Mmm mmm good?

A piece of Americana. A muse for Warhol. A target for Banksy. Love the taste or hate it, how does a simple unassuming can of soup become such a global phenomenon. And with so much attention, who would dare mess with it? Join ...

September 28, 2021

Logo vs Brand - what is the difference & why do we confuse them?

Is a Logo the same thing as a Brand? No matter where you look, people seem to think Logo & Brand are interchangeable...but the truth is - THEY ARE NOT!!!! Join the Angry Designers as they cover this ever confusing, and infur...

September 21, 2021

Debunking Design Thinking - What is it & do you need to know it?

The design industry is plagued with buzzwords, fancy new processes, and everyone trying to coin the next big shiny thing. Where does term Design Thinking fit into all of this? Is it a legit thing or just another fancy package...

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...