The Angry Designer

November 25, 2020

Keep it stupid simple: design, business, life

Confucius says: Life is simple. It's people who make it complicated. Why do great ideas start off simple - and end up a mess! In this episode the guys discuss Hicks law and how it applies to not only UX, but branding, logos a...

November 20, 2020

Generalist or Specialist - who has the real value.

Have you ever wondered if specializing in your design, marketing or branding career will pay off? Are you more valuable as a specialist, a generalist or in a niche? The Angry designers discuss their history, experience and pa...

November 16, 2020

Good artists copy. Great artists steal.

Have you ever struggled with coming up with an original idea, and feel that you are cheating by looking at other peoples work for inspiration or better yet, for ideas? In this episode, the gents rant about how the drive for o...

November 02, 2020

Don't fear the WhiteSpace

Whitespace defenders - UNITE! Make the logo bigger! Add a button there! How about a starburst there! Use that blank space. More More More info! We all have to contest with client apprehensions of WhiteSpace! Why do they hate ...

October 01, 2020

Stop overanalyzing - why good enough IS good enough!

Have you ever had a customer who initially loved what you pitched them, but returned the next day with so much feedback it's as though they hated it? In this episode, the guys talk about focusing in on a customers initial rea...

September 27, 2020

Logo Envy - how to avoid it by charging MORE for your work!

Have you ever looked at someone else's logo on social media and wondered why your logos don't ever look like that? The Angry Designers talk about Logo Envy, the importance of having and following a logo design process, the re...

September 20, 2020

The arrogant, pretentious, egotistical designers we all secretly hate

We all know them, but do we really like them? We find them in Graphic design, Web design, Logo design, and UX design. Sometimes the great ones can inspire us, but often they leave us feeling inadequate and questioning if this...

September 14, 2020

Google Algorithm - WTF?

With so many companies relying on organic SEO, Google claims to continuously try and evolve their algorithms to provide a great experience for the end user and keep the playing field even for businesses. But are they really?