Adventures In Design

de Mark Brickey

Sports radio for the creative struggle.

Episodios

True Crime Roast - Alex Murdaugh Murder Mystery

por Mark Brickey

Alex Murdaugh Murder Mystery has a TON of problems. We break down this insane story from the idiots perspective. 

Adventures In Design VS Armchair Expert with Connie Collingsworth

por Mark Brickey

Connie plays Brickey 15 minutes of another podcast… Brickey starts a war.

This Brand Is Your Home | Thunderking I Heart Costa Mesa

por Mark Brickey

Our good friend Thunderking visits us to talk about his new business venture I Heart Costa Mesa. Brickey breaks down how Dean's the right guy for the job and how this might be the right business model for you! 

TV Sports Reporter Carrlyn Bathe Had A BIG Problem | WYFP 13

por Mark Brickey

Carl returns to Adventures In Design to make her first appearance on WYFP, where she shares a BIG problem.

Color Theory from GARM's Colorama

por Mark Brickey

Emir from GARM Company shares the detail on his new creative tool Colorama that will allow designers and illustrators to quickly make better color selections for their projects. 

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Bad Design with Dan Stiles - No.4 | The Pimple of Boom

por Mark Brickey

Dan Stiles return with a bucket of bad logos and even worse ideas. Enter the pimple of boom if you dare!!! Where you will see fucking logos and so much bad design it will blow your precious mind!!!

Bad Design is podcast series with Dan Stiles and Mark Brickey focusing on where good ideas go wrong with bad design.

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Back To School Freelance Challenge

por Mark Brickey

Do you want to get your 2022 off to a good start? Then consider taking the Back To School Freelance Challenge and use your fall to transform your new year into your most successful one!

Peace, Love And Misunderstanding | Woodstock 1999 with Connie Collingsworth

por Mark Brickey

Today Connie and Mark look back at Woodstock 99 through the lens of the HBO Max documentary that shines the light on just how dangerous the event was and hopefully how far we have come as a society.

Freelance or Die? OR The Death of Freelance?

por Mark Brickey

Brickey tells the story of 3 Dans and challenges you to audit your goals and more importantly your path to achieving them. Circle of Trust members share their reasons for staying free of freelance. 

Classic Girt Baseball Club

por Mark Brickey

Arthur and Riley of Classic Grit share their mutual love of baseball and explain how they transformed their fandom into a thriving apparel line for baseball fans that love the sport just like they do. 

Follow Your Talents Not Your Lame Client | WYFP 10

por Mark Brickey

The long-term value of following your talents instead of constantly being slowed down by short-term projects for clients that don't matter. And the best clause you probably don't have in your freelance contracts.

All summer long, on Wednesdays, you can hear Brickey and the Circle of Trust break down an episode-wide topic of a problem and listen to members of the Circle of Trust share what their situation may be, whether it's professional, personal, or just for fun.

All Circle of Trust members are welcome to join the recording session every Tuesday to share the problems and solutions. Join today at the AID.network

Illustrator Designer | Dan Gretta

por Mark Brickey

Let's break down some of Dan Gretta's masterful design and type compositions and get a better understanding of why such a talented illustrator designer would decide to turn his back on freelancing.

Today’s Work Can Be Seen Here:
https://www.instagram.com/dangrettadesign
https://www.dangretta.com/

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SKINNER | Publishing Your Own Comic & Hiring Yourself!

por Mark Brickey

One of the all time BEST Adventures In Design guest returns to share how a pandemic pushed him into publishing his own 64 page comic and in the process realizing the best client for Skinner is himself! More great things to come from this project: http://kck.st/3BZRCbb

Get Smart With Your Dumb Ideas

por Mark Brickey

Should you hold back on your ideas for fear of someone taking them and applying them to their business? How do you stay curious about new technology but not get too sidetracked?

The Guardians Of The Morality | OKpants

por Mark Brickey

Illustrator & Graphic Design OKpants rebranded the Cleveland Browns 3 years ago as a self initiated design challenge. Last week the former Cleveland Indians rebranded themselves... Using the same theme as OKpants. How does he feel about this?

Bad Design | Rich Guys Rocket Measuring Contest

por Mark Brickey

Dan Stiles joins us to not only review some Bad Design, but also a couple of good designs too. Plus we look at what is the responsibility of being a billionaire and do hobbies really suck?

"Under Your Influence" The Power Of Positive Peer Pressure

por Mark Brickey

Brickey takes a long look back at a constant trend in his life that has always lead to personal and professional success.

Evel Knievel Volume I | Podcasterous With Colonel Tower

por Mark Brickey

Colonel Tower and Brickey share their mutual love of Evel Knievel and the insanity of his rich life.

Podcasterous is a monthly podcast produced by the AID.network in conjunction with KComposite Media's Heres The Tower podcast.

For more information, visit: https://aid.network/

Working With Your Wife | Connie Collingsworth

por Mark Brickey

Long time friend of the show Connie Collingsworth returns for her second summer episode, updating us all about how it's been going having her wife as her coworker. The interview is as entertaining as it is informative about working together with the person you love the most on the projects you love the most.

Today In The Circle of Trust
Mark and Connie talk about their mutual love of pregnant teenagers and broke reality stars.

One Year Later, How Are Your Doing? | WYFP

por Mark Brickey

Last July was absolutely insane! Brickey asks how are you making out one year later?

Illustrator Printmaker | Dave Kloc

por Mark Brickey

Dave Kloc returns one year after his monumental interview last summer, where he openly admitted he didn't feel like being creative anymore. And who could blame Dave because July 2020 was a crazy-ass time?

Seasons Of The Snake Summer 2021 - Snake Oil Provisions

por Mark Brickey

We catch up with Ben and Miranda as they have packed up their bags and moved Snake Oil Provisions to it’s new home in Los Angeles.

What Is Guiding You?

por Mark Brickey

Last week with Tim Baron we talked about how comics, skateboarding and punk rock were our early guides to the creative universe but later in Tim’s life other factors guided him to steer the ship to full time freelance. Join episode 6 of WYFP to talk about what has been guiding you! Or always feel free to show up with your own question!

What's Your Problem With America? WYFP

por Mark Brickey

All summer long, on Wednesdays, you can hear Brickey and the Circle of Trust break down an episode-wide topic of a problem and listen to members of the Circle of Trust share what their situation may be, whether it's professional, personal, or just for fun.

Today's Fourth of July themed episode goes wrong when all of the guys find themselves contemplating their futures and fill in the heat of a sweltering summer.

All Circle of Trust members are welcome to join the recording session every Tuesday to share the problems and solutions. Join today at the AID.network

Skateboard/Toy Illustrator | Tim Baron

por Mark Brickey

Tim Baron documents how the last year was a massive growing year for him personally and professionally... and it all started by watching Fight Club.

The DKNG Show | 3 Men And A Baby - Episode 40

por Mark Brickey

Dan has been a dad for a year, what has he learned and has Nathan figured out a similar plan for paid time off.

What's Your Social Media Problem? WYFP

por Mark Brickey

We ask members of the Circle of Trust what's their biggest social media problem and we discuss how having a strong design/illustration style can sometimes hurt your career. 

How To Grow On TikTok with Anderson Bluu

por Mark Brickey

On his way to one million followers on TikTok sneaker designer Anderson Bluu shares how he used social media growth to kick his designer career into full gear. 

How To Get Out Of Career Traps Part Two - WYFP

por Mark Brickey


All summer long, on Wednesdays, you can hear Brickey and the Circle of Trust break down an episode-wide topic of a problem and listen to members of the Circle of Trust share what their situation may be, whether it's professional, personal, or just for fun.

In today's episode, Brickey asks everyone about career traps. Inspired by Jason Edmiston's episode AID1384, Jason spoke about being trapped in a project where he dreams of it going away every day. Today's guests talk about their career traps and knowing when it was their time to give up on full-time freelance. Plus updates on previous guests and how the WYFP advice has helped their creative journeys.

All Circle of Trust members are welcome to join the recording session every Tuesday to share the problems and solutions. Join today at the AID.network

How To Get Out Of Career Traps - WYFP

por Mark Brickey

All summer long, on Wednesdays, you can hear Brickey and the Circle of Trust break down an episode-wide topic of a problem and listen to members of the Circle of Trust share what their situation may be, whether it's professional, personal, or just for fun.

In today's episode, Brickey asks everyone about career traps. Inspired by Jason Edmiston's episode AID1384, Jason spoke about being trapped in a project where he dreams of it going away every day. Today's guests talk about their career traps like not navigating interoffice politics successfully and learning how to say no. Being more selective of the projects you take on and realizing that freelance itself was the trap, so it was time to take that full-time job.

All Circle of Trust members are welcome to join the recording session every Tuesday to share the problems and solutions. Join today at the AID.network

"Good For Nothing" A Creative Way To Donate Your Talents with Mike Brevik of Cyberdogz

por Mark Brickey

Mike Brevik from Cyberdogz has found a new way to give back to his favorite artists. An inspirational tale and a new perspective on donating your creative time.

Everyone Has A Weakness, What's Yours? WYFP 02

por Mark Brickey

Today's call in question is what's your weakness? How has it held you back? And how have you learned to overcome it? 

Painter Illustrator | Jason Edmiston

por Mark Brickey

Jason Edmiston shares how he has once again gotten stuck inside a project he can't get out of, and Brickey offers advice on how Jason should take more control of his project schedule.

Today In The Circle of Trust
The guys share what they see to be the actual value of social media.

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Music Industry Creative Director | Connie Collingsworth

por Mark Brickey

Old friend of the show Connie Collingsworth stops by the show to talk about the current state of the music industry and country music. 

WYFP "PANDEMIC WINNERS AND LOSERS"

por Mark Brickey

WYFP (What's Your Fucking Problem)

 

All summer long, on Wednesdays, you can hear Brickey and the Circle of Trust break down an episode-wide topic of a problem and listen to members of the Circle of Trust share what their situation may be, whether it's professional, personal, or just for fun. 

 

In today's episode, Brickey asks everyone, "What's The Best Thing You Lost, And The Best Thing You Gained From Surviving The 2020 Global Pandemic" and helps a Circle of Trust member understand how to work with their partner to make the full-time freelance leap of faith, stay busy wile mending a broken heart, and a social experiment that went wrong. 

 

All Circle of Trust members are welcome to join the recording session every Tuesday to share the problems and solutions. Join today at the AID.network