The Angry Designer

A Graphic Design Podcast that speaks the truth, not sugarcoats it.

The Angry Designer is a No-Bull Graphic Design Podcast that cuts through industry jargon & nonsense, to help frustrated Graphic Designers survive and thrive. From bad design trends, burnout and ageism, to difficult customers - no topic is off the table.

Graphic Design Podcast Episodes

How-to make your Graphic Design business look BIGGER than it is

Sep. 27, 2022

Starting out in Graphic Design can be tough. Everyone wants bigger, better customers -but bigger, better customers want to deal with bigger, better businesses!

Brand Mascots: Grrrrrreat for business or just silly cartoons?

Sep. 20, 2022

You know them to recognize them - but Brand Mascots aren't right for your clients. Or are they?

Aaron Draplin Gets Real Part 2 - A human conversation with a legendary Graphic Designer

Sep. 13, 2022

Join The Angry Designers as they discuss even more ANGRY topics with the King Graphic Design Underdog himself My Aaron Draplin. 

When Sh#t Gets Real: A Conversation with Aaron Draplin

Sep. 5, 2022

While we're not your typical "interview" podcast, Aaron Draplin is not your typical 'celebrity' graphic designer - which is why we felt there was no one else better suited to be our first guest.
In this episode, we go deep - past the typical interview or industry questions and learn about what makes Aaron Tic, what keeps him up at night, and what the future holds. From personal to professional and everything in between, we learn about the man behind the larger-than-life legend. 

Graphic Design Podcast for beginners to the experienced

We want to cut through the tyrannical bull that graphic designers encounter all too often in the design industry - be it from celebrity designers & trusted influencers, to other graphic design podcasts and even our peers.

So we started the Angry Designer podcast, an entertaining, no-bull graphic design podcast to help frustrated graphic designers survive & thrive.

Our podcast episodes cover topics from design, technology, trends, burnout, ageism, conflicting personalities, and even the general ridiculousness of the industry.

Graphic Design Blog Posts

Interview questions for Graphic Designers - why they are asked & how to answer them

land the job. Let’s face it! It’s tough to answer these questions on the spot. But we’ll talk about why potential clients or employers as these questions and how you could answer these questions. Let’s dive right into the most common questions asked in an interview for graphic designers.

Angry Designer 101: Graphic Designers guide to ending file management stress

File management. It’s not sexy, it might be a dull topic, but its damn important! SO many people underestimate the importance of file management. But the better you get at it, the better designer you are, and the easier your life is. And THAT…

Graphic Design Movies and Documentaries for Designers

Graphic Design Movies and Documentaries for Designers Not all creative inspiration for a Graphic Designer needs to come from sources like hikes in the wild, a good book, or the call of the web! Sometimes a great flick with the right amount of story…