The Angry Designer

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

Jun. 22, 2021

Join The Angry Designers in this charged up episode of Dope or Nope, as they give an objective review of the NEW Calendly logo and new brand system.

Black Turtleneck & Glasses. Misconceptions about design & designers

Jun. 15, 2021

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 topic of designer misconceptions. This episode will make you laugh, cry, feel settled or get angry!

7 steps on winning a Decision by Committee

Jun. 8, 2021

Decision by Committee plagues all designers sooner or later in their careers.

Delivering Wow! The importance of providing outstanding Customer Experience

Jun. 1, 2021

Nothing spreads faster than a bad Customer Experience. Join the Angry Designers in their 30th episode as they tackle the topic and importance of Customer Experience.

Why Good Design Sells - The Power of Persuasion

May. 25, 2021

Good design has the power to persuade what you choose, think and how you act. Join the Angry Designers as they dig deep into Why Good Design Sells.

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

May. 18, 2021

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

The Process of Design: how to elevate your Creativity, Quality & Rates!

May. 11, 2021

The secret to a successful career in design, being more valuable to customers and charging more for your work, has nothing to do with how talented you are as an artist. It has to do with the processes you implement!

Dope or Nope: Will Snapples snappy new logo help them win the drink wars?

May. 4, 2021

Join The Angry Designers as they wage war on Snapples new logo!

Learn how to say NO the right way and still be a hero for it! No leads to success.

Apr. 27, 2021

Learn how to say NO the right way and still be a hero for it!

Old is a state of mind - how to battle ageism in design

Apr. 20, 2021

In this episode, The Angry Designers will dispel myths about old designers, & leave you tips on how to navigate your career, how to always be of value and never grow old.

The B-WORD: How to recognize & prevent burn out as a designer

Apr. 13, 2021

Burnout is a scary word no one likes to talk about - but talking about it is key to surviving it. This sobering episode of The Angry Designer speaks to past stories, experiences, & tragedies of burnout.

Logo Review: Is the new Burger King logo review Dope or Nope - All Hail the King!

Apr. 6, 2021

Dope or Nope? An objective review of the NEW Burger King logo and brand. With a few stories, rants, and laughs, this Whopper of an episode will leave you hungry for more!

Adobe WTF? Built for designers but not BY designers

Mar. 30, 2021

Could Adobe be anymore out of touch with designers? While it's built FOR designers, it's definitely not built BY designers.

The Secret to making people buy your product - the power of Value!

Mar. 23, 2021

Apple wasn't the first to invent the smart phone, the MP3 player, the smartwatch - yet the continuously dominate what ever market they enter!

What the Font!?! Designers against designers abusing trendy fonts.

Mar. 16, 2021

Has Comic Sans been replaced? What the Font" explores why designers often use Trendy fonts, the top 7 worst fonts of our time, how to use trending fonts, how to choose the right font for a design, and so much more.

Logo Review - The New Kia logo - 5,000 years in the making

Mar. 9, 2021

The Kia brand was once known as a budget friendly car. In recent years however, Kia's cars have become technological marvels offering more value with more innovation than vehicles twice its' price tag. Has the product outgrown the brand?

Things NEVER to say to a graphic designer

Mar. 1, 2021

Making light of some of the most commonly heard things graphic designers hate to hear, the guys laugh and rant about their most memorable and favourite. Rants, stories, laughs, and sharing the most powerful way for graphic designers to stop getting taken advantage of is only a download away.

Why hire a Graphic Designer - there's now an App for that!

Feb. 16, 2021

Why hire a designer - there's an app for that! The gents have a go at the misconception that AI logo generating software can replace a designers role and that it takes much more than owning software to make you a graphic designer.

Logo Review - The New GM logo - what were they thinking?

Feb. 4, 2021

Is it Dope or Nope? In this first Logo review, the guys rant on the new General Motors logo. Discussing the history of the company, the new direction for the technology & the brand, and the aesthetics of what has become the new GM logo, the guys cover all angles providing both a biased AND unbiased opinion at the new face of General Motors.

2021 Brand & Logo design trends will DAMAGE your Brand

Jan. 12, 2021

If you have ever felt stressed over contemplating if you should try to implement annual design trends into your brand, the angry designers rant about the ridiculous nature of Annual Logo & Brand design trends how trends actually damage your brand provide advice to consider for your own brand, where and how-to-use design trends review in detail the confusion between trends and design

Damn - people don't even read anymore! Copywriting tips that will keep them engaged.

Dec. 29, 2021

Forget bounce rates or page breaks, people aren't even reading anymore! Whether it's a website, social post, ad or sales sheet, people are reading less and less and it's becoming a marketers nightmare! The guys discuss some shocking stats about how digital is changing the way people process text and offer some ideas on how to play to this while cutting through the clutter and get results for your customer.

The Christmas Brand & Generic Secular Winter Holiday Design Fails (aka - tacky Christmas garb)

Dec. 21, 2020

The Brand of Christmas has evolved. New pressures of turning this beloved holiday into a Generic Secular Winter Holiday have given the gents lots to rant about as well as delivering their top Christmas design fails for the season.

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication: how to transform your brand, marketing & design

Dec. 14, 2020

Why do people add unnecessary complexity to design solutions? The guys discuss possible reasons for unnecessary complexity while also sharing experiences and suggestions on how to simplify your branding, design and marketing...it's actually quite simple!

User Testing works & will save your business - so why don't more do it?

Dec. 7, 2020

The guys discuss the false consensus effect phenomenon and how it affects designers, developers and business owners. Real world stories, examples and suggestions round up this fiery topic