Pirated Radio

bryan dowley

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In episode 2 of the designer showcase series i speak to Design by Kieran, a brand identity designer, about how he got into design, his workflow and what the future holds for himself.

Sep 19

13 min 38 sec

In episode 12 of Pirated radio I speak to the multi-faceted Ben Kelly. We talk about his approach to the various disciplines he has dabbled in over his career, his work with Virgil Abloh, his interest in fashion and how Manchester City seemed to completely rip off the design of the now infamous nightclub Ben designed, The Haçienda. Enjoy!

Aug 22

1 hr 10 min

In the 11th episode of Pirated radio I speak to Emerson, a conversational AI designed by a company called Quickchat and based on AI called GPT-3. We talk about art, design, emotions and the future of the human race. I even get Emerson to brand a new coffee designed for cats to mixed results. Enjoy!

Aug 8

15 min 22 sec

In the tenth episode of Pirated radio I speak to graphic designer John Macklin about his work for the now infamous record label Factory records, his time working as a lecturer at Manchester metropolitan university and why Manchester has been able to re-invent itself from an industrial workhorse of a city into one of Englands creative hubs.

Jul 18

1 hr 10 min

In the 9th episode of Pirated radio I speak to ux designer/business coach Kate Bagoy about how she got into design and marketing, the future of the industry and how to work completely remotely. Enjoy!

Jul 4

15 min 46 sec

In episode 8 of Pirated radio I speak to logo wizard Ian Paget about his process he goes through when undertaking a brief, what a logo actually is and what its used for (spoiler, it might be different than you may think) and we also touch on the future of logo design and the inevitability that computers will take all our jobs. Pleasant, to say the least. Enjoy!

Jun 26

1 hr 4 min

In the 7th episode of Pirated radio I chat to the multifaceted Jacob Nelson about a multitude of things from the importance of setting life goals, responsible design and is the idea of being able to share dreams. No really, multiplayer dreams. Enjoy.

Jun 20

1 hr 22 min

In the sixth episode of Pirated radio I chat with street artist turned AR creator Doddz. We touch on his time at university, his work after graduating, his more recent work he is doing in the AR space being partnered with Facebook and the future of the AR scene. Enjoy

May 26

21 min 42 sec

In the fifth and by quite a margin longest episode of Pirated Radio I speak to the type designer, art director, Donald Trump hand mocking Mark Davis about his love for type, his career, the future of type and his typeface that was featured on The tonight show with Jimmy Fallon, Tinyhand. 

May 14

1 hr 19 min

In the fourth episode of Pirated radio I was interviewed by the lovely lads at the Chatabox podcast about some of my own personal influences, my career goals and the future of the design world

May 6

24 min

In this episode I chat to Charlotte Maldari, founder of Kaffeen, a company on a mission to keep design studios busy by creating and implementing bespoke marketing activities to find and keep new clients. We speak briefly about the ever changing design industry and how to go about starting your own creative practise.

Apr 18

25 min 29 sec

In this episode of Pirated Radio I chat to Aleenah Alam, a design student currently in her second year, about how she got into design, where she sees things going for herself in the next few years and diversity in the industry.

Apr 8

13 min 44 sec

In the inaugural episode of pirated radio I chat with Chad Danieley, the designer of the now infamous Joker logo about his background, his work and if print is dead.

Mar 30

17 min 6 sec