Design Details · May 27, 2015

29: Bananagrams (feat. Ryan Putnam & Nick Slater)



In this episode of Design Details we had the pleasure of catching up with Ryan Putnam and returning-guest Nick Slater! We chat about illustration, designing a company culture, mixing mediums and finding our spirit animals.

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Show Notes:

1:00 - What are you working on right now?

5:00 - We discover our spirit animals.

7:00 - Ryan shares more about his background in illustration.

10:00 - Nick and Ryan share more about their design setups.

13:00 - How does one begin learning illustration? What is product illustration?

21:00 - We talk about design within Dropbox and Palantir and how it impacts culture.

31:00 - A brief divergence into DBZ and comics.

33:00 - Where do you come up with all of your ideas for illustration and design?

44:00 - We learn more about freelancing and how it compares to big company work.

54:00 - Do you have plans for sharing more of your process as blog posts?

57:00 - What's the next step in your career?

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