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SE4E4 - The Foundations of Design Foundations With Chelsea and Melina A wide ranging conversation between Founder and ECD Chelsea Matthews and Sr. Designer Melina Sweet. This episode is a bit meta - talking all about the foundations of setting design foundations. Figuring out where to start is the true task of an agency, and there are plenty of great pieces of advice in this episode to point you in the right direction. Listen along to hear about how Another approaches visual strategy, sources of inspiration, and why Chelsea is master of skimming.
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SE4E4 - The Foundations of Design Foundations With Chelsea and Melina A wide ranging conversation between Founder and ECD Chelsea Matthews and Sr. Designer Melina Sweet. This episode is a bit meta - talking all about the foundations of setting design foundations. Figuring out where to start is the true task of an agency, and there are plenty of great pieces of advice in this episode to point you in the right direction. Listen along to hear about how Another approaches visual strategy, sources of inspiration, and why Chelsea is master of skimming.
S4E3 - Overcoming Creative Blocks What do you do when you get blocked creatively? When that last line, perfect reference image, or original idea just won't come? These are the questions our Sr. Designer Melina Sweet and former Creative Director of Content Nolan Goff discuss in this episode. Starting with tricks to overcoming creative blocks, then moving on to discussions of autonomy vs. collaboration, the creative magic of naps and showers, and making progress through the process of definition.
SE4E2 - Remixing Without Redundancy What does true originality look like? When are you making inspired creative decisions vs. being derivative, or even worse, plagiarizing? In this episode, Founder Chelsea Matthew and Sr. Project Manager Jonathan Godinho examine how to keep an agency original, remixing creative, and how to be critical of your own process in order to become better.
S4 EP1 - The End in Mind - Chelsea and Micah talk about meaningful goals And we're back with Season 4. Like all good beginnings, we are starting with the end. Or starting with the end in mind at least. In this episode, our Founder Chelsea Matthews chats with Managing Director Micah Heykoop about what meaningful goals actually look like, where our head has been at in the year since our last podcast, and what our aspirations are for a new season. Enjoy!
042 - Getting Your Art Out There with Steph DeAngelis So you've been posting your art on Instagram...now what? We sat down with Steph DeAngelis, LA-based designer + illustrator who has worked with brand like Outdoor Voices, The Standard, and Man Repeller, to speak on the topic. Tune in to hear about Steph's creative journey, and her 5 tips on how to get your art out the wild, and the brands in your inbox.

See Steph's Work: https://www.instagram.com/steph_angelis/
041 - Maintaining the Brand Momentum with Parks Project Thinking on how a brand maintains relevance in the market? Same for us, always. For this episode, we went to our friends over at Parks Project to speak on the topic. Listen in as Sevag Kazanci, Co-Founder of the brand, speaks to their approach to being a giveback brand, and 5 key things they do to maintain relevance in the market.

Learn more about Parks Project -https://www.parksproject.us/
040 - Out with the Taboo with Molly Hayward from Cora Let's tackle the taboos within the women's health industry. On this episode, we chat with Molly Hayward of Cora — the brand bringing healthy and organic period care to women around the world. Listen up as we talk about Cora’s origin story, and the five ways in which the brand are working to dismantle the taboos within the women’s health space.

Learn more about Cora - https://cora.life
039 - Finding the Core of the Brief with Megan Amberson, Brand Strategy Director Agency friends — we've got some pro-tips on this one! On this episode, we chat with Megan Amberson, Brand Strategy Director and campaign guru. Listen in as Megan imparts her wisdom on the campaign brief process, and talks through her five key steps to getting to the core of a campaign brief; how a team should approach getting past internal assumptions to address the actual challenge at hand.

Read Megan's latest in the Shape Shift Report —
https://www.shapeshiftreport.co/robert-mueller
038 - A Nice Checklist for Cannabis Brands with Charlotte Palermino of Nice Paper High times are ahead on this episode of SESSIONS. Tune in as we chat with Charlotte Palermino of Nice Paper — the media platform focused on cannabis education and content — about the ever-growing cannabis industry, how Nice Paper is spreading the good word about weed, and the five things fresh cannabis brands need to consider when entering the space.

Learn more about Nice Paper — https://benicepaper.com/
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