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The intro music is by the very talented, Vancouver based, producer, INJA.  Get his music here: https://soundcloud.com/njachiu/get-my-wings

Nigal starts off with his come up in Columbus,  Ohio and takes us through his journey to Chicago (3:49) He get educates me on the Aviary (5:48) and things like flavored ice. (7:12)  Talks on work ethic and the learning process (8:47).  11:03, we talk about service and the patron experience.  We get to know Nigal’s favorite spots (14:37) in Chicago and what bartenders drink (16:43).  He gives us a little of what he is like outside the bar (17:54) and a few comic recommendations (19:06).  20:51 we get into his creative writing.  We get into the future (22:28).

Check him out on Social Media:

https://twitter.com/nigalofalltrade?lang=en

https://www.instagram.com/nigalofalltrade/

And of course hit up The Aviary: https://theaviary.com/site/

More Episodes

RR66 - The Madeleine Hettich Interview

November 23, 2017
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Madeleine Hettich is an Interdisciplinary designer based in Chicago. Check out her work here:  http://www.saic.edu/~mhetti1/index.html

Music by Daniel Pemberton from the Man from U.N.C.L.E score. http://amzn.to/2hP3yVl

We talk about her early roots and her experience studying at the Art Institute of Chicago (2:40).  She goes over the makeup of a good portfolio (5 :05). And we debate out the idea of “selling out” (6:06).  She goes into her love for book design (8:56) and one of her designs “Math and Memory” http://bit.ly/2hLYMI3  We talk about art as therapy (10:57).  We get into her process and apply it to geometric posters.  We learn about what type of music is going on during the process (13:10) and where it is going on (14:51) She gets into an awesome story about her very talented grandfather (16:18).  We discuss science in her process (19:48). And we hit on another big passion of hers: comics (21:27) and one of her latest ones “Family Epic” http://bit.ly/2A4MfrA We dive into comics in Hollywood (23:38) and (26:02) “Deadly Class” http://bit.ly/2hHLooc  And we get a glimpse of her future: (28:32).  You can find her portfolio at: http://www.saic.edu/~mhetti1/index.html Her behance: https://www.behance.net/MLH7  and dribble: https://dribbble.com/MadeleineHettich and her instagram: https://www.instagram.com/madeleine_hettich/

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RR65 - The Illia Pashkov Interview

November 14, 2017
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Illia Pashkov joins me on #65.  He is an award-winning designer/art director based in Chicago and a very nice guy on top of it.  We talk about his start in the industry at age 18 (1:17).  He goes over his role as the design director of Player’s Health (5:12) https://playershealth.com/ which won the top prize at 2016's Google Demo Day.  Illia shares his focus on Design Ethics (6:33) within his projects and his work designing at BMW (7:38).  He covers the very ambitious project, Ecapsula (9:02) https://medium.com/@ipashkov/ecapsula-personal-comfort-zone-reimagined-90a79daefb8f  And I loved how he talked about growth and passion in his career (11:25).  We ended it with The Future of Design (13:45)  Check out Illia's Portfolio: http://pshkv.com/  He is the founder of Worth Agency: http://www.worth.agency/  & he is a partner at Halo Lab: http://www.halo-lab.com/ If you have any questions for me, feel free to contact me on Twitter @regularramble and at jaysun.design

RR64 - The Yung Sung Interview

November 11, 2017
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We get the American-Canadian Crossover Interview with Yung Sung (https://soundcloud.com/lennermusic) on #64.  A super interesting guy, who talks about his journey and what he has learned so far making music on the internet.  Apologies about the sound quality, which will happen sometimes when you cross the border.  You can also check out Yung Sung on Twitter: https://twitter.com/yungsungbeats  and his Instagram is https://www.instagram.com/glenn.sung/  Enjoy!

 

 

RR63 - The Braxton Klavins Interview

November 7, 2017
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It's officially an interview podcast on #63.  We have the very talented, intelligent & thoughtful Mr. Braxton Klavins.  He is a Chicago based (for now) photographer, videographer and model, whose last name I butcher over and over again throughout (my deepest apologies, he says it correctly at the end).  Check out his work at http://braxtonklavins.com  We talk his start in the industry and how he got into photography, the monetization of Instagram and other contemporaries in the field. As always if you have any questions hit me up @regularramble on Twitter and email through my website jaysun.design

RR62 - Scheduling & Benchmarks

November 1, 2017
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LSChyld II's Gimmie Some starts out 62: http://bit.ly/2zo4sTv  Updates on my own schedule as I get into how scheduling affects me.  End it off with Black Loop by Fernando: http://bit.ly/2A2WM6d

 

RR60 - Time

October 17, 2017
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WEVLTH 2.0 starts out #60 with FLEX LIKE OUU RMX: http://bit.ly/2gwpVi1  And I ramble on about the importance of time and how it works into the empathy process of creativity.  We end it the 90s version of Walk into Your Soul by Pogo x Pogo: http://bit.ly/2xMkbGL

 

 

RR59 - Preparation & Planning

October 12, 2017
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Ephr3m' starts out 59 with Crème Solaire w/ BlackDoe: http://bit.ly/2g7COOG  And then I go into my affintity for arguably the most important phase of the design process: Prepping, Planning Sketching and Project Managment software and other stuff for my geeky pleasure of organization.  We end it with the best name in music, Jedi Jordan and his Brandy remix: Wannabe: http://bit.ly/2gBYwv3

 

RR58 - Communication

October 11, 2017
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Starting off with Shiboski's Insta Beat: http://bit.ly/2xvYbo9  I have a doozy of an incoherent ramble about communication.  I'm in rare form really. And I end 58 with   Mr. Hong's Deja Vu: http://bit.ly/2guhS5h

 

 

RR57 - Originality & Uniqueness

October 6, 2017
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Starting off strong with olukara's "u and i": http://bit.ly/2y0gRcy  Turning to a road less traveled, I talk about things you don't usually do rather than the things I've done.  And we end it with Sugaboy's Remix of USAYUDO: http://bit.ly/2y6f7As