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Thinker Talk Episode 19

Elements

Caroline Weaver

Caroline Weaver, the New York City pencil expert and collector, author of The Pencil Perfect, and owner of CWPencils, joins us to chat about starting a business, the importance of routine, and why he felt compelled to build an app.

Listen - 27:16

Thinker Talk Episode 18

One Long Breath

Marc Champagne

Marc Champagne, entrepreneur from Toronto and co-founder of self-reflection app, Kyo, joins us to chat about starting a business, the importance of routine, and why he felt compelled to build an app.

Listen - 38:11

Thinker Talk Episode 17

Then Fire

Harry Marks

Harry Marks, writer from New Jersey, host of Covered, the literary podcast, and one of Baron Fig's very own customers, joins us to chat about all things writing and reading, podcasting, and working together on the short story for the new limited edition Squire pen, called Mysterium.

Listen - 29:39

Thinker Talk Episode 16

Come Out Swinging

Lauren Hom

Lauren Hom, a Designer and Letter based in Detroit, joins us to chat about the freelance life, traveling around the world, and how she comes up with such amazing personal projects.

Listen - 31:22

Thinker Talk Episode 15

Show & Tell

Dan Cederholm

Dan Cederholm, co-founder of Dribbble, the social platform where you can show, discover, and explore design, joins us to chat about how Dribbble started, what Dan's learned along the way, and our latest collaboration, the Show & Tell notebook.

Listen - 29:06

Thinker Talk Episode 14

Shared Space

Preston Pesek & Chris Smothers

Preston Pesek and Chris Smothers, co-founders of Spacious, a "future of work" startup with a new take on shared space, join us to chat about founding a company, working together as a team, and what they've learned along the way.

Listen - 29:43

Thinker Talk EPISODE 13

Preferred Condition

Lara McCormick

Lara McCormick, a designer, educator, and author, joins us to chat about her favorite subject, typography, what she's up to these days, and what she's learned along the way.

Listen - 24:27

Thinker Talk EPISODE 12

Things Get Better

Raad Ahmed

Raad Ahmed, founder and CEO of LawTrades, joins us to chat about how he's trying to make legal services more accessible, starting a company, and what he's learned along the way.

Listen - 24:27

Thinker Talk EPISODE 11

Simple Composition

Steve Pellegrino

Steve Pellegrino, a designer and bladesmith from Philadelphia, joins us to chat about blade making, his process, and what he's learned along the way.

Listen - 24:57

Thinker Talk EPISODE 10

Space Between

Shawn Blanc

Shawn Blanc, a Kansas City writer, productivity coach, and creative entrepreneur, joins us to chat about productivity, his focus course, writing, and how Shawn lives a more focused life.

Listen - 27:06

Thinker Talk EPISODE 9

Makes Awesome

Anna Laytham

Anna Laytham, a Brooklyn designer, illustrator, and artist who calls herself the jack of all trades, master of fun, joins us to chat about why making things with her hands is important, how she got where she is today, and what lessons she's learned along the way.

Listen - 24:00

Thinker Talk EPISODE 8

Razzle Dazzle

Zipeng Zhu

Zipeng Zhu, an art director and designer here in New York City who wants to make every day a razzle dazzle musical, joins us to chat about moving from China to America, how illustrating and animating fit into design, and where he gets all those beautiful colors.

Listen - 27:16

Thinker Talk EPISODE 7

Early & Contrarian

Hunter Walk

Hunter Walk, the San Francisco based partner of the venture fund Homebrew and former Google and YouTube wiz, joins us to chat about what it's like to have millions of people use your product, what a venture fund is, and how Hunter plays a role in other companies' successes.

Listen - 20:54

Thinker Talk EPISODE 6

Thinking Deep

Andrew Colin Beck

Andrew Colin Beck, a Salt Lake City illustrator and designer who likes to make work that rides the line between beautiful and strange, joins us to chat about what it's like to be an illustrator and designer, his recent trip around the world, and what he's learned along the way.

Listen - 28:37

Thinker Talk EPISODE 5

Secret Sauce

Khoi Vinh

Khoi Vinh, Principal Designer at Adobe, blogger, entrepreneur, and former Design Director of the New York Times, joins us to chat about designing for digital, how blogging has fit in with his life, and to introduce his new collaboration with Baron Fig.

Listen - 26:24

THINKER TALK EPISODE 4

The Crowdsourceress

Alex Daly

Alex Daly, the Crowdsourceress and head of Vann Alexandra, joins us to chat about what's she's learned building an agency that launches projects with the goal of making the world more beautiful and efficient.

Listen - 22:14

THINKER TALK EPISODE 3

Moments of Clarity

Geoff Gouveia

Geoff Gouveia, a California artist who paints and writes to connect people to hope, joins us to chat about how he decided that art was his calling, what kind of challenges he's faced, and what an artist's life is like on a daily basis.

Listen - 33:20

THINKER TALK EPISODE 2

Side Project Superhero

Liang Shi

Liang Shi, creative director and experience designer, joins us to chat about Dessert Goals, side projects, and how Yu-Gi-Oh changed her life forever.

Listen - 29:56

THINKER TALK EPISODE 1

Pencil-Shaped Cat

Andy Welfle

Andy Welfle, pencil wizard and content strategist at Adobe, sits down to discuss his journey from quiet Indiana to cutting edge San Francisco.

Listen - 25:20

THINKER TALK EPISODE 0

Introducing Eureka

Joey Cofone & Adam Kornfield

Joey and Adam, co-founders of Baron Fig, sit down to introduce Eureka, our new podcast for thinkers.

Listen - 5:10

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To champion thinkers around the world through inspiration and imagination.