Grits & Grids® Podcast
Grits & Grids® Podcast
Grits & Grids® Podcast
Restaurant Branding & Marketing Inspiration
Season 3 / Episode 4: Growing Your Practice
Sorry for the delayed podcast, folks! May was a hectic month here at Vigor. We moved offices and Joseph had surgery, so hence the delay. But delay no longer! Today we talk with Eli Altman, who has graciously been on our show before and needs no introduction, and Daniela Garza, Creative Partner at Anagrama. We […]
Jul 26, 2019
29 min
Season 3 / Episode 3: Making it Rain
Today we talk with Simon Manchipp, Mike Jones and Emily Ruth Cohen on the subject of making it rain aka making that cash flow. There isn’t an easy answer to this question, or a magic bullet that works for everyone, it’s a combination of everything that you do and how you want to be making […]
Apr 30, 2019
Season 3 / Episode 2: Make Your Own Luck
It’s really easy to look at the leaders of the design industry and think there is a certain about of luck to getting to that level. Admittedly, even I’ve had a bit of a mix of envy and wonder at times. However, and this month’s guests will attest, it’s usually more hard work than actual […]
Mar 27, 2019
Season 3 / Episode 1: Keeping The Passion
Passion is a word we see everywhere inside and outside the creative industry. We’re told to “follow your passion” and that “passion leads to greatness” in almost mantra-like repetition. It’s true, passion is a fuel that lights the creative fire. When your heart fully immersed in what you are creating, and – more importantly – why […]
Feb 25, 2019
Season 2 / Episode 11: Scott Fuller of The Studio Temporary
Today we chat with the brilliantly charismatic and always upbeat guy, Scott Fuller. Scott is the man behind the brand, The Studio Temporary based in Atlanta, Georgia. We discuss the nuances of the color yellow and what it’s like to be kind of from Atlanta. He unfairly blames weight gain on pizza. We discuss how […]
Jan 14, 2019
54 min
Season 2 / Episode 10: Von Glitschka
I can’t remember exactly what piece of work attracted me to Von’s work, but I have followed him ever since. If pressed to recall, I’d say I’ve been a fan for about 15 years. Von has a wonderful, flexible style rooted in solid design principles. From sports-style logo designs to vintage illustrations he’s mastered many […]
Dec 10, 2018
26 min
Season 2 / Episode 9: Jason Frostholm
In today’s podcast, we have Jason Frostholm; creative director, entrepreneur, and the host of the Creative South Podcast. Listen in as we break down the meditative practice of cooking as a surprisingly relevant metaphor for the design process. We talk about the fine art of balancing categorical recognition and staying actively engaged with clients to […]
Sep 21, 2018
1 hr 1 min
Season 2 / Episode 8: Michael Bierut
Last time on the podcast we had the legendary Paula Scher chatting with us, and today, we have her equally-esteemed designer and partner at Pentagram, Michael Beirut. Michael’s been with Pentagram for 27 years, and on this episode he talks about the office’s bittersweet move from their location of 22 years to a new office […]
Jun 25, 2018
1 hr 4 min
Season 2 / Episode 7: Paula Scher
The one, the only, the legendary, Paula Scher. Paula is a designer and partner at Pentagram, and has worked on many well-known and loved brands, like Shake Shack, Tender Greens, and (we found out this podcast!) Truvia. On the show we talk about Paula’s special place in her heart for Hershey’s chocolate, how food inspired form […]
Apr 17, 2018
44 min
Season 2 / Episode 6: Jen and Amy Hood of Hoodzpah Design
If you haven’t heard of this dynamic duo, you’ve been living under a rock. The sisters Hood have been creating amazingly wonderful works of design from brand identities through typography, packaging through … well… everything. They even have a line of goods called Odds & Sods where they sell fun nicknacks and other wonderful little […]
Mar 18, 2018
39 min
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