“Hey Mum, I’m gunna become a garbo!” That’s the start of a phone call today’s guest, Joe Drew of myBins, had to make when he decided to escape the corporate cubicle with his best mate Amos. History now has it that these two young blokes are now cleaning up (#DadJoke) around Sydney’s Northern Beaches. They’ve got plenty of work, have extended their service offering and are even looking to franchise. This is a wonderful of two young blokes having a crack, and making some very smart business and marketing decisions along the way.
I’m the first to admit my graphic design talents are average.
In fact, I often struggle deciding whether to match my socks to my shoes or pants!
That said, I have spent 25 years working with amazing designers from around the world, and that’s at least taught me to pick a graphic design fail a mile away. Here’s seven of the best!
214 – Come behind-the-scenes of 99Designs – the world’s largest design competition marketplace, with their driven CEO Patrick Llewellyn.
Join me behind-the-scenes of the original design competition company 99Designs with Australian CEO, Patrick Llewellyn. As of October 2014, 99designs has hosted more than 340,000 graphic design contests and paid out more than $85 million to its community of 905,000 designers around the world … and it all started in a little office in the inner-Melbourne working-class suburb of Collingwood.
You’ll be amazed at where the idea came from. It’s inspirational stuff.
I love beautifully designed marketing materials.
Whether it be a logo, brochure, stationary, car wrap, uniform, website or banner.
Great design makes the business owner proud, and rewards the recipient.
To get to that place though, you need a great designer. And that can be a challenge.
I’ve had the same designer for 7-years – Nikola’s amazing.
I’ll tell you where I found him shortly, but first, here’s 5 traits I demand of him on each and every job.