Designer Face Off featuring Paper Cut Artist Reina Takahashi & Facebook Art Director Shiu Pei Luu

Welcome to Designer Face Off, where we ask two designers to go head to head, asking one another burning questions about their shared passions for design, entrepreneurship, and all things creative. Facing off today are two WMC Fest family members, WMC Fest 2017 speaker alum paper cut Reina Takahashi and WMC: Off-The-Grid workshop leader and speaker Shiu Pei Luu. Reina and Shiu Pei Luu are friends, having worked together in the past at Facebook, so they were excited to face off against one another.

https://www.instagram.com/reinasaur/

Reina is a full-time freelance paper cut artist and illustrator living and working in San Francisco. Her clients have included Facebook, Lyft, Wired, Better Homes and Gardens, American Greetings, and more. Her Instagram are what dreams are made of.

https://www.instagram.com/meany_pie/

Shiu Pei Luu is an Art Director at Facebook, as well as a Civil Engineer turned illustrator and Creative Director/Co-Founder of the Beehive Society, a non-profit that fosters creativity through pop-up art shows and workshops facilitated throughout the bay area. Too, her Instagram is an amazing collection of the characters she creates. Go ahead and drool over that, but not before you watch these two chat.

Who do you want to see on our next Designer Face Off? Email us and let us know!

For the full Designer Face Off series, head to our YouTube Channel.

How to Design Your Own Apparel

3 Tips for Designing Printed Apparel with Dan Byler

Tips for How to Design Your Own Apparel

In today’s video, we introduce you to Dan Byler, Business Development Guru at Jakprints. Jakprints is a premier print shop here in Cleveland with over a decade of experience in online printing. They specialize in custom full-color offset printing, apparel printing/embroidery and sticker production. Dan really knows his stuff, as evidenced by the video you’ll see below, in which Dan discusses his tips for How to Design Your Own Apparel.

Dan Byler has been happily employed at Jakprints since 2004. He began his career in Apparel Production at Jakprints and over the years worked my way into a Business Development role. He is currently working at the Jakprints Oceanside, California office. He has helped hundreds of clients with thousands of projects during his time at Jakprints.

For more on how to design your own apparel, head to some of our most popular articles on this topic under this category:
How to Start Your Own Clothing Company

Tips for Designing Printed Apparel

To connect with Jakprints, head to: Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Google+ | Instagram

Approaching Your Design work with Jon Phenom

3 Tips to Approaching Design Work with Jon Phenom

My Top Three with Jon Phenom

Jon Phenom, apparel designer and brand director for BLVD Supply, has been advising entrepreneurs on how to create and grow their fashion and clothing lines for over ten years. You can find him doling out advice on YouTube, where he has over 425 free videos for designers looking to grow their clothing lines and launch their businesses into the stratosphere.

Jon’s many passions include brand consultation, design and production work, public speaking, and providing online courses to help other designers launch their clothing lines. His Clothing Brand Academy will be launching soon, so stay tuned to learn how to create an original garment design and learn how to successfully launch your own apparel line.

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You can find Jon on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, as well as on his Official Site. Make sure to subscribe to his Official YouTube channel now for all of that free knowledge Jon has blessed us with. It’s truly extraordinary stuff.

After you’ve subscribed to Jon’s channel, check out this video he created exclusively for Go Media, where he gives us:

3 Tips to Approaching Your Design Work

Connecting with Other Creatives

Connecting with Other Creatives: My Top Three Tips

Connecting with Other Creatives

Welcome to Episode Two of our new video series, My Top Three. This video series introduces you to creatives of all kinds who have knowledge to share about their particular industry. Episode Two features Heather Sakai, Arsenal Manager here at Go Media and Event Director at Weapons of Mass Creation Fest. In today’s My Top Three, Heather will talk about her Top Three Tips for Connecting with other Creatives. Please enjoy the video below and connect with Heather @sakaipower on Twitter.

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Podcast: Why Jillian Adel is a Weapon of Mass Creation

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Podcast: Why Jay Wallace is a Weapon of Mass Creation

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Podcast: Why Jeffrey Immer is a Weapon of Mass Creation

Why Wilson Revehl is a Weapon of Mass Creation

Podcast: Why Wilson Revehl is a Weapon of Mass Creation

Weapons of Mass Creation Fest Podcast

In this new audio series by Go Media, we sit down and talk with the contributors, sponsors, and attendees of our design conference, Weapons of Mass Creation Fest, to find out more about them and why they are Weapons of Mass Creation.