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Heather Sakai

An Interview with Rock Star Designer Tad Carpenter

He’ll be the last to tell you, but for us here at Go Media, WMC Fest 3 alum Tad Carpenter is a rock star. Designer, illustrator, author and teacher, Tad balances good stuff like brand identity, packaging and book design, illustration and interactive along with his role as Professor at University of Kansas. Surrounded by design (his parents were artists and his wife Jessica a designer, too), Tad creates whimsical, smart and all-around fun for clients like Macy’s, Chronicle Books, MTV, Adobe and Hallmark Cards. Continue Reading »

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Signs You’re Doing What You Love

You hear a lot of this lately: Do What You Love.

Sounds easy enough, right? I’d disagree.

For me, the road to “doing what I love” has been a long and winding one.

Along the yellow brick road, I’ve racked up thousands upon thousands of dollars in college loans, gone to school far too many times (Masters x 2), spent years in job misery and have seen things in the workplace I am in contractually unable to speak of. (No, I’m not talking about you if you think I’m talking about you.)

Work, and the road to career happiness, has felt a little like hell. Continue Reading »


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