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Sean McCabe: Doing What You Love

Sean McCabe’s passion for hand lettering and typography can be traced back to middle school, his homework littered with typographic illustrations. While others doodled, Sean shaped and sculpted his own unique letters, seeing them as shapes and curves full of beauty. His fascination with typography grew into a career, with Sean now doing what he loves most. His love for meticulous detail, attentive eye for precision, balance and composition are all in a days work.

Go Media had the opportunity to chat with Sean about doing what you love… Continue Reading »


Perspective, Hustle and Passion with Kern and Burn

We’re big fans of Jessica Karle Heltzel and Tim Hoover here at Go Media. Designers, writers and publishers, we are super honored to have Jess and Tim on our list of WMC 2013 Speakers this year.

We recently had a chance to chat with Jess and Tim about their recent success with Kern and Burn, a recently released online and print publication that curates discussions, interviews, and essays about design entrepreneurship.

Kern and Burn: Conversations With Design Entrepreneurs is a beautiful two-color book that features candid conversations with 30 leading designers who have founded startups, channeled personal passions into self-made careers and taken risks to do what they love. In this book they share their failures, successes, and perspectives. Kern and Burn’s hope is that you, the reader, can learn from them — not to follow in their footsteps, but to chart your own course in parallel, one that allows you to thrive, add value to the world and love what you do. Dedicating the book to “those who kern, those who burn and those who embrace the risk of failure daily,” their book is available online now on Continue Reading »


The Age of Instagram: An Interview with Dan Morgan

Filterstorm, PhotoGene, Camera+, iDarkroom, Instagram.

With a flick of a finger, a simple effect, a toasty filter can bring your dull, camera photo to life.

In the age of the iPhone, such easy access to the camera itself, combined with photo-editing software gives us power and confidence we’ve never had. But do all of these apps with their seemingly unlimited textures, brushes, filters and overlays come at a cost? Do they overshadow the true art of professional photography?

Professional Cleveland photographer Dan Morgan of Straight Shooter, who has been in the business for over 30 years, has embraced the recent explosive advances in his field. Go Media sat down with Morgan to talk about Instagram and related software programs. Continue Reading »