minor details podcast

minor details

Nicholas Baker & James Connors

Minor details is an industrial design podcast hosted by Nicholas Baker and James Connors. They share their opinions and stories about living and working as industrial designers in New York City.

93 épisodes

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    93 - Lucas Lappe

    1:45:06

    We are excited to have Lucas Lappe on the podcast! Lucas is a design engineer and cofounder of Doris Dev and Canopy. James and Lucas through the Quirky alumni network and discuss the dynamics of the designer vs engineer relationship. Lucas talks about collaborating with design firms and working on some amazing projects like the Lalo stroller and Canopy Humidifier. You can find us on instagram @minordetailspod, @idrawonreceipts, and @doris.dev . Special thanks to our sponsor @onshapeinc and our promotional partner @letsdesigndaily. Come join the conversation on the discord.Please support us by trying Onshape for free!Go to www.Onshape.com and sign up for the full-featured free version, make sure to put 'minor details' in the company field!If you'd like to trial the pro-version without talking to a salesperson, email our contact at kmurray@ptc.com.
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    92 - design horror stories 2020

    1:01:37

    We hop on a video call with Reid Schlegel to catch up and listen to his design horror stories. We listen to a few more story submissions and Nick and James give their horror story tangents. We also catch up and chat about the latest PS5 and Xbox. Our shoutout of the week is @mauriellodesign’s Design Theory on Youtube. You can find us on instagram @minordetailspod, @nickpbaker, @idrawonreceipts, and @reidschlegel. Special thanks to our promotional partner @letsdesigndaily. Come join the conversation on the discord.
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    91 - one of us was in a wildfire

    1:18:18

    We hop on a video call to catch up about life. Nick talks about the stretch clock and launching the Kickstarter. James talks about LA life and the wildfires. We discuss the topic of finding jobs and whether interview projects are good or bad. You can find us on instagram @minordetailspod, @nickpbaker, and @idrawonreceipts. Special thanks to our promotional partner @letsdesigndaily. Come join the conversation on the discord.
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    90 - Amy Koudelka

    1:10:06

    We had a chance to interview Amy Koudelka earlier this year. Amy talks about discovering design at her art high school and going on to study both industrial and toy design. She went on to work at Fisher Price and then took a spatula sabbatical at Lifetime Brands. Amy is now the SVP at Silvergate Media where she heads up the product development for a range of brands. You can find us on instagram @minordetailspod ,@nickpbaker, @idrawonreceipts, and @amykoudelka . Special thanks to our promotional partner @letsdesigndaily and @idsadesign . Come join the conversation on the discord.
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    89 - Tim Zarki

    1:50:06

    We are super excited to finally have Tim Zarki on the podcast. Tim talks about dabbling around with 3D modeling as a kid and discovering industrial design. While attending DAAP, Tim had a range of internships working for Fisher Price, Huge, Insync, and MNML. After graduating, Tim took on a full time role designing at MNML and found interest in visualization and rendering. Tim currently works at Oculus as a 3D artist and pursues a plethora of side projects in his free time. We talk about the value of personal work and presenting your projects, as well as answer a few questions from the listeners. You can find us on instagram @minordetailspod ,@nickpbaker, and @_zarki_ . Special thanks to our promotional partner @letsdesigndaily and @idsadesign . Come join the conversation on the discord.
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    88 - the 7 question challenge

    58:08

    We are excited to participate in the 7 question challenge on youtube this week. James has a big announcement and Nick is making chairs. We answer questions about our inspiration, style, the good and bad about industrial design and more. You can find us on instagram @minordetailspod, @nickpbaker, and @idrawonreceipts. Special thanks to our promotional partner @letsdesigndaily. Come join the conversation on the discord.
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    87 - Julia Troy

    1:26:43

    We are excited to have Julia Troy on the podcast this week. Julia talks about discovering industrial design from her art teacher and getting her first job at Evo design. After cutting her teeth at Evo Design, Julia went to work on more future forward projects at Fahrenheit 212. Julia talks about working at Quirky with James and pulling all nighters. Julia moved up to a director role at Quirky and shares insights on managing other designers. After Quirky, Julia talks about pursuing her freelance career fulltime and leading design sprints for companies. You can find us on instagram @minordetailspod ,@nickpbaker, @idrawonreceipts, and @juliatroydesign. Special thanks to our promotional partner @letsdesigndaily. Come join the conversation on the discord.
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    86 - rick roll job applications

    1:03:19

    We hop on instagram live to try out a new podcast style this week. James is getting ready for his baby and Nick shares his process of selecting an intern. We talk about how to make your portfolio stand out from the crowd. We answer questions from the livestream about freelance work and our most influential projects. You can find us on instagram @minordetailspod, @nickpbaker, and @idrawonreceipts. Our shoutout of the week is @moluk_design . Special thanks to our promotional partner @letsdesigndaily. Come join the conversation on the discord.
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    85 - Stuart Harvey Lee of Prime Studio

    1:27:48

    Back in January, we had the wonderful opportunity to interview Stuart Harvey Lee of Prime Studio. Stuart talks about graduating from RCA and moving to NYC with just a suitcase. After cutting his teeth at Smart Design and Able Design, Stuart makes a leap of faith to start Prime Studio. Stuart talks about the ups and downs of running a studio as well as landing big clients like Harry’s and Ikea. You can find us on instagram @minordetailspod ,@nickpbaker, @idrawonreceipts, and @primestudio_nyc. Special thanks to our promotional partners @letsdesigndaily and @idsadesign. Come join the conversation on the discord.
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    84 - does design matter during a pandemic?

    1:04:53

    We are back to do our first video chat podcast. James talks about his move to LA and has a big announcement. Nick shares a few updates from the past couple months. We talk about the coronavirus and how it has impacted the design industry. We want to hear from you and how this pandemic has affected your life. You can find us on instagram @minordetailspod, @nickpbaker, and @idrawonreceipts. Our shoutout of the week is @meghanpreiss_ . Special thanks to our promotional partner @letsdesigndaily. Come join the conversation on the discord.

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