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The Futur with Chris Do

The Futur with Chris Do

The Futur

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Candid conversations with the most interesting and inspirational people that you’ve never heard of. Host, Chris Do, interviews people from all walks of life about the fringes of design, technology, marketing and business all in hopes of changing the way you think.

Latest Episodes

94 - Deep Dive: Teaching on YouTube — with Unmesh Dinda (PiXimperfect)

In this episode of Deep Dive, Chris talks with content creator Unmesh Dinda, but you might know him better by his YouTube moniker, PiXimperfect. He teaches people everything there is to know about Adobe Photoshop and with over 2 million subscribers, he seems to be doing something right. This episode is sponsored by Framer - framer.com/thefutur

70 MIN4 d ago
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94 - Deep Dive: Teaching on YouTube — with Unmesh Dinda (PiXimperfect)

93 - Deep Dive: Listening, Learning and Mindfulness — with Cynthia Kane

In this episode of Deep Dive, Chris talks with mindfulness instructor, Cynthia Kane, about how to process your feelings and find the right language to clearly express them. Easer said than done of course, but the stories and techniques Cynthia shares will help. If you’re in your head too much and struggle with how to make sense of your thoughts and feelings, this discussion might help. This episode is sponsored by Framer - framer.com/thefutur

66 MIN1 w ago
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93 - Deep Dive: Listening, Learning and Mindfulness — with Cynthia Kane

33 - Making It In the Little Leagues — with Aaron Draplin [Rebroadcast]

EHave a question that you want Chris to answer? Ask away. - Chris talks with the people’s champion, Aaron Draplin, about having a following among your peers, honoring your parents, and managing success. Aaron Draplin is one of the most well-known and recognizable graphic designers to date. He’s known for his logo designs, popular design course on Skillshare, and his loud personality.

101 MIN2 w ago
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33 - Making It In the Little Leagues — with Aaron Draplin [Rebroadcast]

92 - The Business of Podcasting — with Jordan Harbinger

Want to help support The Futur Podcast? Fill out this super short survey: https://bit.ly/futur-survey Jordan Harbinger is the host of his own podcast, The Jordan Harbinger show. He’s talked with incredible people like Kobe Bryant, Mark Cuban, Malcom Gladwell and Frank Abignail. He and Chris talk about the seedy world of contrepreneurs, the business of podcasting and why the best thing you can do for your brand is to uphold your duty to your audience.

61 MIN3 w ago
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92 - The Business of Podcasting — with Jordan Harbinger

91 - Why Your Story is Valuable — with Matt Essam

Want to help support The Futur? Fill out this super short survey: https://bit.ly/futur-survey Matt Essam is a creative business coach. Think of him like the British version of Chris Do. In this episode, he and Chris talk about finding their sense of purpose in life, and how everyone’s story has inherent value—even if you don’t see it just yet. They discuss strategies about how to become a better listener and why doing so is critical to the success of your business and client relationships.

62 MINJUL 13
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91 - Why Your Story is Valuable — with Matt Essam

Chris Do on the Finding Founders Podcast

We have a special clip from another podcast to share with you today. It’s called Finding Founders and it’s all about highlighting the entrepreneurial spirits here in Los Angeles. This clip is from The Futur’s own Chris Do. He shares his origin story and path from refugee to business owner. We think you’ll like it a lot. You can listen to the rest of the episode on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever else you listen to your podcasts. Just search for Finding Founders.

23 MINJUL 10
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Chris Do on the Finding Founders Podcast

90 - From ice cream parlor to design studio — with Amy Balliett

Want to help support The Futur? Fill out this super short survey: https://bit.ly/futur-survey Amy Balliett is the founder of Killer Visual Strategies. They’re a design studio in Seattle, Washington helping clients efficiently and effectively create meaning through design. Amy got a head start with entrepreneurship by owning her own ice cream parlor at age 17. Since then, she’s gone on to work as a video editor, film trailer marketer and—after several pivots later—founder, author and public spe

64 MINJUL 6
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90 - From ice cream parlor to design studio — with Amy Balliett

89 - Tales From a Creative Director — with Jose Gomez

Want to help support The Futur? Fill out this super short survey: https://bit.ly/futur-survey Jose Gomez is the Executive Creative Director of Dallas based design agency, ATK PLN. He’s won an Emmy, built a skateboard brand as a teenager and continues to push the envelope in the worlds of motion design and live action. This episode is full of great stories about the triumphs and tribulations of running a creative business in the advertising world.

67 MINJUN 29
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89 - Tales From a Creative Director — with Jose Gomez

88 - From Shy Kid to Tech Executive — with Reena Merchant

Want to help support The Futur? Fill out this super short survey: https://bit.ly/futur-survey Reena Merchant is a UX Manager at Google and one of the few people we know that holds an MBA in Design Strategy. In this episode, Reena and Chris discuss her journey from shy kid to tech executive, the weight of family expectations and why believing in yourself is the best cure for self-doubt. And rest assured, Reena will lay out what exactly UX is and how you can go about learning it.

63 MINJUN 22
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88 - From Shy Kid to Tech Executive — with Reena Merchant

87 - Designing for the Future — with Hannah Corlett

Want to help support The Futur? Fill out this super short survey: https://bit.ly/futur-survey Hannah Corlett is the founder of architectural and urban design firm, HNNA. The projects she works on today, you may get to see 10 years from now, which means she spends a lot of time thinking about the future and how to design for it. In this episode, Hannah and Chris discuss what that future might look like for everyone and how urban designers and educators play in an integral role in shaping it.

57 MINJUN 15
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87 - Designing for the Future — with Hannah Corlett

Latest Episodes

94 - Deep Dive: Teaching on YouTube — with Unmesh Dinda (PiXimperfect)

In this episode of Deep Dive, Chris talks with content creator Unmesh Dinda, but you might know him better by his YouTube moniker, PiXimperfect. He teaches people everything there is to know about Adobe Photoshop and with over 2 million subscribers, he seems to be doing something right. This episode is sponsored by Framer - framer.com/thefutur

70 MIN4 d ago
Comments
94 - Deep Dive: Teaching on YouTube — with Unmesh Dinda (PiXimperfect)

93 - Deep Dive: Listening, Learning and Mindfulness — with Cynthia Kane

In this episode of Deep Dive, Chris talks with mindfulness instructor, Cynthia Kane, about how to process your feelings and find the right language to clearly express them. Easer said than done of course, but the stories and techniques Cynthia shares will help. If you’re in your head too much and struggle with how to make sense of your thoughts and feelings, this discussion might help. This episode is sponsored by Framer - framer.com/thefutur

66 MIN1 w ago
Comments
93 - Deep Dive: Listening, Learning and Mindfulness — with Cynthia Kane

33 - Making It In the Little Leagues — with Aaron Draplin [Rebroadcast]

EHave a question that you want Chris to answer? Ask away. - Chris talks with the people’s champion, Aaron Draplin, about having a following among your peers, honoring your parents, and managing success. Aaron Draplin is one of the most well-known and recognizable graphic designers to date. He’s known for his logo designs, popular design course on Skillshare, and his loud personality.

101 MIN2 w ago
Comments
33 - Making It In the Little Leagues — with Aaron Draplin [Rebroadcast]

92 - The Business of Podcasting — with Jordan Harbinger

Want to help support The Futur Podcast? Fill out this super short survey: https://bit.ly/futur-survey Jordan Harbinger is the host of his own podcast, The Jordan Harbinger show. He’s talked with incredible people like Kobe Bryant, Mark Cuban, Malcom Gladwell and Frank Abignail. He and Chris talk about the seedy world of contrepreneurs, the business of podcasting and why the best thing you can do for your brand is to uphold your duty to your audience.

61 MIN3 w ago
Comments
92 - The Business of Podcasting — with Jordan Harbinger

91 - Why Your Story is Valuable — with Matt Essam

Want to help support The Futur? Fill out this super short survey: https://bit.ly/futur-survey Matt Essam is a creative business coach. Think of him like the British version of Chris Do. In this episode, he and Chris talk about finding their sense of purpose in life, and how everyone’s story has inherent value—even if you don’t see it just yet. They discuss strategies about how to become a better listener and why doing so is critical to the success of your business and client relationships.

62 MINJUL 13
Comments
91 - Why Your Story is Valuable — with Matt Essam

Chris Do on the Finding Founders Podcast

We have a special clip from another podcast to share with you today. It’s called Finding Founders and it’s all about highlighting the entrepreneurial spirits here in Los Angeles. This clip is from The Futur’s own Chris Do. He shares his origin story and path from refugee to business owner. We think you’ll like it a lot. You can listen to the rest of the episode on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever else you listen to your podcasts. Just search for Finding Founders.

23 MINJUL 10
Comments
Chris Do on the Finding Founders Podcast

90 - From ice cream parlor to design studio — with Amy Balliett

Want to help support The Futur? Fill out this super short survey: https://bit.ly/futur-survey Amy Balliett is the founder of Killer Visual Strategies. They’re a design studio in Seattle, Washington helping clients efficiently and effectively create meaning through design. Amy got a head start with entrepreneurship by owning her own ice cream parlor at age 17. Since then, she’s gone on to work as a video editor, film trailer marketer and—after several pivots later—founder, author and public spe

64 MINJUL 6
Comments
90 - From ice cream parlor to design studio — with Amy Balliett

89 - Tales From a Creative Director — with Jose Gomez

Want to help support The Futur? Fill out this super short survey: https://bit.ly/futur-survey Jose Gomez is the Executive Creative Director of Dallas based design agency, ATK PLN. He’s won an Emmy, built a skateboard brand as a teenager and continues to push the envelope in the worlds of motion design and live action. This episode is full of great stories about the triumphs and tribulations of running a creative business in the advertising world.

67 MINJUN 29
Comments
89 - Tales From a Creative Director — with Jose Gomez

88 - From Shy Kid to Tech Executive — with Reena Merchant

Want to help support The Futur? Fill out this super short survey: https://bit.ly/futur-survey Reena Merchant is a UX Manager at Google and one of the few people we know that holds an MBA in Design Strategy. In this episode, Reena and Chris discuss her journey from shy kid to tech executive, the weight of family expectations and why believing in yourself is the best cure for self-doubt. And rest assured, Reena will lay out what exactly UX is and how you can go about learning it.

63 MINJUN 22
Comments
88 - From Shy Kid to Tech Executive — with Reena Merchant

87 - Designing for the Future — with Hannah Corlett

Want to help support The Futur? Fill out this super short survey: https://bit.ly/futur-survey Hannah Corlett is the founder of architectural and urban design firm, HNNA. The projects she works on today, you may get to see 10 years from now, which means she spends a lot of time thinking about the future and how to design for it. In this episode, Hannah and Chris discuss what that future might look like for everyone and how urban designers and educators play in an integral role in shaping it.

57 MINJUN 15
Comments
87 - Designing for the Future — with Hannah Corlett
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