Episode 11 // Live Interviews from PHX Design Week 2017 – Part 2: Melissa Balkon, Denisse Leon, & Jacinda Walker

Nov 9, 2017

Live Interviews with Leading Designers & Entrepreneurs

Summary: In this episode of AZ Brandcast, Mike and Chris interview leading Arizona designers Melissa Balkon and Denisse Leon as well as Cleveland designer, entrepreneur, and instructor at DesignExplorr, Jacinda Walker, about the power of design for brands and their experiences with the identity of Arizona.

Some highlights from this episode:

  • Melissa shares about her love for our state…and how that’s led her to design and sell Arizona-centric products on Etsy.
  • Denisse chats about her unique experience designing from different cultural and historical perspectives.
  • Jacinda gets excited and passionate about mentoring future generations about design thinking…and an all-call for mentors to come help her at DesignExplorr!

This is part 2 of 4 in a series of interviews recorded live at the 2017 Phoenix Design Week conference – Method+Madness.

Contact the co-hosts: Chris Stadler at chris@chrisstadler.com and Mike Jones at resoundcreative.com

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Recorded live at the Phoenix Convention Center, in partnership with AIGA Arizona at the Method+Madness Phoenix Design Week conference.

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