Interviews are an amazing way to gain insight into the design community and quickly tap into the experience of others to better prepare yourself for challenges ahead, plus they’re just dang interesting! Design blogs often publish interviews with well known and respected people in the design community and this year has been no exception. Below is a collection of 25 great interviews of 2008, that you should not miss!
25 Must Read Interviews From 2008
James White is a graphic designer working in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. By day he does corporate design and by night he works on various personal art projects.
Jeff Fisher is an author, branding expert, identity designer, blogger and much more!
Kate McInnes is a freelance illustrator and graphic designer who is currently working for Nitro PDF software in Melbourne, Australia.
Alberto Seveso is a talented self-taught freelance illustrator and designer living in Rome.
Alex Dukai is an amazing illustrator, originally from Puerto Madryn, Patagonia Argentina who now mostly works on illustrations for children’s books.
Jeff Kulak is another graphic designer and illustrator with a unique freehand-looking style currently living in Montreal, Canada.
Adelle Charles is an art director for the CBS and Fox affiliates in Rochester, New York and has been working in the broadcast field for over 5 years now.
Collis Ta’eed is an extremely well known graphic and web designer, who is one of the co founder of Eden Creative Communities, known for its popular websites such as FreelanceSwitch and PSDTuts.
Adrian Diaconescu is a freelance web designer based in Bucharest, Romania who has a variety of skills including flash animation, web programming and print design.
David Airey is a well-known freelance graphic designer and blogger who currently resides in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Chris Spooner is a popular illustrator who runs the large illustration blog Blog.SpoonGraphics.com which features free downloads, tutorials and much more.
Caroline Murphy is a great designer and self proclaimed geek-girl from Newcastle, which is in the North East of England.
Lauren Marie is a designer and blogger who runs the beautifully designer graphic design blog called creativecurio.com.
Jacob Cass runs the great design blog JustCreativeDesign.com and is also a freelance graphic and web designer.
Cristiano Siqueira is a digital artist and illustrator from Brazil who combines both 3-D and Photoshop to create amazing works of art.
Tessar Lo is a wicked artist and illustrator whose works combine Asian elements with themes such as nature.
Rik Oostenbroek also known as Nkeo is graphic designer who abstract designs were once featured on Computer Arts Magazine.
David Fuhrer, AKA Microbot is a digital artist and digital painter who creates amazing concept art and scenery that is often futuristic and semi abstract.
Peter Jaworowski is a super designer who has created amazing artwork for many large companies and is a true Photoshop guru.
Greg Martin is a master photographer and digital artist who combines both talents to create truly inspiring digital photography masterpieces.
Daniel LuVisi is an illustrator and digital artist from California who work is so dazzling its hard to compare it to anything else.
Enjin, whose real name is Peter Maciocha is a graphic design and artist from Poland who produces some inspiring work including great photo-manipulations that often use people as the focal point.
23. Interview With Chuck Anderson
Chuck Anderson is a design mastermind who runs the site NoPattern.com. His work is often featured on design blogs and in interview for good reason, its bad-ass!
Nik Ainely is a design guru who has been the inspiration for countless designers. His works become graphic design trends that inspire thousands of creations.
Chris Leavens is a top-notch illustrator who creates incredible vector artwork thats is colorful and very detailed.