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Safwat Saleem

Local designer and TED fellow, Safwat, joins us to talk Kickstarter, design vs. art, and balancing passion and needs to live.

Show Notes:

Thank Safwat for the success of Exploding Kittens
“I guess I’m an artist.”
Reverse engineering success
I don’t know if I should laugh…”
What would a project made for the Internet look like?
Oh (Expletive)!
Changing Hands Book Store
I must go to design school.”
ASU Polytechnic
“It’s like the Six Million Dollar Man of design.”
Why design over coding?
The story behind the design
Design work is figuring out how to blend ideas you see.
A Bunch of Crock
Passion projects vs. income projects
“Art should be able to pay your bills.”
Finding balance.
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