In this episode Bob Gillespie Principal at The Creative Foundation joins Gary Rozanc to discuss the role of design educators in the 9 to 5 workaday design community and if they have enough practical experience to prepare students entering the industry. Bob also discusses what he has identified as the the transcending fundamentals of good design. Finally, the conversation covers the medium of interactive design versus print design and what fundamentals of good design are specific to each medium.
Bob Gillespie is a creative consultant and designer with over 15 years experience in graphic and interactive design. Bob’s newest venture is The Creative Foundation, where his art direction, UI/UX, eCommerce, and iOS application skills meld with his corporate branding, and creative strategy and design for political campaigns. Bob is a former board member of AIGA Baltimore where he lead the chapter’s social media and marketing campaigns and is still an active member.
Bob has earned undergraduate degrees in Multimedia and Digital Art from La Salle University, Animation from the Art Institute of Philadelphia and an MA in Publication Design from the University of Baltimore. Bob is also a sub 3:20 marathoner and a self-proclaimed beer connoisseur.