Episodes
Episode 36 of the Neon Moiré Show is with conference organizer Charis Rooda on postponing or cancel your in-person conference. Charis is part of the SmashingConf team and organizes since 2017 annually her own non-profit conference Webconf.asia in Hong Kong. Which she had to postpone In 2019 because of the massive protest in her beloved city. In this episode we talk about why postponing a conference is better than canceling. Bringing parts of SmashingConf online and which tools to use to...
Published 04/30/20
Published 04/30/20
Episode 36 of the Neon Moiré Show is with conference organizer Charis Rooda on postponing or cancel your in-person conference. Charis is part of the SmashingConf team and organizes since 2017 annually her own non-profit conference Webconf.asia in Hong Kong. Which she had to postpone In 2019 because of the massive protest in her beloved city. In this episode we talk about why postponing a conference is better than canceling. Bringing parts of SmashingConf online and which tools to use to...
Published 04/13/20
Episode 35 of the Neon Moiré Show is with Swiss graphic designer Josh Schaub. Josh specializes in poster-, and motion design and runs the online exhibition space for moving posters at themovingposter.com.  In this episode, recorded during the seventh edition of Graphic Matters, Josh Schaub and Thomas Dahm talk about graphic design, the possibilities, and limits of a moving poster and its future. Featuring: Josh Schaub (instagram.com/joshschaub.ch/), graphic designer Host: Thomas Dahm...
Published 01/06/20
Episode 34 of the Neon Moiré Show is with video game and film concept designer Mike Hill. Among other projects, Mike has designed for films such as Blade Runner 2049, HBO's Game of Thrones, as well as for video games such as the Call of Duty and Horizon Zero Dawn. Mike's major interest is in the psychology of storytelling and how an understanding of mythology and contemporary psychology is crucial to understanding how great stories work. In this episode, Thomas and Mike talk about these...
Published 12/23/19
Episode 33 of the Neon Moiré Show is with Dion Lee, Art Director at Vox.com videos. Dion Lee grew up in South Korea and Canada before moving to New York to study graphic design. After design school, she worked in advertising and later in media as a motion designer. Today Dion works at Vox.com as Senior Art Director. In this episode Dion Lee and host Thomas Dahm talk about her journey, working in journalism as a designer and why creating videos is so fulfilling. Enjoy listening. This show is...
Published 11/07/19
Episode 32 of the Neon Moiré Show is with Dennis Elbers, founder, and curator of Graphic Matters. The design festival, founded in 2008, shows every two years how designers shape and influence our perspective on current issues that matter. In this episode, recorded during the seventh edition of Graphic Matters, Thomas Dahm talks with Dennis Elbers about finding and exploring the richness of this year's festival theme: Information Superpower. The importance of learning visual literacy at a...
Published 10/21/19
Writer and musician Claire L. Evans talks with Neon Moiré’s Thomas Dahm about her book, Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women who Made the Internet; her relationship with the Internet; music and the relation to science fiction; the 5 Every Day app and why Los Angels is the most interesting city at the moment. Special thank you to MU Artspace in Eindhoven, for making this interview possible.   Featuring: Claire L Evans (@theunivers), writer, musician and a member of the cyberfeminist...
Published 10/07/19
Meet Paulina Kacprzak and Olga Rafalska. Co-founders and organizers of design conference Element Talks in Warsaw, Poland. In this episode, recorded during the sixth edition of Element Talks, Thomas, Olga and Paulina talk about how it all started in 2014. How the conference has grown, what they have learned over the years and give a peak into the conference future. --- Show notes, Transcript, speaker information and more: Element Talks website  --- Neon Moiré Show is produced by me,...
Published 06/17/19
Episode 29 of the Neon Moiré Show is with curator of moments Kali Nikitas. Kali is Chair of the Communication Arts of the MFA Graphic Design Program at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles. She has curated international design exhibitions, has facilitated Typo Berlin and Typo San Francisco. Kali has and host workshops and special events in the States and abroad. In this episode Thomas Dahm and Kali Nikitas talk about graphic design, curating events, the current role of women in...
Published 05/22/19
Episode 28 of the Neon Moiré Show is with interface designer, filmmaker, and periodic musician Alex Cornell. This interview is recorded during FITC Amsterdam in 2018, Alex worked at that moment for Facebook, as lead designer for Facebook Video. Currently, Alex works on something new and secret... --- This interview is recorded at FITC Amsterdam 2019 --- Visual Show Notes: neonmoire.com/podcast/28/alex-cornell Guest: www.alexcornell.com/ --- Neon Moiré Show is produced by me, Thomas...
Published 04/28/19
Episode 27 of the Neon Moiré Show is with Kim Alpert. She currently runs her creative firm Make Amazing Inc. and is an artist in resident at the Chicago Art Department. In her time-based work, she integrates technology and strategy to create a human-centric design. With a background in fine art, music, and carpentry Kim brings attention to detail and diverse styles to both her video-art and commercial work. As a curator, Kim has produced events from intimate gallery exhibitions to large...
Published 04/23/19
Emilie Baltz is a multi-disciplinary artist, creative director, and educator who uses food as a material and metaphor for creativity and multi-sensory communication. In this episode, Thomas and Emilie talk about how licking and tasting shape you as a person. The role playfulness and technology play in her work, and how having experiences influence the one she creates.  --- This interview is recorded at FITC Amsterdam 2019 --- Visual Show Notes:...
Published 04/08/19
Episode 25 of the Neon Moiré Show is with designer, creative director and founder of self-named studio Kate Dawkins. Her studio is specializing in creating and delivering bespoke content for live performances, shows and brand events. Ever since I saw her presentation in Düsseldorf I'm fascinated by the visual richness of her work. In our conversation, recorded at FITC Amsterdam 2019. Kate and I talk about how she works on projects, the impact they have on her studio. Her collections of...
Published 04/02/19
On this day 3 years ago we recorded our first episode with designer Maral Pourkazemi. Today we introduce season 3 of the Neon Moiré Show, hosted by Thomas Dahm
Published 02/18/19
Chat with Othmar Handl, organizer of the annual design conference Forward Festival in Vienna, Munich, Zurich, and Hamburg. Forward brings together the best international and local creative heads, who provide insights into their success stories in an exciting atmosphere. Forward Festival Vienna 2019 https://www.neonmoire.com/event/580/forward-festival-vienna-2019 Recorded at Us by Night in Antwerp, November 2018. --- #NeonMonday Neon Moiré’s Newsletter:...
Published 12/10/18
Episode 24 of the Neon Moiré Show with guest director, designer and illustrator Carl Addy. Carl is creative director of Mill+ in London. Thomas Dahm talks with Carl about being a ‘jack of all trades’, his role as a creative director versus being a director as well. - - - This interview is recorded after Carl’s talk at FITC Amsterdam 2018. https://fitc.ca - - - Guest Links: Personal site: http://carladdy.com/ The Mill: http://www.themill.com/portfolio/filter/collection/96/carl-addy - - - Show...
Published 11/25/18
Episode 23 of the Neon Moiré Show is the recording of our first live show that we hosted during the Dutch Design Week at MU Artspace in Eindhoven. Thomas Dahm, talks with graphic designers Hansje van Halem, Stephanie Specht, Loes van Esch, Simone Trum and curator of moments Kali Nikitas about graphic design and which role it plays in their lives. - - - Guest Links: Hansje van Halem https://instagram.com/hansjevanhalem Stephanie Specht https://instagram.com/spechtstudio Loes van Esch, Simone...
Published 11/13/18
Episode 22 of the Neon Moiré Show is with Marie du Chastel, coordinator & curator at KIKK, a non profit organization that bridges Art, Technology, Business and Culture through live events and educational projects in NAmur Belgium. Marie du Chastel joins me this week to share her story of becoming the curator of KIKK Festival, growing the festival and shares which upcoming creative fields we must follow. - - - KIKK Festival 1-4 November Namur,...
Published 10/19/18
Join us on Thursday, October 25th, 2018 for the first Neon Moiré Show Live. Special guests are graphic designers Simone Trum, Loes van Esch, Stephanie Specht, Hansje van Halem and curator of moments Kali Nikitas. Thomas Dahm will talk with the guests about their paths to becoming a designer, starting and building up their own independent design studio. What it means being a female designer in the age of social media and becoming a public speaker during the rise of creative conferences....
Published 10/17/18
Episode 21 of the Neon Moiré Show is with Antwerp-based designer, illustrator and curator of Us By Night, Rizon Parein. Rizon joins us this week to share the story of creating and curating design and creativity festival Us by Night, a fresh interpretation of the archetype conference setup. Interview by Thomas Dahm Us by Night 22–24 November 2018 Antwerp, Belgium Listen to more episodes on https://neonmoire.com/interviews If you have questions, we love to get your feedback on Twitter...
Published 09/12/18
Chat with John Davey, organizer of annual design conference Reasons To in Brighton. Reasons.to is the award-winning international conference with a festival vibe. Each year international creatives and developers taking the stage to inform, inspire, entertain, thrill and educate attendees from all over the world. Reasons.to 6-7 September 2018 Brighton, United Kingdom https://www.neonmoire.com/event/532/reasons-to-2018 Recorded at beyond tellerrand in Düsseldorf, May 2018. - -...
Published 07/30/18
San Fransisco-based user experience designer Jesse James Garret joins us this week to share which elements make a good experience, discuss the influence attending a (design) conference can have on your thinking and how annual UX Week grow out to one of the most important design conferences​ around. UX Week San Fransisco, 21 - 24 August 2018, San Fransisco. Get 10% discount on your tickets using promo-code "UX18NeonM" Listen to more episodes on www.neonmoire.com/interviews If you have...
Published 06/29/18
Dr. Nelly Ben Hayoun is a designer of extreme experiences that aims to bring the sublime to life. These multi-dimensional experiential projects are on the intersection of science, theater, politics, education, and design. Dr. Nelly Ben Hayoun is on a mission to bring chaos to the world; she is the founder and director of the International Space Orchestra the world's first orchestra of NASA space scientists and astronauts; and most recently she founded the University of the Underground, a...
Published 06/22/18
Episode 18 of the Neon Moiré Show is with transdisciplinary creative and strategic thinker Galit Ariel. A 'Digital Hippie’ who is passionate about a future that will integrate technology into our everyday lives and she is the author of Augmenting Alice. In the podcast, Thomas Dahm talks with Ariel about her book, the history and future of Augmented Reality and the value of the physical space. --- 
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Published 06/14/18