Revision Path

This is Revision Path — an award-winning weekly showcase of Black designers, developers, and digital creatives from all over the world. Each week, host Maurice Cherry interviews these creators about their work, their goals, what inspires them, and much mo


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Mike Nicholls

February 26, 2024

As we wind down this years Black History Month (and our anniversary month 11 years!), weve got a super-sized episode with someone Ive wanted to have on the podcast for a long time the one and o

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Carl Bogan

August 07, 2023

Artificial intelligence has been a running theme on the podcast this year, and I couldnt think of a better person to talk shop about this with than the one and only Carl Bogan. Through his studio, My

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Kristina Turner

July 31, 2023

Kristina Turner is really putting Montgomery on the map when it comes to design and creativity! With over a decade of experience working for in-house agencies around Alabama, her focus on rethinking l

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Ashley Fletcher

July 24, 2023

Revision Path is all about inspiring Black designers, and my conversation with Ashley Fletcher is a brilliant example of why that inspiration matters. Ashley drops some serious knowledge on finding yo

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Kevin Tufts

July 17, 2023

Kevin Tufts is the real deal when it comes to tech and design. With over two decades of experience working across a number of companies in the Bay Area Lyft, SendGrid, and Twilio, to name a few he

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Chris Dudley

July 10, 2023

Chris Dudley is an artistic powerhouse. Hes been a working artist for over 25 years, creating everything from childrens books to commissioned drawings (and he teaches art as well). His latest book,

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David Tann

July 03, 2023

If you live here in Atlanta, or youre a fan of our hometown basketball team, then theres a good chance youve already seen David Tanns work. As the former VP, Creative Director for the Atlanta Hawk

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Natalie Marie Dunbar

June 26, 2023

Were keeping the content strategy train rolling this week and chatting it up with Natalie Marie Dunbar, a UX-focused content strategist with a unique blend of skills as a journalist, writer, and rese

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David Dylan Thomas

June 19, 2023

This weeks guest is a true legend in the game the one and only David Dylan Thomas. Hes the author of Design for Cognitive Bias, has over twenty years of content strategy and UX experience, and he

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Reggie Perry Jr.

June 12, 2023

While the current creative industry tends to favor specialists, multidisciplinary creators like Reggie Perry Jr. know that being a generalist is what truly helps you stand out. He does it all graphi

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Isiah Xavier Bradley

June 05, 2023

Isiah Xavier Bradley was born to be an artist, and you can really feel his love for the craft just from spending a few minutes chatting with him. The Seattle-based illustrator loves all things comics

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Tasheka Arceneaux-Sutton

May 29, 2023

I first learned about Tasheka Arceneaux-Sutton way back in 2015 when I interviewed Silas Munro. Since then, Tasheka has gone on to become one of the leading voices behind discovering Black people omit

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Morgan Bissant

May 22, 2023

I had to connect with Morgan Bissant after seeing a few of her images of 90s sitcoms make the rounds on Twitter. Her work definitely captures to the richness of the Black experience, and shes done ev

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Akeem Roberts

May 15, 2023

It takes a lot of hard work, dedication, and sacrifice to make it on your own as an artist, and Akeem Roberts knows this well. This illustrator and animator juggles being an associate director at Holl

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Victor Ware

May 08, 2023

What does it take to be an art director? For Victor Ware, its a combination of three things: talent, hard work, and maybenever sleeping. Victor has over a decade of experience and has done everythin

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Brandon Campbell-Kearns

May 01, 2023

There are so many options these days when it comes to learning how to code, but which is the best one for you? We all learn in different ways, and software engineer and educator Brandon Campbell-Kearn

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Dr. Cheryl D. Miller

April 24, 2023

What can I say about Dr. Cheryl D. Miller that hasnt already been said? Her groundbreaking work as a designer in the 1980s and 1990s has paved the way for Black designers in this industry. Her first-

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Rudy Manning

April 17, 2023

Agencies play a critical role in ensuring that the next generation of creatives reflects the world we live in, and Rudy Manning takes that responsibility very seriously. As the co-founder and chief cr

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Breon Waters II

April 10, 2023

The past few years has been a testing ground for a lot of creatives. For Breon Waters II, hes used this time to dive deeper into design across the digital world and the real world. And the results ha

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Fungi Dube

April 03, 2023

It was a real joy to connect with Fungi Dube for this weeks episode of the podcast. Shes a skilled brand, web, and Webflow designer in Harare, Zimbabwe, and I love how she leverages her culture in h

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Ube Urban

March 27, 2023

Maintaining authenticity is an important part of every creative's journey, especially as you move up the ranks and gain more experience. But does it come at a cost? That certainly came up during my co

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Sean DallasKidd

March 20, 2023

If you have aspirations of being an agency owner one day, then you might get some great insight from this weeks guest, Sean DallasKidd. Sean is the co-founder and chief creative officer of Demonstrat

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Justin Shiels

March 13, 2023

How are your plans for this year going? Good? Not so good? Luckily, its not too late to reset, break any unhealthy patterns, and get on track so you can live a life in passion and purpose. And guess

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Matese Fields

March 06, 2023

When did you fall in love with design? While some people have always been able to tap into that creative spark, for others it might take some time trying different things until you find your way into

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10 Years of Revision Path

February 27, 2023

This is truly a milestone achievement, yall. We are celebrating our 10th anniversary this year, and we could not have done it without our amazing listeners, guests, fans, and supporters. I am so grat

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Alleanna Harris

February 20, 2023

A common sentiment shared by a lot of the guests Ive had on the podcast is that you cant be what you dont see. That starts at a young age, too think about the book covers and other visuals you sa

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Kendell Burton

February 13, 2023

Its been fun checking up on folks Ive interviewed on Revision Path before, which brings us to my interview this week with art director Kendell Burton. When we spoke nearly a decade ago, he was just

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Kirk Visola

February 06, 2023

If you want to be more authentic in your work and life, then this weeks episode is especially for you. I sat down with Kirk Visola, creative director extraordinaire, and the founder of Mind the Font,

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Domonique Brown

January 30, 2023

If youve been at your local Target lately, then theres a chance youre familiar with illustrator and entrepreneur Domonique Brown. Shes the founder of DomoInk, a contemporary lifestyle brand includ

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George McCalman

January 23, 2023

Yall are in for a real treat this week, because I got the chance to catch up with the extremely talented and accomplished George McCalman. He is well known for his work a studio owner and creative di

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Chris Charles

January 16, 2023

How will you pursue your passions in 2023? If youre anything like this weeks guest, Chris Charles, then youve probably already got some great plans in motion. Chris is a true multihyphenate a cre

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Gus Granger

January 09, 2023

Gus Granger has been a staple in the Dallas design community for over 20 years. Not only that, his design work has reached international acclaim, earning honors from Adobe, AIGA, Communication Arts, a

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Sharon Burton

January 02, 2023

All it takes is a spark to set off a blaze of creativity, and no one knows that better than our first guest of the year, visual artist Sharon Burton. As a creative coach, her specialty lies in helping

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Shakeil Greeley

December 26, 2022

Were wrapping up 2022 by sitting down with the immensely talented Shakeil Greeley. I love that his portfolio consists of all kinds of creative projects, including fine art and writing. Who says desig

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Lauren Brown

December 19, 2022

If you saw the Google Doodle earlier this month of gaming trailblazer Gerald Jerry Lawson, then youve gotten a sample of the amazing work of this weeks guest art director and illustrator Lauren

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Lawrence Humphrey

December 12, 2022

December is a good time to take stock and think about how to approach the new year ahead. And for this weeks guest, Lawrence Humphrey, this year was about striking out on his own and starting Pearl,

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Andrew Bass Jr. (Part 2 of 2)

December 05, 2022

By now, youve gotten acquainted with design educator and design strategist Andrew Bass Jr. In the second part of our interview, we explore Andrews calling as a design mentor, as well as his early ad

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Andrew Bass Jr. (Part 1 of 2)

November 28, 2022

Were ending off the month talking to one of the unsung trailblazers for diversity in the design community Andrew Bass Jr. Longtime fans of Revision Path will recognize Andrew as one of our early pr

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Chris Rudd

November 21, 2022

Were wrapping up our interviews in The Windy City this month with Chris Rudd, founder of social and civic impact design firm ChiByDesign. Chris work is grounded in anti-racism, and thats reflected

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Bonus Episode: The Design of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

November 18, 2022

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is one of the most anticipated movies of the year, and thats not just because its a sequel to one of the highest-grossing movies of all time. After the tragic and sudd

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Tiffany Stewart

November 14, 2022

While the World Wide Web has evolved tremendously over the past couple of decades, it can still feel like we are fighting an uphill battle when it comes to accessibility, even though this push for acc

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TTK

November 07, 2022

We all know there are several ways to achieve success as a creative, but sometimes it takes inspiration from others to set you on the right path. Thats definitely the case with the multitalented TTK.

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Nakita M. Pope

October 31, 2022

We have all had to change things up in one way or other over the past few years. But if youre like this weeks return guest, Nakita M. Pope, theres power in pivoting! (You might remember her from my

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Dr. Jacinda Walker

October 24, 2022

This weeks interview is truly special, because I got the chance to sit down with the one and only Dr. Jacinda Walker. I have been privileged to watch Jacindas glow up over the years, and now shes r

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Shawn Alexander Allen

October 17, 2022

Games are an integral part of our society, and not Im not just talking about Nintendo, Xbox, or PlayStation. Games are culture, and this weeks guest Shawn Alexander Allen has dedicated himself t

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Reggie Tidwell

October 10, 2022

It takes a lot of drive and determination to chart your own course, and no one embodies those qualities better than this weeks guest. As the creative director (and founder) of Curve Theory, Reggie Ti

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Kevin Hawkins

October 03, 2022

The good thing about design is that if you have access to the right opportunities, your talent can really take you places. Take this weeks guest, Kevin Hawkins, for example. While he cut his teeth in

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Whitney Robinson

September 26, 2022

Maternal healthcare has always been in a precarious place here in the United States, but thanks to this weeks guest, Whitney Robinson, we just might be on our way to solving it in our lifetime. She b

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Jordan Taylor

September 19, 2022

If I had to give an award for Most Chill Revision Path Guest, Jordan Taylor would win the prize with no competition. But dont let the relaxed vibes fool you, because his skills as a designer and cr

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Keith Henry Brown

September 12, 2022

I really enjoyed my conversation with this weeks guest the one and only Keith Henry Brown. This prolific artist has a catalog that few can touch, with work appearing in The New York Times, Carnegie

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