Mike Spakowski discusses thoughts on the design process, business, and life in general in his talk, “Sweating Through Your Blazer, and Other Lessons from Inside the Creative Industry.”
Bright&Early is a free, monthly breakfast lecture series for creative types designed to promote creativity in our city.
The concept is simple: come drink coffee + eat breakfast while being inspired by the creative community in our city. All for free.
Mike Spakowski is the Partner/Creative Director of Atomicdust and Co-Chair of STL Design Week. After 15 years of founding the company, Mike is still actively involved in day-to-day design strategy, art direction and studio management. As Creative Director, he strives for design excellence and setting the tone for the work created by Atomicdust.
(This talk is inspired by the works of Austin Kleon, Tony Robbins, Bill Bernbach, Jon Lax, OwnerCamp, Charles Eames, Hillman Curtis, Blair Enns, David Baker, Royal Tenenbaum, Monty Python, Karen Stainer, Saul Bass, Paul Rand, Napoleon Hill, RZA, and Marty Neumeier. Great people and great work to learn more about.)