Ebony Warrior Studios aka Charles Xavier Conley is a cosplayer, prop and armor maker and voice over artist.
Following up on their 3rd anniversary episode, Hugh interviews Stefan for the first time. Stefan discusses getting his Masters in Digital Media, a huge change to his life in moving to Cairo, Egypt.
In conversation with Shannon, Stefan learns about the role art and design play in Smoke & Tears—from brand development and packaging, to the sauces themselves and the wonderful culinary creations that they contribute to!
GIVEAWAY!!! Smoke & Tears has graciously provided a set of six essential sauces and we’re going to give them away to one lucky listener—check out the start of the episode for more info.
Chelsea Klukas got her start organizing fashion tech events in the Canadian mid-west. From there, she found a calling to design her own wearable technology fashion items under the brand Lumen Couture. At the same time, Chelsea has a career in experience design and product development. Firstly for Amazon, then at Facebook. Hugh and Chelsea discuss the pitfalls of product development in the fashion tech space and competition from overseas. Can Chelsea make competitors allies?
Hoss Gifford is a CTO and creative technologist. Hailing from Scotland and currently living in Toronto, Hoss has made a name for himself as a problem-solver and forward-thinker. Join Hugh as he and Hoss talk about the path from joke flash games to serious technological innovation.