Feasting On Design

45: Dream Big with Jamal Collins

Episode Summary

Today, I talk with designer and educator Jamal Collins, better known as Jay Working. We talk about growing up in East Cleveland, working in-house and feeling isolated and like and outsider, what educating kids in digital arts has done for him, and more.

Episode Notes

Welcome to the Creative South Podcast! I’m your host, Jason Frostholm. Today, I talk with designer and educator Jamal Collins, better known as Jay Working. We talk about growing up in East Cleveland, working in-house and feeling isolated and like and outsider, what educating kids in digital arts has done for him, and more, all right after this.

I want to thank our friends over at Jak Prints for sponsoring this episode. I had the opportunity to take a tour of their facility up in Cleveland this past August and it was incredible. Whatever you need printed they can do it. Do you need stickers? Jak Prints can do it. Do you need T-shirts? Jak Prints can do it. Embroidered hats, business cards, banners? Jak Prints can do it! They make great stuff at a great price.

Speaking of banners, Jak Prints has their lowest prices on banners ever right now, Some of them are up to 70% off. I just looked up the cost of and 8’ x 5’ banner, how much do you think it should cost? $200? More? You can get it from Jak Prints for just $70.

While we’re talking about the great offers lets talk about the fact that Jak Prints is offering free 877 silver ink upgrade going right now. But it’s not just on silver ink, if you are looking to get some hats embroidered you can get free silver thread! So when you get something printed or embroidered now through the end of the year, add some silver in that design.

If you love pocket-sized notebooks, check out Jak Prints Pocket Notes. They come with tons of options making them perfect for gifts, giveaways, branding and custom office supplies. Custom pocket notebooks are sized for quick sketching and note taking. Plus, unlike other printers who make you design around their company logos, Jak Prints builds their custom notebooks from the ground up, giving you the entire cover to customize in vivid full color.

Jak Prints makes great, affordable stuff for designers like you and I. They focus on quality and customer service and have been loyal Creative South Sponsors for years. Why not pick them next time you need stickers, banners, or pocket notebooks printed? Plus, Jak Prints is giving you a great discount when you Use Promo Code: CSPODCAST16 you get: $25 - Save: $5, $50 - Save: $10, $ 75 - Save: $15, $100 - Save: $25 ,$150 - Save: $40, $200 - Save: $50, $300 - Save: $75 just use promo code CSPODCAST16 at check out, or visit Jak.ink/Design.

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You can find out more about Jamal on Twitter and Instagram @jayworking be sure to check out the links in the show notes for more ways to keep up with him. You can keep up with the podcast on Twitter and our new Facebook page @CreativeSoPod, and follow Creative South on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @CreativeSouthGA or over at CreativeSouth.com, and I’m @jfrostholm on Dribbble, Twitter, and Instagram.

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