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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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 week’s guest, Sean DallasKidd. Sean is the co-founder and chief creative officer of Demonstrat


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


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


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


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


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


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,


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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,


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


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


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


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


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



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.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Barney Abramson

September 05, 2022

Its been amazing to see so many Black design communities pop up since I started Revision Path, which is how I found out about this weeks guest Barney Abramson! Not only does he have years of exper


Kamar Thomas

August 29, 2022

Every designer or artist wants to be able to make a living from their work, and this weeks guest embodies that desire. Generally, Kamar Thomas splits his time between being a design educator at two i


Jeff Jean-Baptiste

August 22, 2022

I became familiar with Gusto several months ago through my last gig, and I was so pleased with the user experience that I had to find out who some of the folks were behind it. And wouldn’t you know it


Corey Jones

August 15, 2022

I love when interviews sometimes bring out unexpected connections. Take this week’s guest, Corey Jones. As creative director at Forum One, Corey specializes in branding, animation, and interactive des


Dr. Perry Sweeper

August 08, 2022

Avid listeners of the podcast know that whenever I have a Black design educator on the show, eventually I’m going to bring up my alma mater, Morehouse College. And while I’ve had a few Morehouse alums


Agyei Archer

August 01, 2022

When I tell you I have wanted to have this week’s guest on the show for years? LISTEN. I’m so glad to bring you this conversation with the one and only Agyei Archer — typographer, design director, and


Traci L. Turner

July 25, 2022

I don’t know about you, but that whole “they sleep we grind” mentality of working is not the move. There can be a lot of external pressure to constantly push yourself to the limit with your work, but


Dr. Lesley-Ann Noel

July 18, 2022

Our paths have crossed several times over the past couple of years, but I finally managed to sit down and chat with the one and only Dr. Lesley-Ann Noel. Along with being an author, design educator, a


Yao Adantor

July 11, 2022

The thing I love most about doing Revision Path is that I’m able to talk with people doing truly amazing work, and I get to share that conversation with the world. Such is the case with this week’s gu


Treavor Wagoner

July 04, 2022

Summer is here, and with the start of a new month, I’m bringing you my conversation with Treavor Wagoner, senior product designer, author, and quite the avid traveler! We spoke just as Treavor wrapped


Rebecca Brooker (Part 2 of 2)

June 27, 2022

We’re closing out Pride Month with the second part of my conversation with Rebecca Brooker! (If you missed the first part, check it out here.) We talked about Rebecca’s relocation to Argentina (after


Rebecca Brooker (Part 1 of 2)

June 20, 2022

Sometimes, the conversation is so good and so wide-ranging that I can’t contain it in just one episode. For the first time in over five years, we have a two-part episode on Revision Path, and it’s wit


André Elijah

June 13, 2022

Virtual reality used to be a science fiction trope in the 90s, but now, virtual reality is actual reality! Take it from this week’s guest: the one and only André Elijah. His work building games and do


Raven L. Veal, PhD

June 06, 2022

How do you define yourself? It’s a question a lot of us will wrestle with at some point in life, and according to Raven L. Veal, PhD, understanding the answer to this is a critical part of design. She


Chip Gross

May 30, 2022

Atlanta is a city known for many things: the food, the music, the culture. The traffic! But I don’t know if Atlanta’s really ever been seen as a design city like one would see New York or Chicago. Tha


Alexandria Batchelor

May 23, 2022

The thrilling part about entrepreneurship is following your dreams while pursuing your passions. That’s definitely the case for illustrator and creative director Alexandria Batchelor. As the head of h


Dr. Kenya Oduor

May 16, 2022

I was introduced last year to Dr. Kenya Oduor through a Tech Circus panel we both participated in, and I’m really glad to have her on the show now so she can share her brilliance with you all! She is


Anthony D. Mays

May 09, 2022

It’s no secret that the tech industry has weathered the last few years better than a lot of others, and many people are trying to ditch their current jobs and start their careers in tech for big oppor


Ayrïd Chandler

May 02, 2022

We’re off to the Caribbean this week to talk with the incredibly talented Ayrïd Chandler. Ayrïd is the head of her own studio, Ayrïd by Design, where she offers graphic design services with a focus on


Monique Jenkins

April 25, 2022

It takes a lot of hard work and determination to be a successful entrepreneur, and sometimes, you can lose yourself in your path to success. But not Monique Jenkins! As the CEO of J.kins Creative, Mon


Liz Montague

April 18, 2022

If you’ve been a regular reader of The New Yorker magazine, then you may already be familiar with this week’s guest, Liz Montague. (But if you’re not, then this conversation is a perfect introduction!