Real Talk with Poketo and Will Bryant

November 5, 2019 6pm - 7:30pm

Ted Vadakan (Poketo) sits down with Austin-based artist and illustrator Will Bryant (Will Bryant Studio) and the LINE Hotel's own podcast producer and host Jack Inslee (Full Service Radio) to talk about creating space and making place for collaboration, and building a successful design business.

  • The LINE Hotel
  • 111 E Cesar Chavez St
  • Austin, TX 78701
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Real Talk with Poketo and Will Bryant

Poketo's new book CREATIVE SPACES celebrates independent designers and gives readers a peek into their respective journeys, workspaces, and homes. Ted Vadakan (Poketo) sits down with Austin-based artist and illustrator Will Bryant (Will Bryant Studio) and the LINE Hotel's own podcast producer and host Jack Inslee (Full Service Radio) to talk about creating space and making place for collaboration, and building a successful design business.

Stay after the talk for a book signing and meet and greet. The LINE Hotel will host a Poketo pop-up shop in the lobby throughout Austin Design Week.

Speakers / Facilitators

  • Will Bryant, Independent Artist + Illustrator
  • Will Bryant is an artist, illustrator, and full-time Dad based out of Austin, Texas. He’d like to think that he makes fun, slightly irreverent, and sometimes humorous work, but hey— who’s to say ¯\_(ツ)_/¯.
  • Growing up he spent his time playing basketball, watching Pee Wee’s Playhouse, and making bad jokes. Some things never change.
  • Will has worked on projects with Airbnb, American Express, Adidas, AT&T, Cava, Converse, Coca Cola, Dropbox, Facebook, Gatorade, Google, Nickelodeon, New York Times Magazine, Nike, Printed Matter, Red Bull, Samsung, Whole Foods, and The White House.
  • You can keep up with Will at: @willbryantplz, www.willbryant.com, tinyletter.com/willbryantplz
  • Ted Vadakan, CEO & Founder of Poketo
  • Ted Vadakan is CEO and co-founder of Poketo, a retail and design brand that has grown from a small startup into a creative hub and destination for lifestyle goods designed to provide art for your everyday. Ted studied film and video production and has a professional background in education, which solidified his love for sharing with people. He and his wife, Angie Myung, launched Poketo and their collaborative products in 2003 with a wallet. In 2004, they relocated from the Bay Area to Los Angeles and opened their first retail location in 2012. Ted and Angie’s first bookCreative Spaces is available through Chronicle Books in August 2019.
  • Jack Inslee, Founder, Producer & DJ at Full Service Radio
  • Jack Inslee is a record producer, audio engineer, DJ and founder of Full Service Radio, a community podcast network and internet radio station broadcasting live from the lobby of the LINE DC. He previously helped launch Heritage Radio Network, the world’s pioneer independent food-talk radio station in the back of Roberta’s in Brooklyn, and served as the network’s Executive Producer from 2009-2016. He performs and produces music with his partner, singer/songwriter Odetta Hartman, on Northern Spy Records. He founded Full Service Party, an annual four-day, all-hours party at Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival’s “Snake & Jake’s Christmas Club Barn,” and has thrown cutting-edge events at underground and mainstream venues across the United States for the past decade.
  • LOCATION
  • 111 E Cesar Chavez St Austin, TX 78701
  • DAY
  • Tuesday, November 5
  • TIME
  • 6:00 - 7:30 PM
  • HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE?
  • Yes
  • ORGANIZED BY
  • Poketo
  • INTENDED AUDIENCE
  • Consumer, designers, local makers
  • PRICE
  • Free

111 E Cesar Chavez St.
Austin, TX 78701