Alex Cornell

PodcastBy Thomas Dahm,

Episode 28 of the Neon Moiré Show is with interface designer, filmmaker, and periodic musician Alex Cornell. This interview is recorded during FITC Amsterdam in 2018, Alex worked at that moment for Facebook, as lead designer for Facebook Video. Currently, Alex works on something new and secret...

Right after Alex's talk "The Inner Monologue of an Insecure and Distracted Designer" at the 11th edition of FITC Amsterdam. I talked with him about how he started as a graphic designer as apprentice to Scott Hansen (ISO50/Tycho), became filmmaker because of his love for music and later interface designer for Facebook. We also talk about how his creative process work, the influence of San Francisco has on his creativity. Near the end of our conversation Alex shares his love for watches and how important it is to have a hobby which is not related to your work. Enjoy listening.

A recording of Alex's talk "The Inner Monologue of an Insecure and Distracted Designer" is available on this page as visual show note! Its fun to watch!

Episode 28 — Alex Cornell interface designer, filmmaker, and periodic musician

Visual Show Notes

This is a little experiment. Normaly show notes are a list of links. But as we talks about projects that are realized and documented it would be strange to give you a link and not show the published work. So in chronical order the works discus in this episode.

Alex Cornell: The Inner Monologue of an Insecure and Distracted Designer
Tickle: This App Gets You Out of Awkward Situations
Poof - The First Disappearing App
Gofor - Drones on Demand

Alex's Neon 5

Food: Book: Movie:

Heat by Michael Mann

Person:

Scott Hansen blog / wikipedia

Miscellaneous:

Find a hobby that is not related to your work. For Alex that are watches.

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