Ep. 92 - Aaron Draplin

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Episode 91  —  GHOSTSHRIMP

March 2, 2015  —  1 hour, 37 mins

Portland-based designer Aaron Draplin of Draplin Design Co. joins us this week with incredible energy and enthusiasm, to tell us the story of his journey in art. We cover everything from family and the profound influence Aaron’s father had on his life, to running a business, and dealing with criticism and haters. 

Photo by David Nakamoto

Growing up, you’re told not by your mom and dad, but you’re told by some pissed off uncle that it’s gonna be really hard to do this stuff… and then you carry that with you as this sort of authority figure … The first time you defy that, and say ‘oh my god, I made money doing something I love,’ that’s when the buzz starts.
— Aaron Draplin