Jonathan tumbled from sign making into the emerging large format digital printing industry, before lurching into creating his own design business in 2000.
Nowadays he’d much rather be at home drawing silly little pictures, so he tries to do that instead.
Episode | June 13th, 2018 | Season 3 | 54 mins 59 secs
design, illustration, north-v-south
In this episode Jon is at a crossroads and Rob is generally cross with anything to do with crossing London.
What time is love? No one knows, now we're all wearing Nuncs. Also with Roger Dean, Atari and Bill Gold, it's like the Seventies never went away.
Episode | May 21st, 2018 | Season 3 | 1 hr 7 mins
design, illustration, north-v-south, special-guest
This week we are joined by special guest and master of the Bézier curve, Ben the Illustrator. We talk to him about his career in illustration, his creative process, his plans for the future, and why social media should be a two-way conversation.
Episode | May 8th, 2018 | Season 3 | 1 hr 6 mins
design, illustration, north-v-south, podcasts, tools
Rob and Jon discuss tools they use everyday to help them do their work more efficiently. Find out who will survive when the grid shuts down.
News includes a look at new sound effect library from the BBC, Flickr's new owners and a look forward to Thought Bubble.
Jon's pie gets more points than Rob's. The world is in flux.
Episode | April 20th, 2018 | Season 3 | 1 hr 8 mins
design, illustration, pies, special-guest
Daniel Benneworth-Gray — book designer, writer, Twitter noise, and all round nice chap — joins us on the podcast that is, and isn't, about design.
Episode | April 19th, 2018 | Season 3 | 1 hr 5 mins
design, illustration, pies
We're back for series three! Like a run down syphilitic bus. This week we talk digital tipping jars.
Episode | March 14th, 2018 | Season 2 | 1 hr 16 mins
design, illustration, pies
Our emissaries of ephemera discuss whether social media has levelled the playing field for both Davids and Goliaths.
Episode | February 23rd, 2018 | Season 2 | 38 mins 11 secs
This week our podcasting curators visit the British Museum, taking in snarky mugs, cuneiform receipts, Roman curses, walrus chess pieces, Portuguese custard tarts, and a very noisy pub.
Episode | February 12th, 2018 | Season 2 | 1 hr 17 mins
Our ministers of gloom discuss what makes bad design.
Episode | February 6th, 2018 | Season 2 | 57 mins 43 secs
We say goodbye to Mark E. Smith with a new jingle…
Episode | January 24th, 2018 | Season 2 | 1 hr 4 mins
The Guardian has had a redesign. North V South takes a look at what’s changed.
Episode | January 15th, 2018 | Season 2 | 1 hr 1 min
lord of the rings
A podcast about, but not about, The Lord of the Rings.
Episode | January 11th, 2018 | 49 mins 35 secs
Happy New Year podcast fans. Here's a new episode…
Episode | December 21st, 2017 | 57 mins 32 secs
And so it's Christmas. In this episode Jon contin…
Episode | December 21st, 2017 | 1 hr 31 secs
Recorded over a month ago, here's an episode of t…
Episode | November 12th, 2017 | 45 mins 30 secs
This week North V South goes on a field trip to t…
Episode | November 2nd, 2017 | 1 hr 2 mins
This week the podcast is live from Instagram Live…