The Great Discontent

The Great Discontent

Episode: 001

Chip Kidd & Jen Mussari - Creative block, failure, and a surprise confession

Chip Kidd & Jen Mussari

Summary

Renowned book cover designer, Chip Kidd, and Brooklyn-based letterer, Jen Mussari, discuss their early years, get real about creative block, and challenge our ideas about failure. Plus Jen surprises Chip with a tale about how he unknowingly influenced her trajectory.

Show Notes

Recorded live at Wythe Hotel on Feb. 2, 2016, as part of The Great Discontent Live event series. Hosts Tina Essmaker and Brad Smith talk to renowned book cover designer, Chip Kidd, and Brooklyn-based letterer, Jen Mussari, about their early years, overcoming creative block, and challenging our ideas about failure. Plus Jen surprises Chip with a tale about how he unknowingly influenced her trajectory.

This episode was produced by The Great Discontent, Wayward Wild, and Benjamin Welch.

Photo of Chip & Jen by Jorge Quinteros