Juan Carlos Pagan

About this episode

Juan Carlos Pagan is a New York based Artist, Designer, and Typographer. Juan has been honored for his work by The Type Directors Club, Communication Arts, ADC, One Show, Cannes Lions, Clios, Fastco, and Print Magazine. He also designed the branding for the ubiquitous social media platform Pinterest. His grandfather was a political refugee in Cuba who fled to Puerto Rico, eventually arriving in New York. We talk about his beginnings and his design process.

About the show

First Generation Burden is a series of conversations with immigrants the children of immigrants. It is a platform to celebrate the unique and diverse immigrant population in this America. Also, it’s just a bunch of fun conversations with good people.

Rich Tu is an artist and designer living in Brooklyn, NY. He is also first generation Filipino-American and who cares about culture and the future.

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