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Ep 004: “Making of the real life Marvel Tesseract and the artist entrepreneurial journey of a world renowned cold glass sculptor” with Jack Storms, The Spectacle Group

In this episode, we will be continuing our journey into the world of fine art as I talk to Jack Storms, one of the very few cold glass sculptors in the world. His work has been featured in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy movie and viral videos that have reached hundreds of millions of viewers. In this episode Jack will explain more about his work process, how his art piece ended up in a Marvel movie, meeting Stan Lee in person and his own advice for those who want to build a successful business as an artist.

  • The techniques and process Jack Storms used to create the signature look for his glass sculptures
  • Why there aren’t many cold glass artists in the world
  • How Jack’s love for geometry influence the aesthetics for his art
  • Jack’s journey of becoming a sculptor and going from being inspired by Stan Lee in the early days to a memorable experience of meeting him in person
  • How a Jack Storms sculpture landed a part in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy movie
  • Jack’s plans for growing his brand and increasing engagement with his fans by sharing what it takes to be a functioning artist through his vlog and Patreon
  • Jack’s advice for aspiring artist entrepreneurs

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Jack Storms is represented by The Spectacle Group where his sculptures are regularly exhibited in Hong Kong and around the world at major art fairs.

The Spectacle Group

IG: @thespectaclegrouphk

Jack Storms

IG: @stormsjack

Ep 003: “The Business of Fine Art” Jaime Lau, Founder & Gallery Director at The Spectacle Group

In this episode, I will be talking to Jaime Lau, Founder & Gallery Director at The Spectacle Group about the world of fine art business. We go into how she goes about selecting artists and art pieces for her gallery, building brands for emerging and established artists from different categories including glass and photography, and an exciting new documentary she’s working on. For aspiring Fine Artists and brands looking to collaborate with amazing artists, this is a great episode to listen to.

Show notes and podcast links available at :

https://internetofstories.com/TheSpectacleGroupPodcastInterview

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The Spectacle Group

Trailer: The Innovate for Growth Podcast

Trailer for The Innovate for Growth Podcast

The Innovate for Growth Podcast is a show where Tracy Tsang, Founder & CEO of Internet of Stories, meets world class creators/performers/artisans, mission driven entrepreneurs and thought leaders in growth and innovation to chat about their life journeys, creative processes, and wisdom gained from building ventures out of doing what they love. Previous guests in this podcast series include: Creators of the Sassy Speaks Podcast, Founder of Kokonuzz Media Group, Gallery Director & Artists from The Spectacle Group, CEO of Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, and Head of Product at South China Morning Post.

Our goal is to empower creators and mission driven entrepreneurs to develop in a holistic way, create scalable positive social impact, while enabling their personal and professional growth as a successful creative entrepreneur.

Ep 002: ” Innovation in Hong Kong – where are we heading?” Patti Hunt and Kate Okrasinski from MAKE Studios

In this episode, I met with Patti Hunt, Co-Founder & CEO, and Kate Okrasinski, Director of Innovation at MAKE Studios, a service design innovation consultancy based in Hong Kong and Australia. They are also the organisers of Design Thinking HK and Service Design HK communities, regularly hosting events and conferences on Service Design/Design Thinking. Patti and Kate share the process behind their service design innovation work with corporates, government and NGOs as well as their thoughts on the current state, obstacles and opportunities for innovation in Hong Kong.

Show notes: https://internetofstories.com/blog/podcastshownotes002

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MAKE Studios

Follow MAKE Studios on Instagram: @make_studios_hcd

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Ep 001: “Should your brand be podcasting?” Surmayee Tetarbe and Sam Book, Creators of Sassy Speaks Podcast, Sassy Media Group

In this first episode of The Innovate for Growth Podcast, I met Surmayee Tetarbe and Sam Book from Sassy Media Group who are the creators behind Sassy Speaks, a brand new podcast series they’ve launched to celebrate Sassy Media’s 10 years anniversary.

With Sassy Media being a well established lifestyle media brand, it was interesting to find out more about their approach to creating their own podcast and how they have integrated it as part of their content and marketing strategy.

Some Practical tips:

  • Make sure content align with data and what readers expect
  • Make sure everything is on brand, market it every week and that when people are listening to a new episode they know what to expect
  • Try to work with a company that’s done podcasting before if you are looking to create an original podcast for your brand
  • Put as few barriers as possible to your audience as possible when you’re looking to grow your audience

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Subscribe to the Sassy Speaks podcast

Any feedback, thoughts, questions, please email:

sassyspeaks@sassymediagroup.com

Sassy Mama

Instagram handles
Sam Book, Marketing Manager at Sassy Media Group: @sam__book

Surmayee Tetarbe, former Partnerships Manager at Sassy Media Group & Host of Sassy Speaks :

@yessirmy

Other podcast interviews from The Innovate for Growth Podcast you might like:

Ep 002: “Innovation in Hong Kong – where are we heading?” with Patti Hunt & Kate Okrasinski, MAKE Studios

Ep 003: “The Business of Fine Art” with Jaime Lau, The Spectacle Group