This week on Pimp Your Brilliance, I’m chatting with Brooklyn-based graphic designer Ed Roth of Stencil1. Stencil1 sells Ed’s iconic line of stencil’s and modern DIY tools. He has spent 13 years growing his stencil company and has been featured by Martha Stewart, The New York Times, ReadyMade, and Country Living.

Ed has also done customized DIY events for clients such as Levi’s and Converse. As well as large-scale stencil installation work for the Ace Hotel NY and Benjamin Moore.

“If Martha Stewart and Banksy had a love child, it would be Stencil1.” — Brain Pickings

In this episode, we discuss how Ed created his own opportunity by starting his stencil line, how he makes money as a stencil designer and his keys to success after 13 years in business.


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BEST MOMENTS:

  • How Ed got started as a Stencil Artist
  • Where Ed draws inspiration for his designs
  • How Ed makes money through his company
  • Managing a team and keeping things lean
  • The challenges of entrepreneurship
  • Ed’s biggest lesson learned
  • Pimp Your Brilliance Action Challenge

VALUABLE RESOURCES:

  • To Read- You Are A Badass by Jen Sincero, Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself by Joe Dispenza, Your Right to Be Rich by Napoleon Hill
  • CoolHunting.com

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In this episode of Pimp Your Brilliance podcast, Ed shares how he created his own opportunity by starting his stencil line, making money as a stencil artist and his keys to success.