Dadwell & Co. is an independent media project at the intersection of creativity and fatherhood.

The Dadwell Podcast shares stories about maker / artist / designer dads who are managing thriving creative practices while remaining present, engaged, kick-ass fathers.

Each episode I'll pull back the curtain on a different dad's creative practice, fathering philosophy, and practical tactics for navigating the stress, fatigue, resentment, wonder, pride, and joy of raising the creative bar while simultaneously raising small humans.

If you're struggling to strike a balance between fatherhood and your life as a maker/artist/designer—or just want to hear honest parenting talk from successful entrepreneurial creatives—this is the podcast for you.


Dadwell & Co. IS founded AND HOSTED by Antonio García

📷 Tom Krawcyzk

📷 Tom Krawcyzk

I am a design leader, public speaker, adjunct professor at Northwestern University’s Segal Design Institute, vice president of Diversity & Inclusion for AIGA Chicago, and collaborator at colored.

In the 20 years leading up to Dadwell & Co., I worked across brand strategy, user experience, and social innovation—leading multi-disciplinary design teams in all types of creative environments—from small studios and in-house teams to global digital agencies and independent consultancies.

Outside of the design world, I’m an illustrator, deejay, marathoner, mentor—and most importantly—dad to Javier (4½) and Amaya (1).

Learn more about me here.