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Overtime, Dribbble's weekly podcast, explores the most interesting design news and gives you the tips you need to create your best work. No need to scroll copious news sites and design Twitter—host Meg Lewis and friends are primed to inform, entertain, and inspire you each week. Consider Overtime your audio lifeline to the design community, packaged in a perfectly punchy Shot. Subscribe and listen every Wednesday to stay ahead of the game.
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The Power of Play

The Power of Play

2020-12-3036:202

It's our very last episode for this season of Overtime! Before riding off into 2021, let's take a look at some of the predicted design trends for next year. Then, we'll talk about the pros and cons of being a niche vs. generalist designer to help you figure out which path is right for you. Plus, get inspired to make time to create just for the simple joy of it. We're talking all about how creative play can unearth some of your most meaningful work yet. Let's go!  [00:09] Host Meg Lewis introduces the episode[02:13]) Coastal Creative: Digital & Graphic Design Trends of 2021 (https://tinyurl.com/y9ue2ja4) [11:42] How to find your niche [22:54] The benefits of using your time off to engage in creative play Links mentioned in this episode: Taylor Lee Nicholson: https://taylorleenicholson.com/Thanks to the sponsors of this episode:Asus: http://www.asusproart.com/Leave some feedback:What do you think about our new format? Please let us know in the comments below!Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with us: Meg LewisDribbble profileTwitter: @yourbuddymegInstagram: @yourbuddymegWebsiteInterested in sponsoring this rad podcast? Email overtime@gmail.com
This week on Overtime, Pantone announces their color of the year for 2021 and it's not what we expected. Then, Meg reviews Google's new experiment called Blob Opera and why everyone needs to try it! Plus, we talk about how to level up your spot in the design and creative industry in 2021, and why being your authentic self will take you farther than any other skill set. Let's go!  [00:10] Host Meg Lewis introduces the episode[01:44] Pantone Color of the Year 2021 (https://tinyurl.com/yycukbfv) [04:27] Google Arts & Culture: Blob Opera (https://tinyurl.com/y8yvhbaa) [07:15] How to level up your spot in the design and creative industryThanks to the sponsors of this episode:Asus: http://www.asusproart.com/Leave some feedback:What do you think about our new format? Please let us know in the comments below!Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with us: Meg LewisDribbble profileTwitter: @yourbuddymegInstagram: @yourbuddymegWebsiteInterested in sponsoring this rad podcast? Email overtime@gmail.com
Is flat design making a comeback? This week on Overtime, we’re talking all about the new Pringles logo and breaking down a few other interesting trends in branding. Then, get some tips for how to design both beautiful and user-friendly emails so you can boost your newsletter engagement! Plus, what role does fear play in your work? Meg shares how her biggest fear has been holding her back and how you can assess where to get rid of fear in your own career. Let's go![00:10] Host Meg Lewis introduces the episode[02:27] Thrillist: Kellogg's Is Changing Mr. Pringles' Look for the First Time in 20 Years (https://tinyurl.com/y7u94p2b)[13:09] Dribbble: Email Design 101: How to boost engagement & draw readers in (https://tinyurl.com/y7ynchj9)[20:11] Meg reflects on finding a way to fight through fear while on your journey to creating your best workThanks to the sponsors of this episode:Asus: http://www.asusproart.com/InMotion Hosting: https://www.inmotionhosting.com/Leave some feedback:What do you think about our new format? Please let us know in the comments below!Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with us:Meg LewisDribbble profileTwitter: @yourbuddymegInstagram: @yourbuddymegWebsiteInterested in sponsoring this rad podcast?Email overtime@gmail.com
The Burnout Whisperer

The Burnout Whisperer

2020-12-0930:521

Has 2020 got you feeling totally burnt out? This week on Overtime, burnout expert Erayna Sargent stops by to remind you that you're not alone, and shares some powerful tips to help you begin your burnout recovery today. But first, we're giving you the 411 on a hilarious new website that lets you send emails directly to a dumpster and watch them burn... Yup, it's a thing! Plus, we're laughing out loud over a hilarious Design Twitter argument that recently sparked between a couple of designers, and you'll never believe why!  [00:10] Host Meg Lewis introduces the episode[01:51] Send an email to be burned in a dumpster fire: [https://hey.science/dumpster-fire/][05:14] Dan Casaro Trolls Eric Spikermann on Twitter [https://tinyurl.com/y3yb6krk][15:35] Meg talks to Erayna Sargent about overcoming burnoutLinks mentioned in this episode:Content Club Podcast: https://tinyurl.com/y2gs8srbCool Effect: https://tinyurl.com/y3zq5q9yThanks to the sponsors of this episode:Patreon: https://creativityovereverything.com/Asus: http://www.asusproart.com/Leave some feedback:What do you think about our new format? Please let us know in the comments below!Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with us:Meg LewisDribbble profileTwitter: @yourbuddymegInstagram: @yourbuddymegWebsiteKelly SmallTwitter: @BurnoutwhispererInstagram: @burnout_whispererWebsiteInterested in sponsoring this rad podcast?Email overtime@gmail.com
This week on Overtime, we look back at 2020 and think: has it really been as bad as it feels? How has it affected design? Plus, dig into the meaning of diverse creative content, and why it'll be more important than ever in 2021. Then, writer Kelly Small stops by to share their secrets on creating a more ethical and conscious creative career, so you don't have to sell your dang soul, am I right? Let's go. [00:10] Host Meg Lewis introduces the episode[02:01] Fast Company: 2020 Was a Terrible Year for Everything Except Gaming (https://tinyurl.com/y6xh84lw) [09:03] How to create more diverse creative content in 2021[15:03] Meg talks to Kelly Small about their new book, “The Conscious Creative: Practical Ethics for Purposeful Work”Links mentioned in this episode:https://tinyurl.com/y68jwrtvThanks to the sponsors of this episode:Patreon: https://creativityovereverything.com/Asus: http://www.asusproart.com/Leave some feedback:What do you think about our new format? Please let us know in the comments below!Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with us: Meg LewisDribbble profileTwitter: @yourbuddymegInstagram: @yourbuddymegWebsiteKelly SmallTwitter: @Kelly_SmallInstagram: @KellySmallWebsiteInterested in sponsoring this rad podcast? Email overtime@gmail.com  
This week on Overtime, blobs are everywhere in design! Meg and guest co-host Ryan Appleton of Co-Loop dissect this playful design trend and discuss why blobs took over in 2020. Plus, what’s the low-down on Pepsi’s latest redesign? Find out why PepsiCo decided to makeover their two-liter bottle for the first time in nearly 30 years. Then, stick around for an important chat about setting healthy boundaries with clients, and advocating for yourself when you’re not feeling 100%. [00:10] Host Meg Lewis introduces the episode[02:25] Vice: We Need Blobs Now More Than Ever (https://tinyurl.com/y4dcgm4h) [09:35] Fast Company: After 30 Years, PepsiCo Redesigned the Two-Liter Bottle. Here’s Why (https://tinyurl.com/y32r8z5p) [15:03] How to set healthy boundaries and advocate for yourself with clientsThanks to the sponsors of this episode:Remove.bg: https://www.remove.bg/Asus: http://www.asusproart.com/Leave some feedback:What do you think about our new format? Please let us know in the comments below!Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with us: Meg LewisDribbble profileTwitter: @yourbuddymegInstagram: @yourbuddymegWebsiteRyan AppletonTwitter: @coloopcoInstagram: @coloopcoWebsiteInterested in sponsoring this rad podcast? Email overtime@gmail.com
This week on Overtime, let's talk about how to set the vibes to get your best design work done. Plus, get the inside scoop on the latest art restoration gone totally wrong, as we question what would happen if the same thing occurred in our design industry. Finally, is feel-good social media even possible? Let’s discuss![00:10] Host Meg Lewis introduces the episode[02:26] NPR: Behold the Potato Head, Another Botched Art Restoration in Spain [https://tinyurl.com/yyleg6cz][07:48] Is feel-good social media possible?[14:36] Creating a great vibe for getting your best work doneThanks to the sponsors of this episode:Remove.bg: https://www.remove.bg/Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ Links mentioned in this episode:Frank Chimero’s “The Full Frank” playlist: https://tinyurl.com/y5r89pomFour Tet: https://tinyurl.com/y2nq5eoqChances with Wolves: https://tinyurl.com/y4c49pq8Poolside.fmPoolside.amLeave some feedback:What do you think about our new format? Please let us know in the comments below!Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with us:Meg LewisDribbble profileTwitter: @yourbuddymegInstagram: @yourbuddymegWebsiteInterested in sponsoring this rad podcast?Email overtime@gmail.com
Get ready to channel your inner Lizzo, designers. This week on Overtime, we're talking about how to create with confidence, break the boundaries of what's normal, and build a more fulfilling, authentic creative career. Plus, are you more of a generalist or a specialist? We explore the different types of designers and where they fit into today's landscape. Then, get some tips and advice for building a meaningful and productive relationship with your design mentor, and why you should get one!  [00:09] Host Meg Lewis introduces the episode[02:14] AIGA Eye on Design: When Did Design Stop Being “Multidisciplinary?” [https://tinyurl.com/y55q8htu][07:55] Dribbble: 6 Tips to Make the Most Out of Your Mentor-Mentee Relationship: [https://tinyurl.com/yyheg68q][15:18] How Lizzo uses her confidence to create her own freedomThanks to the sponsors of this episode:Patreon: https://www.patreon.comLeave some feedback:What do you think about our new format? Please let us know in the comments below!Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with us:Meg LewisDribbble profileTwitter: @yourbuddymegInstagram: @yourbuddymegWebsiteInterested in sponsoring this rad podcast?Email overtime@gmail.com
Design Has Power

Design Has Power

2020-11-0421:47

Who’s ready for a post-election pep talk? This week on Overtime, past Meg offers present-day Meg some words of encouragement and an important reminder that design is still important—no matter what happens this week. Plus, Airbnb tries to help freelance illustrators, and it ends up backfiring—we unpack why. Then, let’s take a look at how 2020 is making us more pragmatic through sustainable purchases in tech and fashion. Let’s go! [00:09] Host Meg Lewis introduces the episode[01:43] Tyrus: Airbnb’s digital toolkit (https://tyrus.design/) [07:55] Fast Company: Tech’s Age of Excess is Done. Welcome to the New Design Pragmatism (https://tinyurl.com/y4scagr7) [14:46] Why design will continue to matter after the electionThanks to the sponsors of this episode:Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ Links mentioned in this episode:Hoodzpah’s “Freelance, and Business, and Stuff: https://tinyurl.com/y2zrzy42Dropbox Design: https://dropbox.design/Leave some feedback:What do you think about our new format? Please let us know in the comments below!Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with us: Meg LewisDribbble profileTwitter: @yourbuddymegInstagram: @yourbuddymegWebsiteInterested in sponsoring this rad podcast? Email overtime@gmail.com
This week on Overtime, celebrate the show’s 100th episode as Meg reflects on the podcast and her time as a host. We’re looking back at some of the topics we covered at the beginning of 2020 that didn’t really age well given what the year had in store for us… Plus, let’s see which design trends endured the wrath of 2020. It’s going to be a wild ride. Let’s go! [00:09] Host Meg Lewis introduces the episode[02:40] Looking back at the past 100 Overtime Episodes[12:12] Reminiscing on some of Meg’s best middle names [14:43] How past stories have aged in 2020.Thanks to the sponsors of this episode:Collective: http://collective.com/dribbble.comPatreon: https://creativityovereverything.com/  Leave some feedback:What do you think about our new format? Please let us know in the comments below!Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with us: Meg LewisDribbble profileTwitter: @yourbuddymegInstagram: @yourbuddymegWebsiteInterested in sponsoring this rad podcast? Email overtime@gmail.com
Design Like A Kid

Design Like A Kid

2020-10-2126:323

This week on Overtime, a new brand launches lowbrow art kits that encourage you to channel your inner child and make things with your hands again. Plus, get the inside scoop on an awesome new design fellowship & summit that completely changes the landscape of how our industry shares knowledge. Last but not least, let's talk about using capitalism for good—we're talking about how to vote with your wallet and make more ethical purchasing choices as a creative. Let's go! [00:09] Host Meg Lewis introduces the episode[03:13] Made in the Future Summit and Fellowship (https://tinyurl.com/y6pffqd4)  [07:50] Curiosity Studios’ new lowbrow art kits  (https://tinyurl.com/y3yqm43d) [14:43] Making more ethical purchasing decisions and how independent makers can sell their productsThanks to the sponsors of this episode:Collective: http://collective.com/dribbble.comLeave some feedback:What do you think about our new format? Please let us know in the comments below!Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with us: Meg LewisDribbble profileTwitter: @yourbuddymegInstagram: @yourbuddymegWebsiteInterested in sponsoring this rad podcast? Email overtime@gmail.com
This week on Overtime, you asked and I’m going to do it—I finally acknowledge Smucker’s unexpected new logo redesign. Plus, we talk about why building communities is so important right now and how to start making friends with your design peers. Then, have you ever thought about starting a podcast? We answer all of your burning questions around what the heck you should even talk about, how you’re supposed to edit it, and why you should even start one in the first place. Get a little pep talk on creating some awesome content, because designers can be great podcasters too![00:10] Host Meg Lewis introduces the episode[02:22] Akron Beacon Journal: J.M. Smucker’s New Corporate Identity Grows Beyond Jams and Jellies (https://tinyurl.com/yynubtaw) [09:28] The importance of building community, big or small[16:23] Should you start your own podcast?Links mentioned in this episode:Ashley Ochiagha’s website: http://fmyh.co/Get Together Book: https://tinyurl.com/y4cqnjg4Thanks to the sponsors of this episode:Collective: http://collective.com/dribbble.comLeave some feedback:What do you think about our new format? Please let us know in the comments below!Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with us: Meg LewisDribbble profileTwitter: @yourbuddymegInstagram: @yourbuddymegWebsiteInterested in sponsoring this rad podcast? Email overtime@gmail.com
Do you have what it takes to be a freelancer? This week on Overtime, Meg reveals what it’s really like to be a freelance professional and shares her biggest lessons learned after ten years of experience. Find out what qualities and skills make someone’s life as a freelancer way easier, and which might hold you back! But first, what the heck is a “micro-cafe”? Get the inside scoop on the latest pandemic-friendly coffee shops that have begun to emerge. Plus, get inspired to support, celebrate, and lift up all of the makers of the world. Let’s go![00:09] Host Meg Lewis introduces the episode[02:25] Are Robot Operated café as Good as Human Operated Ones? (https://www.truebird.com/) [11:18] Cameron Koczon: Thanks for Making (https://tinyurl.com/y3bnqlum)  [15:03] The pro’s and con’s of freelancingThanks to the sponsors of this episode:Collective: http://collective.com/dribbble.comFramer: https://www.framer.com/overtimeLeave some feedback:What do you think about our new format? Please let us know in the comments below!Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with us: Meg LewisDribbble profileTwitter: @yourbuddymegInstagram: @yourbuddymegWebsiteInterested in sponsoring this rad podcast? Email overtime@gmail.com  
This week on Overtime—a designer invents a new product that makes eating burritos easier than ever. Plus, what the heck is an Ortholinear 40% Keyboard and why is everybody talking about it on Twitter? And, are you feeling completely uninspired lately? Let's talk about how to reinspire yourself in the face of 2020's obstacles. [00:08] Host Meg Lewis introduces the episode[02:20] Burrito Pop: A Twistable Burrito Holder (https://tinyurl.com/y3ab3txg)[08:34] Eric Hu: An Ortholinear 40% keyboard (https://tinyurl.com/yxtpzdjx)[13:54] How to keep yourself inspired in spite of the state of the worldThanks to the sponsors of this episode:Framer: https://www.framer.com/overtimeBannersnack: https://www.bannersnack.com/overtime.htmlLeave some feedback:What do you think about our new format? Please let us know in the comments below!Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with us:Meg LewisDribbble profileTwitter: @yourbuddymegInstagram: @yourbuddymegWebsiteInterested in sponsoring this rad podcast?Email overtime@gmail.com
Our New Fake Reality

Our New Fake Reality

2020-09-2327:471

Are CGI and 3D renderings actually helpful during COVID times or just causing more of the same issues we've had all along? Things get wild when we find out a CGI model isn't a real human, and we're digging into all the pros and cons! Then, figure out what type of designer you're meant to become—a linchpin or an entrepreneur? Last but not least, we're sharing some useful strategies to help you successfully market yourself as a creative and land more of the work you love. Let's go![00:09] Host Meg Lewis introduces the episode[02:00] Fast Company: Ikea Product Shots Have Been Fake for Years. Now It’s Taking CGI Even Further (https://tinyurl.com/y23ulsxk)[13:45] Dribbble: The Entrepreneur Vs the Linchpin: Which Type of Designer are You? (https://tinyurl.com/y696bkos)[18:52] How to successfully market yourself on the internetLinks mentioned in this episode:Devon Ko’s 3D for Designers: https://www.3dfordesigners.com/The Linchpin or the Entrepreneur: https://dribbble.com/stories/2020/09/15/entrepreneur-vs-linchpin Thanks to the sponsors of this episode:Framer: https://www.framer.com/overtimeSchool of Motion: http://www.som.bz/overtimeLeave some feedback:What do you think about our new format? Please let us know in the comments below!Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with us:Meg LewisDribbble profileTwitter: @yourbuddymegInstagram: @yourbuddymegWebsiteInterested in sponsoring this rad podcast?Email overtime@gmail.com
This week on Overtime... is your brand actually a bland? It might be! Plus, we talk about how to stretch those (socially awkward) muscles during the pandemic. Last but not least, I'm sharing an important lesson I've learned from teaching new designers: Design takes a heck of a lot more time than you think it does—and that's okay. [00:10] Host Meg Lewis introduces the episode[01:56] Bloomberg: Welcome to Your Bland New World (https://tinyurl.com/y2zvn2bh) [13:45] New York Times: We’re All Socially Awkward Now (https://tinyurl.com/y3t2qb7q) [18:52] Design takes timeThanks to the sponsors of this episode:Framer: https://www.framer.com/overtimeBannersnack: https://www.bannersnack.com/overtime.htmlLeave some feedback:What do you think about our new format? Please let us know in the comments below!Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with us: Meg LewisDribbble profileTwitter: @yourbuddymegInstagram: @yourbuddymegWebsiteInterested in sponsoring this rad podcast? Email overtime@gmail.com
This week on Overtime, the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics logo is revealed, and you won’t believe who designed it… we're digging into why it’s so controversial. Plus, get the inside scoop on a new productivity service that’s supposed to be “an extension of your mind”. Last but not least, illustrator Kirk Wallace drops by to talk about how unique and varied inspiration sources can actually lead to more interesting work! [00:10] Host Meg Lewis introduces the episode[01:50] L.A. Times: Athletes, Artists, and Celebrities Create Unique Logos for the 2028 Olympics (https://tinyurl.com/y5vkvken) [08:318] Meg reviews My Mind (https://tinyurl.com/y4g7m88f) [13:00] Meg talks to Kirk Wallace about using varied inspiration to create more interesting workLinks mentioned in this episode: Taika Waititi Ted Talk: https://tinyurl.com/y6b7xy6hThanks to the sponsors of this episode:Framer: https://www.framer.com/overtimeLeave some feedback:What do you think about our new format? Please let us know in the comments below!Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with us: Meg LewisDribbble profileTwitter: @yourbuddymegInstagram: @yourbuddymegWebsiteKirk WallaceDribbble profileTwitter: @bonehausincInstagram: @bonehausWebsiteInterested in sponsoring this rad podcast? Email overtime@gmail.com
This week, we're giving you the inside scoop on a luxurious new company rebrand designed by prestigious design firm, Pentagram. Then, what is Auto-Tune Typography? Learn all about the typographic trend you’ve been seeing all over the internet. Plus, what the heck is going on with Instagram? We dig into the different ways to engage your audience amidst the many changes in social media trends.Pentagram for Rolls-RoyceCreative Pep Talk with Andy J. Pizza Links mentioned in this episode:Creative Pep Talk with Andy J. Pizza: https://www.creativepeptalk.com/Pentagram for Rolls-Royce: https://www.pentagram.com/work/rolls-royce-2/story Thanks to the sponsors of this episode:Framer: https://www.framer.com/overtimeBannersnack: https://www.bannersnack.com/overtime.htmlLeave some feedback:What do you think about our new format? Please let us know in the comments below!Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with us:Meg LewisDribbble profileTwitter: @yourbuddymegInstagram: @yourbuddymegWebsiteInterested in sponsoring this rad podcast?Email overtime@gmail.com
This week on Overtime, where is everyone moving to because of COVID? We're digging into the most popular destinations people are relocating to, and why. Plus, we explore how social distancing has affected upcoming fashion trends and the way we dress. Last but not least, how to have a party with yourself! We share advice for spending time with yourself in an encouraging and exciting way. [00:09] Host Meg Lewis introduces the episode[01:44] Where are people moving to and from? (https://www.transplant.to/)[07:31] Fast Company: Who’s Wearing Vinyl Pants in Quarantine? How the Pandemic Could Kill Fashion Trends for Good (https://tinyurl.com/y4ztoz9a)[12:59] A party for one can still be fun: how to better spend time with yourselfLinks mentioned in this episode:Pop-Tarts: https://tinyurl.com/yxopstgmShawna X: https://shawna-x.com/Thanks to the sponsors of this episode:Framer: Framer.com/OvertimeLeave some feedback:What do you think about our new format? Please let us know in the comments below!Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with us:Meg LewisDribbble profileTwitter: @yourbuddymegInstagram: @yourbuddymegWebsiteInterested in sponsoring this rad podcast?Email overtime@gmail.com
Today we're discussing why nuanced thinking is important in design and how to eliminate binary thoughts from your head. Plus, why telling you to study and emulate what successful people do is probably not the most helpful advice. Then, learn how to take creative control amidst the chaos of 2020.  [00:10] Host Meg Lewis introduces the episode[02:17] Amalia Nicholson: Critique is Care (https://tinyurl.com/yycearpn) [09:57] Avoid emulating success stories and watering down your own skills[17:36] How to take control of your creative future in spite of 2020’s challengesLinks mentioned in this episode: Amalia Nicholosn on Instagram: https://tinyurl.com/y5gkwedcAmalia Nicholson on Twitter: https://tinyurl.com/y465cs2nAnthony Burrill “Work Hard and Be Nice:” https://tinyurl.com/y3kj6qx6Knowable: knowable.fyi (Promo Code: Meg-Lewis)Thanks to the sponsors of this episode:Framer: Framer.com/Overtime Leave some feedback:What do you think about our new format? Please let us know in the comments below!Did you enjoy this episode? If so, please leave a short review. Connect with us: Meg LewisDribbble profileTwitter: @yourbuddymegInstagram: @yourbuddymegWebsiteInterested in sponsoring this rad podcast? Email overtime@gmail.com
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Joseph Jumbam

this is the best design podcast ever

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