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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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Design Like A Kid

Design Like A Kid

2020-10-2126:321

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
This week on Overtime, we have a very special co-host joining us—Art Director, Designer, and Letterer Adé Hogue! Adé and Meg discuss the new Bojangles’ logo, a Tesla engineer redesigning a chocolate chip, and how to stay productive and hyper-focused during these crazy times. [00:09] Host Meg Lewis introduces the episode[01:22] Ad Age: Bojangles Revs Up Its Brand with the Help of Dale Earnhardt Jr. and a New Logo (https://tinyurl.com/y52hdnrp)[10:00] Nerdist: Tesla Engineer Designed Geometric Chocolate Chips (https://tinyurl.com/y2pn5g9x)[13:39] How to stay hyper-focused and productiveThanks to the sponsors of this episode:Framer: Framer.com/OvertimeBannersnack: 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: @yourbuddymegWebsiteAdé HogueDribbble ProfileTwitter: @adehogueInstagram: @adehogueWebsiteInterested in sponsoring this rad podcast?Email overtime@gmail.com
New Logo, Who Dis?

New Logo, Who Dis?

2020-08-0530:06

This week on Overtime, the U.S gets a new independent military branch and debuts a new logo that designers hate! Plus, we dig into Toyota's most recent (and very subtle) rebrand. Then, Rebecca Brooker and John Hanawalt from Queer Design Club stop by to chat about their  LGBTQ+ design community and share some shocking facts from their recent Queer Design Count survey. [00:09] Host Meg Lewis introduces the episode[02:02] Fast Company: Jokes Aside, Is the New Space Force Logo Any Good? 5 Designers Weigh In (https://tinyurl.com/y26pp72d)[07:59] It’s Nice That: Toyota Goes 2D And Drops Wordmark In Rebrand by The&Partnership (https://tinyurl.com/y35xnvqo)[12:30] How to improve your self-confidence and stop comparing yourself to othersLinks mentioned in this episode:Queerdesign.clubQueerdesign.club/countBlackswho.designLatinxswhodesign.comTechqueria.orgWomenwho.designDesigncensus.orgThanks to the sponsors of this episode:FramerLeave 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: @yourbuddymegWebsiteRebecca BrookerTwitter: @beckybrookerWebsiteJohn HanawaltTwitter: @H4N4W4LTInstagram: @johnheartspicsWebsiteInterested in sponsoring this rad podcast?Email overtime@gmail.com
Nothing Compares 2 U

Nothing Compares 2 U

2020-07-2922:071

Hey, you! Quit comparing! This week on Overtime, learn how to boost your creative confidence, and start embracing the unique skills you do (and don’t have). But first... Are people under age 30 killing email, or are they just using the internet differently? We also discuss an interesting concept shop that's changing the future of retail. Tune in now![00:10] Host Meg Lewis introduces the episode[01:54] Fast Company: If the New Age of Remote Work, People Under 30 May Finally Kill Email (https://tinyurl.com/y685qfum) [05:40] Yowie Is Revamping Their Product Shop and Funding It on IFundWomen (https://tinyurl.com/y4y29rlg) [11:33] How to improve your self-confidence and stop comparing yourself to othersLinks mentioned in this episode: Yowie’s IFundWomen page: https://ifundwomen.com/projects/future-yowieYowie’s shop: https://www.shopyowie.com/Thanks to the sponsors of this episode:Dribbble Pro: www.dribbble.com/proLeave 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, Meg investigates Clubhouse and the latest cake videos all over the internet. Plus, learn what Harvard design grad students are doing to fight for racial justice. Then... has this year been a total waste? Are you 100% failing at life along with the rest of the world? Meg shares her tried-and-true technique for turning canceled or postponed opportunities into new and better ones.[00:10] Host Meg Lewis introduces the episode[01:07] Meg tries the beta for Clubhouse[04:49] Meg takes on Twitter’s cake memes[07:01] Design Yard Sale: Harvard grad students create non-profit to help fight racism (designyardsale.org)[11:08] How to turn cancelled and postponed opportunities into lemonadeLinks mentioned in this episode:Clubhouse: www.joinclubhouse.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—Are you feeling trapped? Is your company now remote forever? Meg walks you through an exercise to help you decide which city to move to next. Plus, we read your hilarious responses to the question, “How would you explain the job of a graphic designer to a five-year-old?” Then co-founder of Foundation—a new crypto meets creative marketplace—Matthew Vernon stops by to explain how creatives can start earning money using the platform.[00:10] Host Meg Lewis introduces the episode[02:16] How to choose where to live[09:48] Dribbble: 10 Ways to Explain the Job of a Graphic Designer to a Five-Year-Old (https://tinyurl.com/yclrs4so) [12:40] Meg talks to Matthew Vernon about FoundationLinks mentioned in this episode: Withfoundation.com Thanks to the sponsors of this episode:Basecamp.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: Matthew VernonDribbble profileTwitter: @dApp_boiWebsiteMeg LewisDribbble profileTwitter: @yourbuddymegInstagram: @yourbuddymegWebsiteInterested in sponsoring this rad podcast? Email overtime@gmail.com
This week on Overtime, Meg is shocked by the new TGI Fridays’ rebrand and tries to figure out why the heck they dropped the TGI. Then, we take a trip down memory lane and look back at Milton Glaser’s iconic graphic design career (and his mother’s incredible spaghetti recipe)! Plus, Interior and Lifestyle Designer Ashley Ochiagha stops by to chat about personal style, space design, and support systems! Links mentioned in this episode:TGI Fridays' brand redesignMilton Glaser’s Very Special Family Spaghetti RecipeFull Time YouFMYH.coThanks to the sponsors of this episode:Basecamp.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: Ashley OchiaghaInstagram: @fancy___ashleyWebsiteMeg LewisDribbble profileTwitter: @yourbuddymegInstagram: @yourbuddymegWebsiteInterested in sponsoring this rad podcast? Email overtime@gmail.com
This week on Overtime, we break down a new, unconventional design trend for political campaigns that has everybody wanting to do the same thing. Plus, Meg tries to uncover the mysterious 👁️️👄👁️ , and 3D artist Noah Camp stops by to chat about overcoming imposter syndrome and the power of leaning on support to find your way as a creative. [00:10] Host Meg Lewis introduces the episode[01:46] Fast Company: AOC’s Brand Was Groundbreaking. Now It’s Inspiring Copycats Around the World (https://tinyurl.com/y89zufrl)[11:10] What 👁️️ 👄 👁️means: (https://tinyurl.com/y78adkoe)[18:19] Meg talks to Noah Camp about imposter syndrome and finding your way as a creativeLinks mentioned in this episode:noahcampdesign.com/coachingThanks to the sponsors of this episode:Basecamp.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:Noah CampDribbble profileTwitter: @noahcampdesignInstagram: @noahcampdesignWebsiteMeg LewisDribbble profileTwitter: @yourbuddymegInstagram: @yourbuddymegWebsiteInterested in sponsoring this rad podcast?Email overtime@gmail.com
Design The New Normal

Design The New Normal

2020-06-2426:422

This week on Overtime, we talk about assessing your design thinking to stop perpetuating heteronormativity! Plus, a new digital product that is reinventing the way we use email. Last but not least, the organizers of “Where are the Black Designers” Mitzi Okou and Garrett Albury stop by to chat about their upcoming event, and what folks can expect. [00:10] Host Meg Lewis introduces the episode[01:46] Combatting Compulsory Heterosexuality[11:27] Hey.com: Hey tries to create a new system for email[19:10] Meg talks to organizers Mitzi Okou and Garrett Albury about their upcoming event, “Where Are the Black Designers?”Links mentioned in this episode:https://wherearetheblackdesigners.com/Where Are the Black Designers on InstagramEmail wherearetheblackdesigners@gmail.comPexels: https://www.pexels.com/Adrienne Rich: Compulsory Heterosexuality in Lesbian Existence: https://tinyurl.com/y8u6ckosCompulsory Heterosexuality | Hannah Winton: https://tinyurl.com/ya7hwu3tThanks to the sponsors of this episode:Basecamp.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:Mitzi OkouDribbble profileInstagram: @ok_mitzWebsiteGarrett AlburyDribbble profileTwitter: @alburyNYCInstagram: @alburyNYCWebsiteMeg LewisDribbble profileTwitter: @yourbuddymegInstagram: @yourbuddymegWebsiteInterested in sponsoring this rad podcast?Email overtime@gmail.com
This week on Overtime, we unpack what it means to decolonize our design thinking and question the rules we've been taught. Plus, brands design apologies that all look... the same? Finally, Meg talks about how to stop lifting up the same people over and over again, and start lifting up some new voices for a change. [00:09] Host Meg Lewis introduces the episode[06:00] Walker Art: Clara Balaguer on Design, Decolonization, and Trolling Duterte (https://tinyurl.com/yakrkno4)[08:49] Fast Company: Brands keep apologizing for racism. Why do all their posts look the same? (https://tinyurl.com/y9tl5hql)[13:17] How to expand your friend group and start lifting up new voices Links mentioned in this episode:Bobby C. Martin’s Black Lives Matter shirt: https://getmerchaid.com/shop/allThanks to the sponsors of this episode:Basecamp.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, we discuss whether remote work is the new normal after more companies announce permanent work-from-home policies. Then, Meg helps us embrace all the ways we've changed as a result of the ongoing pandemic. Last but not least, Meg tackles feelings of impostor syndrome and encourages us to redefine those pre-determined labels of what it means to be a designer. [00:09] Introducing the Episode with Meg Lewis[01:53] Bloomberg: Shopify Is Joining Twitter in Permanent Work-From-Home Shift  (https://tinyurl.com/y9z5xtap) [09:03] Embracing the ways we’ve changed during the coronavirus pandemic[16:08] How to overcome imposter syndrome, and create your own label[28:41] Meg answers a listener’s call about how to explain being a designer to a kindergartenerThanks to the sponsors of this episode:Dribbble.com/ProLeave 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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