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In each episode of the Made by Folk podcast we chat to the creatives behind exciting projects, products & ideas. If you have a project you'd like to discuss, email

In each episode of the Made by Folk podcast we chat to the creatives behind exciting projects, products & ideas. If you have a project you'd like to discuss, email


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In each episode of the Made by Folk podcast we chat to the creatives behind exciting projects, products & ideas. If you have a project you'd like to discuss, email




#40 — Super Keen diving into the finances of a design studio

An interview with Gabby Lord and Lauren Wong who founded the New York based brand strategy and design studio Super Keen. See more work from Super Keen and watch or listen to all our interviews at — Links —Year 1 Report —Website —Culturae Music by Alex Nelson Chapters 00:00 Intro 01:20 Interview start 02:38 Starting a studio together 06:41 Deciding to be transparent 12:14 Diving into the year 1 report 14:40 Setting goals and limits 20:13 Learning curve 22:53...


#16 Malika Favre on building a diverse portfolio, working with the New Yorker and dealing with copycats

MBF's Glenn chats with artist & illustrator Malika Favre from her home in Barcelona. You can see more of Malika's work on Music by Daste via Mammal Sounds -


#15 Dixon Baxi's Aporva Baxi maintaining creative spaces remotely

Brand Design Studio Dixon Baxi's co-founder Aporva Baxi talks to us about their latest digital monograph 'Be Brave V2' and about maintaining creative spaces remotely. More about Dixon Baxi - Music provided by Mammal Sounds - Music on this episode: Overload by Daste -


#14 Rob Clarke on building a reputation in logo and type design

MBFs Glenn Garriock chats to British logo and type designer Rob Clarke about having patience, fighting anxiety and building a reputation. Find out more about Rob's work at


#13 Fighting creative poverty with the Make Bank Project

In this episode MbF's Glenn Garriock talks to Tom Pigeon's Kirsty Thomas about their social project The Make Bank. Find out more on


#12 Rick Banks on starting a type foundry.

Made by Folk's Glenn Garriock chat with graphic designer Rick Banks about starting his type foundry F37. Find out more and read the full transcript on


#11 Andy Welland on balancing artistic and commercial work.

Made by Folk's Glenn Garriock talks to Andy Welland, a British artist and art director known for his vibrant, graphic collage work. He was kind enough to create our December cover image which you should definitely check out on Andy and Glenn talk about finding a balance between his artistic work and commercial work as a designer and how transitioned between the two disciplines. If you ever thought about pursuing a different creative path than you’ll love this episode.


#10 SuperHi's Rik Lomas: Teaching the creative world to code

MbF's Glenn Garriock chat's to Rik Lomas of SuperHi, an online code school, resource haven and worldwide community of 1,500+ creatives learning to code and grow professionally. Find out more about their end of the year scholarship program here — Or watch the video interview on Music by Mammal Sounds The track on this episode is by Jvly – ‘Milk&Honey’ (ft. Una Mey)


#09 Matt Rice on making Alphaputt

Made by Folk's Glenn Garriock talk to Sennep's co-founder Matt Rice about the process behind their latest game Alphaputt and how their side projects influence their client work. Alphaputt is now available for pre-order on iOS. Find out more at — For behind the scenes footage from this episode visit — Music by Golden Vessel — Supported by Mammal Sounds —


#08 Gabby Lord on freelance work/life balance

Made by Folk's Glenn Garriock talks to freelance graphic designer Gabby Lord about work/life balance, side projects, setting goals and finding the right routines. You can buy Gabby's print at — Find out more about her work at — And sign up to the excellent OMG Lord Newsletter – Music: The Other Side by CLN, represented by Mammal Sounds —


#02: Dan Gray on creating Monument Valley 2

Monument Valley is an award-winning puzzle game for iOS and Android that’s been downloaded and played more than 30 million times, has inspired countless pieces of fan art and was even played by a fictional president in House of Cards. In this second episode of our podcast I’m very happy to have a chat with Dan Gray who’s the head of Studio at ustwo Games in London about Monument Valley 2 the much awaited sequel.


#01: Jeff Sheldon on launching a successful Kickstarter product

Gather is a modular home for your essentials, thoughtfully designed to help you cut through the clutter. I’d hazard a guess that 99% of our readers work at a desk and that most those will probably be as untidy as mine. Designer Jeff Sheldon, founder of Ugmonk, felt there was a need to a more customisable and attractive solution. So he created Gather, a beautifully designed minimal organizer, a place to bring all your essentials together. His Kickstarter campaign was fully funded within...


#07 Patrick Thomas: Teaching, traveling and self-initiated work

In this episode Made by Folk's Glenn visits graphic artist Patrick Thomas at his studio in Neukölln, Berlin. We also filmed a short film in which Patrick showed us around the his incredibly studio space and we followed him around the city visiting art galleries and old haunts. You can watch it here — Music by Emerson Leif x Golden Vessel —


#06 Eike König: Work, leadership & good Karma

In this episode FFF's Glenn visits designer, artist and founder of Hort, Eike König at his apartment in Berlin. We filmed a short film in which Eike showed us around the Hort studio and we followed him around Kreuzberg for the rest of the day. You can watch it here — And you can find a full transcript of this interview and loads of images here — Music by Benji Lewis —...


#05 Dave Sedgwick: Pushing a brief

FFF's Glenn Garriock talks to British designer Dave Sedgwick of Studio DBD about his project 30x30 for FoilCo. as well as side projects, pushing a brief and working with clients. Full transcript and images to follow on Music track by Back Back Forward Punch —


#04 Frankie Ratford: The Design Kids

FFF's Glenn Garriock chats with designer Frankie Ratford about The Design Kids and her epic road trip across Australia, New Zealand, the USA and Europe. Full transcript and images on Background track by Benji Lewis


#03 Ben Pham: Branding Essential

FFF's Glenn Garriock chats with Ben Pham, creative director and co-founder of Character, on branding Andy Rubin's latest startup Essential.. Full transcript and images on