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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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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.




The Power of Play

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...


Let's Be Human Together

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! https://tinyurl.com/yycukbfvhttps://tinyurl.com/y8yvhbaahttp://www.asusproart.com/ Dribbble...


Flat Design Strikes Again

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...


The Burnout Whisperer

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...


Little Silver Linings of 2020

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...


Blobs, Bottles, & Boundaries

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...


Intention Setting To Power Design

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! https://tinyurl.com/yyleg6czhttps://www.remove.bg/https://www.patreon.com/ https://tinyurl.com/y5r89pomhttps://tinyurl.com/y2nq5eoqhttps://tinyurl.com/y4c49pq8 Dribbble...


What Lizzo Can Teach Us About Design

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...


Design Has Power

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...


Survival Of The Fittest Design Trends

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! http://collective.com/dribbble.comhttps://creativityovereverything.com/ Dribbble profileTwitterInstagramWebsiteovertime@gmail.com


Design Like A Kid

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...


Smucker Up & Start A Podcast

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...


The Truth About Freelancing

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,...


Searching For Inspiration

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. https://tinyurl.com/y3ab3txghttps://tinyurl.com/yxtpzdjxhttps://www.framer.com/overtimehttps://www.bannersnack.com/overtime.html Dribbble...


Our New Fake Reality

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...


Great Design Takes Time

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. https://tinyurl.com/y2zvn2bhhttps://tinyurl.com/y3t2qb7qhttps://www.framer.com/overtimehttps://www.bannersnack.com/overtime.html Dribbble...


When Non-Designers Design Stuff

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...


A Logo Drenched in Class

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....


A Party For One Can Still Be Fun

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...


Work Hard & Be Nuanced on the Internet

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. https://tinyurl.com/yycearpnhttps://tinyurl.com/y5gkwedchttps://tinyurl.com/y465cs2nhttps://tinyurl.com/y3kj6qx6 Dribbble profileTwitterInstagramWebsiteovertime@gmail.com