The Overtime Podcast —
hosted by Meg Lewis

Dribbble’s official podcast goes behind the
shots of your favorite designers

A little bit about Meg Lewis

I use my skills as a designer and my love for comedy to make the world a happier place through design, books, talks, writing, spaces, podcasts, workshops, and videos!

I’ve been a freelance brand designer for over 10 years! I specialize in clean, bright, personable design and creating brands that the world loves.

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Latest Episode

Overtime: The Power of Play

Episode 109

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, Meg talks about the pros and cons of being a niche vs. generalist designer, to help you figure out which is right for you. Plus, get inspired to make time to create just for the simple joy of it. We’re talking about how creative play can unearth some of your most meaningful work yet. Let’s go!

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Past episodes

  • Overtime: What Lizzo Can Teach Us About Design

    Episode 102

    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 one!

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  • Overtime: Design Has Power

    Episode 101

    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’re unpacking why! Then, let’s take a look at how 2020 is making us more pragmatic through sustainable purchases in tech and fashion.

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  • Overtime: Survival of the Fittest Design Trends

    Episode 100

    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!

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  • Overtime: Design Like A Kid

    Episode 99

    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 go!

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  • Overtime: Smucker Up & Start A Podcast

    Episode 98

    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.

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  • Overtime: The Truth About Freelancing

    Episode 97

    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. But first, what the heck is a “micro-cafe”? Get the inside scoop on the latest pandemic-friendly coffee shops. Plus, get inspired to support, celebrate, and lift up the makers of the world. Let’s go!

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