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: Searching for Inspiration

    Episode 96

    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 many obstacles.

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  • Overtime: Our New Fake Reality

    Episode 95

    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 & cons! Then, figure out what type of designer you’re meant to become—a linchpin or an entrepreneur? Last but not least, learn some useful strategies to help you successfully market yourself as a creative and land more of the work you love.

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  • Overtime: Great Design Takes Time

    Episode 94

    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!

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  • Overtime: When Non-Designers Design Stuff

    Episode 93

    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 dig 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. Thanks to Framer for sponsoring this episode!

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  • Overtime: A Logo Drenched in Class

    Episode 92

    A Logo Drenched In Class

    This week on Overtime, get the inside scoop on the extra fancy new Rolls-Royce rebrand designed by the folks at Pentagram! Plus, what is Auto-Tune Typography? Learn all about the typographic trend you’ve been seeing all over the internet. Then, 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.

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  • Overtime: A Party for One Can Still Be Fun

    Episode 91

    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 way. Thanks to Framer for sponsoring this episode!

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