Categories
Uncategorized

E031 Mental Health for Creatives – Part 2

In this episode, we talk about how we relate to ourselves as creatives, how our attitudes affect our mental well-being, and learn about the mindsets and habits that can help us find balance. Listen here We discuss the need for finding our identity beyond the work that we do, though the two are often intertwined. […]

Advertisement

Categories
Uncategorized

E031 Mental Health for Creatives – Part 1

In this episode, we talk about the external factors that affect our mental health as creatives, and learn about the mindsets and habits that can help us find balance. Listen here: We reflect upon the ways in which in the events this past year (2020) has challenged us and explore ways to feel more in […]

Categories
Uncategorized

E030 Fabrics of Culture with Aditi Jain – Part 2

In this episode, we speak to Textile Designer Aditi Jain. Listen here: Aditi shares about her experience of working with textile producer groups remotely during the Covid-19 pandemic and marvels at the resilience of Indian craft. She shares her thoughts on the merits of unconventional fibers and manmade textiles, and also the issue of over-consumption. […]

Categories
Uncategorized

E026 License to Create with Manojna Yeluri – Part 2

In part 2 of our conversation with Manojna Yeluri – Lawyer and Founder of Artistik License, we continue talking through the legalities of being artists and designers. We talk about the ways she has used social media to make the law approachable and easy to understand and apply for creatives.  She talks about entitlement in […]

Categories
Uncategorized

E025 Stories of Visual Culture with Ragini Siruguri – Part 2

In Part 2 of our chat with Ragini Siruguri, Visual Communication Designer at Tara Books, we talk about her love for colours, her photography and visual inspiration. Ragini shares her approach in her graphic design projects and how local context helps us design better. We discuss the state of Design Education today and Ragini tells […]

Categories
Uncategorized

E015 Design for Learning with Mydhili B

In this episode, we chat with Mydhili B, founder of YoungCurrent, a news platform for children, about the challenges and joys of designing for children. Mydhili talks about her journey from a psychology major to an edtech entrepreneur and what caused the shift. She tells us about her interesting work with the  Harvard  Graduate School […]

Categories
Uncategorized

Episode 11 – Design and #lifegoals

Manoj Chenthamarakshan, a designer turned life-coach, talks about how our state of mind can affect our work. Listen in: References: We talk about old-school self-help books – 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey and The Chicken Soup for the Soul series. Sushi talks about Design the Life You Love by Ayse Birsel […]

Categories
Uncategorized

Episode 10 – Design and Spaces

Design duo Adrita Das and Karan Worah talk about how all kinds of spaces impact design work. Listen in:   References Adrita’s work can be found on Behance and her Facebook page. She is also on Instagram. Upside Down Room Project: Karan’s work can be found on Behance and Instagram. His Diploma Project in Kutch […]

Categories
Uncategorized

Episode 9 – Process Prowess

In this episode we talk about using an open-minded approach to the design process. Listen in: https://radiopublic.com/designlota-podcast-85nB5o/ep/s1!9afb2c62d5d0a3ec456d93fa71a6d693d9f5909f References: This episode was inspired by this original article by Carissa Carter Here is a blog dedicated to various versions of design process. You can also find the 5 hexagon method here. Angie mentions pulling a Philippe Starck. Head […]

Categories
Uncategorized

Episode 7 – Type and History

Type Designer and Diver Vaishnavi Murthy talks about how to keep ancient scripts alive and relevant.  Listen in:  References: Angie mentions Typo day where she came across EkType Foundry. Vaishnavi was trained in manuscript restoration at INTACH Bangalore and Odisha by experts from the National Mission for Manuscripts, India. Vaishnavi is on Twitter. Some pictures […]