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 he
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
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 s
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
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 Ke
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
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 desi
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 g
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 f
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
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 t
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.
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
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
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, figu
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 de
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 exten
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.
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
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 ho
This week on Overtime, we have a very special co-host joining us—Art Director, Designer, and Letterer Adé Hogue! Adé and Meg discuss the new Bojangles’ logo, a Tesla engineer redesigning a chocolate chip, and how to stay productive and hyper-fo
This week on Overtime, the U.S gets a new independent military branch and debuts a new logo that designers hate! Plus, we dig into Toyota's most recent (and very subtle) rebrand. Then, Rebecca Brooker and John Hanawalt from Queer Design Club st
Hey, you! Quit comparing! This week on Overtime, learn how to boost your creative confidence, and start embracing the unique skills you do (and don’t have). But first... Are people under age 30 killing email, or are they just using the internet
This week on Overtime, Meg investigates Clubhouse and the latest cake videos all over the internet. Plus, learn what Harvard design grad students are doing to fight for racial justice. Then... has this year been a total waste? Are you 100% fail
This week on Overtime—Are you feeling trapped? Is your company now remote forever? Meg walks you through an exercise to help you decide which city to move to next. Plus, we read your hilarious responses to the question, “How would you explain t
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