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

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

  • Episode 108

    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 it’s exactly what it sounds like. 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!

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  • Episode 107

    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.

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  • Episode 106

    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 designers, and you’ll never believe why!

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  • Episode 105

    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 go.

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  • Episode 104

    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 100%.

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  • Episode 103

    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!

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