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2 Ticas in Design

2 Ticas in Design

By Sara Obando & Pamela Zuñiga
Two Costa Rican friends talking about design and how their everyday life, work, and leisure are impacted by it.
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Episode 18 – Creative Process

2 Ticas in Design

Episode 18 – Creative Process
Pam and Sara are in the same room today! And they talk about creative processes, and how important it is to get to know yourself to figure them out. ***** Pam's recommendation: Artist Julia Buckwalter on Instagram: ***** Find us online:
November 19, 2021
17 – Overcoming Creative Blocks
Pam and Sara talk about the dreading creative blocks, their experience with them, and what helps them overcome them. With this episode we are starting a short series around creativity. ***** Pam's recommendation: The movie The Tomorrow War, available on Amazon Prime. ***** Find us online:
October 11, 2021
16 – Independence
As they celebrate Costa Rica's Independence Day, Pam and Sara think about what independence means for them, their work, and their lifestyle. ***** Sara's recommendation:  The Online Business Playground Summit – ***** Find us online:
September 20, 2021
15 – 2 Ticas in Roshar [Fan Fun Design]
Pam and Sara dive into their Knight Radiant orders, based on Brandon Sanderson's Stormlight Archive book series. They relate the order characteristics to how it applies to their lives and work. ***** Pam's recommendation: The book Find Your Artistic Voice: The Essential Guide to Working Your Creative Magic, by Lisa Congdon ***** Find us online:
September 06, 2021
14 – Start them Young
After our mid-season break, we're excited to bring you our first podcast guests, mini-Ticas in Design, Eva and Megan. Join us to see what our next generation of creatives has in store. Recommendation: From Latin America to the World Event –
August 25, 2021
13 – Community Over Competition
Pam and Sara talk about what Community Over Competition means for them, and give advice on how to create a community with people that work in similar fields to your own.  
July 02, 2021
12 – Community & Support Systems
Pam and Sara talk about their experience with support systems, and how much having a community has helped them. They also share advice on how to start finding people for your support system.  
July 02, 2021
11 – Pura Vida
Pam and Sara talk about Costa Rica, and how being Costa Rican fits into their identity as designers, and as people doing business in a global community.  
June 04, 2021
10 – Don't Be Afraid to Succeed
Pam and Sara talk about Fear of Success, how real self care can help your mindset, and recommendations to help you prevent mental health problems and negative mindsets from taking over your mind.
May 21, 2021
09 – Mindset Matters
Pam and Sara talk about Fear of Failure, and how it can impact our business and lives. We also talk about the importance of mindset and mental health, and ideas to help you overcome issues with it.
May 07, 2021
08 – Mindset + Imposter Syndrome
We are going to be talking about mindset in the next few episodes, starting today with Imposter Syndrome. We are sharing our stories, how we've learned about it, and tips to learn to live with it. 
May 07, 2021
07 – 2 Ticas in Hogwarts [Fan Fun Design]
Our first ever episode on Fan Fun Design! We talk about Harry Potter, our Hogwarts Houses, how they relate to us and our jobs, and taking a career quiz if we lived in the magical Wizard World. Mentioned in the Podcast: If You Were In The "Harry Potter" Universe, Here's What Your Career Would Be Quiz: Recommendations: Attack on Titan Anime Swish & Flick Podcast
April 09, 2021
06 – Enneagram Test
Pam takes the Enneagram Test for the first time ever, and you can come along for the journey. Then we talk about how she feels about the results, how Sara has scored on the Enneagram, and how those results overlap. We used this test: And we read about the types from here: Recommendations Design Cuts Live Procreate: Krispy Kreme Covid 19 Vaccine Promotion: Life/Brand Alignment Challenge: Follow Us Instagram: Facebook:
March 26, 2021
05 - INFJs Unite
Pam and Sara talk about what it's like to be a INFJ. They are both fans of the Myers-Briggs personality types, and feel it relates to a lot of the aspects of their life and business. Recommendations: Lisa Glanz Procreate Brushset Marketing Personalities
March 12, 2021
04 - Journaling & Creativity
We continue our conversation from two weeks ago on journaling. But this time we are diving more into prompts, trackers, and other ideas on how to use journaling for your creative business.
February 26, 2021
03 - How We #BuJo
In this episode we're talking about bullet journaling, and how we use it literally or as inspiration to organize ourselves. Check out our Instagram where we'll tag some of the recommendations we made!
February 15, 2021
02 - Our Love For Stars
Episode 2 is out and in it we talk about our mutual love for stars and space, and how our passion seeps into our designs! We also share some products that have space related designs and why we love them so much. Come listen and tell us about what you think! Is there anything you love that automatically makes you love a product or design? Links we mentioned: The 100 day project IG – TedEd video "Math Behind Van Gogh's Starry Night" – Starrily's The Planets Collection –
January 29, 2021
01 - How We Ended Up Doing What We're Doing Right Now
Our first episode! Bear with us, our microphones, and our constant giggling. Sara and Pam talk about the interesting twists that have brought them together through their lives, and how they ended up as the designers they are today. From childhood dreams, to college degrees, imposter syndrome, and more, they talk about the not so glamorous (but oh, so totally worth it!) path that has led them here.
January 15, 2021