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Design is for Everyone

Design is for Everyone

By Bruno Figueiredo
Now that the technology is accessible, knowledge is shared openly, and communities thrive under digital spaces, it's a truly special moment for design to outgrow its origins and become a tool for all, and not only the few.

It's time to let design be part of the wider conversation.
Let's talk about #opendesign, shall we?
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Peter Donahue - About Color and How We See the World
Check out the full episode transcript on dife-site.webflow.io The Design is for Everyone podcast is a project that intends to explore how people perceive design and all the components surrounding it. In this episode, we're chatting with Peter Donahue, also known as color.nerd on TikTok. An arts teacher by day, content creator in his free time, Peter has embraced the world of color theory and wants to make it more understandable and correct for everyone starting from a young age.
53:09
July 05, 2022
Miguel Cardona - What's up with Design Education
Check out the full episode transcript on dife-site.webflow.io The Design is for Everyone podcast is a project that intends to explore how design can become a tool for change, and how sharing knowledge could leverage that change. In this episode we’re talking with Miguel Cardona, also known as Miggi. Miguel is a design educator at heart, with a long history of trying to bring the future of design into classrooms. Nowadays he’s a designer advocate at Figma where he pushes for everyone to have access to the design tools educators want, and students need.
01:05:56
February 15, 2022
Antimo Farid - Design for Non-Designers
Check out the full episode transcript on dife-site.webflow.io The Design is for Everyone podcast is a project that intends to explore the reach of design as a language for everyone, not just the professional elite of pro designers.  In this episode, we're talking with Antimo Farid. Trained in a comic book school, started early as a designer, but was taken off a design career through life's path. Antimo found in design a language for everyone to communicate better, and he's made it his purpose to share that vision and that knowledge with have everyone ready to listen, or to read his book. 
45:03
February 02, 2022
Xavier Martins - To Stop Being a Designer
Check out the full episode transcript on dife-site.webflow.io The Design is for Everyone podcast is a project that intends to explore what it means for design to be a tool for all, and how that can apply to our daily lives, making the world a better place. In this episode, we meet with Xavier Martins. A designer turned project manager, Xavier tells us a bit about his journey into the world of design and the transition out but also focuses a lot on how learning the craft affected the way he interacts with the world.
45:59
February 02, 2022
Ahmad ”Akee” Kazi - Becoming a Designer
Check out the full episode transcript on dife-site.webflow.io The Design is for Everyone podcast is a project that intends to explore what it means to be a designer, and how the role of design has evolved in the global context. This time, we're speaking with Akee, a data analyst turned designer about entering the design industry. He brings us a unique perspective on what it meant for him to be welcome to design and takes us through his path from the moment he figured out design was a future to pursue.
51:17
January 18, 2022
Catarina Marques - The Gender Gap
Check out the full episode transcript on dife-site.webflow.io The Design is for Everyone podcast is a project that every week explores the many sides of design, and discusses the role of democratization of the practice in a global context, and where today, we'll be talking with Catarina Marques. Catarina is a graphic designer by training, that has made her career in the world of creativity. Recently, she joined Offf Academy with her project Mind the Gap, a visual exploration of the many gaps that women deal with in the creative industries, and how that affects entire generations of talent yet to join the design and creative markets.
44:35
November 15, 2021
Felix Lee - The Value of Mentoring
Check out the full episode transcript on dife-site.webflow.io The Design is for Everyone podcast is a project that every week discusses the role of design in a global context, and how it could become a tool for all, not just the few.  In this episode, our guest is one of the co-founders of ADPList Felix Lee. Felix is an engineering student turned designer, that saw that the world needed a better way to help others learn. And so it created a platform for mentoring used by thousands every day.
39:41
November 01, 2021
Grace Ling - Entering the World of Design
Check out the full episode transcript on dife-site.webflow.io Design is for Everyone podcast is A show that journeys through the layers of what design is, and what design can be. Made for and with people from all around the globe. In this episode we will be chatting with the founder of Design Buddies, Grace Ling.  Grace is a young overachiever, with a very diverse background that drover into design as a job and communities as a passion. We'll be talking about her path and learning how a bioengineering undergrad turns into a game designer/founder at the age of 24, and all the work that she's been doing for the young designers' community.
57:01
October 23, 2021
Jordan Singer - Building Design Tools
Check out the full episode transcript on dife-site.webflow.io Design is for Everyone is a show where we talk about the role of design in the modern world, with guests from all around the globe, and where today we'll be learning all about Jordan Singer and his incredible design tools. Although being a product designer, Jordan is known for his intersections between design, code, and most recently, artificial intelligence. He's a maker, that started from a very young age to learn as much as he could about how the web is built. And now he's helping to build the next chapter of what design is.
56:37
October 12, 2021
Matt McGillvray - Design's Role in Climate Change
Check out the full episode transcript on dife-site.webflow.io Welcome to the first-ever Design is for Everyone episode. A show where we talk about all the sides of design with guests from all around the globe, and where today we'll be sharing a moment with Matt McGillvray. Matt is a graphic designer by training with a soft spot for books, journaling, and looking for the bigger picture. That last one is what led him down the intersection of design and climate change, the main topic for the episode. Hope you enjoy the conversation as much as I did and learned with all the great references Matt just keeps bringing up. Music: A Difficult Subject by The Insider
01:02:17
October 05, 2021
Welcome to DifE
What would you say if I told you design is for everyone? Now that technology is accessible, knowledge is shared openly and communities thrive under digital spaces, it is a truly special moment for design to outgrow its origins and become a tool for all, not only the few. It's time to let design be part of the wider conversation and this project intends to help with just that.  Hi, my name is Bruno and I'll be your host in this journey that welcomes you into the age of design democratization. In this show, we'll be meeting designers, enthusiasts, creatives, coders, and much more. Each guest will bring a specific topic to the conversation, but they will all help us understand the role of design in the extended global context and all the places it fits. Join me every week as we deep dive into this new age. So let's talk about #opendesign. Shall we? Music: A Difficult Subject by The Insider
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September 23, 2021