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Muse Margins

Muse Margins

By Muse Margins
A Podcast for aspiring creatives
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Season 2 - Episode 5 - Interview with Zulke from ZKdesigners
We chat with Zulke about the wonderful world of textiles and branding.  This talented lady shares some amazing tips and experiences. 
March 19, 2021
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Regrets
In this episode, we discuss our biggest regrets in our career and in business.  We chat about the highs and lows of being a creative in this day and age and the lessons we have learnt along the way. 
March 5, 2021
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Funny Stories about our clients
We share some weird and wonderful stories that happened in our work. A funny collection of priceless moments! 
February 26, 2021
Season 2 - Episode 2 - How a design career and role evolves over the years
We discuss how both out design roles have evolved over the years and our unique journeys that made us who we are today. 
February 5, 2021
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Lockdown lessons, a new season and 2021 plans!
A brand new season for a brand new year. We discuss our lockdown experiences, lessons learnt and plans for 2021!
January 15, 2021
Episode 6: Instagram Tips & Tricks - an interview with Nadine Park, founder of Hope Gathers Design Studio
In the second part of our featured interview with Nadine from Hope Gathers Design Studio, she shares some amazing Instagram tips with us, to help build a successful brand & business online.   We were lucky enough to record a few episodes before the lockdown in SA.  Let us know how this is affecting your business.  We hope these tips will help you during this time to find new ways to promote your business online.  
April 9, 2020
Episode 5: Finding the balance whilst working from home - an interview with Nadine Park, founder of Hope Gathers Design Studio
It's definitely a strange and uncertain time in our world.  Just before the lockdown here in SA, we were lucky enough to have been able to get together to record a few more episodes.  In this episode, we chatted with Nadine, from Hope Gathers Design studio.  She shares with us how she manages work-life balance in her life, running a successful business and household.  We also discuss how the COVID 19 virus is starting to affect small businesses and some things we can do to keep our businesses surviving through this crisis. Our thoughts are with everyone during this time - stay safe! 
March 31, 2020
Episode 4: Time Management
Where do you find the time to do what you do? A question that most busy creatives always get asked.  Quite simply, we make time! A successful business or side-hustle requires excellent time management, planning and knowing when to take a break.  In this episode, we discuss our process to manage our time running multiple businesses, and also how to balance your time between your day job and side projects.  We also give some great suggestions for apps you can use to make managing your time easier (and maybe even fun!) How do you manage your time? or what do you need to find more time for? Pop us a message and let us know (if you have some time) Cheers for now x
March 13, 2020
Episode 3: How to get your new business off the ground?
Welcome to our 3rd episode! We are excited to welcome our first guest on the show, Kirsten. Yay!  In this episode, we chat with her about how to get a new business off the ground. Based on our own experiences, we give some practical tips on simple things you can do to start.  We also offer Kirsten some advice on her own personal journey, as she aspires to start her own successful business while being at home with her baby.  Tomorrow is a leap year, and its the perfect opportunity for you to take that LEAP in getting your own business going.  We want to hear about your ideas for starting a new business and are happy to help you take that next step to make it a reality. 
February 28, 2020
Episode 2: How to fall in love with your business or side hustle?
In our second episode, in the spirit of Valentines day - we chat about or "labour of love", and also give some tips about how to fall back in love with your business or side hustle again!  We want to hear from you, our listeners, about what YOUR labour of love is, or what awesome projects you have been working on, so we can share them with our audience!  Please also subscribe to us on Anchor, Spotify & Youtube for new episodes, and follow us on Instagram @muse_margins
February 14, 2020
Episode 1: Welcome & what is this Podcast about?
Welcome to the first episode of "Muse Margins"  We are your hosts, Niki & Lisa, two professional designers & photographers from Cape Town, South Africa With this podcast, we aim to motivate and share our knowledge, we want to be your muse and a space for you to grow creatively!  In the first episode, we introduce ourselves and chat about how the name "Muse Margins" came about. We also discuss our personal & business goals for 2020, and what content we plan to create for our podcast.   Thank you so much for listening to our Pilot episode. If you have any requests for what content you would like us to create let us know! Please also subscribe to us on Anchor, Spotify & Youtube for new episodes, and follow us on Instagram @muse_margins
February 1, 2020