20 Best Designers Podcasts of 2021

3 years ago

Are you wanting to learn more about designers ? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best designers podcasts of 2021.

We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.

We are always keen to hear your feedback, if we have missed a podcast, tweet us @MagazineWelp and we will check it out!

Best Designers Podcasts 2021

With thanks to ListenNotes, Crunchbase, SemRush and Ahrefs for providing the data to create and rank these podcasts.

Disneyland For Designers

  • Publisher: AID Network
  • Total Episodes: 63

Let’s take a deep dive on the design, history and tips n tricks of Disneyland. Follow along with Disneyland super fans Mark Brickey & Jerrod Marayuma as they explore the most perfect parts of Walt’s creation. New Episodes Monthly

The Quickie – Interviews for Graphic Designers

  • Publisher: Dave Hopkins
  • Total Episodes: 283

The Quickie Podcast for Graphic Designers is a damn good show where host Dave Hopkins interviews talented Graphic Designers, Illustrators, and Creative Directors, quickly – usually 30 minutes or less. Hear from freelancers to creatives at world-renown businesses and agencies, about their wins, their fails, lessons learned, what inspires them, and the story about how they even got there. Subscribe to be entertained and inspired by each guest’s unique journey. Plus who doesn’t love a good quickie?! Go on, get in there.

Motion Hatch: Helping Motion Designers Do Better Business

  • Publisher: Hayley Akins
  • Total Episodes: 87

Motion Hatch is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by veteran motion designer Hayley Akins, discussing the business side of animation and motion design that so many creatives struggle with. Offering quality practical advice and insight for freelance, full-time or aspiring animators, illustrators and motion designers, hear from a wide range of voices within the industry, including how leading animators started out, tips on managing your business and career advice. For more info on how to take control of your motion graphics career and to join our community of amazing, talented designers, head over to http://motionhatch.com.

Designers Getting Coffee

  • Publisher: Lesley Myrick & Kate Bendewald
  • Total Episodes: 52

Real-talk about running your interior design business with head and heart.

Home Stagers and Designers on Fire

  • Publisher: Marianne Cherico
  • Total Episodes: 56

Are you a Home Stager or Designer who wants to attract more ideal clients, up level your business, make more money and still have a smokin’ hot life? If so, this podcast is for you! Hosted by best selling author, coach and speaker Marianne Cherico , this is a place where top leaders share best practices for creating a life and business by design-one that sets your soul on fire.

Indie Board Game Designers

  • Publisher: Patrick Rauland
  • Total Episodes: 163

Learn from independent board game designers how they got where they did and what they learned along the way.

Dungeon Designers Guild

  • Publisher: DDGPod
  • Total Episodes: 6

The stories behind the tabletop roleplaying games we have loved for years and the games we would love to play

Passive Income for Designers

  • Publisher: Dustin Lee
  • Total Episodes: 17

Learn how to create a passive income for your design business so you can reclaim your creative and financial freedom. Passive Income for Designers will teach you how to uncover profitable passive income business ideas, create irresistible products and reach your ideal audience that can’t wait to buy what you release. Passive Income for Designer’s is hosted by Dustin Lee, owner of RetroSupply, an online marketplace that provided digital design resources for Photoshop and Illustrator.

#IDIODC Instructional Designers In Offices Drinking Coffee

  • Publisher: Brent Schlenker and Chris Van Wingerden
  • Total Episodes: 146

#IDIODC is an eLearning podcast brought to you by Brent Schlenker and Chris Van Wingerden from the dominKnow team. Recorded completely live and candid, the two talk weekly about L&D, specifically instructional design. Want to join us live? Check out our Crowdcast: https://www.crowdcast.io/dominknow Brent Schlenker is dominKnow’s Community Manager. Chris Van Wingerden is dominKnow’s Sr. VP Learning Solutions.

SAID – Something About Interior Designers

  • Publisher: designerstoday
  • Total Episodes: 54

SAID is the podcast of Designers Today magazine — the conversational complement to our printed page. Through interviews with interior designers, influencers and industry experts we’ll explore that special Something About Interior Designers that’s gotten us hooked.

Duxpod — For Web Designers

  • Publisher: Duxpod
  • Total Episodes: 67

An unconventional podcast that shares generally design and web design tid-bits. Disclaimer: Thoughts and opinions shared via this podcast may not be entirely accurate. The ideas and thoughts shared are from a perception, or personal-point of view thus subject to change without notice, for what is the truest and accurate of findings sooner or later. Thank you for listening. Be sure to subscribe for updates. If you are a designer wish to be featured on the next episode of Duxpod you may kindly email us: [email protected] Follow Us on Twitter via: Duxpod— For Designers @Duxpod Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/duxpod/support

Game Designers of North Carolina Podcast

  • Publisher: GDofNC
  • Total Episodes: 80

The Game Designers of North Carolina is a guild of tabletop game designers who, shockingly, reside in North Carolina. We’ve been meeting regularly since April 2013 and when we started most of us did not have a lot of exposure or experience in tabletop game design. We’ve learned a lot as a group since we started and this podcast is a way to share some of that knowledge. Our goal for the podcast is to present a lot of information pertinent for new designers but hopefully also offer content that any designer can find useful. We’ll also be sharing news of what group members are up to in the design world.

Convos with Costume Designers hosted by Mandi Line

  • Publisher: Mandi Line
  • Total Episodes: 24

Where are the coolest, most talented, hilarious, award winning COSTUME DESIGNERS HANGING OUT? Right here with Mandi Line, COSTUME DESIGNER herself of such hit shows as Pretty Little Liars, BH90210, and Charmed. With each guest Mandi uncovers something so special you will walk away feeling connected, educated and heard. Each COSTUME DESIGNERS shares their journey, what they have been doing during quarantine and well a whole lot we didn’t know before!

DIY Narrator: For Instructional Designers Who Narrate eLearning

  • Publisher: Josh Risser
  • Total Episodes: 35

Narrating your eLearning is about more than just delivering information, it’s about engaging your learners. To get the most out of your time narrating, you need to make sure you’re focused on the things that will improve the conversationality of your narration and connect your learner to the message and intent of your e-learning project.

We Are Climate Designers

  • Publisher: The Determined
  • Total Episodes: 9

Are you a designer (in any industry) taking on climate action? You are not alone. We’ll introduce you to other climate designers doing amazing work that confronts our changing climate. You’ll hear firsthand how designers consider sustainability, climate science, product life cycles, regenerative design, and environmentally friendly options in their work. You can learn more and join us at climatedesigners.org Brought to you by Sarah Harrison and Marc O’Brien of The Determined.

I’m New Here: A Podcast for New Instructional Designers and E-Learning Developers

  • Publisher: Nyla
  • Total Episodes: 13

Need help navigating the “career” part of being a NEW Instructional Designer or E-Learning Developer? I’m Nyla, a mid-career Instructional designer and I’ve created the podcast to help new instructional designers find their footing. Because doing it on your own can seem daunting at first. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nylalxd/support

The OpenWorld Podcast: Featuring Top World Adventurers, Digital Nomads, and Proven Lifestyle Designers

  • Publisher: The OpenWorld Podcast: Featuring Top World Adventurers, Digital Nomads, and Proven Lifestyle Designers
  • Total Episodes: 189

By Digital Nomads and World Adventurers Inspirational Stories & Actionable Insights from Proven Lifestyle Designers. Learn the processes and behind the scenes stories on what it takes to manifest your dream from the best nomads and adventurers.

The Designers’ Inner Circle

  • Publisher: Desircle
  • Total Episodes: 6

The Designers’ Inner Circle is brought to you by Desircle, the #1 design blog made by designers, for designers. Hosted by Ellen Yang, Gen Z entrepreneur and marketing expert, the Inner Circle spotlights the latest news, trends, and ideas in the design & marketing world through eye-opening interviews with the latest industry leaders and change-makers and explores the topics changing the design and business landscape as we know it.

Business of Design ™ | Interior Designers, Decorators, Stagers, Stylists, Architects & Landscapers

  • Publisher: Kimberley Seldon
  • Total Episodes: 220

Business of Design® is the #1 trusted business training resource for design professionals around the world. Join thousands of design professional already using our field-tested project management strategies and enjoy increased confidence, improved client retention, greater profits and a business that thrives. It’s time to take control of your business. Become a member of Business of Design®, today: https://businessofdesign.com/?ref=2&campaign=podcast

Ottawa Designers

  • Publisher: Ottawa Designers
  • Total Episodes: 52

Ottawa based designer Sandria Blench talks to Ottawa notables about living their best life!

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