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Tom Prior hosts a broad range of voices from across the design and business spectrum for the Designers with Impact podcast.Each episode features an expert guest who shares our interest in exploring the ways designers can have more impact in business, as collaborators, and for people + planet.

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Tom Prior hosts a broad range of voices from across the design and business spectrum for the Designers with Impact podcast.Each episode features an expert guest who shares our interest in exploring the ways designers can have more impact in business, as collaborators, and for people + planet.

    Creating authentic design work with AI and elevating impactful research with Tregg Frank

    Creating authentic design work with AI and elevating impactful research with Tregg Frank

    In this episode I sit down with Tregg Frank, Founder of Divinate and Designer at Stark. We cover a wide range of impact-related topics including...Using AI tools to create authentic design workHow to position design as a revenue generator, not a cost centreWhy Product Design might not be the best career choice for you (and what might be a better route)Why high quality research matters, and how to express it's value to businessesHow to build the case for accessibility improvements through empa...

    • 57 min
    Lou Downe: How financial confidence empowers us to design better services

    Lou Downe: How financial confidence empowers us to design better services

    I recently had the pleasure of chatting with the wonderful Lou Downe for the Designers in Business Podcast. Lou is the founder of The School of Good Services, writer of the best-selling book Good Services (an absolute must-read), and former Design Director of the UK Government. Our chat covered some fascinating ground, from finance geekery to the story of writing and publishing Good Services.​As a dyslexic designer with ADHD, earlier in their career Lou had understandable hangups around numbe...

    • 48 min
    Venture Capital and the Startup Ecosystem for Designers with Andy Budd

    Venture Capital and the Startup Ecosystem for Designers with Andy Budd

    In this episode of the Designers in Business Podcast we explore the world of Venture Capital, startup funding and why designers should consider founding their own businesses with Andy Budd.Andy demystifies a host of key concepts related to the startup ecosystem:What is Venture Capital?What are funding rounds?How does Venture Capital and Institutional Investment work?How do you approach investors with a business idea?We also dive into why designers should consider founding their own business i...

    • 48 min
    Elisabeth Graf - What is the Circular Economy, and how can we learn to design for sustainability?

    Elisabeth Graf - What is the Circular Economy, and how can we learn to design for sustainability?

    In this episode we learn about the Circular Economy with Elisabeth Graf, a service designer specialising in climate adaptation.We explore how design is central to circular success, and the opportunity circular presents for businesses looking to adapt and thrive under the consequences of climate change.Show notes and references:Elisabeth Graf on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/elisabeth-lilli-grafElisabeth Graf's website - https://lilligraf.comEllen MacArthur Foundation - https://ellenm...

    • 55 min
    Martyn Reding - Navigating business context to maximise your impact as a designer and design leader

    Martyn Reding - Navigating business context to maximise your impact as a designer and design leader

    In this episode we sit down with Martyn Reding. Martyn is an experienced Design Leader and Founder of the Design Leaders Studio, an online course for designers transitioning into management roles.We discuss why just a little business confidence can go a long way for designers, how to bridge the design and business culture gap, and explore how Martyn has scaled design teams in very different business context's.You can connect with Martyn by following him on Twitter or checking out martyn.desig...

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