55 episodes

Design Feeling is a new podcast and community platform for design thinkers, people gatherers, dot connectors, technologists and creative problem solvers who want to increase their self-awareness, creative confidence and meaning. Join Nirish Shakya, Design Thinking Consultant, Educator and Coach, and his expert guests as they explore the human behind the human-centred designer. Their mission is to help you become a more empowered problem solver with a clearer mission for others and more compassion for yourself. It’s a mix of interviews, mentorship calls and solo shows from Nirish you’re not going to want to miss. Hit subscribe and get ready to deconstruct the designer in you.

Design Feeling Nirish Shakya

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    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

Design Feeling is a new podcast and community platform for design thinkers, people gatherers, dot connectors, technologists and creative problem solvers who want to increase their self-awareness, creative confidence and meaning. Join Nirish Shakya, Design Thinking Consultant, Educator and Coach, and his expert guests as they explore the human behind the human-centred designer. Their mission is to help you become a more empowered problem solver with a clearer mission for others and more compassion for yourself. It’s a mix of interviews, mentorship calls and solo shows from Nirish you’re not going to want to miss. Hit subscribe and get ready to deconstruct the designer in you.

    Transforming self-perception: Petra Williams on authenticity, hope, and expression

    Transforming self-perception: Petra Williams on authenticity, hope, and expression

    In this episode, host Nirish Shakya speaks with motivational speaker, life coach and poet, Petra Williams. They explore the journey of overcoming societal standards and personal fears, the layers of identity with the inner illumination model, and transforming inspiration into actionable steps. Petra emphasises the importance of self-reflection, support networks, and managing ego. She also discusses the power of unfiltered self-expression through poetry, lessons from Viktor Frankl's 'Man's Sea...

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Designing tomorrow beyond human-centricity with Martin Tomitsch and Steve Baty (plus free book giveaways!)

    Designing tomorrow beyond human-centricity with Martin Tomitsch and Steve Baty (plus free book giveaways!)

    In this in-depth discussion, recorded at the UTS podcast studio in Sydney, Australia, Nirish Shakya talks with Martin Tomitsch and Steve Baty, co-authors of the book 'Designing Tomorrow.' Keep listening to win a free copy of the book!They delve into the shifting paradigms of the design industry, advocating for a life-centred approach that goes beyond human and business needs to consider the health of the planet and all its life forms.The conversation covers the essential mindsets, tools, and ...

    • 1 hr 17 min
    The Power of Pointless Creativity Projects with Steve Chapman

    The Power of Pointless Creativity Projects with Steve Chapman

    This episode features a profound conversation with Steve Chapman, focusing on the liberation from societal constraints to embrace creative spontaneity and personal development. Steve shares his transition from as a organisational culture expert to pursuing artistic freedom, underlining the importance of lived experiences over traditional learning. Steve’s projects like 'Sound of Silence' and 'Lost Cat' underscore the value of initiating endeavours without fixed goals, highlighting an organic ...

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Decolonising ourselves: The journey to healing-centered ecosystems with Lana Jelenjev

    Decolonising ourselves: The journey to healing-centered ecosystems with Lana Jelenjev

    In this deep conversation with consultant, facilitator, and mentor, Lana Jelenjev, and host Nirish Shakya, they delve into topics of self-discovery, healing-centred ecosystems, and building deep connections. They discuss the importance of pausing, self-reflection, decolonising oneself, and the role of body consciousness in healing. Lana shares her personal story, weaving through the stages of her life, from battling breast cancer to embarking on a self-discovery journey. This episode is packe...

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Going to jail to save the world - Sam Griffiths

    Going to jail to save the world - Sam Griffiths

    In this deep-dive interview, designer and activist Sam Griffiths details his journey from a design career into environmental activism, particularly with the organisation, Just Stop Oil. Sam discusses how entering the world of activism changed his perspective on the world and the importance of activism in our current climate crisis. Griffiths provides an insightful narrative on his confrontations with authorities, his experiences in prison, and the personal empowerment that arises as a result....

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Unlocking your unique identity within liminal spaces with Tutti Taygerly

    Unlocking your unique identity within liminal spaces with Tutti Taygerly

    Nirish Shakya interviews Tutti Taygerly, leadership coach, author and ex-Design leader at Meta and Disney, on navigating uncertain times and finding their unique place in the world. Diving into the notions of identity, systems, and personal growth amidst transitions, they discuss embracing individual uniqueness and the concept of 'otherness'. Tutti shares valuable insights on experimenting with personal leadership, trusting the process, seeking validation, and a deeper understanding of our po...

    • 1 hr 19 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Will Beckler ,

Quality discussions!

Nirish navigates the conversations skillfully and I was able to learn a lot from both him and his guest speakers. I highly recommend checking it out!

Jen Glantz ,

So awesome

Nirish is an amazing podcast host and this show is unique and engaging to listen to. Highly recommend!

MDB Natole ,

Very unique

Already loving it . Can’t wait to listen each of your podcast . All the best , Nirish !

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