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Listen: Design Work's Kate Darby interviews Hyperakt's Deroy Peraza

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Listen: Design Work's Kate Darby interviews Hyperakt's Deroy Peraza

Design Work is a new podcast hosted by New Zealand designer Kate Darby that interviews trailblazing creatives from all over the globe about how they design and how they embrace new modes of working. In the third episode, Darby speaks to Deroy Peraza, founding partner and creative director at Hyperakt, a social impact studio based in Brooklyn. Hyperakt has worked with everyone from Spotify to Amnesty International all through the lens of creating meaningful design for the common good. Deroy fills us in on what it means to be a social impact agency, the influence of baseball cards on his design career and what makes a good side project.

Podcast

Design Work is a new podcast hosted by New Zealand designer Kate Darby that interviews trailblazing creatives from all over the globe about how they design and how they embrace new modes of working. This week, Darby chats to Alisa Olinova, design director of verynice, a design consultancy based in LA that gives away half of their time to great causes. Verynice counts Disney, Unicef and Google as clients, plus other not-for-profits. Olinova has a chat about her journey from intern to design director at verynice, running a Women’s Design Salon event series, logos as tattoos and her favourite Olympic sport.

Design on the mind

Design Work is a new podcast hosted by New Zealand designer Kate Darby that interviews trailblazing creatives from all over the globe about how they design and how they embrace new modes of working, which will be hosted on Idealog's site over the coming weeks. Here, we have a chat to Darby about what inspired her to start the podcast, the gig economy and what it means for designers, and the key lessons she's learnt along the way while conducting the interviews.