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Design Lota

38 EpisodesProduced by Angie & SushiWebsite

The podcast about life as Indian Designers. Hosted by Interaction Designer Angeline Bhavya and Industrial Designer Sushmita Charlu. As designers from two different fields, our intention is to be an authentic voice of the everyday designer and to bring the Indian design community closer.


E027 Crayons for Conservation with Akshaya Zachariah

In this episode, we speak to Akshaya Zachariah, who is an illustrator and conservation artist.

We start with the beginnings of her interest in wildlife and nature and what led her to launch Elzac Doodles as a way to use art to raise her voice and also raise environmental awareness.

She talks about her work as a WWF voices member and some of the work that she has done with WWF.

We discuss the purposeful handling of social media as artists and how she has found community and opportunities through it.

She talks about the ups and downs of the freelance illustration career and the ways she navigates it to keep her going.

She shares her long list of creative inspirations from various fields like art, illustration, literature, poetry and children's books.

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Podcast co-hosts: Sushmita Charlu and Angeline Bhavya

Podcast music: Shankar Narayan

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