Groundbreakin

Dipaq

The Groundbreakin is a cutting-edge podcast that explores the journeys of top designers, creative entrepreneurs, and thought leaders in the design industry. Hosted by Dipaq aka Q, a Creative Director and Founder of Syqi , this podcast is your go-to source for insider insights and actionable advice from the world's top design experts. With a focus on fresh topics and engaging discussions, each episode is designed to help you stay ahead of the curve and build a successful career in the ever-evolving design landscape. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting out, The Groundbreakin is your essential resource for all things design. Join us on a journey to the forefront of creativity and innovation. We are on YouTube, Spotify, Apple Podcasts and all the podcast listening platforms.

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Episodes

38 - Inside Nike History: Untold Stories and Design Innovations with Scott Reames
Jun 28 2023
38 - Inside Nike History: Untold Stories and Design Innovations with Scott Reames
Discover the untold stories and behind-the-scenes insights of the iconic Nike brand as we sit down with Scott Reems, a retired Nike historian who spent nearly three decades preserving the company's rich history. Join us on this captivating journey as Scott shares his family's connection to the shoe business and how it led him to his role at Nike. In this episode, we dive deep into the impact of Scott's work in capturing the stories of those involved in Nike's history, from its earliest days to its present-day success. Learn how he created an intranet site to make Nike's materials accessible to their global population and used reunions as a model for crafting stories that transcend borders. Explore the rise of the Jordan brand, the process of selecting college basketball players to join the Jordan family, and the importance of preserving Nike's history for future generations.Join us as Scott shares the incredible tale of reuniting the four people who created the Nike name and swoosh, capturing their stories on film for the first time. We also delve into the design innovations of Nike, from the groundbreaking Nike shocks and Presto to the rise of the Jordan brand and the process of selecting college basketball players to be part of the Jordan family. Plus, Scott reveals his involvement in aiding Phil Knight with his memoir, "Shoe Dog," and the crucial role of marketing and advertising in Nike's success.Tune In as we discuss his journey as a Nike Historian on The Groundbreakin PodcastJoin Discord : https://discord.gg/Z3cMsbvkTTThank you for tuning in and I hope our listeners find it both insightful and exciting.Please send us a DM or email at info@groundbreak.in to provide us with your thoughts and comments!Find us at https://www.groundbreak.inSupported by Syqi  : https://syqi.artKappiri Studio : https://kappiri.Studio
37 - Branding Beyond Borders and Unlocking Personal Growth, Creativity, and Vulnerability - with Lulu Raghavan
Jun 21 2023
37 - Branding Beyond Borders and Unlocking Personal Growth, Creativity, and Vulnerability - with Lulu Raghavan
Ever wondered how to unleash your untapped potential and create a powerful personal brand? We sat down with Lulu Raghavan, the incredible Managing Director at Landor & Fitch India, to get her invaluable insights on personal growth, creativity, and vulnerability. Lulu's journey is a testament to the transformative power of embracing vulnerability and forming authentic connections, and in this episode, she shares her story and gives practical tips and strategies to stay creative.Discover the branding services market in India, the differences between design agencies and advertising agencies, and the various factors that have contributed to the growth of design. Lulu shares her journey from setting up Landor in India to becoming a powerhouse in the industry. Her disciplined daily routine, including her hybrid working arrangements, and how she fits deep thinking into her day, offers valuable insights into the mindset required to succeed in the space.Lastly, we dive into the art of personal branding and building a strong reputation that sets you apart. Lulu shares her thoughts on the 'acts of personal branding' and how to define your unique sauce. We also discuss how to be authentic and transparent on social media and how to use vulnerability as a superpower. So, join us for this insightful conversation with industry leader Lulu Raghavan and learn how to build a powerful personal brand and legacy.Tune In as we discuss her creative leadership journey on The Groundbreakin PodcastJoin Discord : https://discord.gg/Z3cMsbvkTThttps://www.linkedin.com/in/luluraghavan/https://www.thebrandberries.com/2022/12/02/whats-ahead-for-branding-by-landor-fitchs-lulu-raghavan/https://landorandfitch.com/enhttps://www.instagram.com/lulu.raghavan/Thank you for tuning in and I hope our listeners find it both insightful and exciting.Please send us a DM or email at info@groundbreak.in to provide us with your thoughts and comments!Find us at https://www.groundbreak.inSupported by Syqi  : https://syqi.artKappiri Studio : https://kappiri.Studio
36 - The Art of Balancing Creativity and Leadership - Tassia Swulinska
Jun 7 2023
36 - The Art of Balancing Creativity and Leadership - Tassia Swulinska
What is it that makes a design truly captivating, and how can you lead a team of talented creatives to craft such masterpieces? We had the pleasure of sitting down with Tassia Swulinska, design visionary and design director at Dixon Baxi, to uncover the secrets behind her staggering success in the world of book cover design and creative leadership.Throughout our conversation, we explore Tassia's unique approach to managing a highly creative team, striking a delicate balance between individual creativity and the overall vision of a project. Hear about the fast-paced world of design, the importance of taking a step back to find a fresh perspective, and how Tassia's team collaborates to tell a story through their designs. We also discuss the invaluable advice she has to offer on finding creative confidence and fostering it in the next generation of designers.Join us for this inspiring conversation, as we dive into the fascinating world of creative leadership and design with Tassia Swulinska. Discover her journey from her early beginnings to her current role as design director, and learn how embracing the freedom of creativity and the beauty of messiness in the process can lead to truly captivating designs.Tune In as we discuss her creative leadership journey on The Groundbreakin PodcastJoin Discord : https://discord.gg/Z3cMsbvkTThttps://www.dixonbaxi.com/newsroom/who-the-hell-is-tassia-swulinskahttps://www.linkedin.com/in/tassia-swulinska-64411821/https://www.dixonbaxi.com/https://www.instagram.com/dixonbaxi/?hl=enThank you for tuning in and I hope our listeners find it both insightful and exciting.Please send us a DM or email at info@groundbreak.in to provide us with your thoughts and comments!Find us at https://www.groundbreak.inSupported by Syqi  : https://syqi.artKappiri Studio : https://kappiri.Studio
35 - Unleashing your Creative Mindset - with Hussain Almossawi
May 24 2023
35 - Unleashing your Creative Mindset - with Hussain Almossawi
For this episode, we have Hussain Almossawi aka Mossawi, a design visionary and industry leader who has made a lasting impact in the world of design. In our conversation, we explore his incredible journey from his deep-rooted passion for design to his remarkable work with renowned innovation brands such as Nike, Adidas, and Ford. Hussain shares his invaluable insights on making a meaningful impact in the design world and emphasizes the value of staying humble and hungry throughout the creative process.With a contagious energy and an unwavering drive, Hussain takes us on a captivating ride through his experiences, offering wisdom and inspiration to both seasoned professionals and aspiring designers. From his early days at top brands to the founding of his own studio, he shares the secrets of success and the importance of continuously pushing the boundaries of creativity.So, get ready to embark on a thrilling journey as we dive into the world of design with Hussain Almossawi. Tune In as we discuss his journey on The Groundbreakin Podcasthttps://mossawistudios.com/https://www.instagram.com/mossawi_/https://www.ncycle.net/https://www.behance.net/mossawihttps://www.linkedin.com/company/mossawi-studios/https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0NAlz3floXU&ab_channel=HussainAlmossawiJoin Discord : https://discord.gg/Z3cMsbvkTTThank you for tuning in and I hope our listeners find it both insightful and exciting.Please send us a DM or email at info@groundbreak.in to provide us with your thoughts and comments! Find us at https://www.groundbreak.inSupported by Syqi  : https://syqi.artKappiri Studio : https://kappiri.Studio