Made by Folk Podcast

Made by Folk


In each episode of the Made by Folk podcast we chat to the creatives behind exciting projects, products & ideas. If you have a project you'd like to discuss, email

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#13 Kirsty Thomas on the Make Bank Project

14:55 | Apr 22nd

In this episode MbF's Glenn Garriock talks to Tom Pigeon's Kirsty Thomas about their social project The Make Bank.  "It's about addressing some of the issues surrounding 'creative poverty’ and pupils' access to art and design subjects and careers. Du...Show More

#12 Rick Banks on starting a type foundry.

24:04 | Jan 31st

Made by Folk's Glenn Garriock chat with graphic designer Rick Banks about starting his type foundry F37. Find out more and read the full transcript on

#11 Andy Welland on balancing artistic and commercial work.

25:17 | Dec 17th, 2018

Made by Folk's Glenn Garriock talks to Andy Welland, a British artist and art director known for his vibrant, graphic collage work. He was kind enough to create our December cover image which you should definitely check out on Andy a...Show More

#10 SuperHi's Rik Lomas: Teaching the creative world to code

22:20 | Dec 3rd, 2018

MbF's Glenn Garriock chat's to Rik Lomas of SuperHi, an online code school, resource haven and worldwide community of 1,500+ creatives learning to code and grow professionally. Find out more about their end of the year scholarship program here — htt...Show More

#09 Matt Rice on making Alphaputt

31:28 | Oct 22nd, 2018

Made by Folk's Glenn Garriock talk to Sennep's co-founder Matt Rice about the process behind their latest game Alphaputt and how their side projects influence their client work. Alphaputt is now available for pre-order on iOS. Find out more at —senn...Show More

#08 Gabby Lord on freelance work/life balance

21:02 | Sep 26th, 2018

Made by Folk's Glenn Garriock talks to freelance graphic designer Gabby Lord about work/life balance, side projects, setting goals and finding the right routines. You can buy Gabby's print at — Find out m...Show More

#02: Dan Gray on creating Monument Valley 2

20:59 | Jun 11th, 2018

Monument Valley is an award-winning puzzle game for iOS and Android that’s been downloaded and played more than 30 million times, has inspired countless pieces of fan art and was even played by a fictional president in House of Cards. In this second ...Show More

#01: Jeff Sheldon on launching a successful Kickstarter product

18:51 | Jun 11th, 2018

Gather is a modular home for your essentials, thoughtfully designed to help you cut through the clutter. I’d hazard a guess that 99% of our readers work at a desk and that most those will probably be as untidy as mine. Designer Jeff Sheldon, founder...Show More

#07 Patrick Thomas: Teaching, traveling and self-initiated work

33:14 | Jun 6th, 2018

In this episode Made by Folk's Glenn visits graphic artist Patrick Thomas at his studio in Neukölln, Berlin. We also filmed a short film in which Patrick showed us around the his incredibly studio space and we followed him around the city visiting a...Show More

#06 Eike König: Work, leadership & good Karma

51:15 | Jan 24th, 2018

In this episode FFF's Glenn visits designer, artist and founder of Hort, Eike König at his apartment in Berlin. We filmed a short film in which Eike showed us around the Hort studio and we followed him around Kreuzberg for the rest of the day. You c...Show More

#05 Dave Sedgwick: Pushing a brief

28:14 | Nov 29th, 2017

FFF's Glenn Garriock talks to British designer Dave Sedgwick of Studio DBD about his project 30x30 for FoilCo. as well as side projects, pushing a brief and working with clients. Full transcript and images to follow on More

#04 Frankie Ratford: The Design Kids

31:21 | Oct 20th, 2017

FFF's Glenn Garriock chats with designer Frankie Ratford about The Design Kids and her epic road trip across Australia, New Zealand, the USA and Europe. Full transcript and images on Ba...Show More

#03 Ben Pham: Branding Essential

18:05 | Sep 6th, 2017

FFF's Glenn Garriock chats with Ben Pham, creative director and co-founder of Character, on branding Andy Rubin's latest startup Essential.. Full transcript and images on