Peter Gould is the founder of Gould Studio, a heart-centered design team that has created brands and experiences for Muslim audiences. We asked him how his spiritual journey has been a major influence on his creative work, learned the importance of having the right intention and received a timely reminder on Tawakkul. We hope you love this episode and Peter as much as we do!
What to Listen For
- Peter Gould - Background and Gould Studio
- Before setting up Gould Studio - Creative path and how he started in design and web development
- Connecting his Spiritual Path with Design
- How his journey into becoming Muslim - Getting to know Muslims, understanding, and learning about Islam
- The "design' in humans
- "Working towards being a better version of yourself..."
- At what age did he found Islam - First experiences with Islam, fasting, and embracing Islam
- Gratitude - "Reconnect with that 5 times a day, that is on one level is a beautiful thing..."
- Salam Sisters - the message behind it
- Meaningful through design
- What is it like being in a design company? - What is it like in Gould Studio?
- Working on meaningful projects and brands - Greenpeace
- "Design is about change and trying to affect something positive"
- Lovely Australia
- Juggling different timezones and cultures with a diverse global team
- Diversity giving strengths - Unlocking questions
- Advice to budding entrepreneurs
- Celebrating individuality
- Obstacles and challenges when setting up Gould Studio
- Barakah culture vs Hustle culture
- How do you integrate and have a holistic view of both the working cultures?
- Launchgood as an example - driven by values
- If he is not doing what he is doing, what Peter Gould would be?
- Always remain creative and curious
- Designing your life and work-life balance
- Embracing design
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