Indhira Rojas is the founder and creative director of Anxy Magazine, a beautifully designed Kickstarter-funded print magazine that tells the true stories of our internal lives. Indhira once called the mental health magazine, “group therapy in print.” On today’s episode Indhira discusses her path from a photography-loving student in the Dominican Republic to an esteemed designer working with some of Silicon Valley’s best-known brands. During our conversation, Indhira shares the challenges of overcoming childhood trauma and offers insights for listeners struggling to find their footing, both professionally and personally. Hear her story of leaving behind the corporate world, starting her own agency, and creating Anxy Magazine on Making Ways podcast today.
Indhira Rojas is the founder and creative director of Anxy magazine. For over a decade she has worked in the intersection of branding, editorial, and interaction design for The Bold Italic, Modern Farmer, Atlas Obscura and Medium. Rojas has also served as a facilitator, teacher, and mentor. She holds a Masters in Design from California College of the Arts and a Bachelors in Communication Design from Parsons The New School for Design. Her work has been featured in the New York Times Magazine and exhibited at Pasadena Museum of California Art in Los Angeles, California. When she is not hard at work, she enjoy traveling, photography, and immersing herself in the arts. Her favorite place is the beach in Samana, in her home country, Dominican Republic.