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A show about the people who design our favorite products. Hosted by Bryn Jackson and Brian Lovin.

A show about the people who design our favorite products. Hosted by Bryn Jackson and Brian Lovin.
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United States

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A show about the people who design our favorite products. Hosted by Bryn Jackson and Brian Lovin.

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English


Episodes

269: The Ignorance-Is-Bliss Thing

10/17/2018
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This week, we discuss Morgan Knutson's tweetstorm regarding his time working on the sunsetting Google+, and we extract some nuggets of wisdom worth exploring, especially negotiating one's starting compensation at a new job. Then we share a couple cool things, including another little Mac productivity utility and a beautifully useful camera app for iOS.

Duration:00:41:22

268: I Want It That Way

10/10/2018
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This week, we discuss user preferences and whether a lot is too much. In News, we talk about Sketch's new site, recap the Figma contest, and conduct a requiem for Path. And as always, we share a couple cool things, including a wireless mesh network and tchotchkes in plastic bubbles.

Duration:00:48:48

267: Don't Wanna Yuck Anyone's Yum

10/3/2018
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This week, we look at a few different concepts of what a car could be if you didn't need to drive it. In News, we discuss the new Mailchimp redesign and Design+Code for Framer X. And we share a couple Cool Things, including a few Google Translate features and some fancy lights that you stick behind your television.

Duration:00:54:32

266: Stay Warm Out There, Tauntaun

9/26/2018
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This week, we debate the line between constructive and malevolent criticism, discuss some sunsetting news, and briefly preview the new Sketch beta. And as always, we share a couple cool things, including a Reddit app alternative and a logistical nightmare.

Duration:00:48:01

265: Travel Edition

9/19/2018
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This week, we're both trotting the globe in Japan and China, so we discuss some interesting accessibility features we've encountered during our travels. And Apple had a event announcing new iPhones and a new Watch, so (of course) we talk about that stuff.

Duration:00:51:30

264: Oven Mittens

9/12/2018
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This week, we answer two listener questions about designing for the tech-unsavvy and providing value as an inexperienced designer. In news, we discuss the latest anniversary set from Ugmonk and a new audio-only feature from Periscope. Lastly, we wrap up with cool things, including a ridiculously thorough typeface and a utility that remembers your window layouts.

Duration:00:43:03

263: News, News, and More News

9/5/2018
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This week, we discuss a bunch of news, including a Twitter reply threading concept, a new Apple Watch face, Principle 4.0, and Chrome with a Material Design 2 overhaul. Then we share a couple cool things: Marshall is hype on an upcoming game, and Brian invites you to test your typography chops.

Duration:00:40:24

262: Taste Acquisition (feat. Iheanyi Ekechukwu)

8/29/2018
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This week, we talk with Iheanyi Ekechukwu about his side project Seeker, starting from scratch at a new gig, and the best advice he's ever gotten. Then we share a few cool things, including a tracing library, a decentralized phone, and a Mac utility.

Duration:00:41:57

261: Reverse Midas

8/22/2018
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This week, Brian and Marshall debate the iteration period between whiteboard sketches and high-fidelity mocks. In news, Discord announces a store, Breaker announces a podcast marketplace, and Refactoring UI is going to be a book. Finally, a couple cool things like a wall-mounted home gym and a book about capturing attention.

Duration:00:39:44

260: Mutual Admiration Society

8/15/2018
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This week, Brian explains React to Marshall like he's five, we recap some highlights from the Zeit React meetup, and then discuss the eternal quandary that is password management.

Duration:00:39:26

259: Everything Is a Spec

8/8/2018
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This week, we recap last week's Fight Me poll results, cover some news on React and Firefox, answer a listener question about professional labels, review a listener's side project, and share a couple cool things.

Duration:00:51:30

258: A Foot in the Door

8/1/2018
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This week, we debut the new format! First, Marshall formally introduces himself, and we answer a listener's question about how to get their foot in the UX door. Then we cover a few headlines, fight about stock vs. third-party apps, and share a couple cool things.

Duration:00:38:51

257: Here It Goes Again

7/25/2018
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In this quick episode, we welcome Marshall Bock as a new co-host and offer a sneak peek of the show's future format.

Duration:00:08:04

256: DD_final_final_FINAL.mp3 (feat. Sam Soffes)

7/18/2018
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Today's episode is our final recording with Bryn, and to send him off we had none-other than our very first Design Details guest, Sam Soffes, back on the show. In this episode we talk about side projects, celebrity, knowing when to stop working on an idea, and what's next for the three of us.

Duration:01:32:41

255: Design Caretaker (feat. Charlie Sutton)

7/11/2018
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Today we caught up with Charlie Sutton, a Product Design Director at Facebook currently working on Games and Video, previously working on Social VR. In this episode we dig into the world of gaming and Facebook's involvement in the growing industry, taking on large unknown responsibilities at a young age, sticking around at companies to the bitter end, and so much more.

Duration:01:32:37

254: The People's Champion (feat. Fabian Perez)

7/4/2018
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Today we caught up with Fabian Perez, the Director of Product Design at Splice, previously the Director of Product Design at GitHub. In today's episode we talk about the state of the music industry, the revolution of version control, becoming a manager at a young age, knowing when to switch jobs, and so much more.

Duration:01:06:44

253: Follow The Troll Flow (feat. May-Li Khoe & Chikezie Ejiasi)

6/27/2018
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Today we sat down with May-Li Khoe and Chikezie Ejiasi to talk about building diverse teams. We dig deep into the problems of monocultures, how to think about team building as both an individual contributor and as a manager, actionable tactics to safely onboard and encourage a culture of diversity, and so much more.

Duration:01:50:24

252: Furniture Nomadic (feat. Mu-An Chiou)

6/20/2018
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Today we caught up with Mu-An Chiou, a developer working on the web systems team at GitHub, previously a product designer at GitHub. In this episode we dig into what Mu-An is excited about in the world of web development and upcoming browser APIs, transitioning from product design to development, and the long journey to landing a gig at GitHub.

Duration:01:04:10

251: Hip-Hop & Horses (feat. Steph Engle)

6/13/2018
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Today we caught up with Stephanie Engle, a product designer in SF currently working on self-driving cars at Cruise, previously designing social experiences in VR at Facebook. In this episode we dig into Stephanie's current work in the auto industry, and what it's like designing in-car experiences for self-driving cars. We also get into Stephanie's background as a designer, including how she found her way into the industry, how she ended up on the social VR team at Facebook, and so much more!

Duration:01:19:40

250: LIVE at Combine (feat. May-Li Khoe, Katie Dill & Soleio Cuervo)

6/6/2018
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We made it! Another milestone in the Design Details archive: episode 250 🎉 For this special episode we hosted a live show with our friends May-Li Khoe, Katie Dill, and Soleio Cuervo. In the conversation we dig into hiring junior designers, how to identify talent, equity and salary negotiations, building a career rubric, and so much more. Also, a huge thank you to Combine for hosting us in their beautiful new space!

Duration:01:27:42