The Presentable Podcast focuses on how we design and build the products that are shaping our digital future. We'll track the tools, trends, and methods being used by teams from the biggest companies and latest startups. In each episode, Jeff will bring over two decades of experience as a designer, developer, entrepreneur, and investor as he chats with guests about how design is changing the world.

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#34: What User Research Can Learn From Growth Hacking

November 16th, 2017 · 40 minutes

My old friend Hiten Shah joins the program. He’s the founder of numerous successful startups and mentor to many others. We discuss growth hacking, how it differs from formal user research, and how to make products people love as quickly as we can.

#33: The Temptations of Designing with Animation

November 2nd, 2017 · 34 minutes

Web animation expert Rachel Naybors joins the show to talk about her new book, Animation at Work. We discuss how to use movement on the Web appropriately through an understanding human perception and cognition.

#32: Designing the Space You Work In

October 11th, 2017 · 46 minutes

Special guest Sarah B. Nelson, Program Architect at IBM Studios, joins the show to discuss how to hack your office to enable better design work to happen.

#31: Designed in California

September 26th, 2017 · 39 minutes

Justin McGuirk, Chief Curator at the London Design Museum joins the show to talk about their current exhibit, "California: Designing Freedom." We trace how the last 60 years of west coast history influence the design of the products we use today.

#30: Accessibility is Social Justice

September 7th, 2017 · 43 minutes

This week on the show, we talk to Laura Kalbag about her new book, Accessibility for Everyone. We discuss how digital products have an increasing mandate to be broadly usable by everyone in society, and what we can do to achieve better accessibility in our designs.

#29: Designing with Artificial Intelligence: The Dinosaur on a Surfboard

August 25th, 2017 · 40 minutes

Special guest Josh Clark joins the show to talk about the implications of artificial intelligence on design and how designers can start to understand and influence the capabilities and limitations of these incredibly complex systems.

#28: Everything You Know About Web Design Changed Last March

August 8th, 2017 · 52 minutes

This week we discuss CSS Grid Layout with Jen Simmons, Designer Advocate at the Mozilla Foundation. We also cover how web standards are made, how that's different from the past, and how to keep up with it all.

#27: Designing Hardware is Insanely Difficult

July 14th, 2017 · 51 minutes

Hardware designer Matt Webb joins the show to discuss why it’s so difficult to design great physical products, how our expectations have changed so much, and why he loves wearing his Snapchat Spectacles to cricket matches.

#26: How to Give Good Feedback

June 30th, 2017 · 51 minutes

Former VP of Design at Twitter Mike Davidson joins the show to talk about giving good design feedback, running design review meetings, and the new Twitter redesign.

#25: The Tenuous Resilience of the Open Web

June 8th, 2017 · 49 minutes

This week my long-time friend Jeremy Keith joins the program. He’s one of the co-founders of the agency Clear Left, and a frequent author and speaker on what he calls the true nature of the Web. We talk about his new book, Resilient Web Design, and get into the history of technology, how we make decisions about what to use, and how our industry se…