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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#70: Hacking Great Design From Startup to Megacorp

September 17th, 2019 · 46 minutes

Special guest Sally Carson joins the program. She is head of product design for Duo Security, which is now part of Cisco. We discuss how to sneak good design into the journey from small startup team to large enterprise.

#69: Slow Down. Take a Breath. Look Around. Design Something.

August 27th, 2019 · 53 minutes

Special guest Jason Fried, the founder of Basecamp and 37 Signals, joins the program. We talk about approaching work more thoughtfully, thinking on longer horizons, and how to slow down and find inspiration around us.

#68: How Design Ruined the Internet

July 29th, 2019 · 46 minutes

Special guest and old friend Mike Monteiro returns to discuss his new book, “Ruined by Design.” We talk about whether the design industry needs a set of ethical standards and the ways in which they might be enforced.

#67: The Art of Resilience

July 17th, 2019 · 49 minutes

Special guest Lara Hogan joins the show. She’s a co-founder of Wherewithall Coaches and Trainers and author of the new book, Resilient Management. We discuss the qualities that help teams thrive and how you can contribute whether you’re a leader ... or aspire to be.

#66: Apple After Jony Ive

June 28th, 2019 · 46 minutes

Special guest Myke Hurley returns to the program. He’s the co-founder of the Relay FM podcast network and host of Connected, a podcast focusing on Apple. We discuss the company’s recent announcement that Chief Design Officer Sir Jony Ive is leaving to start a new design studio.

#65: Fonts in iOS 13: Why They Matter

June 13th, 2019 · 50 minutes

Former head of Adobe Fonts and good friend Matthew Rechs joins the program to sort through Apple's announcement at WWDC that fonts will be coming to iOS 13.

#64: On Creativity and How to Get Unstuck

May 31st, 2019 · 52 minutes

Creativity evangelist and author Denise Jacobs joins the show to discuss the difficulties designers face in the creative process and how to get unstuck.

#63: Designing a Less Terrifying Home Buying Experience

May 21st, 2019 · 44 minutes

Special guest Paul Smith, head of design for real estate startup Opendoor, joins the show to discuss managing rapidly growing teams and the challenges of designing a holistic experience for an incredibly stressful life event.

#62: Design Systems Are for People

April 30th, 2019 · 63 minutes

Special guest and design system expert Jina Anne. She’s spent 15 years designing for companies like Apple, Salesforce, and Amazon. Today, we discuss how the state of the art in design systems is being driven by a community of dedicated "hybrids."

#61: The Dark Art of Designing for Print

March 29th, 2019 · 41 minutes

Special guest and paper expert Matthew Scharf joins to the program to remind us all that print is wonderful and analog makes us feel good.