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.
May 12th, 2017 · 44 minutes
User research expert Farrah Bostic joins the show to talk about empathy. That term is in the news a lot lately, and we go deep on its importance in design, how to grow it among product teams, and — very frankly — how it’s frequently misused.
May 2nd, 2017 · 60 minutes
This week, the legendary and outspoken Jared Spool joins the show. We discuss why most companies are terrible at hiring for design jobs, and what designers can do to take control of their careers and attract meaningful work.
April 14th, 2017 · 53 minutes
This week, one of the best letterers and illustrators in the industry, Jessica Hische, joins the show. We discuss the thrills and anxieties of making a living as a freelancer.
March 29th, 2017 · 47 minutes
Game designer Shahid Ahmad joins the show to talk VR. We discuss the design fundamentals of both virtual and augmented reality and look ahead to what the future may bring.
March 16th, 2017 · 45 minutes
Special guest Jake Knapp joins the show to talk about how sprints are changing how we do design. He's a Design Partner at Google Ventures and author of bestselling book "Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days."
March 1st, 2017 · 45 minutes
This week's special guest is Tristan Harris, former Design Ethicist at Google and the founder of the Time Well Spent movement. We talk about ethics in design, and how even our best intentions in serving users can often make use of manipulative patterns.
February 15th, 2017 · 46 minutes
This week's special guest is Laura Klein, author of the new book, "Build Better Products." We discuss the evolving role of Product Managers, and how they intersect, overlap, and compliment what User Experience Designers do.
February 3rd, 2017 · 54 minutes
This week, Relay FM co-founder Myke Hurley joins the show to talk about the design of everyday things, the impact of companies like Apple and Slack on how we build things, and why it's so hard to rebrand a business.
January 20th, 2017 · 42 minutes
Former Global Head of UX at Google Irene Au joins the show to talk about the remarkable change that's happened in design over last 10 years at the search engine giant.
January 6th, 2017 · 51 minutes
This week's special guest is Anna Pickard, the Creative Director of Voice and Tone at Slack. We talk about how writing and language that is clear, concise, and human can be the bedrock of a great user experience.