This is a special episode of Presentable recorded live in front of an audience at the New Adventures conference in Nottingham, England. It is a roundtable conversation with the event's speakers: Cennydd Bowles, Akil Benjamin, Natalie Kane.
Special guest and long-time independent developer James Thomson joins the show. We talk through his experience working on PCalc, run-ins with Steve Jobs, and going solo for more than a couple decades.
Good friend Erika Hall joins the show to talk about the second edition of Just Enough Research. We talk about the methods so many people get so badly wrong.
Weightshift founder and good friend Naz Hamid joins the show to discuss how designers evolve in their careers and what maturity of craft really looks like.
Special guest Jeff Khan joins the show. He’s the CEO of Rise Science and we discuss the unique opportunities designers have as entrepreneurs, and how that can change the outcome for startups.
Special guest Harold Emsheimer joins the show. He’s the co-founder of design agency Overcommitted and joins us to talk about using the iPad as a tool for doing professional design work.
Special guest Michael Hood joins the show. He's the co-founder and head of product at VoiceFlow, and we discuss emerging best practices for designing voice user interfaces.
Special guest and old friend Braden Kowitz joins the program. He's the co-founder of Range and former design partner at Google Ventures. We discuss the delicate art of the design critique and building trust within teams.
Special guest and old friend Bryan Mason joins the show. He's the Chief Business Officer of photo company VSCO and former co-founder of Typekit. We talk about the hard work of operationalizing creative talent.
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.