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.



Latest Episodes

#73: Alexa, Design a Voice App for Me

November 6th, 2019 · 41 minutes

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.

#72: Changing the Power Dynamics of Design Critiques

October 12th, 2019 · 42 minutes

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.

#71: Creativity Still Needs to Pay the Rent

September 30th, 2019 · 40 minutes

Special guest and old friend Bryan Mason joins the show. He's the CBO of photo company VSCO and former co-founder of Typekit. We talk about the hard work of operationalizing creative talent.

#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

Author and management coach Lara Hogan joins the show to talk about her 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 and Relay FM co-founder Myke Hurley returns to the program to 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.