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This week's special guest is my old friend Peter Merholz, one of my co-founders at Adaptive Path and author of the new book, "Org Design for Design Orgs." We talk about how companies can better organize design teams, and trace the history of how — after two decades — design became an overnight success in technology.
This week's special guest is Stanely Wood, design director at Spotify. We talk about how to scale design as companies grow, what it takes to create consistent experiences, and how style guides never work except when they do.
Special guest Deepa Subramaniam, Director of Product for the Hillary Clinton campaign, joins the show to talk about what it's like to manage a web team for an 18-month long sprint while the whole world watches.
Special guest Craig Hockenberry, bigwig at the IconFactory and creator of Twitterrific, joins the show. We go deep on color management, how the new Apple hardware changes things, and what it all means for web and app designers.
This week, I'm joined by my good friend Margaret Gould Stewart, Vice President of Product Design at Facebook. We talk about what her title actually means, what it takes to be a design leader, and how to think about a career in design these days.
Special guest and old friend Jason Santa Maria joins the show to talk typography. We discuss what typefaces the cool kids are using, dig into licensing and subscription pricing, and geek out over web fonts and browser hacks.
Special guest Richard Ziade, co-founder of Postlight, joins the show to talk about the phenomenon of independent designers crafting their own takes on popular (and frustrating) products. We also dig into Google AMP and the debacle at Nest.
Special guest Chris Messina joins the inaugural episode of the show to discuss both the hype and beauty of conversational UIs, messaging apps, and chatbots. Will this herald the end of interface design as we know it? (Spoiler: nope.)
Erika Hall joins the podcast and we discuss the findings from Google's Project Aristotle. What makes a team perform it's best? What qualities do successful teams share? It's probably not what you think. (This is a sort of prototype we recorded a number of weeks ago, but it's a great conversation, so we're adding it as a sort of bonus episode. Enjo…