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Oct 16, 2020 44 min

95: What Does Representation in Design Really Look Like?

Google's Head of Product Inclusion, Annie Jean-Baptiste, joins the show to discuss how designing products through the lens of representation is not just an ethical choice, but a strong business case as well.
Aug 31, 2020 47 min

94: The Creative Importance of Side Projects

Special guest Elliot Jay Stocks joins the program. He’s a designer, publisher, and musician and we talk about side projects, staying focused, and how to find value in all aspects of our work.
Aug 19, 2020 47 min

93: Designing for Cognitive Bias

This week on the program is special guest David Dylan Thomas. He’s a content strategist and author of the forthcoming book, “Design For Cognitive Bias.” We discuss how unconscious decisions shape our actions, and how to acknowledge them when we design.
Jul 30, 2020 44 min

92: Mindfully Designing for Different Cultures

Special guest and author Senongo Akpem joins the show. We discuss his new book “Cross-Cultural Design” and how to grow in awareness when designing for multiple cultures.
Jul 17, 2020 52 min

91: How to Design Your Job

Special guest Bill Burnett joins the show. He's the Executive Director of the Design School at Stanford University and the author of "Design Your Work Life." We talk about applying our craft as designers to the problem of our own careers.
Jun 30, 2020 44 min

90: Changing Our Understanding of Emotion in Design

Special guest Aaron Walter joins the show. He's Vice President of Design Education at Invision and the author of "Designing for Emotion." We discuss the power of inclusion in transforming the mechanics of design.
Jun 16, 2020 46 min

89: The Human Experience of Self-Driving Cars

Special guest Ryan Powell joins the program. He's the Head of User Experience for Waymo, the self-driving car company. We discuss what it’s like to design the experience of something that feels like science fiction.
May 27, 2020 46 min

88: Good Design Can Help Us Change

Special guest Dr. Amy Bucher joins the show. Her new book, “Engaged: Designing for Behavior Change” shows how psychology can be used as a design tool to help empower people to make positive changes in their lives.
May 12, 2020 50 min

87: How Design Makes the World

Special guest and best selling author Scott Berkun joins the show. His new book, “[How Design Makes the World](” is just out and we discuss how we can learn to ask better questions of everything we buy, use and make.
Apr 30, 2020 47 min

86: Working Together When We're Apart

Special guest and good friend Lori McLeese joins the program. She's the Global Head of People for Automattic, one of the world's largest fully distributed companies. We talk about what it takes to do great work together when we're apart.