January 18, 2014 at 3:00PM •
Sarah Parmenter talks about rethinking the designer’s role in the era of flat design; launching a design-led business—from concept to franchising in four months; misbehaving Fusion Drives, cracked Retina screens and other digital-age delights.
January 9, 2014 at 3:00PM •
Sang Shin and David Yoon, co-creators of Been, discuss social bookmarking and the failure of cookies with host Jeffrey Zeldman.
December 19, 2013 at 3:00PM •
1 hour 5 minutes
Jason Fried, the notoriously private designer/writer/entrepreneur opens up about love, marketing, product design, and the secret behind The New York Times Bestseller list.
November 21, 2013 at 3:00PM •
Michael Simmons, co-creator of the Fantastical app (#1 Apple Store app), talks with host Jeffrey Zeldman about artificial intelligence and machine learning, why iOS 7 is more than a skin job, the design of Fantastical (and Fantastical 2), the Apple ecosystem, sweating the details, developing a natural language parser, reinventing calendar software, why “you have to ship,” how to stay inspired on a long-term project, how to do a huge launch with no budget, what Microsoft was great at, Apple’s product design strategy, starting simple, human interface guidelines, and more.
November 14, 2013 at 2:00PM •
November 7, 2013 at 2:00PM •
Type nerds, unite! Nick Sherman (The Font Bureau, Webtype, Fonts In Use, A List Apart) and Jeffrey Zeldman geek out on responsive type, 21st century hinting, typefaces designed from scratch for onscreen reading at small sizes, things you still can’t do on the web, EDID and other standards, type used in blaxploitation posters, punk rock, pizza, and more.
October 31, 2013 at 2:00PM •
Jeffrey Zeldman and Dribbble co-founder Dan Cederholm discuss fear of CSS pre-processors, growing the Dribbble design community, the craft of code, and Dan’s new book, Sass For Web Designers.
October 24, 2013 at 2:00PM •
Designer, producer, and internet radio bon vivant Jeremy Fuksa and host Jeffrey Zeldman discuss advertising’s view of the web, the web’s view of advertising, and evolving design processes for our new screen and device overlords.
October 17, 2013 at 2:00PM •
Jeffrey Zeldman’s guest is author, lecturer, studio co-founder, UX wiz, and web design pioneer Dan Brown. The two designers discuss collaboration strategies, the path from HTML to UX, growing a design studio business, Brian Eno and more.
October 9, 2013 at 2:00PM •
1 hour 3 minutes
Foursquare co-founder Naveen Selvadurai and Big Web Show host Jeffrey Zeldman discuss mobile apps and the quantified self; the genesis of bookmarking places; creating mobile UIs in the bad old days before smartphones; how Delicious’s bookmarking helped inspire Foursquare; what was really innovative about the iPhone from a mobile developer’s perspective (it’s not what you think); when to quit your job and start a product or service; where ideas come from; and what’s after Foursquare.