This week we are joined by freelance developer and web performance advocate Henri Helvetica, who talks about fighting the good fight for faster websites.
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Independent product designer, front-end developer, digital nomad—Nicole Dominguez helps create more accessible technology and more inclusive teams.
This is a different kind of episode. Usually I invite guests to listen to them, in this episode I start out with an explanation of why I think the website for the new Master Digital Design program at the University of Applied Sciences in Amsterdam is not well designed. And after that I discuss this together with Harald Dunnink, who designed this website. As was to be expected, he disagrees with me.
Harald invited me to record this conversation after I ranted my opinion on twitter. It turns out sitting on a bench on a nice summer evening outside the Momkai offices in Amsterdam is a much better environment to discuss good web design than twitter.
Anna and Brad talk about what’s changed since the first season of the Style Guides Podcast, and talk about what topics they’d like to cover this season.
Author and designer Jeremy Keith talks about his new book, Resilient Web Design, and why we keep making the same mistakes over and over.
In our latest Overtime episode, Dan chats with Linda Eliasen—a designer, illustrator, art director, and all-around creative. Linda currently freelances in NYC, but before that, she worked at Ueno, Dropbox, Mailchimp, and Squarespace.
Linda Eliasen Art Director, Designer, Illustrator In this episode, Linda walks us through her illustration workflow and shares her process for creating production-ready work with the Apple Pencil and iPad Pro. In addition, you’ll learn about Iceland’s terrifying Yule Cat. She also shares the story behind Dropbox’s recruiting video starring puppets. Lastly, Linda talks about her recent move to New York to try something new—improv. “It’s awesome to be at the stage in my career, where I’ve been doing what I’ve been doing for 9 years. To start over—it feels like being a brand new baby junior designer.”
Our guest on Overtime episode 14 is Aaron Draplin of Draplin Design Co. In this episode, Dan and Aaron discuss dropping the jargon and talking about graphic design in normal terms, how Aaron uses Instagram, why he doesn’t waste time policing the internet, why he believes everyone deserves great design, who inspires him, and the challenges of shipping merch and managing work while touring. This episode is brought to you by MyFonts.
Grid is getting a ton of support in modern browsers and so we’ve got a couple of grid experts in Jen Simmons and Rachel Andrew on to help us navigate the grid – what is it? When can we use it? How do flexbox and grid play together? What about Bootstrap?
7:00 What is grid? And what does it mean?
16:30 What’s the mobile story for grid?
22:30 What is grid and why should someone be excited about it?
27:40 What about all that extra CSS with grid?
36:10 What’s autofill?
47:40 How do flexbox and grid play together?
1:01:02 When should you use something like Bootstrap?
In this episode, Soren Johnson interviews legendary game designer Sid Meier, best known for designing Pirates!, Railroad Tycoon, and Civilization. They discuss using the Ayatollah Khomeini as an enemy, how Strike Eagle differentiated itself from Flight Simulator, and why the torpedo doesn’t go where the player aims it in Silent Spring.
Internet veterans Jim @Coudal & Jeffrey @Zeldman on the death of blogging, the birth of Field Notes, the virtues of a subscription model, and much more. Begins in tears, ends in triumph. One of the most fun (and most inspiring) episodes ever.
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