8 episodes

Plastic Grass Square, brought to you by the team behind blueegg Experience Design, is a podcast about being human centred in our work practices and daily lives. We are, after all, not the user. Join us as we chat to folks about how they apply human centred approaches to their lives.

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Plastic Grass Square, brought to you by the team behind blueegg Experience Design, is a podcast about being human centred in our work practices and daily lives. We are, after all, not the user. Join us as we chat to folks about how they apply human centred approaches to their lives.

    S1E8 - Richard Sison User Experience Lead

    S1E8 - Richard Sison User Experience Lead

    “Design IS about communication, and I think words in your designs are so critical to be able to communicate something you want”

    Richard is the User Experience Lead at PreviousNext; an agency specialising in user experience design and developing large-scale Drupal websites for clients such as ServiceNSW, Transport for NSW, Amaysim and UTS.

    He's an interaction and user experience designer with a focus on the product and ecommerce space. On the side he also runs a blog which showcases effective examples of Good Microcopy - goodmicrocopy.com

    • 54 min
    S1E7 - Ben Pecotich Design And Innovation Director

    S1E7 - Ben Pecotich Design And Innovation Director

    "More experienced Design Leaders who are recruiting teams don't hire UX Designers without some kind of slash, like Design Research or Prototyper or Visual Design"

    Ben strongly believes that engaging and empowering people is a powerful and sustainable approach to achieving positive change. He's an active supporter of social enterprise and ways of applying collaborative consumption, collective impact, and other sharing economy principles and practices.

    Founder and managing director of Dynamic4 (a 16 year old purpose-driven design & innovation company, and certified B Corp). Co-founder of two social enterprises: Jetpack for Changemakers, and Better Goals.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    S1E6 - blueegg recaps UX Australia 2018 Part 2

    S1E6 - blueegg recaps UX Australia 2018 Part 2

    "You know rhythms we don't" - Farai Madzima

    Join the team from blueegg as we discuss our highlights from UX Australia 2018. Two full days of local and international conference presentations covering a huge range of topics and ideas relevant to experienced practitioners, newbies and everyone in between. Adam, Amanda, Dustin, Leanne and Aaron recap Day 2 of the conference.

    If you’d like to be a guest on the show, get in touch at aaron@blueegg.com.au

    • 46 min
    S1E5 - blueegg recaps UX Australia 2018 Part 1

    S1E5 - blueegg recaps UX Australia 2018 Part 1

    "Decision makers aren't evil, they just don't know any better" - Iain Barker

    Join the team from blueegg as we discuss our highlights from UX Australia 2018. Two full days of local and international conference presentations covering a huge range of topics and ideas relevant to experienced practitioners, newbies and everyone in between. Adam, Amanda, Dustin, Leanne and Aaron recap Day 1 of the conference.

    If you’d like to be a guest on the show, get in touch at aaron@blueegg.com.au

    • 27 min
    S1E4 - Sonya Corcoran Educational Designer

    S1E4 - Sonya Corcoran Educational Designer

    “I’ve a really strong ethos, which is design with, not for”

    Sonya Corcoran is a coder, UX Designer and tech nerd. She takes the ideas in the heads of people and puts them on computers that are working together. "I do this so everyone can learn from one another and make the world a better place" As an Educational Designer at University of Sydney, she’s developed a number of strategies to engage with time poor stakeholders and gain their buy in to the design process. We also discuss how universities can improve their Student Experience, especially in terms of International Students.

    If you’d like to be a guest on the show, get in touch at aaron@blueegg.com.au

    • 58 min
    S1E3 - Donna Spencer Design Leader

    S1E3 - Donna Spencer Design Leader

    “Be aware that categories exist, and we make decisions based on putting people into buckets, and be aware of what kind of decisions we’re making and how they get made."

    Donna is a design leader and product all rounder close to 20 years experience. She’s worked in many industries, including government, telecommunications, insurance, retail, not-for-profit, higher education and many more. She’s written three books: on information architecture, card sorting and writing for the web. When we caught up with her in Melbourne, we chatted about the collection of data sets, how data can be misused and what the impacts are for machine learning and coming of AI systems.

    If you’d like to be a guest on the show, get in touch at aaron@blueegg.com.au

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

UX Locks ,

UX at its best!

Great new UX & HCD talks! Really good to listen to some of the experts in the field talk about their experiences! Well worth a listen!

fluxxing ,

Great Podcast

really enjoyed the talks and the redux from UX Aus was awesome...

CommandoRoll ,

Compelling & engaging

Loving this new podcast. Great chats with all sorts of people about how they place people at the core of their work. Really interesting.

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