300 episodes

A weekly conversation about design process and culture. Hosted by Marshall Bock and Brian Lovin.

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    • 4.8, 30 Ratings

A weekly conversation about design process and culture. Hosted by Marshall Bock and Brian Lovin.

    359: Design Systems and Creativity

    359: Design Systems and Creativity

    This week, we discuss a listener question about the tension between design systems and creativity. Do design systems destroy creativity, or simply get the boring parts of our work out of the way? In The Sidebar, we discuss the challenges in sharing North Star design visions across teams.

    • 26 min
    358: Design and Venture Capital

    358: Design and Venture Capital

    This week, we caught up with Bobby Goodlatte and Josh Williams, two designers-turned-investors who recently announced Form Capital, an early-stage venture fund. In this episode we talk about the path to starting a fund, whether founders should live in the Bay Area, and share advice to designers who are interested in starting their own company someday.

    • 53 min
    357: GPT-3 and the Future of Design

    357: GPT-3 and the Future of Design

    This week, we talk about the recently-unveiled GPT-3 AI tool and the implications of AI for design. In The Sidebar, we discuss HUD design in video games, nerding out on diegesis, skeuomorphism, and more.

    • 27 min
    356: Becoming a Product Manager ft. Cemre Güngör

    356: Becoming a Product Manager ft. Cemre Güngör

    This week, we caught up with [Cemre Güngör](https://twitter.com/gem_ray) to talk about transitioning from design to product management, the tension between the roles of PD and PM, why products fail, and so much more. In The Sidebar, we discuss the most over- and under-rated skills for PMs.

    • 54 min
    355: Should I Be a Product Manager?

    355: Should I Be a Product Manager?

    This week, we attempt to answer the age-old question every designer will someday face: should I be a product manager? In this week's Sidebar, we share our first impressions of macOS Big Sur, covering our favorite changes and what we hope to see updated before public release.

    • 22 min
    354: Designing on a Visa ft. Yitong Zhang

    354: Designing on a Visa ft. Yitong Zhang

    This week, we caught up with Yitong Zhang to talk about what it's like to navigate the visa process in the US. We dig into the details of different work visas, the constraints they impose on designers, and what is changing in the current processes. This, plus bonus questions and cool things as always!

    • 40 min

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4.8 out of 5
30 Ratings

30 Ratings

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Love it

Love this podcast! The guys are great and topics are lively. Look forward to it each week.

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Mixed quality

I like the variety of interviews, but the insights and usefulness of the content varies greatly.

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