The Design Better podcast delivers insights from the world’s most renowned design leaders, empowering teams to transform their practice and build remarkable products. This series is hosted by Aarron Walter and Eli Woolery and brought to you by InVision, the digital product design platform used to make the world’s best customer experiences. Discover more best practices, research, and resources at www.designbetter.com.
Netflix's Steve Johnson and Rochelle King: Making great stories accessible
We chat with Steve Johnson, Vice President of Design, and Rochelle King, Vice President of Creative Production at Netflix, to talk about how they approach inclusive design for a global audience, how they use a data-informed rather than data-driven product strategy, and why looking for passion rather than for credentials might be the key to your next great hire.
Apple TV+ Home’s Doug Pray and Matt Weaver: Designing spaces that change behavior and create opportunity
We asked Matt Weaver and Doug Pray (two of the creators of Home on Apple TV+) about how the subjects of the documentary used their own stubbornness and resilience to push their projects forward, how constraints of location and material encouraged creative solutions, and about some of the common threads they see across creative disciplines.
John Cleese: A cheerful guide to creativity
We talk with actor, writer and comedian John Cleese about his new book, Creativity: A Short and Cheerful Guide, and also about creative collaboration in the midst of friction, how to be comfortable with ambiguity, and creating boundaries of space and time to get in a creative mode.
Logitech's Jason Mayden: Leading with curiosity and humility
We spoke with designer and entrepreneur Jason Mayden on a wide range of topics, from how a near-death experience in childhood shaped his career and life, to how he maintains his energy and focus, to why being a polymath is an enormous advantage in today’s job market.
Airbnb’s Brian Chesky: Designing for trust
In this interview we speak with Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky, and learn how being a designer has influenced the arc of his journey, leading a company from a 3-person startup to a public company. We talk about what it’s like to design for trust during a pandemic, and the power of having a clear company mission that all can align to.
Google’s Annie Jean Baptiste: Building better products for everyone
We speak with Annie Jean Baptiste, Head of Product Inclusion at Google, about her new book Building For Everyone: Expand Your Market With Design Practices From Google's Product Inclusion Team. We ask her about what spurred her to write the book, along with some of the strategies she uses for researching, designing, and shipping inclusive products.