Sinopse

For the Growing Designer

Episódios

  • August de los Reyes on Designing the New American Dream

    August de los Reyes on Designing the New American Dream

    25/05/2020 Duração: 47min

    On this final episode of Season 05, we talk with August de los Reyes, Chief Design Officer at Varo Money Inc., in San Francisco, California. De los Reyes’ career transcends decades of technological shifts and advancements, and includes work with Microsoft, Google, Pinterest, and Philips. In our discussion, August reflects on his career to date, categorizing it into three decades: the how, the why, and the legacy. He speaks about the future and importance of Inclusive Design, the legacy we might leave behind for future generations of designers to build upon, and living a life of no regrets.

  • Annu Yadav on Design as an Act of Service

    Annu Yadav on Design as an Act of Service

    18/05/2020 Duração: 41min

    On this episode, we talk with Annu Yadav, Head of Design at Aurora Solar in San Francisco, California. Annu is a multidisciplinary practitioner across fine art, design, fashion technology, and business. Yadav discusses how her approach to design brings diverse and unique voices to a team to shape new ideas, how gaining knowledge helps shed fear, and gives us a reminder of how design is inherently an act of service.

  • Scott Tong on Design Entrepreneurialism

    Scott Tong on Design Entrepreneurialism

    11/05/2020 Duração: 36min

    On this episode, we talk with Scott Tong, a startup advisor in San Francisco, California. Through his career working at RMB Vivid, IDEO, Pinterest, and co-founding IFTTT, Tong has developed the unique perspective of designer as entrepreneur. In our conversation, Scott talks about how his passion for drawing led him to finding design, how learning design thinking helped prepare him to co-found a company, and the value of living in ambiguity.

  • Diane Lee on Archiving Data

    Diane Lee on Archiving Data

    04/05/2020 Duração: 36min

    On this episode, we talk with Diane Lee, an Assistant Professor at San Jose State University in California. Lee is a multi-disciplinary designer who explores work in print, video, writing, sound, code, and physical space. Lee talks about her research in personal archives, the temporality of digital mediums, how the loss of personal data can be an act of identity formation, and how she encourages her students to scratch the itch of curiosity.

  • Macbeth Watson on Design Endurance

    Macbeth Watson on Design Endurance

    27/04/2020 Duração: 36min

    On this episode, we talk with MacBeth Watson, Vice President of Design & Research at Strava in San Francisco, California. MacBeth’s career spans companies such as Microsoft, Pinterest, Starbucks, and Strava. Watson talks about how her endurance and achievements as an accomplished athlete have helped focus her career goals, the importance of connections in making career changes, and her unique approach to design leadership—focusing on the best approach to take on a project, finding the right people to bring new perspectives, and being confident in your genuine self.

  • Minnie Bredouw on Design for Social Impact

    Minnie Bredouw on Design for Social Impact

    20/04/2020 Duração: 44min

    On this episode, we talk with Minnie Bredouw, Executive Director and co-founder of The Purpose Project. Through her experiences at Frog, IDEO, and IDEO.org, teaching at various institutions, Bredouw has focused her career on developing a practice of design for social impact. In our conversation, Minnie talks about ethical and social problems that designers should be considering, the value of reflection and documentation after completing a project, and the importance of a designer’s motivation and inherent bias when working in new environments.

  • Hugh Dubberly on Systems in Design Practice

    Hugh Dubberly on Systems in Design Practice

    13/04/2020 Duração: 42min

    On this episode, we talk with Hugh Dubberly, Principal of Dubberly Design Office, or DDO, in San Francisco, California. DDO focuses on making hardware, software, and services easier to use through their deep expertise in information and interaction design. Dubberly’s career has spanned many influential design leadership roles including Apple, Netscape, and Art Center College of Design. In our conversation, Hugh talks about the death of graphic design as we know it, gives thoughtful proposals for re-adapting designers’ skillsets, and the importance of understanding systems in the design practice of the 21st century.

  • Live: Megan Ruhlach  Quba Michalski on Designing Space

    Live: Megan Ruhlach & Quba Michalski on Designing Space

    06/04/2020 Duração: 39min

    On this episode, we talked with Senior Visual Designer Megan Ruhlach and Director of Innovation Quba Michalski from Blink, a research and design firm in Seattle, Washington. At the Seattle Interactive Conference, we sat down and talked with Megan and Quba about their uncommon career paths, their work with NASA, and their experiences in today's fast changing industry.

  • Year 05 Trailer

    Year 05 Trailer

    30/03/2020 Duração: 02min

    This is Design School is coming back! We’ve been hard at work crafting season 5 of the podcast over the last year. Stay tuned for the first episode of Year 05 of This is Design School, coming to your feed next Monday. See you next week.

  • Annabelle Gould on Criticism over Praise

    Annabelle Gould on Criticism over Praise

    20/05/2019 Duração: 41min

    On this episode, we talked with Annabelle Gould, an Associate Professor in the Division of Design at the School of Art, Art History, and Design at the University of Washington in Seattle. Annabelle talks about the balance between being a designer and an educator, about how experimentation and the details of craft are critical to the design process, and the importance of finding your authentic purpose and voice in the ever broadening field of design.

  • Sheryl Cababa on Unintended Consequences

    Sheryl Cababa on Unintended Consequences

    13/05/2019 Duração: 39min

    On this episode, we interview Sheryl Cababa, an Executive Creative Director at Artefact in Seattle. Sheryl talks with us about the experience of designing in the Netherlands, how living abroad helped develop an ability to question the systems engrained in our own culture, and how we must consider unintended consequences in our design process.

  • Jeff Barlow on Persistence

    Jeff Barlow on Persistence

    06/05/2019 Duração: 40min

    On this episode, we talked to Jeff Barlow, who is a Creative Director at Boeing. He shares his insight about how doing design well requires putting in the time, the importance of the craft of typography, and how a continuous and complete design education requires being present in the real world.

  • Sean Munson on Finding Design’s Place

    Sean Munson on Finding Design’s Place

    29/04/2019 Duração: 39min

    On this episode, we talked to Sean Munson, Ph.D., an Associate Professor in the Human Centered Design & Engineering program at the University of Washington. Sean shares how his childhood interest of building model Naval ships led him to the study of Engineering, and how design gave him a framework to get himself, and his peers, to ask the right questions and create the right solutions.

  • Timothy Bardlavens on Breaking Barriers

    Timothy Bardlavens on Breaking Barriers

    22/04/2019 Duração: 40min

    On this episode, we talked to Timothy Bardlavens, a Product Design Leader, Cultural Strategist, co-founder of the Design + Diversity Fellowship Program, and DEI—Diversity, Equity & Inclusion—consultant. Timothy talks to us about his experiences in design and tech as a black gay man from the South, the importance of owning and bringing your full self to your work, and the difference and importance between surviving and thriving in the workplace and the world.

  • Silong Chhun on Design for Social Change

    Silong Chhun on Design for Social Change

    15/04/2019 Duração: 30min

    On this episode, we interview Silong Chhun, a Communications Associate for the Tacoma Community House, and founder of the Red Scarf Revolution. Silong shares how his early upbringing in Cambodia has impacted his work, and about the importance of identity, persistence, and design as a center point for community, advocacy and activism.

  • Ruki Neuhold-Ravikumar on Telling Design’s Story

    Ruki Neuhold-Ravikumar on Telling Design’s Story

    08/04/2019 Duração: 30min

    On this episode, we talked to Ruki Neuhold-Ravikumar, Director of Education at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City. Ruki discussed her journey from teaching design to joining the Cooper Hewitt, the museum's amazing collection of artifacts, and how integrating design education can help society meet the demand of the immense challenges we face today.

  • Nicole Gleadle on Growing Where You’re Planted

    Nicole Gleadle on Growing Where You’re Planted

    01/04/2019 Duração: 30min

    On this episode, Nicole Gleadle, Senior Designer at Qubit, talks about how moving to London, England and the lessons learned from starting over in another country. She speaks of her career progression in Seattle over the last seven years and how it prepared her for life in the UK.

  • Michael Bierut on Luck

    Michael Bierut on Luck

    24/03/2019 Duração: 39min

    On this episode, Michael Bierut discusses how he was lucky to have found design as a kid growing up in Ohio, how a successful career requires being really engaged in "the game," and how designers of the future need to make more room for curiosity.

  • Year 04 Trailer

    Year 04 Trailer

    18/03/2019 Duração: 01min

    This is Design School is coming back. We’ve been hard at work crafting season 4 of the podcast over the last year. Stay tuned for the first episode of Year 4 of This is Design School, coming to your feed next Monday. See you next week.

  • Anna Brayton on Curiosity

    Anna Brayton on Curiosity

    30/04/2018 Duração: 40min

    On this episode, Anna Brayton, Senior Designer at Amazon, talks about how her passion for design started with markers at a young age. She speaks of her career progression through 10 years designing stores at Starbucks, to the challenges of projects with a blank canvas, and learning through seeking feedback from your colleagues. Anna talks about how design is a lifestyle and having the right tools at-hand makes creating so much more fun.

página 1 de 3

Informações: