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SpecFM / Design Details

268: I Want It That Way

268: I Want It That Way

SpecFM / Design Details · October 10, 2018 at 3:16pm
This week, we discuss user preferences and whether a lot is too much. In News, we talk about Sketch's new site, recap the Figma contest, and conduct a requiem for Path. And as always, we share a couple cool things, including a wireless mesh network and tchotchkes in plastic bubbles.



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  • Photo: Podcasting is serious bizznizz
  • We got some new iTunes Reviews from some wonderfully kind folks! Feel free to leave your own :)
  • We tweeted out a couple polls on last episode last episode


  • "Dark Mode, Data, a brand new look and more in Sketch 52"
  • "The new website is really nice." —NiceboyTM
  • "Introducing: Figma’s first API Challenge"
  • "We made a mistake with our API Challenge, and we’re sorry"
  • Path Blog: "The Last Goodbye"
  • Path's (+) button animation on YouTube
  • Here's a video review from back then, which shows the timeline, scrollbar clock, and reactions



  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider on YouTube Gaming (plug lol)
  • Doom difficulty spectrum
  • Tomb Raider difficulty spectrum
  • Spectrum (plug lol)
  • Apollo app has a lot of customization options
  • God of War difficulty spectrum
  • Spider-Man difficulty spectrum
  • "You're holding it wrong"
  • Vintage Burger King Commercial - Have it Your Way - 1974 on YouTube
  • Backstreet Boys - I Want It That Way on YouTube
  • "You've been sherlocked"
  • *"Sketch sherlocked Midnight with 52." —Marshall*
  • f.lux


One Cool Thing:

  • Marshall shared eero
  • Brian shared gashapon
  • "Life's a journey, not a destination" —Steven Tyler
  • Steins;Gate
  • Fidget Cube


Design Details on the Web:

  • We are @designdetailsfm
  • @Brian_Lovin and [@MarshallBock] ( are the talky boys
  • @Sarahberus and @Luperdev
  • Join the conversation on Spectrum or leave us a review on iTunes


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