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305: From Team to Solo Designer (feat. Michie Cao)

https://simplecast.com/s/13a47dbd This week, we welcome to the show Michie Cao, formerly of Twitter and currently the sole designer at Sisu. Michie tells us all about her experience of working at both a large corporation and a small startup, and she shares some pros and cons of…

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304: Interviewing the Interviewer

https://simplecast.com/s/58298f85 This week, we keep it short and answer a few listener questions, including how to align text to a grid, how to handle an interview at a company that uses dark patterns, and how to account for suboptimal company processes when assembling…

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303: Building Design Teams (feat. Stacy La)

https://simplecast.com/s/e0377b0f This week, we welcome to the show Stacy La, formerly of Clover Health and currently the product and design lead on the Prevent Epidemics Team at Resolve to Save Lives. Stacy shares with us some of the challenges and triumphs of building a large…

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302: Designing Dark Patterns

https://simplecast.com/s/17ef512f This week, inspired by a tweet from Daniel Burka, we tackle the thorny but important question of who is ultimately accountable for the implementation of a product's dark patterns. Is Design responsible? Engineering? Leadership? All of the above?…

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301: Android vs. iOS

https://simplecast.com/s/d06eae12 This week, we answer a few listener questions, including the difference between the philosophies behind the Android and iOS design systems and why we prefer an 8pt grid. In News, Brian gives a quick rundown on Figma's new Plugins Beta. And as…

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300: Looking Back on 300 Episodes

https://simplecast.com/s/c451f969 This week we reflect on 300 episodes of Design Details. We recount the origin story, answering listener questions as we go about how we've managed to maintain the schedule for so long, the high and low points, and future plans for the podcast.…

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299: Balancing Management and IC Work

https://simplecast.com/s/833dcf20 This week, we answer a listener question about the balance of being both a manager and an individual contributor, which leads to some more existential conversation about sharing what we think we know and the fear of being wrong loudly in public.…

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298: Designing a Design Curriculum

This week, we answer a listener question about designing a design curriculum and another about where the line is between a visual redesign and an experience redesign. And as always, we share a couple cool things like a playlist of experts and an action film…

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296: Google I/O

This week we dig into the latest and greatest announcements from this year's Google I/O. We talk through our top highlights like new privacy controls, Android Q improvements, and a solid new budget Pixel phone. And as always, we share our cool finds of the week, like a…

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295: Public Critique and The Facebook Redesign

@brian @marshallbock I did not see a thread for Design Details Episode 295, but just wanted to give you the feedback that for me personally this was one of the best episodes of all time. And to go kind of meta: I hope that Brian does not go the "post only positive feedback"…

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