A weekly podcast about design, technology, programming and everything else.

Apple

181: Wear Your Face For a Day

This week we spend two hours discussing a one hour event.

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Side Projects

180: Reset the PRAM on Your Car

This week, Rafa talks about his roadtrip experience and Kevin talks about the app he's been working on as a side-project.

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Career

179: Infinite Pagination

This week's episode is all about how to leave your job the right way. We talk about Rafa's experience leaving Netlify and being intentional about career choices.

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Misc

178: I Get All Kinds of Ponchos

This week we debate whether every website should have infinite scrolling, Rafa gets a green screen AND gets married, we talk about Instagram and Rafa's Great Poncho Incident™, YouTube Premium and more!

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Setup

177: Like a Little Hammock

This week we talk about desk setups, Apple vs Fortnite and Thwhip's launch!

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Misc

176: I’m In the Nile

This week we talk about heatwaves, Thwip's app store rejections, the Big Sur Beta, whether cats can feel the wind from fans, and Rafa critiques Kevin's video framing.

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Gear

175: Peripheral Widgets

This week we talk about taking breaks when you need them, how our photo libraries still have a discoverability problem and Kevin wants to upgrade his video setup.

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Musicals

174: I’m the Creator and I Pronounce It 'Too-th-weep'

We're sorry about the delay in posting this episode, but we knew you were willing to wait for it. History has its ears on our show this week. We finally talk about broadway hit sensation, Hamilton. It's a shorter show than usual: we're trying to talk less, smile more. We know some of you were looking forward to this conversation, this is the podcast where it happens. I hope you're satisfied.

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Misc

173: Chair Twitter

This week we talk about Rafa's new Apple Watch app, office chairs, whether Kevin should've gotten a chair with arms or no arms and more!

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Learning

172: A Karen Got My Handle

This week we talk about learning FOMO, Kevin's unsolicited Overcast redesign and more!

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Apple

171: You Wouldn’t Download a Car

This week, we're joined by ADA-winner and creator of Blackbox, Ryan McLeod. We talk about Apple's 2020 WWDC announcements: iOS 14, watchOS 7, macOS 11 and more!

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Design

170: Just Do Stripe Again

This week we debate whether it's essential to enjoy using a product or not.

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Design

169: Design Tools Must Go On

This week we talk about old Apple Keynotes, the new Framer, criticizing products with love and more!

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Programming

168: Feed It Now But Yesterday

This week, Rafa hacks his pet feeder and we nerd out about programming.

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Virtual Reality

167: Something As Trivial As a Butter Thing, with Matthaeus Krenn

This week we are joined by special guest Matthaeus Krenn to talk about prototyping new types of interfaces, his work on VR-OS, residential architecture and more!

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Portfolio

166: Kevin, It floats!

This week we’ve decided to be podcasting pioneers and recorded this episode entirely on an iPad. Well two iPads to be more precise. We each have our own iPad. Other topics include: Kevin's quick thoughts on the Switch, writing long case-studies and more!

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Gaming

165: A Russian Doll of Topics

This week we talk about some apps that try too hard, Rafa's Handmirror app, Uncharted 4 (welcome to 2016!) and finally discuss the design of new PS5 game controller because Layout is a gaming show now apparently.

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Events

164: Black Cupcakes Are a Design Thing

This week's episode is an episode out of time. Kevin is joined by special guest Kassandre Jenkins to talk about design events, working from home, homemade pizza and more!

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Misc

163: Big Baby Web

This week we talk about COVID-19, social-distancing life, Rafa's new app: Hand Mirror, the new iPad Pro, the new iPad Magic Keyboard and pointer support in iOS. We end the episode with Kevin's gaming corner.

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Misc

162: Designers Just Wanna Have Fun

This week we catch up on the latest design drama, neumorphism and editing podcasts on the iPad.

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Interview

161: Past & Future of Sketch, with Pieter Omvlee

This week we welcome special guest Pieter Omvlee, to talk about the past, present and future of Sketch.

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Personal

160: Siri’s a Snitch

This week we take some time to catch up, talk about Kevin's upcoming move and then dive into our goals for 2020.

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Recommendations

159: Recommendation Bonanza 2020

This week we go all out with an entire episode jam-packed with recommendations.

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Personal

158: Kylo Ren Going Through a Divorce

This week we follow up on the latest Sketch announcements, talk about guilt as a metric and finally discuss Parasite, our favorite film of the year.

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News

157: Both Are Valid, but One Is Clearly Wrong

This week we talk about the Cybertruck, Cocoon, the latest Sketch news and trying out Castro.

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Design Tools

156: You Can See the HDRness

This week, we decided to not talk about the new MacBook Pro and instead talk about Rafa's tweets about Figma, the Github for iOS beta and Kevin's homescreen.

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Web

155: Three Medium Logos Ago

This week we talk about the consternation over the death of the web (and whether it's iOS's fault), FACEBOOK's new logo and the trailer for the Rise of Skywalker.

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Drama

154: Evil by Osmosis

This week Rafa gives his early look at Nova, the new app from Panic, and we attempt to discuss the latest design drama: Pablo Stanley's free illustrations and the launch of Facebook News.

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Personal

153: Of Course There’s No Nuts in It

Kevin's back! Topics include Kevin's talk, Kevin's new website, Kevin's new side project, and Kevin's trip to Italy. Oh and something about NFC stickers.

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152: The Linguistics Podcast, With Frederique Matti

Frederique is back! This week Rafa and Frederique talk about design and gaming on Windows, their complicated relationship with Dark modes and whether or not Frederique should get an Apple Watch.

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Technology

151: I Wanna Honk Right Now, With Frederique Matti

This week, Rafa is joined by special guest: Frederique Matti. We talk about freelancing and career experiences, Microsoft's new hardware announcements and internet usernames.

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Design

150: showerdingus.design

Rafa's back! We talk more about coffee routines and automation, deep fusion, the Rams documentary and more.

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Apple

149: Excited for Tomorrow's Coffee, With Joey Banks

This week, Kevin is joined by special guest: Joey Banks. We talk about Figma plugins, electric scooters, our sleep schedules, coffee, and our thoughts on the iPhone 11 / 11 Pro.

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Apple

148: Kevin Is Optional

This week we discuss Apple's September event where they introduced Apple Arcade and Apple TV+ for the third time, iPads nobody care about, the always-on Apple Watch Series 4 and the iPhone 11 and 11 Pro.

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Personal

147: Kids Will Ruin Everything

We're back! We talk about what happened since our last episode. Topics include: speaking at conferences, Break This Safe, Figma plugins, iOS 13 and our thoughts on the iPhone 11 rumors.

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Challenges

146: It’s Podcasts All the Way Down

This week we follow up on SwiftUI and talk about our own personal challenges. We then talk about the new Dropbox app and episode 1 of Big Little lies Season 2.

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Apple

145: I’m Not a Big Fan of Fans

This week the episode is all about Apple's 2019 WWDC announcements: watchOS 6, iOS 13 and Dark Mode, iPadOS, the new cheese-grater Mac Pro and the outrageously expensive Pro Display XDR.

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Interview

144: I Feel Like Oprah

This week we talk about our job interviews that didn't work out and what we took away from these experiences. We also talk about Playdate, going all in on the USB-C lifestyle and how books might not work.

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Feels

143: I Don’t Actually Design Design Anymore

This week we talk about feeling impostor syndrome as a manager and Dark themes vs Light themes.

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Opinions

142: Force Ghost Rafa

This week we talk at length about the Facebook redesign. We also finally talk about The Rise of Skywalker trailer.

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Design

141: The Coffee of TV Shows

This week we talk about how sometimes you have to be irrational to make something great. We also circle back to Rafa's Avengers Endgame predictions.

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Design

140: Blue Yeti’s Blue Ball

This week we talk about why it seems like we're seeing fewer and fewer UI innovations and how there might hopefully be a silver lining in all of this. We also discuss Figma's UI refresh.

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Opinions

139: This Table Is Not Actually a Table, It's a Staple

This week Kevin has a contrarian opinion on the Staples logo reveal video and we talk about John Maeda's comments on the importance of design. Finally, Rafa gets his theory about Avengers Endgame on the record.

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Apple

138: Finger Touching Bono and Stuff

Short show this week. We follow our tradition of picking apart the details of Apple's announcements: News+, Arcade, Card and TV+.

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Android

137: If There’s an Android, There’s a Way

This week, Rafa tells us all about his recent experience using Android for a few weeks: what he liked, what he didn't like and we finish by answering some listener questions.

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Design Tools

136: Return of the Mac Apps

This week the internet gods blessed us with a ton of design-related news just in time for our recording. We talk about Sketch's new funding announcement and what it means for the world of design tools, Twitter's new camera UI, privacy-focused social networks and the return of Mac apps.

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Org Structures

135: Look at That Page Curl

This week we talk about org structures and how it affects us as designers. We also talk about the Revolut drama and Apple News' new upcoming app icon.

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Life

134: You Should Outsource Walking

This week we talk a bit more about foldable phones, how Slack is messing with our homescreen again, and then ultimately get into a big conversation about which things in our life we'd like to outsource.

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Management

133: Mario, the Plumbing Influencer

This week we talk about growing up to become your parents, getting emotional, the pitfalls of fame, Samsung's foldable phone and more.

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Portfolio

132: There’s No Edit Button in Podcasting

This week Rafa shares two lessons he's learned as a first time manager, then we talk about some recurring trends in design student portfolios.

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Social Media

131: The Kids on TikTok Are Not Complaining

This week we talk about Kevin’s experience giving a big talk and then we talk about our evolving relationship with social media.

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Logo

130: Lukewarm Takes

The wait is over! We know you couldn't wait for our takes on the new Slack logo and boy we've delivered. We also talk about the state of criticism on the Internet.

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Leadership

129: With Great Title Comes Great Responsibility

This week we talk about Rafa becoming the head of design at Netlify, setting expectations for a new role, CRMs for people, sonic toothbrushes and kitchen knives.

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News

128: The Artist Formerly Known as Follow Up

This week we eat breakfast. Lots of it. We discuss Rafa’s already obsolete TV, pos-purchase monetization and the impact on consumers, the death of privacy and Kevin finally gives an update on his new portfolio that was supposed to ship months ago.

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News

127: The Monday of the Year

This week, Rafa is back on Twitter and Kevin takes this opportunity to fill him in on all of the design news he missed like the Push Pin Emoji Detour meme, the horizontal Instagram feed debacle, a study on the impact of Flat Design and Pantone’s new color of the year. Oh and we also talk about Bandersnatch.

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Bonus

Holiday Special: I Hate Moist Zombies

It's a holiday miracle! As a special bonus episode for the Holidays, we play a zombie text adventure game. We're joined by special guest Débora Ribeiro.

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Awards

126: Layouties 2018

Our third annual Layouties! We look back at some of our favorite things of the year and give them awards.

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Work

125: Imagine a Coconut With a Straw

This week we talk about being busy & the impact it has on us, tech companies making custom typefaces and IRL accessibility problems.

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Design

124: The Dark Side of the Web

This week we talk about approaching large scale design problems, Kevin's email rant, Facebook's Blueprint for Content Governance and Google's Night Sight.

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Content

123: Design Is How It Reads

This week we talk about Rafa's totally predictable purchase, the growing realization that most design problems are actually content problems, pop songs getting more repetitive and Amazon employees buying condos in Long Island City.

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Apple

122: Freaking Chamfered Edges

Kevin is back from San Francisco, so we finally talk about our first impressions on the new iPad Pro, the Detective Pikachu trailer and the new Leica Q-P.

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Misc

121: Millennial Kidnappers

This week we follow up on genderless pronouns in different languages (or lack thereof) and talk about what we would do if we weren't designers.

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Traveling

120: Titles Are Our Legacy

This week we talk about the realities of traveling for work, Photoshop on the iPad, Adidas's 'new' webdesign style, the Palm phone and we have a very special upside down.

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119: Figma Just Got Paddie 2ed

This week we briefly continue our discussion about design tools, then talk about custom Apple Watch Faces, the Habitat 67 architecture and of course, our recommendation of the week.

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Tools

118: 5/5 Would Alive Again

This week we talk about a few main design tools: Adobe XD, InVision Studio, Framer X, Figma and Sketch.

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Conference

117: X AM

This week we got to record in person from Amsterdam. We talk our experience at Framer Loupe, Rafa's new Apple Watch, and Solo (hopefully for the last time).

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Apple

116: The Court of Design

This week we talk about the Apple Event, Apple Watch Series 4, iPhone Xs and Xs Max and the iPhone Xʀ.

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Open Offices

115: The Opposite of Async

This week we talk about open offices, the Mastodon client we're working on and more punishment suggestions for Kevin.

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Advice

114: Chance the Raptor

This week we talk about Kevin's punishment for not shipping his website, how all advice is kind of terrible and Rafa explains Mastodon for the rest of us.

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News

113: Decentralized Instances of the Thing

This week we talk about the sad state of Twitter and our desire for something to come and replace it.

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Leadership

112: So Far So Nada

This week we talk about Kevin's experience leading a new team and the challenges that came with it.

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Feedback

111: Make Excessively Sentimental

This week we talk about our thoughts on sugar coated design feedback and Firefox's new brand system.

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Creativity

110: Controlled Chaos

This week we discuss the topic of creativity, what inspires us and how we cultivate it. We also briefly discuss our early thoughts on Framer X based on the announcement.

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Problem solving

109: Sharpening an Axe to Break a Twig

This week we talk about problems. How do you know you truly understand them? When is the right time to jump into solution mode? We also briefly talk about Solo: A Star Wars Story.

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Listener Questions

108: There's Some Lag

How do you stay motivated by working on a mature and large project? How do you handle working in a language that isn't your native language? How do you decorate your apartment? This week we answer more listener questions!

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Listener Questions

107: The Show Show Show of the Show

Should your portfolio have long UX case studies or focus on lots of imagery? How do you know when you have too much on your plate and how do you push back confidently? This week we answer some listener questions, review some socks and finally talk about the Westworld finale.

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Hiring

106: Layout Redesign Your Website Month™

This week we talk about the challenges with onboarding new designers onto your team, the official "Layout Redesign Your Website Month™" and episode 9 of Westworld season 2.

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Side Projects

105: The Flat Wing

This week Rafa redesigned his website, so we revisit the topic of personal websites, setting goals for side projects, todo list management techniques and Kevin's thoughts on museum design. We also discuss episode 8 of Westworld season 2.

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UI Design

104: iOS 7 Was Leggings (With Special Guest Tim Van Damme)

This week we're joined once again by special guest Tim Van Damme to talk about how UI design is fashion, and Apple's WWDC 2018 announcements: iOS 12, macOS Mojave and watchOS 5.

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Bonus

Bonus: Westworld Special (S02E04/05)

As promised, this is our special episode discussing episode 4 and 5 of Westworld season 2. We're joined by special guest Débora, Rafa's girlfriend.

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Data

103: Regular Mundane Mediocre Socks

This week Kevin join Rafa in person in Porto for this IRL episode. We talk about what's wrong with A/B tests and spend way too much time discussing socks.

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Titles

102: Design Commander

This week we talk about what qualifies a designer as a senior designer, how Google Duplex might not be that creepy after all, Jony Ive's controversial Hodinkee interview and of course, episode 4 of Westworld season 2.

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Education

101: Designer Spidey Sense

This week we tackle the topic of learning design. We also talk about the swipe up gesture in instagram, opinionated design and episode 3 of Westworld season 2.

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Side Projects

100: 100th Episode Fiesta

Layout turns a hundred episodes old so we invited some listeners to join us to talk about sustaining side projects. We also talk about how the show started and of course: everyone's recommendations.

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Portfolio

99: Spoiler Police

This week we talk about what is the best way to showcase UX work in a portfolio, letting your personality show in your work and on social media and exploring other design-adjacent interests. We also discuss the first episode of Westworld season 2.

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Personal

98: Family of Feels

This week we talk about Impostor Syndrome, quitting social media for a week and Ready Player One.

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Listener questions

97: Longer Story Long

This week we answer some listener questions. Topics include: OKRs, 1:1s, and performance reviews.

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Career

96: April Jokes Day

How do you know when it's time to leave your company? While neither of us want to quit our job, we talk about our past experiences making these career moves.

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Gear

95: United Shades of America

This week we talk about the gear we use to do our work (desk, chairs, computers, etc.)

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Productivity

94: Is Rafa Stupid?

This week, we talk about being busy and how this is something we actively try to avoid. We also have some important shower dingus follow up, spend way too much time talking about the color of tennis balls and finally discuss our thoughts on Sketch 49.

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Titles

93: Hot Shower Take

This week we talk about the meaning of design titles (or lack thereof). We also finally talk about Black Panther.

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People

92: Being Humble… Sit Down

This week we talk about traits we look for in the people we work with, and that Vero app.

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Design

91: The Dotcoms

This week we talk about the differences between marketing design and product design.

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Design

90: Connect the Lines

This week we talk about how your personality can influence your design style and whether or not being "type-cast" is a bad thing. Also, Kevin finally caved in and bought a HomePod.

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Hiring

89: Shower Dingus

This week we talk about hiring designers and having to review other people's portfolios, HomePod reviews and... shower handle design.

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Product

88: I Have to, for Science!

Launching our sticker store, dogfooding your own products and the mystery that is the HomePod.

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Personal

87: Homer Simpson in the Bushes

This week we talk about introversion and how it affects different aspect of our life and work.

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Side Projects

86: Everything You Said Is Wrong or Whatever

This week we talk about shipping side projects, not just working on them. We also talk about waking up early, sleep tracking and briefly touch on DARK (the Netflix show).

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Design

85: The Benjamin Button of UI

This week we talk about how challenging it is to keep adding new features without compromising on simplicity.

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Vacations

84: Title Fishing

As we're coming back from our holiday break, this week our topic is vacations. We address unlimited vacation policies, that feeling of guilt that sometimes comes with taking vacations and our tricks for disconnecting.

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Misc

83: 2017 Layouties

As always, we close out the year by rounding up and giving “awards” to our favorite things of the year.

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Bonus episode

Jedi Don't Wear Underwear

In this bonus episode, Kevin and Rafa talk about the new Star Wars movie: The Last Jedi. A 3h long, spoiler filled, holiday special.

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Ethics

82: The Last Handcrafted Tweetstorm (feat. Joel Califa)

This week we are joined by our friend Joel Califa to talk about the evolution of the designer role and the ethical dilemma of being a corporate designer. Joel is a product designer at GitHub, previously leading the design team at Digital Ocean.

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Growth

81: Homescreen Designer

This week we explore how do you grow in your career as a designer?

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Remote work

80: Design Mustard

What it's like to work remotely, Rafa's shopping problem continues and... paperclips.

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Meetings

79: Meat-ings

The main topic for this week: Meetings. And for our side dishes, we talk about how we feel about Stranger Things 2.

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Team Work

78: Banning the Rays

What to do when you disagree with someone on your team and our first impressions of the iPhone X.

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Personal

77: Let’s Talk About Something Fun

For our main topic we talk about feeling like time is running out — getting old, with some iPhone pre-orders for side dishes.

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Misc

76: Holy “Design Tools” Cow

Looking back at your old work, and hating what you see. Also, InVision Studio and the state of design tools.

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Process

75: Software Spring Cleaning™

This week we talk about process and try to pin down what makes certain processes good and others bad.

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Shipping

74: I Have a Beef With Entrées

Our main topic this week is: How to make sure what you ship is not a crappier version of what you envisioned. We also talk a bit about the #MadeByGoogle event and Libraries in Sketch 47.

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Feedback

73: Should Designers Ego?

We've made the show better! More focus on design topics and a better onboarding for new users. Our main topic this week is how to receive design feedback. Of course, we also talked a bit about the Dropbox redesign.

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Misc

Wake Me Up When September Ends

After two years of making weekly episodes, one full year with Spec, it's time to regroup and think of how we can improve our show. We have some exciting ideas in the works, but we would really appreciate it if you could spare a couple seconds to give us some feedback.

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Apple

72: Can You Feel the Ring Tonight?

This week we cover the new iPhone X, iPhone 8, and all the goodies from the most recent Apple event.

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Apple

71: Professional Driver

Sketch Libraries, Framer's new website and our Keynote draft for Apple's September 12th event.

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70: It's the Aesthetics, Man

Pixel Perfection, Rafa’s viral video technique™, our homescreens, and Kevin's London adventure.

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69: It's on the Troll (with Michael Flarup)

This week Rafa and Kevin are joined by Michael Flarup to talk about public speaking and the newly released Speakerdex!

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68: Do You Stand With Fontstand?

This week we talk about the state of purchasing fonts, HomePod firmware leak, and that Google memo.

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67: How Do You Like Stuff?

Our personal design processes, design in an agile environment, getting ideas for side projects, and of course: iPhone rumors.

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66: Ninja Links Everywhere (With Special Guest Sam Soffes)

This week Rafa and Kevin talk about Contrast for Mac, and indie Mac development with a very special surprise in the middle.

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65: Upside Up

HomeKit & smart things, typography & system fonts, and standing desks.

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64: Swipe Wars

Kevin's iOS 11 design refresh, giving Dribbble a second chance, and a lot of talk about furniture.

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63: AR Needs Its Blackberry Moment

Designing for the future with AR, and the 10th anniversary of the iPhone.

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62: Randommendations

The new Design mode in Framer, Twitter's design update, winning the Shopify Hack Days and our thoughts on A Cure for Wellness.

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61: Crowdsourced Burritos (With Special Guest Ryan McLeod)

Rafa and Kevin are joined by Ryan McLeod to talk about iOS 11, Apple Design Awards, and a lot more. Ryan is the creator of the iOS game Blackbox which just won an ADA 🎉

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60: DJ Khaled on Periscope

Our first impressions on the announcements made at WWDC17!

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59: Devil's Avocado

When a design "feels wrong", iOS 11 concept video and the winner of our giveaway!

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58: Apple Campus S

Sketch 44, Things 3, iOS 11 predictions, and the new Apple Campus.

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57: Busted Board (Feat. Zooey Bechamel)

This week Rafa and Kevin go over the popular NYT quiz "Which Tech Giant Would You Drop?".

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56: That’s Sticker Official

This week Rafa and Kevin talk about what goes into a big launch, the prep, the release, and what comes after.

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55: With Our Powers Combined (With Brian Lovin and Bryn Jackson)

In this very special episode, Kevin and Rafa are joined in person by Brian Lovin and Bryn Jackson from Design Details to talk about Spectrum, working with friends, and a 30 minute recommendation bonanza.

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54: Desktop HD Copy 46

Our first ever Layout meetup, Designing in Components, Rafa's dotfiles adventure, Instagram Collections and The Last Jedi.

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53: Boredumness

This week Rafa and Kevin talk about the future Mac Pro, Figma's new pricing, Dropbox's redesign and Dribbble + Crew. There's also a very important announcement at the end 🎈

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52: The Hero of Stories Remakes

Rafa bought a switch, of course. Also: We follow up on Electron apps, Rafa goes viral, Apple releases a Christmas phone, and Kevin discovers Westworld.

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51: The Electron Uprising

Our review of Kite Compositor, the Electron uprising on the desktop and whether or not Stories is a format.

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50: Rafa Duh

This week Rafa and Kevin talk about rolling out a gradual redesign, the new Offscreen magazine, rumored new iPads and share their Apple software wishlist.

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49: Brian Lovin on My Shoulder

Following up from last week, we continue the discussion of IC vs Manager, and what comes with the manager hat.

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48: Spelling UX

Going from Individual Contributor to Manager/Lead. Also, Oscars' screw up and the winner of our Sketch Handbook giveaway.

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47: Chrome’s Chrome

Abstract, the “new” MacBook Pro, setting up new computers and Kevin's adventures in San Francisco.

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46: Unpronounceable Smart Lights

Being good at one thing vs being ok at a lot, the new Framer.com and the original iPhone.

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45: A Header, a Modal, a Footer, Are You Getting It?

Presenting and selling your work. Also, Dribbble gets acquired, Juventus's new logo, Shopify Summit and Slack threads.

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44: I Dream of San Francisco

Feeling tired, and feeling guilty of feeling tired. Also: the crazy expectations of the Bay Area and Imposter Syndrome.

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43: I Want More Toys

This week we go over our plans and resolutions for this new year, and HealthKit and Home Automation.

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42: 2016 Layouties

We end the year with our grand annual LAYOUTIES, an award show in which we present awards to the best of the year.

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41: Keep Up With My Viral Tweet

Kevin's gone viral, Out of office hours, Figma's new components, keeping up with the latest trends/technologies and a special announcement.

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40: Should Designers Vlog?

The automation of design tools, AIs taking over, and our design podcast recommendations.

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39: A Movie for Your Brain

Rafa's Rant™, ending your side-projects and our thoughts on UX vs UI.

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38: Hashtag Design Drama

Should designers have a porfolio?, Designed By Few 2016, Sketch 41 and Black Mirror S03E03.

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37: Magic Touch Pad Bar

New MacBook Pros, Apple getting out of the standalone display business and Black mirror S03E02.

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36: This Is the Future

Working nights and weekends, PlayStation VR and episode 1 of Black Mirror.

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35: Rogue One Two

User Research, and Burning out.

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34: Give Me a Lightsaber and I'm Happy

What we carry in which pocket, Google announces its new Pixel phone and Samsung acquires Viv.

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33: An Airbnb on Mars

Spectacles, Figma 1.0, Twitter being bought, DJI's new drone, and SpaceX announcement.

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32: I'm Feeling the FOMO

We still haven't received our iPhones, Black vs Jet Black, Stripe's new website and the Leica Q.

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31: Courage

We geek out over Apple's September announcements: Apple Watch series 2, iPhone 7 and the AirPods.

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30: Everyone's Drunk

Dark patterns, 'Even over' statements and the iPhone 7's rumored dual camera system.

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29: Crap Is Part of the Process

Instapaper joining Pinterest, whether or not 4 AM is our most productive hour, design livestreams and Kevin's Twitter Doppleganger.

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28: One Hour Long Trailer

A special announcement, Design Disruptors, Duo and designing with a vision.

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27: No One Taught Me Emoji in School

Title case vs Sentence Case, Instagram Stories and Stranger Things.

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26: I Have Velcro Shoes and Pokémon

Rafa gets sherlocked and we give tips for how to make the most of feedback sessions.

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25: You Have to Literally Walk

The vlogging and Youtube scene, slowing down apps by design, designing in public, Shopify’s UX Summit and of course Pokémon Go.

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24: Thanks Obama!

We start by talking a bit more about Apple Music in iOS 10, but ended up talking about consistency vs pushing boundaries in design.

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23: Stop Calling the iPhone a Phone (With Special Guest Tim Van Damme)

We are joined by Tim Van Damme to talk all about Apple's WWDC 2016 announcements.

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22: Listen-bait

Conversational UIs, Kevin is building a bot, Pulls for macOS, and Rafa gets a new job.

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21: It’s Hard to Bake Gradients

Our take on Google I/O: Daydream, Allo, Duo, Home, Android N and more!

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20: I Connect When I’m Drunk

Instagram goes monochrome, Apple Music and Spotify design changes and Microsoft's new hover gestures.

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19: Break This Safe Industries

Rafa's new Apple Watch game and some of the challenges that a designer goes through while building an app.

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18: Faceless Layout FM Company

Origami Studio, syncing and sharing Sketch files with a team and the pros and cons of using a personal account versus a separate account for posting design work.

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17: Make Apple Music Great Again

The all new Framer, Spotify v. Apple Music, and the new Rogue One trailer.

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16: No One's Trying to Make a Shitty Website

How to work and collaborate with developers and how to make sure your designs and expectations are followed-through.

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15: Hiring a person, not a portfolio

Job interviews, how to get and prepare for them

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14: I Love Taxes

The differences between independent, freelance, agencies, product companies and why you'd choose one over the other.

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13: We Don’t Have Geniuses in this Country

Uber's rebranding and Twitter's hypothetical algorithmic timeline.

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12: Major Lazer Used Figma

Our design process, more thoughts on Figma and the Shopify Summit.

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11: I’m a Sucker for Updates

Desktop Neo, rethinking the desktop interface and Dribbble Playbook.

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10: California Style Sheets

The future of Sketch and the story of how we got where we are today.

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9: Sketch It's Not You, It's Me

Designing in code, MacBook vs iPad pro as a secondary machine and Icon Design Awards.

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8: Cropping is Hard

Figma and the future of design tools.

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Star Wars Special

The Force Awakens is finally here. We talk about the many things we liked, the few things that we didn't like and how we're so happy that Star Wars is back.

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7: Mailbox is the new Rdio

Design interviews, Mailbox officially shuts down, how we feel about personal websites and Apple's ugly new battery case.

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6: My Flash Ghetto

This week we talk about the apps we use to get our work done.

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5: Fifty Shades of White

Public Speaking, Photo editing apps, using the iPad Pro to design and a eulogy to Rdio.

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4: That Little Swipey Thing

RIP Ember, Twitter favorites (err likes) and the new Apple TV UI

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3: It Has a Dinosaur So I Like It Already

Microsoft's autocomplete for animation, robots taking your job, and being a jack of all trades.

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2: What's a Radio?

Twitter's latest announcements, Paper by Dropbox, YouTube Red, Framer's interesting new pricing model and the new Star Wars trailer.

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1: I Wish I Could Force Touch This

Our take on Medium's latest design changes, Kevin's Apple Watch app is now in beta and Rafa gets his new iPhone.

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