Design Industries

UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 281: Designing for Maps with Loren Baxter

What should you consider when using map components in your product? Our guest today is Loren Baxter, lead designer for Felt Maps. You’ll learn how to start thinking in terms of maps, how to approach UX interactions and animations, what types of information can be included, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 277: Designing for Technical Domains with Ridhima Gupta

How can designers gain domain knowledge while working on a highly technical product? Our guest today is Ridhima Gupta, lead product designer at Databricks. You’ll learn how to work with deeply technical stakeholders, why it’s okay to admit when you don’t understand something, their product development process at Databricks, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 264: Ecommerce Branding with Abbey McGrew

What goes into a successful ecommerce branding project? Our guest today is Abbey McGrew, the founder and creative director of Wayfarer Design Studio. You’ll learn about the work that goes into creating and testing out packaging design, the challenges they encounter with packaging mockups, how they determine the prices for projects, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 259: Designing Services vs Products with Justin Zalewski

How can services improve and expand our product experience? Our guest today is Justin Zalewski, director of product design and strategy at Studio Science. You’ll learn their framework for figuring out customer pains, how to establish the balance between self-serve and done for you, how to test your design service prototype, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 256: The Business of UX Writing with Yael Ben-David

As UX writers, how can we go above and beyond to increase our business impact? Our guest today is Yael Ben-David, and author of The Business of UX Writing. You’ll learn about the top challenges in UX writing, the “five letter” framework, Yael’s writing philosophy, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 253: Brand Voice & Tone with Reese Fuller

How do you make sure your product “sounds” on-brand? Our guest today is Reese Fuller, lead writer at Work & Co. You’ll learn what brand voice looks like as a deliverable, the process of developing it, how to approach overhaul projects for mature brands, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 251: Retail Branding with Todd Maute

How do you design for a retailer brand that has thousands of products? Our guest today is Todd Maute, partner at CBX. You’ll learn about the structures of the retail branding and retail packaging industries, how a design idea becomes a finished product on the shelf, their advice for designers who want to go into packaging, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 248: Mapping Conversations with Rebecca Evanhoe

These days, you can talk with the digital things around you, like voice assistants and chatbots. How are these experiences designed? Our guest today is Rebecca Evanhoe, co-author of Conversations with Things. You’ll learn about the four pillars of conversational design, what prototyping looks like for this field, how to develop a personality for your voice application, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 241: Life & Death Design with Katie Swindler

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How can we design effectively for stressful situations, like life and death ones? Our guest today is Katie Swindler, design strategist at Allstate. You’ll learn the role of human intuition in high-stress situations, how to use visuals and sounds in life and death design, what situations warrant special design decisions, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 237: UX Writing vs. Content Design with Yuval Keshtcher

 

Portrait of Yuval Keshtcher

Why do UX writers still use different words to describe their own craft? Our guest today is Yuval Keshtcher, founder of UX Writing Hub. You’ll learn how this ecosystem operates, what companies are leading the way with their guides, numerous books and resources to help with UX writing and content design, and more.
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