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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 271: Wireframing for Everyone with Leon Barnard

Is there “one best way” to use wireframes in your design process? Our guest today is Leon Barnard, education team lead at Balsamiq and co-author of Wireframing for Everyone. You’ll learn about their journey of writing the book, how they think about wireframes as industry insiders, the different phases and types of wireframing, tips on asking and giving feedback, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 270: Prototyping for Mobile with Dan LaCivita

Can you design a mobile app using a mobile app? Our guest today is Dan LaCivita, co-founder and co-CEO of Play. You’ll learn about their motivation for building Play, how their tool helps designers during high-fidelity phases, how they’re building trust in the industry, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 269: Two Hour Design Sprints with Teresa Cain

Can you get the benefits of design sprints in less time? Our guest today is Teresa Cain, author of Solving Problems in 2 Hours. You’ll learn about why she decided to condense the traditional sprints, what problems can be solved using this format, how to avoid bias in decision-making, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 268: UI Typography with Oliver Schöndorfer

Why do details matter so much in product typography? Our guest today is Oliver Schöndorfer, a UI designer, typography consultant, and YouTuber. You’ll learn how to select a typeface for your software project, whether your logo should use the same font as your product, why you always need to consider the line length, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 266: Driving Change with Maria Giudice

How can designers show up as changemakers? Our guest today is Maria Giudice, founder, executive coach, and co-author of Changemakers. You’ll learn about the inspiration behind the book, the different foundations for success when trying to drive change, potential roadblocks, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 265: Designing for Families with Nathalie Stratton

When designing for both adults and children, what aspects do you need to consider? Our guest today is Nathalie Stratton, the co-founder and head of product at Hearth Display. You’ll learn the story behind their product, how they researched users in different age groups, how the team approached prototyping and testing, 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 263: Sharing Work in Progress with Brian Lovin

Portrait of Brian Lovin

What value can designers get from sharing their work in progress? Does it outweigh the fears? Our guest today is Brian Lovin, the founder of Campsite. You’ll learn about Brian’s motivation for creating the platform, how peer feedback improves the design process, the anxiety that keeps designers from sharing outside their team, and more.
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