April 5, 2013 at 12:30PM •
Squarespace founder and CEO Anthony Casalena (@acasalena) is my guest in Episode No. 87 of The Big Web Show ("everything web that matters").
We discuss the platform's capabilities and the three markets it serves (consumer, designer, developer); the journey from one-person start-up to 120-person company; the launch of Squarespace's new e-commerce platform; how to design a start-up that makes money the day it launches; ways to build community around a non-open-source platform; the effectiveness of good old-fashioned traditional advertising in marketing an internet company like Squarespace; staffing up and laying people off; and much more.
March 28, 2013 at 7:00PM •
Jeffrey Zeldman interviews Monkey Do studio co-founders Michael Pick and Tim Murtaugh, the design and development team behind the A List Apart and An Event Apart redesigns, HTML5 Reset, Edible City, and client projects including Scientific American, World Science Festival, and EconoMonitor.
Mike, Tim, and Jeffrey discuss the A List Apart redesign, responsive images and type, CSS Zen Garden, organic design processes, the future of CMS systems, designing a food truck app, and more.
March 18, 2013 at 11:00AM •
Jeffrey talks with designer, developer, author, lecturer, and entrepreneur Dan Cederholm (Dribbble, Simplebits).
March 7, 2013 at 2:30PM •
Dalton Caldwell, CEO and co-founder of App.net, is Jeffrey Zeldman's guest in Episode No. 84 of The Big Web Show, sponsored by Happy Cog™.
February 28, 2013 at 3:00PM •
February 21, 2013 at 1:00PM •
Cindy Chastain, Creative Director & Experience Strategist at R/GA—plus actress, screenwriter, and freelance strategist—is Jeffrey Zeldman's guest in Episode No. 82 of The Big Web Show, sponsored by Happy Cog.
January 24, 2013 at 3:15PM •
In Episode No. 81 of The Big Web Show ("Everything Web That Matters") host Jeffrey Zeldman interviews Tina Roth Eisenberg, creator of swissmiss and tattly and co-founder of Creative Mornings and TeuxDeux. The two designers discuss discovering your path as a designer; why the motto "let it go or fix it" can help you create great product ideas; how to be a good boss; and how having children can have a profoundly positive influence your career.
January 17, 2013 at 2:15PM •
In Episode No. 80 of The Big Web Show ("Everything Web That Matters") host Jeffrey Zeldman interviews Daring Fireball author John Gruber about his background in computer programming and journalism; the joy of designing print layouts with QuarkXPress and the transition from print to web; why investors who are angry at Apple have it wrong; why some web standards geeks who once passionately disliked Apple have grown warmer toward the company; and the secret story behind the name, "Daring Fireball."
Special guest John Gruber.
January 10, 2013 at 8:30PM •
1 hour 4 minutes
In Episode No. 79 of The Big Web Show ("everything web that matters"), host Jeffrey Zeldman interviews CSS guru, Microformats co-founder, O'Reilly and New Riders author, and An Event Apart co-founder Eric A. Meyer (@meyerweb) about upcoming CSS modules including grid layout, flexbox, and regions; his career trajectory from college graduate webmaster to world-renowned author, consultant, and lecturer; founding and running a virtual community (CSS-Discuss); becoming an O'Reilly writer; the early days of the Mosaic Browser and The Web Standards Project's CSS Samurai; "The Web Behind" variation of The Web Ahead podcast, and more.
November 29, 2012 at 4:45PM •
In Episode No. 78 of The Big Web Show ("everything web that matters"), Jeffrey Zeldman interviews Margot Bloomstein, author of Content Strategy at Work: Real-World Stories to Strengthen Every Interactive Engagement (Morgan Kaufmann, 2012), about her professional transition from design to content strategy; the vagaries of the consulting life; how mentoring and non-traditional academic backgrounds can fit into a web career; how to write a content strategy book for people who are not content strategists; and the beauties of Pittsburgh.